Actor Kyle McCarley Added to Otakon Guest Roster

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2018) – Kyle McCarley, who has played roles in many anime and video game titles, including "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans," will be a guest at Otakon 2018, Otakorp Inc. is pleased to announce.

McCarley's notable anime credits include Mikazuki Augus in "Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans"; Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama in "Mob Psycho 100"; Koku in "B: The Beginning"; Ryo in "Devilman Crybaby"; Joe Shimamura, a.k.a. 009, in "Cyborg 009: Call of Justice"; Aoba Kuronuma in "Durarara!!x2"; Shinji Matou in "Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works"; Ryota Watari in "Your Lie in April"; Helbram in "Seven Deadly Sins"; Claudia Hodgins in "Violet Evergarden"; Gran in "Granblue Fantasy: The Animation"; Kirii in "Blame!"; Joichiro Nishi in "Gantz: O"; Silas Norman in "The Asterisk War"; and Ikuya Ogura in "Ajin: Demi-Human."

His video game credits include Android 9S in "NieR: Automata"; Alm in "Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia"; Hyde from "Under Night In-Birth" in "BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle"; the Pot O' Gold Fafnir and Playmaker Ne Zha skins in "SMITE"; Zeroken in "Disgaea 5"; Daniel in "Unepic"; Seilong and Kir in "Summon Night 6"; Oz, the Trickster in "Atlas Reactor," and various characters in "Final Fantasy XV," "Tales of Berseria," "God Eater 2: Rage Burst," "Grand Kingdom" and "Omega Quintet."

McCarley grew up in Kansas and moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to study acting. After getting hooked on playing "World of Warcraft" with his buddies, he co-wrote, co-directed, and voiced several characters in a fan-made online radio play loosely set in that universe. Once he finished his theatre degree at the University of Southern California, he pursued that passion through a career in voice acting. Kyle can now be heard in anime, video games, cartoons, audiobooks, live action dubs, TV and radio commercials, industrial ads, and as even a talking toy plunger.

A full list of his credits is available at You can follow him on Twitter (@kylemccarley), Twitch (, or like his Facebook page (

Otakorp Inc. would like to thank Funimation for helping to bring McCarley.

Otakon 2018 will be held August 10-12, 2018 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-fifth 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.

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