On November 25, Anime Boston announced that Michelle Ruff will attend their 2020 convention as a guest of honor. The veteran voice actor is the first confirmed guest for the event.

Michelle Ruff is a Michigan State University alum. At Michigan State, Ruff worked at a talent agency and attended a radio audition, which marked her first entry into voiceover acting. She studied with Second City, Players Workshop and Improv Olympic in Chicago.

After moving to Los Angeles, Ruff worked with several directors on looping and voice work for films and TV shows. She was referred for an audition for the Digimon anime by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, for which she landed the role of Zoe in season 4. Since then, she’s gone on to voice numerous notable roles, including Rukia Kuchiki in Bleach, Yuki Nagato in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Yoko Littner in Gurren Lagann, and Anri Sonohara in Durarara!!. Most recently, Ruff lent her voice to Luna in Viz Media’s updated Sailor Moon dub.

Anime Boston 2020 will be held from April 10 – 12, at the Hynes Convention Center.

Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)