AnimeNEXT Welcomes Johnny Yong Bosch to it's Anime Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City, NJ - October 24, 2017 - AnimeNEXT, the largest independently organized, fan-based anime convention in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York metropolitan area, announced today that it's pleased to welcome Johnny Yong Bosch as a guest for its upcoming 2018 convention.

As part of its third year in its larger home, the Atlantic City Convention Center, AnimeNEXT is proud to host actor Johnny Yong Bosch for the first time. Johnny Yong Bosch got his start fighting giant bugs as Adam Park, the Black Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. It is a role that he would play for three and a half seasons on TV, two motion pictures and two special guest appearances in future Power Rangers seasons. Johnny later became involved in voice over work for various anime and video game titles. Among his first major voice acting roles was Vash the Stampede in Trigun. Johnny has gone on to play anime roles such as Kaneda in Akira, Renton in Eureka Seven, Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach, and more. His video game roles have included Nero in Devil May Cry 4, Adachi/Narukami in Persona 4, and Zero in Marvel VS Capcom 3.

Fans of Johnny's work will have the opportunity to attend panels and possibly meet the actor at the Atlantic City area convention. Convention Chairman of AnimeNEXT 2018, Vince Averello said, “We're thrilled to welcome Johnny Yong Bosch to the convention this year. Johnny is a prolific actor and has been in demand as a guest for our attendees for some time. AnimeNEXT is very happy to help bring Johnny to all the anime fans that attend the convention in 2018.”

AnimeNEXT is June 8-10, 2018 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. More information about the convention can be found at

AnimeNEXT is the largest independently organized anime convention in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York metropolitan area. AnimeNEXT 2018 will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 8-10, 2018.

The convention features Japanese creators of anime and manga, voice actors from anime series, Japanese musical acts, artists, vendors, and exhibits, panels, workshops, and gaming. Events focus on aspects of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. With the growth in the popularity of anime and manga throughout the 1990′s and 2000′s, anime conventions have seen continual positive growth in their attendance; AnimeNEXT is no exception.

AnimeNEXT was founded in 2002 and is organized by Universal Animation, Inc.

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