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Johnny Yong Bosch to Attend Anime Boston 2019


Johnny Yong Bosch HeadshotOn February 19, Anime Boston announced that Johnny Yong Bosch will attend this year’s convention as a guest. The actor is the fifth North American guest confirmed for the event, and sixth confirmed guest overall. He joins the following:

  • Yoko Shimomura
  • Billy Kametz
  • Greg Ayres
  • Michelle Ruff
  • Tara Sands

Bosch previously attended Anime Boston in 2005 and 2017.

Johnny Yong Bosch began his acting career in 1994. He made his debut as Black Ranger Adam in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He entered the world of anime dubbing in 2003, with his debut role being Vash the Stampede in Trigun.

Since then, Bosch has gone on to voice numerous major characters, including Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach, Yukio Okumura in Blue Exorcist, TK in Digimon Adventure tri., and Kiba in Wolf’s Rain. Recently, Bosch has come to be known as the voice of Artemis in Viz Media’s Sailor Moon dubs, Doyle in Baki, and Aiden Field in Violet Evergarden.

Anime Boston will be held from April 19 – 21 at the Hynes Convention Center.

Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)

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