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Kyle Hebert Comes to Genericon XXVIFeb 4th 2013
TROY, NY (February 1, 2013) - Genericon, the annual student-run anime, science-fiction, and gaming convention held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is holding its 26th convention on the weekend of March 1-3, and today the convention is proud to welcome Kyle Hebert to this year's Genericon.
Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor whose credits include Wreck-It Ralph/Street Fighter (Ryu), Naruto (Kiba), Bleach (Aizen, Ganju), League of Legends (Ezreal, Jarvan, and Graves) and Gurren Lagann (Kamina). He is best known as the Narrator and Teen Gohan from the Funimation dub of Dragon Ball Z. Other notable roles include Blue Exorcist (Bon Suguro), Guild Wars 2 (Great Ginz, Ogron, Hamar), Fullmetal Alchemist (Vato Falman), Tales of Symphonia (Richter Abend) and Star Ocean (Dias, Arumat, Crow). Kyle can also be heard in numerous video game franchises such as Sonic, Final Fantasy, World of Warcraft, Skylanders, Devil May Cry, Dynasty Warriors, Soul Calibur and Resident Evil. He is also the voice of filmmaker, Kevin Smith's Smodco Internet Radio.
Genericon is an annual, student-run sci-fi, anime, and gaming convention, the oldest of its kind in the United States. For 26 years, it has been run by student staff and volunteers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus in Troy, New York. The convention features a 24-hour video game room, anime and sci-fi screenings, role playing games, a cosplay contest, vendors, artists' alley, panels by special guests and fans, a concert, gaming tournaments and more. For more information, visit http://genericon.union.rpi.edu.