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Anime St. Louis Announces New and Returning Guests

St. Louis, MO – January 14th, 2012 – Anime St. Louis is pleased to announce its first round of guests,
which include new faces to the St. Louis area and returning favorites.

The first guest announced is Steve Argyle, a talented artist who has done work for Magic: The Gathering,
Legend of the Five Rings, Dungeons and Dragons, and much more. Mr. Argyle will be having a booth in
the Artist Alley during the event, and will also participate in the convention's programming. Fans old
and new can find out more about his works by going to his website at http://steveargyle.com/.

Anime St. Louis's second guest of honor is the multi-talented voice actor Bob Bergen. Mr. Bergen
has provided voices for Spirited Away as No-Face, Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro and Lupin III: The
Mystery of Mamo as Lupin III, and Robot Chicken as Luke Skywalker just to name a few. He is best
known as the voice of Porky Pig in a variety of Looney Tunes movies and shows, including Space Jam,
The Duck Dodgers TV series, and the new Looney Tunes Show. Bob Bergen will only be at Anime
St. Louis on Friday, April 20th. On April 21st and 22nd, he will be teaching an advanced voice-acting
workshop at Shock City Studios in St. Louis, MO. Details about the voice-acting workshop can be found
at http://animestl.net/guests/bob-bergen/. For more information about Bob Bergen, please visit his
website at http://www.bobbergen.com/.

Finally, Anime St. Louis is proud to announce some returning favorites to its convention. Sleeping
Samurai will be back to provide their unique brand of fighting entertainment with exhibitions and
tournaments throughout the weekend. Nexus Gaming Alliance will also be returning to provide a mix of
the latest and memorable video gaming titles in Anime St. Louis's video game room. Nexus has provided
a fantastic gaming experience at other conventions including Gen-Con and Anime USA, and they are
excited to be returning to St. Louis.

Anime St. Louis is excited to be bringing these guests, old and new, to the St. Louis region, and cannot
wait to introduce them to its community of attendees.

ABOUT ANIME ST. LOUIS: Starting in 2006, Anime St. Louis has gone from a one-day college event to a
three-day celebration of anime, manga, gaming, and more. Entering its 7th year, the convention had a
record of over 2,400 attendees for its 2011 event, and is looking to grow further in 2012. Try your skills
in a variety of games, meet industry guests, or just hang out with friends old and new. It's a weekend of
fun you don't want to miss, so plan your trip today!

Anime St. Louis 2012 Event Information
When: April 20th - 22nd, 2012
Where: Gateway Center and Doubletree by Hilton, Collinsville, IL
Website: www.animestl.net
Admission Fees: Weekend badge $30 before March 20th; $45 at the door.

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