- Guests will sign at least one autograph per person, per day, limit 2 per line rotation. Attendees may have additional items signed, but in fairness to others, will need to exit and re-enter the line.
- Guests may charge for additional autographs/selfies/videos. Guests set their own autograph prices and all sales are final.
- Waiting in line does not guarantee an autograph. Guests may refuse to do an autograph/selfie/video at their personal discretion.
- In fairness to others waiting in line, limit your interactions with the Guests to a minute or less unless otherwise indicated by the Guest.
- Do not solicit autographs from Guests outside of designated signing times and location.
- Bulk autographs are prohibited unless arranged by Guest and Staff in advance and may not take place on the convention floor or during scheduled panel times/autograph sessions.
- Do not touch any Guest without their permission.
- Bootleg/Pirated/Unofficial Merchandise
- Items that contain profanity, gore, mature or inappropriate content
- Licensed/Official Merchandise
- Anime St. Louis badges/program books
- Fan-creations, including fanart
- Merchandise/prints purchased from Guest
- Guests may accept or refuse gifts at their own discretion.
- Allowed gifts include: Fanart, small handmade crafts.
- Prohibited gifts include: Large items, food of any kind.
Failure to adhere to the autograph policy can result in your badge being revoked.
Legendary Actor Richard Epcar – is one of the hardest working men in show business, having voiced over 500 characters in Games, Animation and Anime. Best known as the voice of “Batou” in Ghost in the Shell, “The Joker” in several Batman games including Injustice: Gods Among Us (Fighting Game of the Year!), “Raiden” in Mortal Kombat X, “Ansem” in Kingdom Hearts, “Joseph Joestar” in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures: Stardust Crusaders, “Jigen” in Lupin the Third, and “Akuma” in Street Fighter V! He has been voted as one of the Top 20 Video Game Voice Actors of all Time and Top 20 Anime Actors of all time by IMDB!
Starting out in Robotech, you’ve heard him in Legend of Korra, Batman Unlimited as “Commissioner Gordon”, Meglobox, March Comes in Like A Lion, Pokemon Generations as “Giovanni”, BERSERK, PEABODY & SHERMAN, ASTERIK WAR, DRAGON BALL SUPER, BLOOD LAD, LUPIN THE THIRD, MONSTER, NARUTO, BOBOBO-BOBOBO, TRANSFORMERS, BLEACH, SKIP BEAT, KENSHIN, SAO II, DURARARA, GTO, A LULL IN THE SEA, HUNTERXHUNTER, GUNDAM, MACROSS, DC SUPER FRIENDS, CYBER SOLIDER 009, LUCKY STAR, DIGIMON, 7 DEADLY SINS, X-MEN, GUNDAM UNICORN, BABYLON 5, and POWER RANGERS to name a few and he’s directing and voicing the all new LUPIN THE THIRD!
He’s also in tons of games including BLADE 2, LINEAGE 2, OVERSTRIKE, BRAVELY DEFAULT, FINAL FANTASY as Gaius and Ilberd, SAINTS ROW, MAFIA III, ARKHAM ORIGINS, SKYRIM, PERSONA 5, INFINITE CRISIS as the Joker, CALL OF DUTY-ADVANCED WARFARE, MAD MAX, FIRE EMBLEM: AWAKENING as Walhart, MK vs D.C. UNIVERSE as the Joker and Raiden, STARGATE SG-1 as Gen. Hammond, CALL OF DUTY-BLACK OPS, STAR WARS: EMPIRE AT WAR, STAR WARS: OLD REPUBLIC, TRANSFORMERS, X-COM, COMMAND & CONQUER, DEAD OR ALIVE 3-D, STARCRAFT as Dark Templar, DEAD SPACE, XENOSAGA as Ziggy, MARVEL HEROS, WORLD OF WARCRAFT, SMITE, SPEC OPS, LEAGUE OF LEGENDS as Xin Zhao, NARUTO, COWBOY BEBOP, SAMURAI WARRIORS, BLUE DRAGON, STAR OCEAN, XENOSAGA, SPLINTER CELL, GUILTY GEARS, .HACK, STREET FIGHTER, MEDAL OF HONOR, GHOST RECON, BATON KAITOS ORIGINS, SPACE SEIGE, SPEC-OPS, BAYONETTA, CATHERINE, TEKKEN, ACE COMBAT, MODNATION RACERS, and RESIDENT EVIL.
RICHARD has voice directed many games including: ARKHAM ORIGINS, DEAD ISLAND: RIPTIDE, BLUE DRAGON, SHADOW HEARTS II, STAR OCEAN 2, 3, ENEMY TERRITORY QUAKE WARS, UNREAL TOURNAMENT 3, JACKASS THE GAME, SMACKDOWN VS. RAW, and DEAD HEAD FRED and voice directed many shows including: GHOST IN THE SHELL 2, ROBOTECH: SHADOW CHRONICLES, ALMOST HEROES, JUNGLE SHUFFLE, THE REEF, MONCHICHI, GRAND MASTER, NOEIN, DIGIMON, LUPIN THE III, FIGHTING SPIRIT, PATLABOR 3, ZENTRIX, AZUMI I & II, FEARLESS, BETTY BLUE, IRON MONKEY, VR TROOPERS, POWER RANGERS, UGLY BETTY WEBISODES and OLD BOY to name a few.
He has also voice acted on several big films including: DEADPOOL 1 & 2, WARCRAFT, PLANET OF THE APES, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS and RESIDENT EVIL 3 to name just a few.
On Camera Richard has appeared in many shows including: WAREHOUSE 13, MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN, COLUMBO, DIAGNOSIS MURDER, MATLOCK, CHEERS, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, GENERAL HOSPITAL, and a lead in the film ALTERED SPIRITS now playing on Amazon.
Cynthia Cranz has been a professional actress in the Dallas / Fort Worth area since 1993 when she signed with The Tomas Agency. Her work has included theater, commercials, television, film, print, music videos, industrial videos, PSAs, voice over for radio spots, voice dubbing for anime and video games. Born in Fort Worth, TX, she graduated from Grapevine High School and The University of Mississippi. She currently resides in Fort Worth with her husband and assorted pets. She is also a licensed Realtor. She is an accomplished equestrian and when she is not working she enjoys riding her horse and competing in horse shows, a life long passion and hobby which she shares with her mother and sister. She is best known for voicing the role of Chi Chi in Dragon Ball Z, which was her break through role at Funimation in 1999. Other notable roles include Botan in Yu Yu Hakusho, Mitzi in Shin Chan, Mitch in Case Closed, Paninya in Full Metal Alchemist, Belleamere in One Piece, and Coach Momoe in Big Wind Up. She is honored to be one of the first females cast at Funimation and grateful to still be working with them for almost 2 decades.
Wendy Powell is a native of Texas and resides in Dallas with her husband Todd, her son Charlie, and their lab Janie. She has steadily worked as a professional actress since graduating from Texas Christian University in 1993, and is an alumna of the Walt Disney World College Program. She has also worked on commercials, television, radio, print, film, industrial videos, and of course, anime voice-overs. Her other great passion is teaching; she has taught middle school theatre for 6 years, and is grateful every day for all that her students teach her about life.
Wendy is best known for her work at Funimation Entertainment and Okatron 5000. Her most notable roles are Envy from Fullmetal Alchemist and Ilena from Claymore.
Wendy’s list of beloved characters that she has voiced over the years range from teachers to demons, which is what she loves most about voice acting!
The following is a list of some of her credits:
Heavy Object (Ayamia Cherryblossm), Tokyo Raven (Miyo Kuarahaski), Murder Princess (Cecilia), Prince Adventures (Queen Tahirah Tehuti), Wolf Children (Nirasaki’s Daughter), The Gunstringer, Trigun: Badlands Rumble, Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (Kaoru Toudou), Royal Lane, Chaos Head (Katsuko Momose), Casshern Sins, Soul Eater, Nabari No O (Naoko), Doruaga no to: The Aegis of Uruk (Quox), D. Gray-man (Hevlaska), Evangelion: 1.0: You are (Not) Alone, Darker than Black (Yamashita), Murder Princess (Cecilia), One Piece (Miss Merry Christmas), Negima! (Misora Kasuga), Shin Chan (Fever Demon), Ouran High School Host Club (Fan Club Executive), Revelation (Snow), XXXHolic (Collector E), Trinity Blood (Paula), Spikeout: Battlestreet, Moon Phase (Pinky), Bloodrayne 2: (Kestral), School Rumble, Keroro Gunso (Admiral), Burst Angel (Ms Hongo), Space Dandy, The Galaxy Railways (Mrs. Drake), D7Peacemaker: Nightfall (V1), Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel (Camilla), Gunslinger Girl, Blue Gender: The Warrior (Amick Hendar), Kiddy Grade (Etoh), Fruits Basket (Kyo’s Mother), Baki the Grappler (Emi), Detective Conan (Margery Wafulcot), Yu Yu Hakusho (Mukuro), *Catches breath*. Whew. My goodness! Wendy is a busy, busy, lady!
Wendy is excited to share her love of acting with the kiddos and adults alike, and is looking forward to meeting all of you.
Known primarily for his work as the guy who yells out “Super Electromagnetic Shrapnel Cannon!” in Code Geass, Patrick Seitz’s body of other, lesser work stretches back to the year 2000. When he’s not busy playing Love Live: School Idol Festival, Patrick Seitz gets paid to voice guys who A) yell a lot, B) wear an eye-patch, C) have an accent, or D) sport a cool haircut.
His anime credits include Gamagoori in Kill la Kill; Franky in One Piece; Laxus in Fairy Tail; Keith in Attack on Titan; Griamore in Seven Deadly Sins; Motochika in Sengoku Basara; Senji in Deadman Wonderland; Isshin and Kenpachi in Bleach; DIO in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure; Germany in Hetalia; Agni in Black Butler; Simon in Durarara; Kunzite in Sailor Moon; Sky High in Tiger & Bunny; Luke Valentine in Hellsing and Hellsing: Ultimate; JP in Redline, Grimmer in Monster; the Penguin Emperor in Daimadaler; Agil in Sword Art Online; and Nekozawa in Ouran High School Host Club.
On the video game side of the equation, Patrick’s credits include Ragna in the BlazBlue series; Garrosh Hellscream and Arthas Menethil in World of Warcraft; Scorpion in the last few Mortal Kombat games; Artanis in StarCraft II; Kog’Maw, Lucian, and Renekton in League of Legends; Kana Rua in Pillars of Eternity, Basilio in Fire Emblem: Awakening; Samson in Skullgirls; Chopin in Eternal Sonata; Doug in Xenoblade Chronicles X; Hades and Chaac in SMITE; Hugo in Ultra Street Fighter IV; Heldalf in Tales of Zestiria; and create-a-character voices in Dragon Ball Xenoverse and The Sims 4.
He was also the dream-sequence pizza-delivery bear in Inside Out, as well as other additional voices.
Seitz also does script-adaptation and ADR directing—most recently for the English dubs of Aggretsuko and Your Lie in April. If you’ve seen shows like Steins;Gate, Romeo X Juliet, Space Dandy, Princess Jellyfish, or Deadman Wonderland, he dun writ some of them words—or, in the case of Summer Wars and Wolf Children, *all* of them words! His directing credits include State of Decay, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Citizens of Earth, Rune Factory 4, Conception 2, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (breathe!), Monster, Girls Bravo, and BlazBlue: Alter Memory.
Follow Patrick’s musings on Twitter and Instagram @Seitz_Unseen.
Sing over as many tunes as possible before an ad break, think diabolically (even if the role doesn’t call for it), make nachos, read the latest volume of The Girl From the Other Side, record, edit, make more nachos… Everyone has their process.
Since her (un)forgettable debut as Woman A in the second season of Tsubasa: The RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Terri Doty has lent her voice to a multitude of characters, like, Moriko Morioka in Recovery of an MMO Junkie, Virgo in Fairy Tail, Kyouko Machi in Interviews with Monster Girls, Ienaga Kano in Golden Kamuy, Shiggy in Made In Abyss, Fuchi in Junji Ito Collection, High Elf Lian in Paladins, Kirara Hazama in Assassination Classroom, Yuko Tachikawa in Parasyte, Claire in Visage, Chutaro Kumo in Laughing Under The Clouds, Kate Preston in Wasteland 2, Wandering Alchemist in Realm Royale, Rachel Alexi in Backstage Pass and Fem! Germany in Hetalia: The Beautiful World just name a few.
Staff credits include Junji Ito Collection (Voice Director), Dragon Ball FighterZ (Script Supervisor), Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (Voice Director), Rideback (Voice Director), Corpse Princess (Voice Director), RIN: Daughters of Mnemosyne (Voice Director, Big Windup! (Voice Director) and Sankarea: Undying Love (Zombie Expert).
Terri teamed up with J. Michael Tatum and Stephen Hoff in early 2010 to start That Anime Show, a show that rarely talks about anime among randomness. Listeners are given an… interesting look into their unpredictable and often hilarious, lives. NSFW! Hours of mayhem are available through iTunes and ThatAnimeShow.com.
Her sci-fi novel One of Few is available (paperback, Kindle & audiobook) via Amazon, Audible & iTunes.
Keep up w/Terri via Twitter/Instagram (@TeeDotally) and TerriDoty.com!
You may know him for voicing characters like Monaka and Narirama in Dragon Ball Super, Moroko in Dragon Ball Super: Broly, Jyugo in Nanbaka, Ginshi Shirazu in Tokyo Ghoul:re, Yakov Feltsman in Yuri!!! on ICE, Alone / Hades in Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas, Mustard and Moonfish in My Hero Academia, Leonardo Lionheart in RWBY, Yzak Joule in Mobile Suit Gundam: SEED (NYAV Post dub), Lin Xianming in Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens, Tanaka in One Piece Film: Gold, Asaya Hasekura in Hitorijime My Hero, Nezumi in Juni Taisen: Zodiac War, Kai von Glanzreich in The Royal Tutor, Revchi in Black Clover, Kakine Teitoku in A Certain Magical Index, Ranmaru in Kakuriyo – Bed & Breakfast for Spirits –, Albert Wåhlander in Free! -Dive to the Future-, Syunso Hishida in Meiji Tokyo Renka, Klaus Keyman in Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202, Koito Otonoshin in Golden Kamuy, Honebami Toushirou in Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru, Lt. Weiss in Saga of Tanya the Evil, Prince Schwann in ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept., Milla Vrubel in Double Decker! Doug & Kirill, and Takumi Hira in Tsukigakirei.
You can also hear him in popular franchises such as Pokémon, Attack on Titan, Camp Camp, Nomad of Nowhere, and much more!
Daman has also provided voice work for video games such as Dragon Ball FighterZ, SMITE, Paladins, Realm Royale, YIIK: A Post Modern RPG, Regalia: Of Men & Monarchs, BattleCON: Online, and Super Knockoff! VS.
Follow Daman on Twitter @DamanMills, Instagram @damanmills, or check out his Facebook fan page for all updates!
Vitamin H are the professional panelist group that’s been bringing you the cure for con boredom since 2013. Whether it’s horror, humor, history, or just over the top, late night insanity, they’re dedicated to making sure you laugh and learn.
Kidd Bowyer is a small, round English thing who loves anime, videogames and all things spooky. She can be seen online in her YouTube series, Otome-Nia! where she rants about bishounen (and occasionally birds).
Pathos Prime is a longtime anime fan and history nerd who can occasionally be heard screaming in the background of anime such as One Piece,Chaos Dragon and Attack on Titan: Junior High.Facebook: facebook.com/VitaminHOfficial Youtube: youtube.com/user/VitaminHProductions Twitter: twitter.com/VitaminHPanels Tumblr: vitaminhofficial.tumblr.com
Brass Engine Productions
Brass Engine Productions is a Missouri based media production team that has created short films, board games, and youtube videos. Join them for panels, get interviewed on their cosplay video, and sing your heart out at Nerdy Night Lounge’s Karaoke hosted by Brass Engine!
(Note: Dancakes will only be performing on Saturday, May 4th)
Dancakes is the first name in Professional Pancake Art, and claims St. Louis as its hometown! Our talented and charismatic artists create portraits and designs out of 100% edible pancake batter for events around the world, bringing joy and laughter wherever we go. We craft video content for brands and private clients that regularly attracts millions of views on social media. We’ve created a product line and a video series geared towards sharing this fun and delicious art medium with the world. If you want exceptional pancake art crafted by exceptional people, accept no substitutes.
Back in 2009, we bought our first pachinko machine for engaging fans at our convention table. The rest is history, as we now own 19 machines, in various stages of restoration. Pachinko is Japanese pinball, Japan’s favorite pastime. Its been one of their most popular leisure activities for nearly a hundred years.We set up an interactive parlor that works just like it does in Japan (minus the Yakuza, of course), where you buy balls to play with, and redeem your winnings for prizes much like an American arcade. Our machines represent the history and evolution of pachinko over the last 60 years with machines dating from 1951 up to 2010, so we have a machine for everyone! Come try your hand at some great prizes and experience this really fun part of Japanese culture first hand with Pachinko Fever!
Phil Mizuno is a Canadian cosplayer who followed his heart and is pursuing his passion of cosplay to help inspire others. He has been cosplaying for 4 years, and creates his beautiful costumes in Toronto Ontario.
Throughout 2017-2018, he has had the privilege to be a cosplay guest to over 40 different events, which include Canada, USA, Middle East, Asia, Mexico/Latin America, South America, and Europe.
He has also been a judge for the most renowned cosplay competitions in the world, which include, WCS, CWM, ECC, ECG, and Yamato Cup.
Phil’s ultimate goal for cosplay is to make people experience the same feelings he has when he first started cosplaying.
CutiePieSensei is a costume designer, model, and artist based out of Atlanta, GA. By combining her love of gaming, comics, anime and art in general, CutiePieSensei was able to find cosplay as the perfect outlet to unleash her creativity. Cosplaying has now become one of her biggest passions next to digital illustration and allows her to still be creative with her hands outside of Photoshop. With each new costume, she strives to learn something new and loves tackling different challenges that come with each unique character; whether it is working with a material she never has used before or brushing up (literally) on her makeup skills. She recently has become known for using her illustrative skills to create custom mashup designs to further set her cosplays apart. CutiePieSensei lives by a motto of positivity, and uses her platform to prove that anyone can cosplay whatever they want regardless of their race, gender, etc. Her impact has led to features by publications such as AFROPUNK, Kotaku, Essence Magazine, and even commercials in SyFy’s “It’s a Fan Thing” campaign.
The 501st & Rebel Legion
The 501st Legion and Rebel Legion are an all-volunteer organizations formed for the express purpose of bringing together Star Wars costume enthusiasts under a collective identity. The Legions seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work. There are currently world wide there are over 10,000 active members in the 501st Legion and 4,000 in the Rebel Legion.
The 70th Explorers is the unit serving Missouri and Kansas with over 140 members currently. Dantooine Base serves the same area for the Rebel Legion with over 100 members.
Pros and Cons Cosplay
Enchanted Dream Wear
Enchanted Dream Wear is a new US based indie brand. 3 years ago we design and make handmade lolita accessories, since then our company has grown to making handbags, socks, dresses and shoes. Our main goal is to create well made dresses that fits comfortably to western body size. We strive to create unique elegant quality items that are well thought of to the smallest details. https://www.
Kevin Bolk (K-Bo) is a freelance cartoonist, illustrator, speaker, and proud junk-culture junkie. Although he’s done work for Nickelodeon, Tokyopop, Oxford Press, Udon Entertainment, Blind Ferret Entertainment, and more, he’s best known for his his 1,700+ comic strips hosted on InterrobangStudios.com, including “I’m My Own Mascot” and the parody webcomics “It Sucks to be Weegie” and “Ensign Sue Must Die!” K-Bo’s work has also been featured on MTV.com, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Cracked, Cosmo, CBR, Buzzfeed, I09, and Comics Alliance to name a few. He lives to encourage new creators and hosts a number of workshops on drawing, pop culture, and self-improvement. Collect and trade him with your friends!
Kate Sherron is an artist, designer, and comic book writer who resides in St. Louis, MO. Kate’s credits include AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL, INVADER ZIM, RUGRATS, LABYRINTH, and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC. When Kate’s not making comics, she practices glass blowing, makes a killing at bar trivia, and naps with her hellbeast, Umlaut.
Brent Rolland / FANPOWER Game Shows
Chicago native Brent Rolland is a game show aficionado, an anime/fandom enthusiast, an event professional (DJ/host/audio engineer), a drummer and percussionist, and an all-around awesome dude to hang with. Under the friendship and tutelage of the legendary Greg “Greggo” Wicker, Brent has produced and hosted original and classic formats of game shows for conventions nationwide for over ten years, starting with the flagship “Anime Trivia Trap.” Under the name of FANPOWER, Brent is excited to return to Anime St. Louis to connect with fans and deliver games, prizes and a lot of fun. Follow Brent on Twitter and Instagram and visit his FANPOWER website.