Anime Boston’s latest guest reveals are bringing the heat of a thousand Dragon Slaves!
Earlier today, Anime Boston announced that Lisa Ortiz and Greg Ayres will attend this year’s convention as guests. The two actors, which are the eighth and ninth North American guests respectively, join eleven other confirmed guests:
- Brina Palencia
- Bryson Baugus
- Kyle Colby Jones
- Johnny Yong Bosch
- Lex Lang
- Michelle Ruff
- Naokatsu Tsuda
- Puffy AmiYumi
- Sandy Fox
- Toru Furuya
Lisa Ortiz has been active in the anime industry since 1995, when she made her début as Deedlit in the Record of Lodoss War OVA series. She made her entrance into acting a bit earlier, though, “under the shroud of an attempted auto larceny gone awry.”
Yeah, we’re not too sure on that, either.
Anyway, Ortiz has since gone on to play numerous fan-favorite roles, including:
- Amy Rose in Sonic X
- Kuromi Oguro in Animation Runner Kuromi
- Lina Inverse in The Slayers
- Nickel Doll in Accel World
- Shiori in Revolutionary Girl Utena
- Tony Tony Chopper in One Piece
Ortiz is the current director of the Pokémon XY anime dub, and president of post-production studio Noise of O Productions, LLC.
Greg Ayres has been active in the anime industry since 2002, when he voiced Mikhail and Captain in Steel Angel Kurumi. The veteran actor’s gone on lend his voice to over 200 roles, including numerous fan favorites. H is most popular credits include:
- Ayato Naoi in Angel Beats!
- Ganta Igarashi in Deadman Wonderland
- Kaoru Hitachiin in Ouran High School Host Clue
- MonoKuma in Danganronpa
- Nagisa Haruki in Free! Eternal Summer
- Negi Springfield in Negima!
- Son Goku in Saiyuki
- Yukio “Koyuki” Tanaka in Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad
Anime Boston 2017 will be held from March 31 through April 2 at Boston’s Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston hotel.
Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)