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Meet our Guests

We have a variety of guests lined up. Ranging from Cosplayers, Performers, YouTube Stars, Voice Actors, Panelists and More. More to be Added Soon.
Brittany Lauda [Virtual Appearance]

Brittany Lauda [Virtual Appearance]

Voice Actor

Brittany Lauda is a voice actress & ADR director best known for playing Yuzurihain Dr. Stone, Riko in Made in Abyss, Satoko Hojo in Higurashi GOU/SOTSU, Ichigoin DARLING in the FRANXX, Mai in Nichijou, Cowgirl in Goblin Slayer, Lessar in A Certain Magical Index, Kenya in That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, Doctor in Akudama Drive, Young Law in One Piece, Sui and Sotain Darwin's Game and Mirim in Queen’s Blade (to name a few!). You can also catch her voice in Pokemon XY, Rainbow High, My Hero Academia, Tokyo Ghoul:re, Super HxEros, the defunct Interspecies Reviewers, Hasbro apps & games like My Little Ponyand Transformers, and various video games like MapleStory, Disgaea 6, YS IX: Monstrum Nox, Shadowverse, Granblue Fantasy, Gundam Battle Operation 2, Battlerite, Huniepop, Smite, Yokai Kitchen, Heroes Arena and Minotaur. As an ADR Director, some of her favorite series she has directed (lead/assistant) include: Akudama Drive, Kemono Jihen, Hensuki: Would you fall in love with a pervert, as long as she’s cute?, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These (both seasons), That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, and Morose Mononokean. She also coowns Kocha Sound with her husband Matt Shipman.

Matt Shipman  [Virtual Appearance]

Matt Shipman [Virtual Appearance]

Voice Actor

Matt Shipman is a Voice Actor, ADR Writer, ADR Engineer, and all aroundnerd-guy. He is best known for voicing Chrome in Dr. Stone, InasaYoarashi/Sen Kaibara/Mr. Brave/Takeshita in My Hero Academia, Floch in Attack on Titan, Reki Kyan in SK8 The Infinity, and Hiro in DARLING in the FRANXX. Additionally, he can be heard Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V as Shay, Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest as Hajime, One Piece as Cavendish, Akudama Drive as Cutthroat, GOSICK as Kazuya Kujo, Saint Seiya as Hägen, A Certain Scientific Railgun T as Gunha, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These as Julian Mintz, Goblin Slayer as Greenhorn Warrior,Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru as Higekiri, Black Clover as Alecdora, and many other anime. Matt writes scripts for Funimation(New Game!!, Warlords of Sigrdrifa, Back Arrow, A Certain Scientific Railgun T), Media Blasters (Juden-Chan, Ai no Kusabi) and Discotek Media (She and Her Cat -Everything Flows-) and occasionally assistant directs (Akudama Drive, Kemono Jihen, How Heavy are the Dumbellsyou Lift?, Minotaur). He also co-owns Kocha Sound alongside Brittany Lauda. Matt plays Street Fighter, loves the Zero Escape and Persona series, watches seasonal anime, plays card games, and loves to talk about all things nerdy.

LELE

LELE

Performer

LELE is back with a brand new live show in 2022! Originally from Australia, LELE gained popularity after debuting in Tokyo as an official artist for Japan Music Week. Her unique blend of Japanese inspired electropop has been received by fans worldwide as a SMASH hit success, with spectacular performances across Australia, Japan and the UK. Her music is found in anime commercials and heard within interviews with some of the largest names in anime voice acting. With vibrant, Harajuku inspired costumes, prizes and catchy songs - LELE is a colourful personality that is NOT to be missed!

Anime Freshmen Podcast

Anime Freshmen Podcast

Panelist

You know those conversations you have with your friends about the most random anime topics? Put that in a podcast, increase the randomness and boom! You have the Anime Freshmen!

We believe that anime is one of the best storytelling mediums and we use our platform to provide a refreshing off-the-cuff approach to engage both people who are new to the genre as well as long term anime fans.

On our podcast, we cover everything and anything anime and this year we'll be having a live conversation, discussing a few topics and testing your anime knowledge at The Manchester Anime & Gaming Con.

Ember Idols

Ember Idols

Performer

We are Ember idols, a manchester based love live idol group! We’re so excited to perform again and we hope you’ll come and support us: 11am on sunday <3

Suzie Geeforce

Suzie Geeforce

Performer

Hey everyone! I'm an electronic music and spoken word artist influenced by Videogame OSTs, especially Sega and Nintendo games! My latest singles include Cute Machines and Toxi-city. I'm also a streamer and occasional speedrunner on Twitch - check me out on twitch.tv/suzie_geeforce!

Metal Micky

Metal Micky

Performer

I'm Metal Micky, a rock/metal singer and guitarist and the founder of MHG. I've had the pleasure of playing a number of Anime League events and have loved them all. I'm heavily inspired by Japan and Anime. Now to quote Jon Bon Jovi "if you want to dance, dance. If you want to sing, sing. If you want make some noise, that's why we're here". I look forward to seeing you there. And lastly, ARE YOU READY TO ROCK!

Mangaloids Podcast

Mangaloids Podcast

Panelists

We are Weeb warriors, tasked with helping others find their way into the warm embrace of good anime. Join us on our journey to review different anime to help you find your perfect show and become complete within yourself... We also like waifus!"

Holly Heart

Holly Heart

Performer

I have attached a photo and here is a quick bio: Holly Heart is the green magical idol of the UK. Holly creates a lot of her own choreography but also loves to cover jpop, kpop and cpop. She hopes to spread a little magic and make everyone feel happy with her performance 💚

AfroGeekHouse

AfroGeekHouse

Panelist

I am a professional dancer who has a passion for all things GEEK!
Watch us perform on the main stage, and/or come join us for some fun at our guest table.

Minh

Minh

Voice Actor

Minh Ton is a gender fluid, Vietnamese and Chinese voice actor based in the UK. They are best known for their work on indie games, such as "Edge of Eternity" from Midgar Studios, "Lovingly Evil" from Lizard Hazard Games and "Aquadine" from SoftColors. They have recently featured on Funimation here and there, in particular they recently voiced "Sou Kazahana" in Kageki Shoujo!!
If you've been around on the internet you may have heard them as the Jojo Scottish Pokemon trainer meme, or as Scarlet from Danganronpa F Shattered Hope. Other notable works include, Matthew Shezman's "SEKIROT "Might Die A Lot" animation, Alex Bahrawy's "Wild Card" comic and animated show or their own song covers found on Youtube.

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