Voice Actress Caitlin Glass to Appear at Otakon 2016

Baltimore, MD (July 11, 2016) – Voice actress and ADR director Caitlin Glass, best known for the role of Winry Rockbell in "Fullmetal Alchemist," has been added to the guest roster for Otakon 2016, according to Otakorp Inc. She has been announced as Hitomi from FUNimation's Kickstarter campaign for "The Vision of Escaflowne."

Glass has been working in the anime industry since 2004. In 2008, she directed the widely popular fan-favorite, "Ouran High School Host Club," as well as playing Haruhi Fujioka. Glass also lends her voice to Rose in "Tales of Zestiria"; Elma in "Xenoblade Chronicles X"; and Cammy White & Decapre in the "Street Fighter IV" and "Street Fighter V" series of video games.

Other well-known roles include Petra in "Attack on Titan"; Diancie in Pokémon's "Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction"; Hannah in "Black Butler II"; Miria in "Baccano"; Satellizer in "Freezing"; Vivi in "One Piece"; Evergreen in "Fairy Tail"; Yakumo in "School Rumble"; and Kim in "Soul Eater."

2015 was a big year for Glass, adding Kirigiri in "Danganronpa: The Animation"; Miho Amakata in "Free! Eternal Summer"; Lilith in "Absolute Duo"; Michael in "Maria the Virgin Witch"; Kimi in "Tokyo Ghoul"; Mitsuko in "Yurikuma Arashi"; Hanayo in "Selector Infected WIXOSS"; Erica in "Gangsta"; Himeko in "The Rolling Girls"; Natsume in "Tokyo Ravens"; Rumina in "Mikagura School Suite"; Makina in "Ultimate Otaku Teacher"; Young Ragna in "BlazBlue Alter Memory"; Minami in "D-Frag"; Ami in "Noragami Aragoto"; and Retoree in "Show By Rock" to her already prolific list of anime roles.

This year is shaping up to be exciting, as well, with the releases of "Lord Marksman" and "Vanadis" (Eleonora & ADR Director); "Love Live! School Idol Project" (Maki Nishikino & ADR adaptive script writer); and the highly anticipated video game "Battleborn", in which Caitlin portrays the dark elf ranger, Thorn, as well as Hitomi in FUNimation's up coming "The Vision of Escaflowne."

Her directing credits include "Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood," "Chaos;HEAd," "Gunslinger Girl- Il Teatrino," "Linebarrels of Iron," "Murder Princess," "Suzuka," "One Piece," "Absolute Duo," "Maria the Virgin Witch," "Riddle Story of Devil," "Noragami Aragoto," and "Show by Rock," all as an ADR director for FUNimation Entertainment. She has also lent her adaptive writing skills to Bang Zoom! Entertainment for such titles as "Durarara x2," "Yuki Yuna is a Hero" and "A Lull in the Sea".

You can follow her on Facebook at Caitlin Glass Voice Actor, @caitlinsvoice on Twitter, and glasscaitlin on Instagram.

Otakon 2016 will be held August 12-14 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-third 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 about Otakorp, Inc., see http://www.otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2015, see http://www.otakon.com/

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