Sonny Strait, who was recently announced at Chicago's Anime Midwest, will also be attending Anime-zing! in Iowa in May, according to a recent announcement and the convention's website. Sonny is most famous for roles such as Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist and Krillin in Dragon Ball Z.
Sonny Strait is also well known for his popular webcomic, "We Shadows." The full announcement is below.
Davenport, Iowa - The Iowa anime convention Anime-zing! announced today that voice actor Sonny Strait will be appearing at the 2013 Iowa anime convention, signing autographs and participating in Q&A sessions throughout the weekend at the Clarion Hotel in Davenport, Iowa in May.
Sonny Strait does the ultra-well-known voices of Lt. Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, the gentleman thief Lupin III, and also Krillin from Dragon Ball Z. In addition, he is Usopp on One Piece, the voice of Toonami's Tom, and he does roles from literally dozens of other shows as well. Beyond voice acting, he has been a writer/director on DBZ, Case Closed, and Lupin, while also being a celebrated comic artist, and creator of the independently published comic book series "Elfquest".
Anime-zing! is a three-day Iowa anime convention held in May. The convention brings together just under 1,000 fans to participate in cosplay costume contests, various social events, a formal ball, discussion panels, a date auction, video gaming tournaments, and table top gaming tournaments. Anime-zing! gives fans of Japanese animation a safe, fun place to meet fellow fans and celebrate Japanese animation and culture, with over 100 scheduled events, in addition to an exhibit hall filled with vendors and artists.
Other guests announced so far include Quinton Flynn, LittleKuriboh, and V is for Villains. The full list can be found at http://qcanimezing.com/guests as it is updated with the latest guest announcements.
Anime-zing! will be held May 3-5, 2013 at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center in Davenport, Iowa. Registration is currently $27 per person for the weekend, which can be found at http://qcanimezing.com/register
More information about the convention can be found at http://qcanimezing.com