Ai Nonaka to Appear at Otakon 2012
Baltimore, MD (June 25, 2012) – Voice Actor, singer, and radio DJ Ai Nonaka to appear Otakon 2012.
Ai Nonaka is a veteran voice actor in Japan. Her lively yet emotional voice has charmed fans across the globe. Ai Nonaka has an extensive list of voice acting roles ranging from Anime to Video Games. One of her most notable roles includes being Kyoko Sakura of the hit anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica. She also performed as Fuko Ibuki of CLANNAD, Yukari Sakuragi in Another, Konoka Konoe in Mahou Sensei Negima, Maya Kihara in Toradora just to name a few. In addition to her voice acting, Nonaka sings many anime songs as well as works as a radio DJ.
Otakon 2012 will be held July 27 – 29 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its nineteenth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Since 1999, Otakon has been held in Baltimore, Maryland; currently, Otakon is one of Baltimore's few large, city-wide events, drawing over 31,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 85,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.