“It’s a me, Mario!“. Nintendo fans are in for a treat as it has been announced that Charles Martinet will be a guest at SiliCon with Adam Savage 2022.
Charles Martinet is a voice acting icon who is best known for his role as Mario in the Super Mario series since the 90s. He has voiced the iconic character in every entry, spin-off titles, and crossovers. He has also been the voice of Luigi in numerous titles including Luigi’s mansion. Other Nintendo characters he has voiced include Wario and Waluigi.
Outside of the Nintendo world, he has provided the voice of Vigoro in Skies of Arcadia. Old school anime fans will recognize him as Senator Wilson Philips in the 1994 adaptation of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.
He will be joining actor and civil rights activist George Takei, actor Christopher Lloyd, artist Steven E. Gordon and screenwriter Gary Whitta just to name a few. Also on the guest list are prop designer Evil Ted Smith, Karen Gillan from the MCU, and Javicia Leslie from Batwoman. More guests will be announced in the coming weeks.
SiliCon with Adam Savage is a fan convention that brings together the world of science and pop-culture for a festive weekend. The convention was established back in 2016 as Silicon Valley Comic Con by Steve Wozniak and the late Stan Lee.
The 2022 event will take place from August 27th to August 28th.
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