Voice Actor Kaiji Tang Joining Otakon 2015 Guest Roster
Baltimore, MD (June 3, 2015) – Known for his work on both video games and anime series, voice actor Kaiji Tang has been added by Otakorp Inc. to the guest roster for Otakon 2015. He has appeared in such anime series as "Kill La Kill" and in such video games as "Guilty Gear Xrd - SIGN-".
An avid lover of gaming and all things food related, Tang has been working as a voice actor in Los Angeles since 2007.
In the video game world, Tang has performed such roles as Faust in "Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-"; Yamato Hotsuin in "Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker"; Dr. Qada in "Bravely Default"; Owain in "Fire Emblem: Awakening"; Wingul in "Tales of Xillia"; Jann Lee in "Dead or Alive 5 "; Lee Chaolan/Violet in "Tekken Tag Tournament 2"; Yasuhiro Hagakure in "Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc"; Fang in "Fairy Fencer F"; Sima Zhao in "Dynasty Warriors"; Kenshiro in "Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage" and others, including roles in "Bioshock Infinite," "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII," "Resident Evil 6" and "Batman: Arkham Origins."
When it comes to anime, you can hear him as Tsumugu Kinagase in "Kill La Kill"; Kouen Ren in "Magi"; Schmidt in "Sword Art Online"; Big G in "Doraemon"; Akifusa Keikain in "Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan"; Shiro Takamachi/Graf Eisen in "Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha"; Colbert/Derflinger in "The Familiar of Zero" and other roles in such titles as "The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya," "Accel World," "Monster," "Squid Girl" and "Karas," to name a few.
Otakon 2015 will be held July 24-26 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. Otakon 2015 is celebrating fairy tales, folk stories, myths, and legends. Keep your eyes out for content, artwork, and guests with connections to our theme.
ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-second 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.
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2015, see http://www.otakon.com/