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Oz ComicCon hits Adelaide this Weekend

posted on by Jon Hayward
Australian pop culture expo arrives at the Adelaide Showgrounds for the 5th and 6th of April 2014. Their voice actor special guests include Sean Schemmel (the voice of Goku from Dragon Ball Z);.

Oz ComicCon is a pop culture expo covering film, TV, cult, comics, toys, gaming and more. The event runs from Saturday the 5th to Sunday the 6th of April from 9am to 6pm at the Adelaide Showgrounds.

Special Guests

Mike McFarland

An American voice actor and comedian who didn't stop at voice acting, Mike McFarland has worked as line producer, ADR Director and ADR Script for many ADV and later Funimation series including Case Closed, Dragon Ball Z, Eden of the East, Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, One Piece and the Evangelion film series. His voice acting credits include Master Roshi in Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT and so on, Makoto Hyuga in the Evangelion film series, Sky Master in Heaven's Lost Property, Goemon Ishikawa in Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine and many Lupin III films and Buggy in One Piece.

Todd Haberkorn

A Actor, Director, Producer and Writer, Todd Haberkorn also provides the lead roles of Natsu Dragneel in Fairy Tail, Kimihiro Watanuki in xxxHOLiC, kimimaro Yoga in C – Control – The Money and Soul of Possibility, Allen Walker in D.Gray-man, Tsukune Aono in Rosario + Vampire and Death the Kid in Soul Eater. This is in addition to Keroro in Sgt. Frog, Hikaru Hitachiin in Ouran Hight School Host Club, Izumo Kusanagi in K, Keisuke Takahashi in Initial D, Italy in Hetalia - Axis Powers and Momo'o Inugami in Goog Luck Girl.

Sean Schemmel

The one and only English voice of Goku in Dragon Ball, Sean Schemmel also voiced King Kai in the series, Gaston in Berserk and the Berserk film series, Lucario in Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, Amidamaru in Shaman King and Bronk Stone in Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. Sean Schemmel is also a ADR Director and has completed script adaptations on several anime series including Samurai Deeper Kyo.

All guests will be available for signatures and photos at scheduled times over the weekend. Please view the schedules for more information.

Oz ComicCon has the following panels with the guests,

  • Saturday
    • 10:00am - Animation panel w/Rob Paulsen Sean Schemmel, Todd Haberkorn & Mike McFarland, Stage 1.
  • Sunday
    • 12:00pm - Animation panel w/Rob Paulsen Sean Schemmel, Todd Haberkorn & Mike McFarland, Stage 2.

The convention does have a Cosplay parade on the Saturday and a Cosplay Competition on the Sunday, but no exact times or location have been given for viewing. You can see the details for the cosplay events here.

You can find the schedule for Oz ComicCon here, information on location and ticket prices are also avaliable.

And of course you can find out further information on the Perth and Adelaide events on Oz Comic-Con's website and facebook page

Cover image was taken from Madman Entertainment's Dragon Ball Z Kai Limited Complete Collection.
Image ©Bird Studio/Shueisha, Toei Animation. Film©2009 Toei Animation Co., Ltd. Licensed by FUNimation® Productions, Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT and all logos, character names and distinctive likenesses thereof are trademarks of SHUEISHA, INC.

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