Aimee BlackschlegerAimee Blackschleger, an Italian-born, American singer/songwriter, has had her voice featured in many anime projects. Her style and strong vocal presence can be heard in the most popular recent anime of the last few years. Some of Aimee’s biggest hits include “No Differences” from “Aldnoah.Zero”, “Release My Soul” from “Guilty Crown”, “Fallen Angel” from “Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt”, “Light Your Heart Up” from “Kill La Kill”, and “D.O.A.” from “Attack on Titan”, among many others.
In the world of Video Games, Aimee’s voice can be heard in “Beatmania“, “Final Fantasy XIII-2“, “Guitar Freaks and Drummania“, and “Pro Evolution Soccer“. Aimee also performs as a back-up singer for various Japanese pop and rock stars, most recently for The Vamps. As well, Aimee recently released her own CD of self-written original material called “Kryptonite”, and is also a member of a 4 woman harp-based pop/soul ensemble.
Aimee will be performing at ATOA 2017 and singing some of your favourite songs from your favourite animes and video games.
Aza MiyukoInternational Cosplayer
Known for her stunningly beautiful cosplay work, Aza, has risen to cosplay stardom through her years of modeling and design work with South Korean costume and prop company with various companies. Aza has cosplayed as a number of popular characters including Ahri from League of Legends, and most recently Overwatch’s D.Va which was voted Best Cosplay by GameSpark Japan. Aza’s unique talents lead her selection as the South Korean representative, along with winning the Samsung People’s Choice award, at the 2014 World Cosplay Summit held in Nagoya, Japan.
Her works are featured in publications worldwide including a mobile app called Aza World that keeps her fans up to date with her most current works, news, and appearances.
This is Aza’s first appearance to Canada and she is looking forward to meeting and creating memories with her fans.
World Cosplay: http://worldcosplay.net/member/azadkwk | http://worldcosplay.net/member/aza
Cassandra Lee MorrisCassandra Lee Morris is a voice actor for anime, video games, audiobooks and cartoons.
Some of her most well-known roles include Leafa in Sword Art Online, Nami in League of Legends, Kyubey in Madoka Magica, Edea Lee in Bravely Default/Bravely Second, Lin in Xenoblade Chronicles X and Taiga in Toradora! She is also proud to play Bubbles on the Netflix series "Popples."
She can also be heard in the following video games: Fie in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel franchise, Sumomo in Persona 4: Dancing all Night, Nana in God Eater 2: Rage Burst, Elphelt in Guilty Gear Xrd Sign, Sophie in Tales of Graces f, Mutsuki in Final Fantasy Type-0, Leifang in Dead or Alive 5, Celia in Infamous: Second Son, Grace in There Came An Echo, Minette in Skullgirls, Aoi Asahina in Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Amber in Rune Factory 4, Calilica in Ys: Memories of Celceta, Hitomi in Devil Summoners: Soul Hacker, Totori in Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland, Gust in Hyperdimension Neptunia, Lapis in Unchained Blades, Allysse in Vindictus, and many more.
Cassandra entered the anime world as Yubel in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and later voiced twins Leo and Luna for Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Ds. She can also be heard in the following anime roles: Atra in Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans, Saki in DuRaRaRa!, Ritsu in K-On!, Tsubasa in Love Live!, Calaveras in Sailor Moon, Nee in Blue Exorcist, Usamaro in Blue Exorcist: The Movie, Sue in Doraemon, Aoi in Coppelion, Amy in Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Patema in Patema Inverted, Aika Nakamura in Persona 4: The Animation, Marble in Pokemon, Yuki-Onna in Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Teo in Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror, Nadya in First Squad and Uppi in Slayers Revolution-R.
Cassandra is also an award-winning audiobook narrator. She has lent her voice to over 200 books by authors like James Patterson, R.L. Stine, Sara Shepard, Pseudonymous Bosch and Jerry Spinelli. She was named a "genre-defining voice" for kids' fiction by Audible.com, and usually voices young adult and middle grade novels as well as children's books
When she isn’t in the voiceover booth, Cassandra is obsessively posting photos on Instagram (@cassandra.morris), Facebooking (facebook.com/ilovecassandralee) and Tweeting (@socassandra).
Clifford ChapinClifford Chapin is a voice actor, and director best known for his work in anime and video games. Some of his prolific anime roles include Katsuki Bakugo in My Hero Academia, Conny Springer in Attack on Titan, Charles Grey in Black Butler, Koto Fujisaki in Noragami, and Yuri Dreyar in Fairy Tail. As for video games, you can hear Clifford as the voices of Toby the Destroyer from Battleborn, Michael from YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, Kukulkan in Smite, and one of the customizable Player Character's voices in Dragon Ball: XenoVerse.
In addition to his voice over credits, Clifford has also worked behind the scenes for Marvel Entertainment's publishing branch, as well as for several reality television series. In his downtime, he enjoys playing video games and reading comic books of every genre.
To keep up with all of Clifford's many antics, be sure to follow him on Twitter (@CliffordChapin) and "Like" his Facebook page: Clifford Chapin (Voice Actor).
Hey ListenHey! Listen! is a seven-piece instrumental band from Edmonton specializing in original arrangements of classic video game soundtracks. Principally influenced by both modern and traditional jazz, as well as soul, funk, hip-hop and Latin music, Hey! Listen! brings together some of Edmonton's best young musical talent for the unique purpose of celebrating beloved video game music.
Mike SassA pioneer in the video games industry, Mike previously had a long career as legendary developer BioWare's first artist in 1996, and for 12 years illustrated concept and cover art for some of the top video games of all time.
For the past 8 years, Mike has created roleplaying and card art for the gaming industry's top franchises; including Magic the Gathering, World of Warcraft TCG, Star Wars, Pathfinder, Dungeons and Dragons and Marvel. Currently, Mike lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta, working hard on Hearthstone, the popular online game with over 50 million players worldwide. Mike is one of the few gaming industry professionals who works in traditional paints as well as digital media.