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Quick Reminder - Supanova Pop Culture Expo Returns to Perth

posted on 2016-06-24 00:00 EDT
Supanova Pop Culture Expo returns to the Perth Convention and Exhbition Centre from Friday the 24th to Sunday the 27th of June. Special guests include Troy Baker, Jeremy Shada, Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat and Mamoru Yokota.

Details

  • Where: Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth.
  • When: Preview Night - Friday the 24th (6pm to 10pm), Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of June (10am to 6pm).
  • Cost: Weekend passes start from $55 online and $70 at the door. Daily tickets from $32 online or $40 at the door for Saturday and Sunday.

Guests

There are guest signings available at various times over the weekend, if you would like to find out when the guests are taking photos and signing please check out the event programme.

Troy Baker

After getting his start voice acting in Case Closed through help of his friend Christopher Sabat, Troy soon followed on with a massive amount of voice acting including roles in Bleach, Dragon Ball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden and One Piece.

He has since went onto voice Loki in Marvel's Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy, Steeljaw in Transformers: Robots in Disguise and Batman in the Lego Batman series.

However it was his role in 2005's Brothers in Arms that catapulted Troy into video game voice acting including roles in Red Faction: Guerilla, Resistance 2, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (Kanji Tatsumi), Transformers: War for Cybertron and the Sonic Series (Espio the Chameleon) amongst a multitude of others. His roles as Booker DeWitt in Bioshock: Infinite, Joel in The Last of Us, Delsin Rowe in Infamous: Second Son and most recently Sam Drake in Uncharted 4: A Thief's End have since cemented his place in the industry.

Troy will be appearing with Chris, Jeremy and Sean in a Q&A in the Filmink Features Theatre at 7:45pm on Friday and hosting his own Q&A on Saturday at 10:30am in the Cosplay Theatre. You can find further information on Troy's signings here.

Chris Sabat

Chris Sabat has voiced everything, most famously known as Vegeta, Yamcha and Piccolo in Dragonball Z he was also responsible for the ADR direction for the show and helped produce many titles that we know and love today. Chris has also voiced Alex Louis Armstrong in Fullmetal Alchemist, Elfman in Fairy Tail, Daisuke Jigen in a series of Lupin the III specials and Roronoa Zoro in One Piece. ANNAU previously spent five minutes with Chris Sabat back in 2009 and can definately say that his insight into anime voice acting and production is facinating.

Chris will be co-hosting a Q&A with Troy, Jeremy and Sean in the Filmink Features Theatre at 7:45pm and hosting his own Q&A on Saturday at 12:30pm in the Cosplay Theatre. You can find further information on Chris's signings here.

Jeremy Shada

You will know Jeremy Shada best as the voice of Finn on Cartoon Network's Emmy-nominated series Adventure Time and his multitude of voice acting roles in multiple cartoons including Batman the Brave and the Bold, Chowder, Penguins of Madagascar and Paranorman. And while his japanese dubbing roles are small with additional roles in My Neighbors the Yamadas, Jeremy has recently voiced Lance in the rebooted Voltron: Legendary Defender for Netflix.

Jeremy will be co-hosting a Q&A with Troy, Chris and Sean in the Filmink Features Theatre at 7:45pm on Friday and his own Q&A at 11:30am on Saturday in the Cosplay Theatre. You can find further information on Jeremy's signings here.

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. You will have recently heard Sean reprise Goku in Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' and Doctor Indigo in One Piece Film Strong World. Sean Schemmel is also a ADR Director and has completed script adaptations on several anime series including Samurai Deeper Kyo.

Sean will be co-hosting a Q&A with Troy, Jeremy and Chris in the Filmink Features Theatre at 7:45pm on Friday and his own Q&A at 11:00am on Saturday. You can find further information on Sean's signings here.

Mamoru Yokota

Yokota San started his career as an animator and later became an illustrator, planning & developing projects for several genres and medium of entertainment. He has been a Designer, Card Game producer, Animation producer, game director, advisor for live action drama and much more.. He has worked as the original character designer for Magical Kanan and Angelium, was the Animation Director of Arakawa Under the Bridge, DNA², Naruto Shippūden, Death Note and Gatchaman Crowds and was the Producer on Air and Kanon. Yokota has most recently supervised the production of Macross Frontier and the absurd school comedy Gokujyo. Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari.

Yokota San will be co-hosting "Animation Artists" with Hippo in the Cosplay Theatre at 1:00pm on Sunday. You can find further information on Mamoru Yokota's signings here.

http://www.supanova.com.au/guest/mamoru-yokota/

Additional Events

Madman National Cosplay Championship

The Perth heat of the MNCC is scheduled for Saturday in the Cosplay Theatre at 2:30pm.

Highlights

Here's a few of our highlights for Supanova over the weekend;

  • Saturday

    • 10:30am - Anime Trivia thanks to Anime at Abbotsford - Supanova Seminars.
    • 2:30pm - Madman National Cosplay Championship - Cosplay Theatre.
    • 4:20pm - Supanova Cosplay Competition - Cosplay Theatre.
  • Sunday

    • 3:30pm - Madman Anime Snacktime with Sly and Jess - Anime Theatre.
    • 4:00pm - Supanova Cosplay Competition - Cosplay Theatre
You can find the schedule for Supanova Perth here.

Full information on Supanova Perth including location and directions and ticket prices are simple to find. But you can visit Supanova's website or facebook page for further information.

©BIRD STUDIO /SHUEISHA ©2015 DRAGON BALL Z the Movie Production Committee


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