Actor Josh Grelle to Be Otakon Guest
Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2018) – Actor Josh Grelle, who has over 200 voice credits, including Armin in "Attack on Titan" and Yuri Katsuki in "Yuri on Ice," will be a guest at Otakon 2018, according to Otakorp Inc.
Grelle, a self-described "lifelong geek," has played a variety of roles in his over 10 years of voice acting, including Armin in "Attack on Titan"; Yuri Katsuki in "Yuri on Ice"; Kuranosuke in "Princess Jellyfish"; Sadao Maou in "The Devil is a Part-Timer"; Toyohisa in "Drifters"; Tyrian in "RWBY";
Kenichi in "Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple"; and Zen in "Snow White with the Red Hair." He has also lent his voice to many video game properties: Ludgere in "Tales of Xillia 2"; Demigra in "Dragonball Xenoverse" and Captain Kalaw in "Freedom Planet 2," to name a few.
When he isn't behind the mic, Grelle can usually be found writing scripts for the English adaptations of many FUNimation and BangZoom! Productions, such as "Fairy Tail," "Tokyo Ghoul," "Overlord," and "Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans." He is represented by the Mary Collins Agency.
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.
For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see http://www.otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2017, see http://www.otakon.com/