By Shawn Scott Smith| November 14, 2013 | Comments Off on FLORIDA ANIME EXPERIENCE CELEBRATES “GHOST IN THE SHELL” FOR YEAR FOUR.
The annual event will welcome voice actors from the classic anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.
(ORLANDO, FLORIDA, November 8, 2013) Florida Anime Experience is a three-day pop culture convention celebrating anime, J-Pop, manga, video games, and Japanese pop culture. No in its fourth year, the event will take place at the International Palms Resort and Conference Center over Memorial Day Weekend next year: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – May 23-25, 2014. Events are scheduled to begin at noon on Friday.
Tickets will go on sale on Friday, November 29, 2013 (aka “Black Friday”) online at www.floridaanime.com/tickets. Ticket prices are $20 on Friday, $25 on Saturday, $20 on Sunday – or a Weekend Pass (all three days) for $45. Advance discounts will be available online.
Florida Anime Experience is proud to announce our Guests of Honor for 2014:
The voice of Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Mary Elizabeth McGlynn! Ms. McGlynn has provided the voice for Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress. You can also hear her as Abigail Brand in The Avengers (animated), Sei in Alpha Protocol and Nora in Final Fantasy XIII. Some of her other popular roles numberswiki.com
are Cornelia in Code Geass, Kurenai from Naruto, and Julia from Cowboy Bebop.
The voice of Batou from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Richard Epcar! Mr. Epcar is one of the hardest working actor/directors in show business, having voiced over 300 characters in Games, Animation and Anime. He is best known as the voice of Batou in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, The Joker in several “Batman” video games including Injustice: Gods Among Us, and Ansem in the Kingdom Hearts series of games.
Additional information can be found online at www.Florida-Anime.com. You can also follow Florida Anime updates on Twitter (www.Twitter.com/FloridaAnime)
ABOUT GREEN MUSTARD ENTERTAINMENT: Started in 2001 as Wasabi Anime®, Green Mustard Entertainment, Inc. is an event planning company that specializes in fan-focused entertainment for pop culture conventions. Based in Orlando, Florida, the group (as Wasabi Anime) has made appearances at some of the largest conventions in North America including Anime Expo®, Dragon*Con, Florida Supercon, and Gen Con. Independently, Green Mustard Entertainment has designed a number of its own pop culture celebrations including PinUpalooza (a pin-up themed conference), InvaderCON (the Invader ZIM fan convention), and WasabiCon (a multi-day event promoting “all things geek”).