Voice Actress Saori Hayami to Make First U.S. Convention Appearance at Otakon 2014

Baltimore, MD (June 15, 2014) – Voice actress Saori Hayami will make her first U.S. anime convention appearance this summer at Otakon 2014. Otakorp, Inc. is pleased to announce Hayami has been added to the Otakon 2014 guest roster.

Hayami is a voice actress based in Tokyo, Japan. Her voice has been featured in anime, video games, and voice-overs for American films and TV shows. Some of her most recent anime roles include Miyuki Shiba from The Irregular at Magic High School; Ayase Aragaki from OREIMO; and Chiriko Tsurumi from Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day. Hayami also enjoys singing, playing the piano, cooking, listening to music, and watching movies.

Otakon 2014 will be held August 8-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

Otakon 2014 will be held August 8-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty first 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 34,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 100,000 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.

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