ASAPA presents

A Taste of Animethon 2018

Jan 19 & 20 / 2018 Shaw Conference Centre Edmonton Alberta Canada
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Apricity KPOP Dance Crew

Apricity is an Edmonton based performance team that consists of 22 talented individuals who strive to share what they love and admire to everyone through dancing and K-pop.

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Bryson Baugus

Bryson Baugus is a voice actor, singer, and stage actor from Texas. He has worked primarily with Sentai Filmworks in Houston, and his credits include: Shoyo Hinata in Haikyuu!!; Bell in Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?; Kimihito Kurusu in Monster Musume; Takumi Aldini in Food Wars; Kou Mukami in Diabolik Lovers II: More Blood; Child Gelsadra in Gatchaman Crowds Insight; and Hikaru in RE: Hamatora. His voice has also been used in: My Love Story; When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace; Log Horizon 2; and Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun.

In addition to his voice work, Bryson is currently a theatre major at Sam Houston State University, and has performed on stage with a few Houston-area professional theaters. In his free time, he likes to play video games and create videos for YouTube!

Bryson is very excited to be attending Animethon for the first time, and is looking forward to meeting fans of any of the shows he’s been involved in!

Lauren Landa

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren first began acting at the age of 11 in the stage production of Annie, and continued with shows including Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bye Bye Birdie, and Comic Potential. She was Assistant Director for stage productions such as Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Batboy the Musical, as well as the Greek comedy, Lysistrata.

Within the world behind the mic, she is most known for roles such as the ninja beauty, Kasumi in Dead or Alive 5; the sexy Litchi Faye Ling in the popular fighting games BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, as well as the sequels BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, and Continuum Shift Extend; Chrono Phantasma; the badass Kyoko Sakura in Puella Magi Madoka Magica; the enthusiastic Yan Leixia in Soul Calibur V; the deadly Little Queen in Tales of Graces; the valley girl racer in pink, Boiboi, in REDLINE; the adorable zombie Squigly in Skullgirls; kind hearted Leia in Tales of Xillia; the innocent Chubo Sonken in Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians, the quiet Annie Leonhardt in the hit anime series Attack on Titan, One in “DrakenGard 3”, Nora in “Noragami” and most recently, the voice of Sailor Neptune in the VIZ dub of Sailor Moon and Nio in “Riddle Story of Devil”!

She has also had several other roles in anime and video games such as Leeza, (Blazing Souls Accelate), Arf and Chrono Harlaown (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha/ A’s), Kirche Van Zerbst, (Familiar Of Zero) Aegil, Cotton, Sasha (Rondo of Swords), Lila (Summon Night Twin Age), Rina (Luminous Arc 2), Yoko (Sakichi Satô’s Tokyo Zombie), Sy-Fy channel’s anime addition (Monster) and more!


Nobutoshi Canna

Nobutoshi Canna is a veteran seiyuu (voice actor) and singer from Tokyo, affiliated with Aoni Production. One of the more prominent anime seiyuu from the 90’s, he continues to voice notable characters to this day. Canna’s roles include many well-known characters from popular and classic anime series, including Lancer in Fate/Stay Night and Unlimited Blade Works, Kabuto Yakushi in Naruto, Guts in Berserk (1997), Masato Inohara in Little Busters!, Tasuki in Fushigi Yuugi, Ban Mido in GetBackers, Nnoitra Gilga in Bleach, Basara Nekki in Macross 7, and more.

Canna’s voice can also be heard in many video games, including Knuckles in Sonic, Maxi in Soulcalibur, Jean Lee in Dead or Alive Dimensions, Cao Pi in Dynasty Warriors, Thouzer in Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage, and Takaya Sakaki in Persona 3. In addition, he continues to voice his anime characters featured in video games, such as Kabuto Yakushi in Naruto series of games.

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The 404s Improv

Celebrating FIFTEEN YEARS of anime improv! Since 2003, The 404s have been entertaining otaku of all fandoms with their made-up comedy shows... And the celeration of their fifteenth year starts HERE in Edmonton! So join The 404s as they pay tribute to, and completely skewer, all you know and love about anime. It's all powered by your suggestions - from short scenes about anime tropes to entire episodes of a favorite show made up before your eyes, The 404s are never to be missed!