Bay Area fans of Kill la Kill and Hunter x Hunter will be happy to learn that Erica Mendez will be a Guest of Honor at FanimeCon 2017.
Erica Mendez is voice actress who is well known her roles as Ryuko Matoi in Kill la Kill, Gon Freecss in Hunter x Hunter, and Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. Her other major roles include Sailor Uranus in the new VIZ Media re-dub version of Sailor Moon while gamers will recognize her as the voice of Pac in the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures series.
She will be joining Kanae Ito (Japanese voice actress for Yui in Sword Art Online), Hideo Ishikawa (Japanese voice actor for Itachi Uchiha in Naruto), Chris Carson (the voice of Mr. Popo and Tien Shinhan in Dragon Ball Z) Lauren Landa (the voice of Sailor Neptune in Sailor Moon), Doug Walker (The Nostalgia Critic), professional cosplayer Linda Le and acclaimed anime scholar Gilles Poitras.
FanimeCon 2017 will be from May 26 until May 29 at the San Jose Convention Center along with the surrounding locations. Tickets are now available for purchase and 8Bit/Digi will be there for the weekend.