Guest list will go here. We will be honored to be joined by several great voice actors and voice actresses at our event.
Kristen McGuire is a voice actor, script adapter and ADR director for Funimation. She is most well known for her voice acting work as Loop Nishigori in Yuri!! On ICE, Young Nora in RWBY, Rin Toyama in New Game, Hanabi Kawai in Keijo!!!!!!!!, and Hinano Kurahashi in Assassination Classroom. She has directed the English dubs for Gamers!, Citrus, and assistant directed for ElDLIVE and Tsukigakirei. Kristen has also served as the script adapter for many Funimation titles, including Love Live! Sunshine!!, Dagashi Kashi, Tsukigakirei, and the Vision of Escaflowne. She also enjoys making her own comics and has self published two of her own titles, a graphic novel called “Enchanted”, and a one shot comic called “A Day in the Life of a Cat Girl”. For more information about Kristen’s work you can visit www.kriscomics.com.
Anime fans likely know Chuck Huber from roles like Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, Stein in Soul Eater, but he’s been in some of the best and most famous anime you know. Chuck’s most recent anime roles are Reever in D-Gray Man Hallow, Austria in Hetalia, Jajuka in Escaflowne, Kuro (Sleepy Ash) in Servamp, Kuniharu in The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, Asanaga in Endride, Petra’s Father in Attack on Titan, Kyūta’s Father in The Boy and Beast, Tony Stark in Death Battle, Jason the Toymaker in Creepy Pasta and Emperor Pilaf in the DBZ movies and upcoming DBZ Super. Chuck hosts the weekly DubTrax podcast commenting with guests and characters on anime episodes and the GameChurch podcast which discusses how to live life if it’s a video game. Chuck’s digital presence is at chuckhuber.org and @chuck_huber in the twitter. Chuck Huber started acting in Anime in the roles of Garlic Jr., Android 17, Kibito, Master Shen and Mr. Shoe in DBZ. Since then he has voiced hundreds of characters including Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, Stein in Soul Eater, Kululu in Sgt. Frog, Mohji in One Piece, Shou Tucker in Full Metal Alchemist, Hiro in Shin Chan, Ash in Black Butler, Reever in D. Gray Man, Hector in Glass Fleet, Yuichi in Initial D., Akai in Oh Edo Rocket, Melt in The Tower of Druaga, Adashino in Mushishi, Eric Nishijima in Darker Than Black, Havel in Trinity Blood. He has been a writer on Hetalia, Sgt. Frog, Baccano, Spice and Wolf, Strike Witches, Dragonaut and the upcoming Skip Beat!. Video games Chuck has contributed voices for include Borderlands II, Ghostbusters, The Walking Dead, Aeon Flux, DBZ, Smite, The Killing Floor …among others. As a filmmaker Chuck has acted, produced, written or directed for Arbor Day – The Musical currently on Amazon Prime, Prince Adventures, The Troubadoors, The Fragility of Seconds, The Mechanical Grave, Odd Man Out among others. He began acting in Chicago at the Goodman Theater, Court Theater, Steppenwolf Theater after graduating from DePaul University and continues to work on stages in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Most recently he played Hugh Jameison in the movie Parkland, produced by Tom Hanks and starring Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti. He plays Russian bad guy, Colonel Kashoid, in AmeriGeddon and the demon Baal in The Crossroads of Hunter Wilde directed by Mike Norris (son of Chuck Norris), plays Dr. McCoy in Star Trek Continues; Dean Hansen on Season 2 of American Crime on ABC and Detective Swinton in the upcoming feature film The Harrowing.
Colleen Clinkenbeard is a voice actor and director with over 300 roles in anime and video games. Currently she is most excited to be producing, directing, and acting in My Hero Academia!
Her credits include Kid Gohan, Android 18, and Mai in Dragon Ball Z Kai and Dragon Ball Super, Erza in Fairy Tail, Monkey D. Luffy in One Piece, Riza Hawkeye in Full Metal Alchemist, Hana in Wolf Children, Inner Moka in Rosario + Vampire, Momo Yaoyorozu in My Hero Academia, Yuko in xxxHolic and Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Éclair in Kiddy Grade, Éclair in Ouran High School Host Club, Rachel in Case Closed, Mama in Kodocha, Sakurako in Negima!, Chibi Romano in Hetalia, Maso and Himawari in Shin Chan, Esther in Trinity Blood, Rose in SoltyRei, Reina in Witchblade, Galatea in Claymore, Kareha in Shuffle!, Cordelia in Romeo x Juliet, Rin in Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne, Matsu in Sekirei, Marie in Soul Eater, Noriko in Summer Wars, Makina in Deadman Wonderland, Scanty in Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt, Scarlet in Space Dandy, Ema in Brothers Conflict, Otoya in Riddle Story of Devil, Ocatvia in Garo: The Animation, Rose in Dimension W, Millerna in The Vision of Escaflowne, Yukizome in Danganronpa 3, Minako in Yuri!! On Ice, Jeanne d’Arc in Drifters, Mia in Ace Attorney, Angelica in Sakura Quest, the Tiger in Juni Taisen and Nice in Baccano.
She can also be heard in video games playing the roles of Lilith, Tannis, and Captain Scarlet in the Borderlands series, Galilea and Nova in Battleborn, Arachne, Ne Zha, and Narrator Tutorial in Smite, Sorceress in Orcs Must Die, and many more. You may also know her as an ADR director, with credits such as My Hero Academia, Full Metal Alchemist, Steins;Gate, Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt, Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, xxxHolic, Black Butler, Kiddy Grade, Kodocha, Negima, Moon Phase, Aquarion, Code Breaker, Fractale, Kenichi, and many more. Facebook: colleen.clinkenbeardvoiceactress Twitter: @ccarrollbeard
Luci Christian is a professional actor living in Houston, Texas. Internationally known for her voice work, her career also spans stage, television, radio, industrial, and anything else she can book. Notable anime roles for Funimation include Ochaco in My Hero Academia, Psiren and Wrath in Fullmetal Alchemist, Nami in One Piece, Kyuta in The Boy and the Beast, Lenalee in D. Grayman, Honey in Ouran Host Club, Asuna in Negima, Alois in Black Butler, Tenma in School Rumble, Rico in Gunslinger Girl, Ophelia in Claymore, Makina in Shikabane Hime, Birdy in Birdy the Mighty:Decode, the Narrator in Kamisama Kiss, Hungary in Hetalia, and Medusa in Souleater. Credits for Sentai Filmworks include Trixie in Blade Runner: Black Out 2022, Yuki in Food Wars, Chihaya in ChihayafuruCarmen in Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars, Hestia in DanMachi, Satomi Murano in Parasyte: The Maxim, Deunan in Appleseed, Elsie in the World God Only Knows, Kelly in Halo Legends, Mirai Onozawa in Tokyo Magnitude 8.0, Nagisa in Clannad, Kaname in Full Metal Panic!, Ringo in Air Gear, Mako in Nerima Daikon Brothers, Milia Fallyna in Macross, Haruko in Air, Risa in D.N. Angel, Tetsu in Peace Maker Kurogane, Duck/Tutu in Princess Tutu, Jinpei in Gatchaman and Paiman in Gatchaman Crowds, Sasshi in Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Yukari in Azumanga Daioh. You can also let her read you books on Audible! She @lucilovesmic on Twitter and can be found online at http://www.lucichristian.com. Ms. Christian holds an M.F.A. in Acting from Louisiana State University, and when she’s not working she’s usually happily hanging out with her husband and daughters and trying to use her powers for good.
Freddie Heinz is a voice actor and a Dungeon Master for the weekly YouTube show “Joyquest” on the YouTube channel “Joyride entertainment”. He won the first “Now Voice This” session on twitter hosted by Chuck Huber with Funimation’s permission to give the winner a role in an anime. Freddie Heinz voiced for the doctor in episode 46 (Season 3 Episode 8) as the Male Doctor for one scene letting Midoryia know breaking his arms is not a swell idea. You might have also heard him in Highway Blossoms as Joseph in the indie visual novel video game. He will be a guest judge for the live Now Voice This session at Anime Dallas!
You’ll find Andy in lots of other games. He’s all of the zombie voices in the apocalyptic thriller “Contagion”, an angry councilor in the sci-fi shooter “Nelo”, the main character in the terrifying “Conjuring House”, a cop-hating bad guy in “Rico,” Spawn in the Asian crossover “Survival”, and more! As a fan himself, Andy will go out of his way to show up in a great show. You might see him as a soldier in Avengers: Infinity War, a savior in AMC’s The Walking Dead, or as a special agent in NCIS: New Orleans. A former middle school math and STEM teacher, Andy still teaches acting classes and workshops online and in-person across the globe.
Before he was a voice actor, Andy was employed as a teacher, soldier, emergency medical technician, waiter, bartender, furniture salesman, driver, golf caddie, government contractor, college professor, small business owner, and drummer. He’s still a long-time member of the U.S. Army Reserve at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and was deployed to Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan in support of the Global War on Terror.
Chairman of Anime Dallas, John Swasey started down the road of anime in 1997, when he landed his first role in Golden Boy from ADV Films. Since then, John has gone on to voice hundreds shows and characters. John’s wife once quipped that there are certain actors who might be the “Brad Pitts” of anime but John is the “Kevin Bacon” of anime. Being the character actor type has given John the freedom to voice bazillions of characters such as Undertaker in Black Butler, Salvador in Borderlands II (VG), Gendo in Evangelion, the Captain in Halo (VG), Lord Death in Soul Eater, Hoenheim in Fullmetal Alchemist, Sir Crocodile in One Piece, Salvador in Borderland II, Kogoro in Sgt. Frog, Huang in Darker than Black, Vulcan in Orphen, Ken in Kaleido Star, Captain Ahab in Hakugei The Legend of Moby Dick, Rikudoh in RahXephon, Mister in Coyote Ragtime Show, as well as roles in the live action films 2009 Lost Memories, Conduct Zero, Yesterday, Jungle Juice, and the Gamera trilogy. Most recently you can catch John in the broadcast series of GANGSTA as Chad, and Akame Ga Kill as Bols as seen on Toonami.
Meet your board members.
- John Swasey
- Chuck Huber
- More to be announced!
We will also be happy to sign autographs and take photos with fans at the convention for free! Though the board members may be busier than usual, we want to bring fans and industry members like ourselves closer together.