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After a long wait and much anticipation, FanimeCon has announced their first guest of honor. It has been announced that Cherami Leigh will be at FanimeCon 2022.

Cherami Leigh is a voice actress who has had a rich career in the anime and video game industry. Among her iconic roles include Asuna Yuuki in Sword Art Online, Mika Shimotsuki in Psycho-Pass. Other notable roles include Sailor Venus in the Viz Media dub version of Sailor Moon and Pen Pen in the Netflix dub version of Neon Genesis Evangelion. Gamers will also recognize her as Makoto Niijima in the Persona series and Valerie / V in Cyberpunk 2077.

More guest will be announced in the coming months. At the time of writing; FanimeCon 2022 is set to be a live event. Several cosplay gatherings have been announced while panel submissions have ended. The Fanimaid Cafe is being planned out while FanimeCon Gaming has announced the main console line-up.

FanimeCon is one of the largest fan organized anime conventions. It will take place at the San Jose Convention Center during the Memorial Day weekend. Check out our coverage of the 2019 event (the last live event).

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