In-Person Autograph Policy
- 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.
Griffin Burns – Appearing Virtually
Griffin Burns is an LA based voice actor & musician most known for his work as Childe in Genshin Impact, Doppio in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Akira in Devilman Crybaby, Tadano in Aggretsuko and many, many others. He loves creating memes of his characters, (most notably Childe memes), which have caused quite the buzz on TikTok and Twitter. When he’s not voicing anime/video games, he enjoys singing/playing guitar in his band New New Girlfriend. Griffin is always down to engage with his fans, so drop him a line and say hi!
Dani Chambers – Appearing Virtually
Dani Chambers is an actress based in Dallas, TX. She has been acting on stage and film for the past twenty years, and has been performing voice-over work for the past five years. Performing in theater and short films has helped her acting skills to grow and develop tremendously, and she’s enjoyed every minute of it!
Dani made her anime debut in 2017 as Chise Hatori, the title character of the show “The Ancient Magus Bride.” From then on, she has voiced plenty of roles such as Fai Fai from “ENDRO!”, Dahlia/Iris Hawthorne in “Ace Attorney”, Mary in “Fairy Tail: Final Season”, Otomi in “MIX”, Serval in “Kemono Friends”, and Funicia in “ASTRA: Lost in Space.” You can also hear her in “SMITE” as Plushie Artio and in Marvel Avenger Academy as “Ironheart.”
Dani is super excited to start getting into the convention scene, and can’t wait to start new adventures!
Be sure to follow Dani Chambers on Twitter @SkiniMini07, Instagram @danidchambers, and Facebook @DaniChambersVA for all kinds of fun updates!
Billy Kametz – Appearing Virtually
Billy is an actor from Hershey, Pennsylvania who now lives in the Los Angeles area. He traveled to CA 4 years ago to play Aladdin in the Aladdin Musical Spectacular in Disney’s California Adventure for the final year of the show’s 13 year run. Since that time Billy has been fortunate enough to lend his voice to anime, video games, cartoons, live action dubs, and commercials. You can hear him as Josuke in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, Naofumi in The Rising of the Shield Hero, Metal Lee in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Osomatsu in Mr. Osomatsu, Anai in Aggretsuko, White Blood Cell in Cells At Work, Ferdinand von Aegir in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and coming up Takuto Maruki in Persona 5: The Royal! Keep up with Billy on Twitter and Instagram @billykametz.
Caleb Hyles – Appearing In-Person
Disney, Anime, Broadway, top 40: Caleb Hyles has done it all when it comes to cover songs! With his big heart, and even bigger voice, Caleb has wowed millions across the globe with a multitude of musical styling and an infectious, positive attitude. Caleb Hyles has a history in musical theatre, having grown up in a family of musicians and thespians. There was no doubt that Caleb was born to be an entertainer of some kind and YouTube become the platform for his talent! Caleb has been recognized by the likes of Ryan Seacrest, Tyler Oakley, DeeDee Magno Hall, and many others for his musical prowess. Ever since his viral hit, “Let It Go”, dropped in 2014 Caleb has not stopped growing his YouTube channel which has garnered over 1,400,000 subscribers. By holding Live Q&A’s, and random “Skype Nights” with fans, Caleb has nurtured a growing community centered around one-on-one interaction and a common love for all things music. No other performer, or YouTube personality does as much for his fans as Caleb does.
He continues to produce new content on a weekly basis and is looking to expand his YouTube reach. Now an official Auburn graduate, he is focused on creating new content along with a new gaming channel, “Peace, Love, and Gaming.” Big things are happening with Caleb, and he hopes that anyone and everyone will join him for the ride. As Caleb says at the end of every video, “Peace, love, and metal!!”
Eric Roth – Appearing Virtually
Associate Music Director Eric Roth is recognized internationally as a composer/conductor, orchestrator/arranger and producer of concerts and recordings.
Eric is the music director and chief arranger for A New World: intimate music from FINAL FANTASY, the chamber ensemble concert production. He’s also the associate music director and an orchestrator/arranger for Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY, the global live orchestral performance phenomenon. His orchestrations and arrangements have been performed by many world-class orchestras and ensembles.
Eric was the conductor of the orchestra for ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s historic Strings Attached Tour, and the music director and primary arranger/orchestrator for OPENWORLD and for Undertale LIVE. Eric’s arrangements were essential to Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Neurology Telemusic Program. Credits include Pat Benatar, Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Symphony (I and II), John Ondrasik/Five For Fighting, Seal, Jewel, Dennis DeYoung, PLAY! A Videogame Symphony, Stevie Nicks, and the “Surprise, Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular” with Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Patti Labelle, Usher, Kristin Chenoweth, Jamie Foxx, Josh Groban, and others.
Eric has conducted performances by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Ft. Worth Symphony Orchestra, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Utah Symphony Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, and more. For more information, visit awrmusic.com
Tyler Walpole – Appearing Virtually
Tyler has been a valued illustrator in the entertainment industry since the year 2000. His clients include Marvel Entertainment, Wizards of the Coast, Warner Bros Animation, Marvel/Lionsgate, DC Comics, Blizzard, Paizo’s Pathfinder, IDW, and Dynamite Entertainment, among many others.
Currently he is working as an artist for Magic the Gathering, and developing his own urban fantasy setting, Blood of Dragons. His most widely seen work can be found almost anywhere in the form of licensed character images created directly for Marvel Studios. He has illustrated iconic promotional images several Marvel Studios movies, including: Captain America: Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Ant-Man.
Kevin Bolk – Appearing Virtually
Kevin Bolk (K-Bo) is a freelance cartoonist, illustrator, speaker, and proud junk-culture junkie. Although he’s done work for Marvel Comics, 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!
Professor Shyguy – Appearing Virtually
Professor Shyguy‘s music can be best described as; high energy, chiptune-electro-rocking, 8-bit, epically vocalized, highly danceable, theatrical nerd-pop. Singing 50% about video games and the other 50% is anything from Space/Time to English Language gymnastics. He is recently known as the singer for Starring Star on the Funimation dub of Dragon Ball Super. He has a new album coming out 3/21 featuring guests such as Matt Mercer, Ashly Burch, Pyschostick, and more! You might have also heard him on Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon’s Podcast ‘the Indoor Kids’ or the Diamond Club podcast. He has also made theme songs for GuudeBoulderfist, This Week in Chiptune, PortsCenter, and more!
Vitamin H – Appearing In-Person
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.
Ginny Di – Appearing Virtually
Ginny Di is a Denver local cosplayer, YouTuber, and singer whose repertoire includes professionally finished costumes, comedy sketches, and music videos. She started her web creator career in 2011 as a founding member of YouTube group Not Literally Productions, where she made a name for herself creating catchy pop music parodies themed around Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, and more.
After striking out on her own in 2014, Ginny became best known for her cosplays of Jester from Critical Role and Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, her vintage art-inspired cosplay photoshoots, and her fully articulated walking centaur costume from Disney’s Fantasia, which she designed and built herself. Ginny now runs her own business creating detailed costumes and writing, producing, and starring in fandom-inspired music videos and sketches.
Pros and Cons Cosplay – Appearing Virtually
Pros and Cons Cosplay is comprised of twin cosplayers from Missouri who have won numerous awards for cosplay construction and performance. They love talking shop about cosplay builds, all things cosplay contests, diversity and inclusion and the best places to eat… everything.
Photo Credits: Noah Smith Images
Wig-Wig Cosplay – Appearing Virtually
Wig-Wig Cosplay is an award-winning competitive cosplay pair out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Paragon and SkyPirate have been cosplaying together since 2013 and have enjoyed traveling the country with costumes in tow. In 2019, they were the Team USA representatives for the International Cosplay League in Madrid, Spain, where they won first place in the duo category! They are best known for their combination of technical sewing and fabrication skills with entertaining performances. Their list of self-taught specialties include sewing, leatherwork, foamwork, wig-styling, propwork, silk painting, and many more. Alongside competition, they have been judging craftsmanship and performance as well as working to promote and assist cosplay departments and competitions. When not in the greenroom, Wig-Wig Cosplay has a passion for learning new techniques and skills, and they love sharing their knowledge and experience with the community.
Photo credit: Fruitycakely
Brent Rolland / FANPOWER Game Shows – Appearing Virtually
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.
Dancakes – Appearing Virtually
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.
The 501st & Rebel Legion – Appearing In-Person
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.