Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2021) – Voice actor Anne Yatco, who voices numerous Japanese anime characters, will be a guest at Otakon 2021, Otakorp Inc. has confirmed.
Yatco is a Filipino American actress and former Midwesterner who transitioned a childhood dream of being the voice of a Disney princess into the reality of being a working voice actor. Along the way, she got a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, an MFA in acting, and had a career as a forensic scientist.
In anime, Yatco is the English voice of Nobara Kugisaki in “Jujutsu Kaisen“; Lola in “The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter“; and Hamamoto in “Penguin Highway.” She also voiced various characters in “High-Rise Invasion,” “BNA: Brand New Animal,” “DEVILMAN crybaby,” “Violet Evergarden,” “Forest of Piano,” “Lost Song,” “Ultramarine Magmell,” “Kuromukuro, ID-0,” “Knights of Sidonia,” and “Blame!”
In video games, she is the voice of Kurumi in the upcoming “Naraka Bladepoint”; Eda and Solitaria in “Epic Seven”; Kainin in “Onmyoji Arena”; Marianne and Favi in “Guardian Tales”; and Rosie Wong in “Wasteland 3.”
Additionally, Yatco is in the upcoming scripted sci-fi podcast “Solar,” starring Alan Cumming and Stephanie Beatriz.
ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-seventh year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 34,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 100,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.
For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see http://www.Otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2021, see http://www.Otakon.com/
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