Anime USA Welcomes Kari Wahlgren

FLCL, Samurai Champloo, Witch Hunter Robin voice actress to appear at Anime USA 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. — February 4, 2013 — Veteran voice actress Kari Wahlgren was first introduced to anime fans as the Vespa-riding, guitar-bashing Haruko in FLCL (Fooly Cooly).
With Anime USA's 2013 theme, A Journey Back to Edo Japan, fans may also recognize Kari's talents on display as Fuu in Samurai Champloo, which brought an anachronistic and hip-hop styled Edo period to a new audience.
She has also played a number of anime roles, including:

Kari is also known from her roles outside the realm of anime, including over 100 video games, feature films, and western animation such as:

  • Ashe in Final Fantasy XII
  • Pellegri and Febronia in Xenogears
  • The Queen in Tangled
  • Tink, in the award-winning indie film, Neverland
  • Anka, in the FX original series, Archer

For biographical information and photographs, please visit Anime USA's Voice Actor page at: Anime USA: Anime USA began in 1999 as a 3-day Japanese animation convention in northern Virginia. It was started by fans and in 2004, became a non-profit educational organization. Anime USA's mission is to promote, as well as educate the public about Japanese arts and popular culture. As in the beginning, Anime USA remains a convention of Otaku, by Otaku, for Otaku. Anime USA is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit.

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