Voice Actor Kyle Hebert To Be Guest At Otakon 2017

Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2017) – Voice actor Kyle Hebert, best known for his work on "Dragonball Z," will be a guest at Otakon 2017, according to Otakorp Inc.

Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor whose credits include Ryu in "Wreck-It Ralph/Street Fighter"; Kiba in "Naruto"; Aizen in "Bleach"; Ezreal, Jarvan and Graves in "League of Legends"; and Kamina in "Gurren Lagann." He is best known as the Narrator and Teen Gohan from the Funimation dub of "Dragonball Z" and is currently heard on "Dragonball Super" on Cartoon Network.

Other fan favorites include Kakyoin in "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders"; Bon Suguro in "Blue Exorcist"; Frederick and Validar in "Fire Emblem Awakening"; Vato Falman in "Fullmetal Alchemist"; Richter Abend in "Tales of Symphonia"; and Dias, Arumat and Crow in "Star Ocean.

Hebert can also be heard in numerous popular shows and games, such as "Pokemon" (Professor Oak in “Origins”); "Digimon" (Ballistamon and Dorulumon in “Fusion”); "Sonic" (Big the Cat in “Colors”); "Final Fantasy" (Nimbus in “Type-0”); "World of Warcraft" (Algalon the Observer in “Lich King”; "Skylanders"; "Devil May Cry"; "Dynasty Warriors"; "Soul Calibur" and "Resident Evil." He is also the promo voice of filmmaker Kevin Smith's "Smodcast" podcasts.

For more information, visit www.kylehebert.com.

Hebert is brought in collaboration with Aniplex of America Inc. for a special 10th anniversary celebration of Gurren Lagann!

Otakon 2017 will be held from August 11 to 13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-fourth 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. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 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.otakorp.org/
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2017, see http://www.otakon.com/

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