Anime Boston Convention Logo


Anime Boston 2019 Announces 6th round of North American Guests

Source: Anime Boston

Anime Boston announced that Leah Clark and Kara Edwards will attend Anime Boston 2019 as guests of honor. They are the eighth and ninth North American guests confirmed for the event, respectively.

Anime Boston announced that Leah Clark and Kara Edwards will attend Anime Boston 2019 as guests of honor. They are the eighth and ninth North American guests confirmed for the event, respectively.

Anime Boston 2019 announces its sixth round of North American guests

Voice Actors Leah Clark and Kara Edwards to appear at
the Northeast’s largest anime convention

Boston – Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its sixth round of North American guests today. Voice Actors Leah Clark and Kara Edwards will be appearing at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on April 19 through 21, 2019.

Leah Clark is an American voice actor and FUNimation staff scriptwriter.

Recently she has been featured as Ikuno in Darling in the Franxx, Asteroth in Jean D’Arc, Olga in Dragon Ball Super, Mavis in Fairy Tail, Asia in High School DXD Hero, Himiko Toga in My Hero Academia, Yuri in New Game, Kobayashi in Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Yuudachi in KanColle, Maki in Sakura Quest, Aria in Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA, and Mari in Yuri On Ice.

Memorable titles and roles include Nodoka in Negima, Mavis in Fairy Tail and Fairy Tail Zero, Blair in Soul Eater, Coby and Miss Doublefinder in One Piece, Saki in Eden of the East, Minami in Baka and Test, Minatsuki and Hummingbird in Deadman Wonderland, Maron in Dragon Ball GT, Kanzaki in Assassination Classroom, Suzuka in Suzuka, Ruby in Rosario + Vampire, Murmur in Future Diary, Noah in Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa, and Carlita in Pokémon the Movie: Black & White.

Kara Edwards is a professional voice actor known for her young, fresh sound and wide range of characters.

While in Dallas working for Disney, Kara attended an open-call audition for a popular show called Dragon Ball Z. She was cast as Goten and Videl and was hooked. Voice acting would soon become her main focus, leading her to take the leap to full-time in 2006 and once again head west. She is resuming the roles of Goten and Videl in Dragon Ball Super.

Some of her notable roles include Febrie in A Certain Scientific Railgun, Alter Ego in Danganronpa, Kiryuu in High School DxD, Hikage in Senran Kagura: Ninja Flash!, Nymph in Heaven’s Lost Property, Chiho Hidaka in Sekirei, Kozue Orihara in Chaos;Head, Celica in SoltyRei, and Murugu in Yu Yu Hakusho. She’s also been featured in Pop Team Epic, Juuni Taisen, Space Dandy, Soul Eater, D-Frag!, Noragami, Ben-To, Cat Planet Cuties, Princess Jellyfish, Fairy Tail, Yamada’s First Time, Summer Wars, Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance, and School Rumble.

Previously announced guests include Billy Kametz, Tara Sands, Michelle Ruff, Greg Ayres, and Yoko Shimomura, Johnny Yong Bosch, Kenji Kodama, Naohiro Ogata, Yoichi Kato, Richard Epcar, Ellyn Stern, and MIYAVI.


About Anime Boston: With over 25,000 attendees in 2018, Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2019 is scheduled for Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at

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 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

About the author

Samantha Ferreira

Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

Anime Herald

Support Anime Herald

Anime Herald is brought to you through our Patrons and Ko-fi supporters. Consider backing us for as little as $1 a month to help us keep the site ad-free and pay a fair rate to our writers.

Patrons and backers can access several benefits, including Early Article Access, our members-only Discord, and the ability to suggest articles for our team to write on your behalf.

Latest Posts