News Eirtakon Guests of Honour are Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern
The Dublin convention Eirtakon has announced that its Guests of Honour for its 2012 event will be the dub voice-actors Richard Epcar and his wife Ellyn Stern. The event will take place from November 9 to 11 at the Helix in Dublin, the setting for the 2011 event,
Richard Epcar (right), sometimes credited under the name Richard George, voiced Batou in both the film and TV versions of Ghost in the Shell. His other roles include Guld in Macross Plus, Inspector Lunge in Monster and Racer X in Speed Racer X. His non-anime roles include voicing Buck the gorilla in the feature film Rise of the Planet of the Apes and a role in the forthcoming Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Legend of Korra.