Anime Boston announced that voice actors Justin Briner and Clifford Chapin will attend this year's convention as guests.
Justin Briner has been active in the entertainment industry since 2012. prior to his career as a voice actor, Briner attended University of North Texas and studied theater. He made hisvoice acting debut in 2015, when he voiced Teu in <em>Yona of the Dawn</em>. Since then, he's gone on to lend his voice to numerous prominent roles, including <em>My Hero Academia</em>'s Izuku "Deku" Midoriya, <em>Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card</eM>'s Yukito Tsukishiro, and <em>Drifters</eM>' Nasu no Yoichi.
Clifford Chapin has been active in the industry since 2009, when he provided additional voices for <em>One Piece: Strong World</em>. Since then, he's gone on to voice numerous fan-favorite characters, including <em>Assassination Classroom</eM>'s Tomohito Sugino, <em>Attack on Titan</em>'s Conny Springer, and <em>My Hero Academia</eM>'s Katsuki Bakugo.
Anime Boston 2018 announces its ninth round of North American Guests
Voice Actors Justin Briner and Clifford Chapin to appear at the Northeast’s largest anime convention
Boston – Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its ninth round of North American guests of honor today. Voice Actors Justin Briner and Clifford Chapin will be appearing at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 30 through April 1, 2018.
Justin Briner is a Dallas-based actor and singer known primarily for his work in anime and video games. Recently, he wrapped up the second season of My Hero Academia as Izuku Midoriya. He can also be heard as Mikaela in Seraph of the End, Nova in Space Patrol Luluco, Yoichi in Drifters, Ayanokoji in Classroom of the Elite, Alfonso in GARO: The Animation, Niko in Nanbaka, Ryota Mitarai in Danganronpa 3, Frate in 91 Days, Qwenthur in Heavy Object, Manato in Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions, and many more. Additionally, he has provided voices for games such as Dust: An Elysian Tail, SMITE, Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs, Cibele, and DreadOut.
Clifford Chapin is a voice actor and director best known for his work in anime and video games. Some of his prolific anime roles include Katsuki Bakugo in My Hero Academia, Conny Springer in Attack on Titan, Cabba in Dragon Ball Super, and Charles Grey in Black Butler. As for video games, you can hear Clifford as the voices of Toby the Destroyer from Battleborn, Michael from YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, and Kukulkan in Smite.
Previously announced guests include FLOW, Asaka, Greg Ayres, Monica Rial, Hideyuki Tomioka, Katsuyuki Sumizawa, Hirokatsu Kihara, Michihiko Suwa, Kaoru Wada, Kaiji Tang, Josh Grelle, Amanda C. Miller, Jez Roth, Rachel Robinson, Christopher Bevins, J. Michael Tatum, Brandon McInnis, Caitlynn French, Scott Gibbs, Yūji Mutō, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Steve Blum, and Kazuki Yao.
About Anime Boston: With nearly 26,000 attendees in 2017, Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2018 is scheduled for Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at http://www.animeboston.com.
About New England Anime Society, Inc.: The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is the parent organization of Anime Boston and is dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at http://www.neanime.org.