Only three days after the last day of the 1st annual Minneapolis comic and sci-fi convention, Meta Con, they have updated their website with dates for 2013, in addition to their first guest announcement. Today Meta Con announced Todd Haberkorn, popular voice actor known for voices from Hetalia, Fairy Tail, and Ouran High School Host Club, will be returning to the convention next year.
They’ve also announced that the 2013 convention will be from Friday, August 30th to Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis. This year’s convention was held at the Doubletree in Bloomington, MN, and drew over one thousand people a day.
Here is the press release, after the break.
Meta Con 2013 Announces Todd Haberkorn:
Bloomington, MN – The Minneapolis Comic Con, Meta Con, is excited to announce the return of Todd Haberkorn to Meta Con in 2013. Meta Con’s 2013 Minneapolis comic convention will be held from Friday, August 30th to Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis. The convention will feature three days of autograph signings, events, dealers and artists, video screenings, costume contests, and beyond.
Todd provides voices for several of the most famous anime characters, including North Itality in Hetalia, Ling Yao in Fullmetal Alchemist, Natsu Dragneel in Fairy Tail, and Hikaru in Ouran High School Host Club, among dozens of others. Todd Haberkorn is currently a proud member of the Anime community and continues to be its humble servant by way of english dubbing. Haberkorn received his BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University and continues to work professionally, primarily in Texas and surrounding states, as an actor, director, producer, and writer. And while the FUNimation Podcast is no more, you may have previously seen him star in it.
Catch Todd’s voice as lead roles in Sgt. Frog as Keroro, Suzuka as Yamato, Ghost Hunt as Naru, Claymore as Raki, Holic as Wataknuki, D. Gray Man as Allen Walker, Sands of Destruction as Kyrie, Soul Eater as Death the Kid, and some others he can’t say right now. A few supporting roles include Itsuki in Shuffle, Ichimoruken in Hell Girl, Firo in Baccano!, Kono in Darker Than Black, Hikaru in Ouran High School Host Club and Khoza in One Piece. Check out most of the shows listed above on Hulu.com or Funimation.com. When not in the booth, Todd is a producer with his company, Out of the Office Productions. Todd is represented by The Horne Agency.
More information about the convention’s guests will be regularly added to the website at http://metaconvention.com/guests
Meta Con is a massively multi-genre convention covering Comics, Anime, Steampunk, Sci-Fi, Card Games, Video Games, Table Top Games, and everything in between. Meta Con will be held over Labor Day Weekend at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota. This year’s convention drew over 1,000 fans every day to the Doubletree in Bloomington, MN.
For all the details of the convention, fans can visit http://metaconvention.com/