Guest announcement: Spike Spencer!

IMG_8588RC-FULL-CropSpike Spencer is soon to be heard on the Nickelodeon show Get Blake! as Mitch, the scrappy best pal of the future Space Ranger Blake. The two fight alien space squirrels who come back in time to defeat Blake before he becomes a Ranger. Hilarity ensues.

Spike has voiced hundreds of episodes of Anime including such notable titles as Evangelion, Bleach, Vampire Knight, Naruto, Black Butler, Doraemon, Knights of Sidonia, Pokemon, Gundam Unicorn, Durarara! and many many more.

His video game credits include Bravely Default, Bioshock:Infinite, Saints Row 3, XCOM:Declassified, World of Warcraft, League of Legends, Lego Ultra Agents, Tales of Vesperia, BlazBlue, Dynasty and Samurai Warriors, and many others.

An accomplished onscreen actor, he has worked with such notable stars as Tommy Lee Jones, Sandra Bullock, Frank Langella, Tia Carrere, and Scott Glenn and has been on set with many other stars. Spike has also lent his voice to numerous radio and TV commercials.

Spike is also an author, including “How to Be A Frickin Genius Voice Actor, Step One” and “What Happens At The Con, Stays At The Con?” Both of which he presents as panels at the con.

Spike is also an avid sailor, cook, traveler, and enjoys a good bit of dancing from time to time.

Visit his official websites:
www.spikespencer.com
www.almostevilminions.com
http://www.dontkillyourdate.com/

****Spike teaches Voice Acting around the globe in person and via email and Skype. If you are interested in learning the art of Voice Acting from Spike contact him at:spike@worldospike.com

Guest announcement: Vic Mignogna

guests_vmVic has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old, but he started his career in anime about ten years ago as Vega in Streetfighter II. Since then Vic has been in more than a hundred shows, known for such roles as Eld Gin in Attack on Titan, Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Tamaki Suou in Ouran Highschool Host Club, Fai in Tsubasa Chronicle, Ikkaku in Bleach, Yukito in Air, Takanaga in Wallflower, Dark in DN Angel, Kurz in Full Metal Panic, Broly in Dragonball Z, Kougaijji in Saiyuki, Tatsu in Peacemaker, Virgil Walsh in Trinity Blood, Hikaru in Macross and many more.

Vic has also voiced roles in a large number of video games including Soul Calibur, Disgaea, Persona III, Project Sylpheed, DBZ, Bleach, FullMetal Alchemist and more. But even longer than his voice acting, Vic has been a professional music composer / singer / producer who has written and produced hundreds of songs for TV, radio and CD. He sings the themes for shows like One Piece and Dragonball GT, and has produced several CDs of his own original music. And finally, in addition to anime and music, Vic has a degree in film and works regularly writing, producing and directing video and film productions.

Announcing our first guest for 2016: Chuck Huber!

HeadshotChuck Huber started acting in Anime in the roles of Garlic Jr. and Android 17 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, Han in Blue Gender, Hiro in Shin Chan, Ashe 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, Austria in Hetalia and many more. He has been a writer on Hetalia, Sgt. Frog, Baccano, Spice and Wolf and others. Video games Chuck has contributed voices for include Borderlands II, Ghostbusters, The Walking Dead, Aeon Flux, DBZ and more.

As a filmmaker Chuck has acted, produced, written or directed for Arbor Day – The Musical, 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 will return to the role of Dr. McCoy in the streaming series, Star Trek Continues in episode 3.

2016 Dates for Triad Anime Con

Triad Anime Con 2016 will be returning to the Marriott/Embassy Suites on March 11th-13th 2016. Rooms are available at $139 per night for either 2 queen, or 1 king bed type room. Reservation can be made by calling 1-800-320-0934 and mention your booking a room for the Triad Anime Con block.

We’ll have plenty of updates for you in the near future, so stay tuned!

Carolina Manga Library Hours

librarylogo-909x1024The Carolina Manga Library is a non-profit organization that sets up free libraries at conventions for all attendees to enjoy. They bring over 3000 manga, American graphic novels, webcomics, and novels for fans to enjoy. By setting up a quiet place for people to relax at conventions, the Library seeks to promote literacy through the medium that they love.
The Library was founded in 2013, debuting at Nashicon in Columbia, South Carolina. Since then, the Library has been guests at conventions all over the Southern states and their collection becomes larger with every passing month, having expanded to all forms of graphic novels. Their expert staff of librarians and library assistants are also experts in all things manga and graphic novels, so feel free to ask them for recommendations for new series!

Library Hours:
Friday: 3pm -10pm
Saturday: 10am – 10pm
Sunday: 10am – 3pm

Reminder about our special room rate

We only have a few more weeks until our special con room rate expires(2/25/15). If you have not booked your room yet, please do so soon to receive the special con rate! You can book your room by going to our location page  and following the instructions listed.

Guest announcement: Samurai Dan!

We are pleased to welcome back Samurai Dan to Triad Anime Con 2015! You can check out his bio under the guests section of the website.

Guest list updated

We have added the following guests to our list:

-Ronald B Seaman JR
-Stephanie DeLeo

You can check out their bios by clicking on their names under the guest section of the website!