Anime Ottawa is thrilled to announce the first guests of its inaugural edition. The dynamic Japanese musical duo, angela! Comprised of Atsuko and Katsu, angela is known for their numerous theme songs heard in anime series, such as Fafner in the Azure, Martian Successor Nadesico, Heroic Age, and many more. They will be at the EY Centre all 3 days to meet with fans, sign autographs, and appear on stage. On Saturday, March 30, angela will light up Anime Ottawa with a live concert jam-packed with their hits from several anime television shows. Their upbeat blend of rock, electronica, jazz and ska will make it impossible for anyone to stay seated.
Taiwanese/Chinese-American voice actor and director, Emi Lo is a will also be present. She is well-known for voicing Lucy in Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, Maomao in The Apothecary Diaries, Ruan Mei in Honkai: Star Rail, Sawatari in Chainsaw Man, Rena in Higurashi When They Cry, Rinku in D4DJ, Suma in Demon Slayer, Columbina/Damselette in Genshin Impact, Miri in Buddy Daddies, Hei in The Legend of Hei, Destiny in takt op. Destiny, Shuten Douji in Fate/Grand Order, Kate in Shadows House, Mirai in Dr. Stone, and Young Hawks in My Hero Academia. Furthermore, she can be heard in countless other anime and video games.
Not a minute will go by without something fantastic happening. There will be gaming demonstrations and competitions, manga vendors everywhere, famous vtuberssuch as Silvi and Teeny, dance showcases, and Anisong DJ dances. Guest speakers from popular movies and television will share their experiences in the business, answer questions, and maybe tease the audience with upcoming projects. In workshops and panels, masters from all corners of geekdom will reveal their secrets to creating fabulous costumes, getting started in the manga industry, and improving video game skills. To spice things up, an anime-themed burlesque show will titillate those who dare watch.