In-Person Autograph Policy
- Attendees are entitled to one complimentary autograph per guest. The complimentary item may not be a Funko Pop or Pop Box (the box that the figure comes in). All items will be signed at the guests discretion. After one complimentary autograph, additional autographs may be purchased at a limit of 2 additional items per line rotation. Purchasing additional items will require the attendee to exit the line and re-enter. Autographs are not guaranteed and will be accounted for as time allows
- 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.
THIS YEAR'S GUESTS
Alejandro Saab is a professional voice actor as well as content creator known as either KaggyFilms or CyYuVtuber; From time to time will sing song covers under the name We.B. He’s best known for voicing characters such as Cyno in Genshin Impact, Leon in Pokémon Journeys, Yuri in Fire Emblem Three Houses, Miyamura in Horimiya, Shallot in Dragon Ball Legends, Cheng Xiaoshi in Link Click, Kuga in Food Wars, Kaigaku in Demon Slayer, Tatsuya Shiba in Irregular at Magic High School, Kensuke Aida in Evangelion, L’Arc Berc in Rising of the Shield Hero, Trebol in One Piece, Uno in Nanbaka, Tsukauchi in My Hero Academia, Jing Yuan in Honkai Star Rail, Gabimaru in Hell’s Paradise, and many others. He has recently announced he will voice Akihiko in Persona 3 Reload! Alejandro also primarily posts content online as a Vtuber known as CyYuVtuber! He has amassed an audience on TikTok of 800,000+ followers, 175,000+ on Twitch and more on YouTube! Check out his work @cyyuvtuber
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. 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.
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 1.5 million subscribers. By holding Live Q&A’s, and random “Stream 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. He recently has released a new original album titled “In One Breath”, reaching a top 10 position on one of Apple’s iTunes charts. Peace, Love, and Metal!
CANDY☆TRAP is a colorful and fun fashion brand that was established in 2018 by cybr.grl, also known as The Rainbow Lady, a Filipino YouTuber based in the USA who creates videos on Harajuku kawaii culture. She decided to take the leap and reach her dream of starting her own fashion brand after realizing how hard it was to find colorful clothing options that weren’t just catered to kids because everyone, no matter how old they are, deserves to wear cute and colorful clothes! CANDY☆TRAP is inspired by Decora fashion, a style that was born in Harajuku that is known for excessively accessorizing oneself from head to toe, a.k.a “Decora”-ting yourself. Through CANDY☆TRAP, cybr.grl hopes to spread some happiness around the world, to empower others to show their true colors, and to encourage everyone to have fun with fashion! There is space for everyone, for every color of the rainbow! #KAWAII4ALL
Dawn M. Bennett is a Los Angeles-based voice actor who has worked with Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, BANDAI NAMCO, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Epic Games, Sony Interactive, Blizzard Entertainment, ATLUS, miHoYo, Bethesda Softworks, Buzzfeed, Capcom, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, NIS America, and Devsisters.
Her extensive list of voice acting roles in animation include notable performances such as Kale/Kefla in Dragon Ball Super, Frosch in Fairy Tail, Setsuna Tokage in My Hero Academia, Lusamine in Pokémon: Evolutions, Marnie in Pokémon: Twilight Wings, Frieda Reiss in Attack on Titan, Elm Ederne and An Ren in RWBY, Frederica Baumann in Re:Zero, Shizue Izawa in That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, Neiru Aonuma in Wonder Egg Priority, Sody Pop in Chikn Nuggit, Zora Salazar in Epithet Erased, and Sirena in The Lovers.
Her notable video game credits include Kale/Kefla in Dragon Ball FighterZ, Legends, and Xenoverse 2, Aigis in Persona 3: Reload, Shez (Female) from Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, Ullr from Fire Emblem Heroes, The Herald in Fortnite, Twizzly Gummy Cookie from Cookie Run: Kingdom, Yukong in Honkai: Star Rail, Svipdagr the Cold in God of War Ragnarök, Khazasha in The Elder Scrolls: Online, Ilsa in Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Mariabell Crois in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV, Michelle Bouquet from Tales of Luminaria, and Aprilis in Ys IX: Monstrum Nox.
Edward is originally from Chicago, IL and his first professional voice over job came in 2010 when he provided the voice for Eddie in the Xbox Live Arcade game Sequence. Since that time he has lent his voice to Alastor in the pilot of Hazbin Hotel, Striker in season 2 of Helluva Boss, Ed in Street Fighter and the trio of Luke, Klein and Lif in Fire Emblem Heroes.
Other characters you can hear him as are Chipp in Guilty Gear Xrd Sign and Strive, Kan-Ra and Gargos in Killer Instinct, Ahrah in Dust: An Elysian Tail, Warwolf in Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell, Machias Regnitz in Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel, Dada in Pokemon: Secrets of the Jungle The Marauder and Icon of Sin in Doom Eternal, Hammerhead in One Punch Man, and The Jailer in World of Warcraft. Edward is also a huge sports fan, including professional wrestling. He got a chance to work with World Wrestling Entertainment and provided the voices of CM Punk, The Miz and others in WWE Slam City.
Edward is also an avid gamer and streamer. He plays in a weekly Dungeons and Dragons campaign called The Unexpectables on Wednesday nights as well as streaming a weekly wrestling show, MNW Flashbang, every Friday, Throwback Thursday and weekly Halo nights to name a few of his streams. Be sure to swing by his panels and ask him anything!
Emi Lo is a Taiwanese/Chinese-American voice actor and director. They are most well known for voicing Lucy in Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, Rena in Higurashi When They Cry, Rinku in D4DJ, Suma in Demon Slayer, Columbina/Damselette in Genshin Impact, Uta in Bubble, Hei in The Legend of Hei, Destiny in takt op. Destiny, Shuten Douji in Fate/Grand Order, Kate in Shadows House, Mirai in Dr. Stone, and Evelyn in Pokemon Masters EX, but can be heard in countless other anime and video games.
When Emi is not acting, they can be found playing piano, playing video games, cosplaying, modeling, singing, eating, or exploring natural and man-made ruins. They also have an absolutely precious but spoiled Siberian cat named Noctis that has never done anything wrong and is incredibly cute and fluffy.
Visit their Twitter (@kitsunesqueak) for updates and pictures of their fluffy child.
Empire Noir also known as House of Noir. A black owned brand born from a deep love for fashion and creative gothic expression, Empire is a Gothic Aristocrat and Lolita brand inspired by the regal aspects of the macabre.
GHOST GiRL GOODS is returning to Anime St. Louis 2024, with more fun fashion and energy!
GHOST GiRL GOODS is a Toronto based, cool and kawaii clothing brand, bringing positivity and hype with their slogan “BE STRANGE. FEAR THE NORM.” In 2023, they made several stops around the USA as well as Japan, holding their first ever pop up at 6%DOKIDOKI and a solo gallery showcasing all the collaborations they’ve done!
We can’t wait to be part of the fashion show you won’t want to miss, as well as all the other fun-packed J-Fashion content, curated by St. Louis’ very own J-Fashion community coordinator!
Goff Cosplay is a cosplay couple powerhouse! Cosplaying together since 2006 and separately for many years before that, this husband-wife team brings characters to life not only through the costumes themselves, but also by allowing the happiness, love, and goofy antics of their real-life relationship to shine through.
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Goff Cosplay travels to conventions throughout the country. They are looking forward to seeing you at Anime St. Louis this year, and helping you discover new ways to make your cosplay dreams a reality!
Follow Goff Cosplay for how-to’s, inspiration, and heartwarming love-birb antics!
Instagram @goff_cosplay | Twitter @GoffCosplay
Photo credit: Zidros Productions on FB, @adventuresof_adam on IG
Jonathan Young is a singer, songwriter & producer who independently built a career with millions of listeners with his viral music videos on YouTube. After gaining popularity online with hundreds of covers of nostalgic & nerdy songs from Disney, Anime & more, Young expanded into space-pirate-keytar-metal with the all-original album, Starship Velociraptor. In addition to his own music, Jonathan Young has been involved in music for franchises such as Dragonball, Beyblade & Magic: The Gathering. Jonathan also owns a music company that produces music for content creators such as Caleb Hyles, Peyton Parrish, Annapantsu, Cristina Vee & more ~ and he also co-produces with Howard Benson (who produced My Chemical Romance, Skillet & more) and Neil Sanderson (Three Days Grace). Jonathan is currently touring with Caleb Hyles, performing at Conventions across the country!
Ju, Novan, and Vixx are a cosplay group of three known as Juvanixx! This trio is simply obsessed with Vocaloid and have been hard core fans of these Japanese virtual singers since 2010. After discovering these digital idols, their love for Cosplay and Japanese fashion soon followed. Fast forward 9+ years and their passion for all aspects of the craft are stronger than ever! From costume making to photography, set design, filmography, wig styling, and dancing, they love practicing it all!
Juvanixx’s YouTube channel is full of Vocaloid dance covers, as well as some of their own original choreography. Check them out on their socials for a peek at what to expect to see during their performances!
All Social Media: https://beacons.ai/juvanixxproject
Kevin Bolk (K-Bo to his fans) is an artist, designer, writer, collector, and all around junk culture junkie. Bolk’s work has been featured in Marvel Comics, Nickelodeon, Udon Entertainment, Oxford University Press, Tokyopop, MTV.com, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Cracked, Cosmo, Buzzfeed, and more! These days produces his own comics and art with a retro childhood flair. Most triumphant!
Originally from the Bronx, New York, Kimberley Anne Campbell is a voice over actress specializing in character voices for animated and interactive media. She can be heard in titles such as Argo in the new “Sword Art Online Progressive” movies, Nagatoro in “Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro,” as well as Nahida in the popular online game, “Genshin Impact.“
Oriana Perón is a cosplaying, costume, and fashion designing, drag queen. She has been cosplaying since 2006 when this nerdy hobby turned into a passionate career. Oriana has studied theatre and costume design at Indiana University and continues her studies with a focus on fashion design, metalsmithing, and jewelry. Recently, Oriana has produced and performed her Drag Race and Drag Show events at Ohayocon, Anime Magic, AnimeNext, C2E2, Matsuricon, and ACEN. Oriana currently lives in Bloomington, Indiana and is a producer and host for her shows, “World of Fantasy” and “World of Gayming” at The Back
Door. Her favorite thing is dressing up like cartoon moms and sending memes to all her friends. Oriana looks forward to conventions coming back and seeing all her friends and fans again! You can find Oriana online at:
Pros and Cons Cosplay are twin Master-level cosplayers from the Midwest who have a strong understanding of cosplay construction, cosplay competition and diversity and inclusion. They have competed and won numerous awards for cosplay craftsmanship and performance and focus on complex builds with multiple design elements including needlework, foamwork, wig styling, and intricate detailing. They are dedicated to making the cosplay community a safe and inclusive space for all, and work personally and professionally on developing inclusive cosplay contest policies, educating the community on bystander intervention techniques, social justice and inclusion in the cosplay and costuming community.
Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/
Sydney Lenox is an independent Australian-American designer based in the Midwest, USA. Sydney Lenox’s work is a dramatic, sometimes ironic, expression of femininity and aims to be effortlessly romantic and intrinsically sophisticated with a hint of historical flair.
Warhorse made his professional wrestling debut in March 2013 and has been ruling life ever since. Warhorse’s name comes from his love of heavy metal music and 1980s wrestling icons like The Road Warriors and Sting and has been delivering bicep fueled blows and energetic elbow drops in wrestling rings with groups such as Independent Wrestling.tv (of which he held the champion title for almost 2 years), All Elite Wrestling, Major League Wrestling, and various promotions across Europe, Canada, and Mexico. Based in the St. Louis region, Warhorse continues to wow fans whether he’s training, entertaining, or dominating, and he’s looking forward to raising the bar higher than a turnbuckle leap as AnimeSTL’s first ever wrestling guest!