Chris Patton Coming to Peoria Illinois Anime Con

Peoria, Illinois - February 6, 2014 - Anime-ZAP! is excited to announce that Chris Patton will be coming to the convention in 2015. Anime-ZAP! 2015 will be held January 2-4, 2015 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Illinois.

Chris Patton has been Voice Acting in Anime for well over 13 years for almost every company imaginable, including ADV Films, FUNimation Entertainment, Sentai Filmworks, and OkraTron 5000. His most famous roles include Sousuke Sagara in all the Full Metal Panic! series, Greed in Fullmetal Alchemist and Brotherhood, Akuto Sai in Demon King Daimao, Asura in Soul Eater, Keima in The World God Only Knows, Ikki in Air Gear, Sho in Guyver, Fakir in Princess Tutu, Nishi in Gantz, and Turles in Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might. Some more of his Anime credits include: Inu x Boku S.S., Phi-Brain - Puzzle of God, Hajime in Ghost Stories, Ayato in RahXephon, Daley Wong in Bubblegum Crisis 2040, Ranmaru in The Wallflower, Eiji in Gravion and Gravion Zwei, Haruka in Tactics, Graham Spector in Baccano!, Komyo Sanzo in Saiyuki, Gintoki in the Gintama movie, Hiroki in The Place Promised in Our Early Days, and tons and tons more! Chris is also a stage performer, a music freak, a horror film nerd, a roller coaster guru, and a huge fan of Sharon Needles, Freddie Mercury, and Aleister Crowley.

Anime-ZAP! is an awesome events offering a weekend filled with exciting events, intimate concerts, and numerous autograph and Q&A sessions with special guests. It's cheap to get in, with registration starting as low at $15. ZAP started as an "instant" anime convention, replacing a convention that had been canceled less than 72 hours before it was going to happen in 2010. ZAP has since transformed into a huge community event with over a thousand people coming to have fun and make new friends. Some of the convention's events can be seen listed at

Anime-ZAP! is annually held in January in central Illinois. More details and registration can be found at

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