SUNNYCON ANIME EXPO NEWCASTLE
Welcome to the SunnyCon Anime Expo 2019 guests page. Here you can find information on who will be guesting at our next Newcastle event. Check out below and this page will be updated as we announce guests in the run up to the event.
Brittney Karbowski began voice acting right out of high school at ADV Films. She had so many great roles there it’s hard to know where to start! She played Fuko in Gilgamesh, Mone in Yumeria, Himeko in Pani Poni Dash, Aoba in Jinki Extend ,and Ayu in Kanon.
In 2007, she began working for Funimation playing Mai in My Santa. Shortly after she played Apis in One Piece , Anri in Sasami: Magical Girls Club, Ku in Shattered Angels, Sia in Shuffle,and Nina in Save Me Lollipop.In 2010, she landed the role of Black Star in Soul Eater. She also voiced Pride in Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Ryou in Clannad, Yuri in AngelBeats, Ikaros in Heaven’s Lost Property, Nanami in Chaos Head, Eve in Needless, Yamada in B Gata H Kei: Yamada’s First Time, Chizuru in Hakuoki, Mikoto in A Certain Magical Index, Wendy In Fairytale, Rin in Little Busters,Himiko in Btooom, Manami in Cat Planet Cuties, Arisu in High School of the Dead, Cecilia in Infinite Stratos, Hitch in Attack on Titan, Sanae in Love Chunibyo and Other Delusions, Aria in Akame Ga Kill, Migi in Parasyte the Maxim, Cecil in Wizard Barristers, Vivian in Cross Ange, Cian in Harmony, and the list just keeps on going!!
She spends her free time in Houston with her Husband Matthew and her daughter Edith. She would like to thank her Husband, daughter, and the rest of her friends and family for being her support through it all.She also would like to thank her fans because they are the BEST!
Chicago native Erica Mendez is longtime animation and video game fan who is now working as a voice actress in Los Angeles. She’s been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Yuuki in Sword Art Online II, Sailor Uranus in the new Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon, Akko in Little Witch Academia, Diane in Seven Deadly Sins, Nico in Love Live, and Mash in Fate/Grand Order.
Other animation you can hear Erica in are: OK K.O. Let’s be Heroes, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, Boruto, Re:ZERO, Fate/Apocrypha, Your Lie in April, Anohana, Erased, Kakegurui, Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, Dragon Pilot, Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans, Gundam SEED (2017 dub), Yuki Yuna is a Hero, A Lull in the Sea, March Comes in Like a Lion… and videogames such as: Valkyria Chronicles 4, Tales of Berseria, Fire Emblem Warriors, Fire Emblem Heroes, Octopath Traveler, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Danganronpa Ultra Despair Girls, Danganronpa V3, Radiant Historia, Fairy Fencer F, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Street Fighter V, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Labyrinth of Refrain, Detective Pikachu, Trails of Cold Steel II, Battle Chef Brigade, and more.
Voice acting isn’t the only way Erica keeps herself busy: She’s also ventured into script adaptation and has done work on Little Witch Academia, Sailor Moon SuperS, Dragon Pilot, Fate/Apocrypha, and Fate/Extra: Last Encore.
BIRD KEEPER TOBY
BirdKeeperToby is a Pokétuber that focuses mainly on Pokémon, with some other series or TV-shows thrown in once in a while. It is run by Toby Hill and the name is a pun on a Johto trainer that is also called Bird Keeper Toby.
Toby started out as a small-time Youtuber that got his breakthrough with the very first video still online at this moment: 'What is the Crystal Onix?'. After this followed top 10's, more theories and a series called 'Mum's don't understand Pokémon', featuring his mother.
This will be Tobys first time at SunnyCon Anime Expo and you can follow him on his social media;
LAWRENCE SIMPSON A.K.A MASAKOX
Lawrence “MasakoX” Simpson was cut and pasted together to become TeamFourStar’s lead motion graphics artist, editor for Final Fantasy VII Machinabridged, the voice of Dragonball Z Abridged’s Son Goku and Son Gohan as well as being the team’s token British guy! One of its founding members, Lawrence started off his internet career in 2006 with the classic parody Naruto: The Abridged Series.
Since then, he has become a professional post-production multi-tasker who has worked for clients such as Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and Morphy Richards. When not being a serious editor however, Lawrence likes to read bad fanfiction to the masses, review anime and voice act for other internet series such as TOME and DEATH BATTLE, where he reprised his role as Son Goku in his tussles with Superman.
Check out his YouTube channel for all his own personal wheelings and dealings!