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Josh Grelle to Attend Anime Boston 2018

Yuri Katsuki, Armin Arlelt, and Fumikage Tokoyami walk into a bar. The bartender says “What’ll ya have, Mr. Grelle?”

Earlier today, Anime Boston announced that voice actor Josh Grelle will attend this year’s event as a guest. The actor is the fourth western guest confirmed by the convention.

Grelle has been active in the anime industry since 2004, when he performed additional voices in ADV Films’ dub for Wedding Peach. Since then, he’s gone on to voice numerous major roles, including:

  • Cartiphilius (The Ancient Magus’ Bride)
  • Fumikage Tokoyami (My Hero Academia)
  • Armin Arlelt (Attack on Titan)
  • Akihisa Yoshii (Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts)
  • Taishi (Comic Party: Revolution)
  • Byakuya Togami (Danganronpa)
  • Shimazu Toyohisa (Drifters)
  • Aiichiro Nitori (Free!
  • Tori Aoi (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere)
  • Itsuki Takeuchi (Initial D)
  • Nobuchika Ginoza (Psycho-Pass)
  • Yuri Katsuki (Yuri!!! on ICE)

Josh Grelle joins nine previously confirmed guests:

  • Asaka
  • FLOW
  • Greg Ayres
  • Monica Rial
  • Hideyuki Tomioka
  • Katsuyuki Sumizawa
  • Hirokatsu Kihara
  • Michihiko Suwa
  • Kaoru Wada
  • Kaiji Tang

Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)

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