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Matthew Santirojprapai
29 March 2017
​Kazha is a 3 piece rock band from Japan. Lead singer Kazuha Oda is a classically trained singer born in Japan, spent her childhood in several different countries including Brazil. She started out as a solo singer and recorded over 20 diffe...
Matthew Santirojprapai
29 March 2017
​Cherami Leigh has been in the industry for 20 years. She has been in over 75 commercials, and has worked on over 100 anime projects including "Lucy" in Fairy Tail, "Asuna" in Sword Art Online, "Road" in D. Grayman, "Lizzie" in Black Butler...
Matthew Santirojprapai
29 March 2017
​Marianne very rarely stops talking, so when she realized that she could make money off of it, she immediately leapt at the chance to do so. Marianne is a professionally trained classical singer and voice actress, working in Los Angeles in ...
Matthew Santirojprapai
29 March 2017
​Martin "LittleKuriboh" Billany Martin has been making internet based parody videos since 2006. His most popular works to date are Yu-Gi-Oh Abridged, the original abridged series, and Naruto The Abridged Comedy Fandub Spoof Series Show...

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  • Bryce Papenbrook
    Bryce Papenbrook

    Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice over artist since the age of eight. He was introduced to the voice acting scene by his father, Bob Papenbrook, and has continued the trade in his footsteps.

    Bryce has performed in numerous video games, cartoons, and television shows. Some recent roles include Eren in Attack on Titan and Attack on Titan: Junior High, Kirito in Sword Art Online & Sword Art Online II, Adrien aka Cat Noir in Miraculous Ladybug, Shirou Emiya in Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, Wataru Asahina in Brothers Conflict, Meliodas in The Seven Deadly Sins, Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Chooki & Lydendor in Tenkai Knights, Red in Pokémon Origins, Machina Kunagiri in Final Fantasy Type-0, Masaomi Kida in Durarara!! & Durarara!! X2, Theodore in Persona Q, Makoto Naegi in DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc & DanganRonpa: The Animation, Nagito Komaeda in Super Dangan Ronpa 2, Caesar Zeppeli in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Staz Charlie Blood in Blood Lad, Clay Sizemore in Soul Eater Not!, Calm Craftman in Aldnoah.Zero, Kaname Isaki in A Lull in the Sea, Numerous roles in Call of Duty : Ghosts, Tiz Arrior in Bravely Default, Adol Christin in Ys: Memories of Celceta, Inky in Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Game, Black Ranger in the Power Rangers Megaforce Game, Sultan in Disney Princess Palace Pets, Lest in Rune Factory 4, Henry in Fire Emblem Awakening, Issachar in Shin Megami Tensei IV, Asbel Lhant in Tales of Graces F, Zidane Tribal in Final Fantasy Dissidia 012, and Guan Ping in Dynasty Warriors. Past leading roles include Shugo in .hack//Sign Legend of the Twilight, Jack in MAR, Jack Russell in Radiata Stories, Hanabusa Aido in Vampire Knight, and Isami Fujiwara in Noein.

    You can follow Bryce on Facebook athttp://facebook.com/ActorBrycePapenbrook, @BrycePapenbrook on Twitter, and @BrycePapenbrook on Instagram!

    IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0745310/

  • Zach Callison
    Zach Callison

    Zach began acting at the age of seven and has worked on a number of projects. He began his performance career in theater as Winthrop-Music Man. He also used his musical talents in the Wizard of Oz, Oliver and Peter Pan at the historic 11,000 seat St. Louis Muny. He booked his first film entitled "Kingshighway" in St. Louis, Missouri before moving to L.A.. Zach landed his second film credit in Will Ferrell's "Land of the Lost" Universal Pictures. Last summer he completed shooting his third season of "Diary of a Single Mom" as the character Ian, directed by Robert Townsend. Zach received a "Breakthrough Performance" nomination for this role from the 2009 Indie Soap Awards. 

    Some of Zach's TV appearances include class of 2009/10 "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader", Hannah-Montana, Perfect Couples and I'm in the Band. He also has a role in the Sci-Fi comedy film "Rock Jocks" scheduled to be released the summer of 2012. 

    Zach also works frequently providing voices for a number of characters. In Warner Bros.' Captain Marvel, Zach voiced Billy Batson and as Arthur Baywoesenthal on Scooby-Doo, Mystery Inc. "Song of Mystery". He has also voiced the character of Matthew Parker on the long time radio program Adventures in Odyssey for three years. He had the amazing experience of voicing over the character Douglas from C.S. Lewis's "Shadowlands" for BBC radio, England. Zach has voiced characters for Cartoon Network's Sym-Bionic Titan, Steven from Steven Universe, and Nickelodeon's Legend of Korra. He recently landed the role of Prince James for Disney's new show "Sofia the First". Zach has also worked in several commercials in L.A. for Comcast, Sony and Burger King to name a few. 

    While in Los Angeles, Zach has continued to work on his singing/performing skills. He plays the piano and would like to learn guitar. He can be seen on the video "If the Earth Could Speak" performed by a number of Disney/Nick stars to raise funds for ChildFund International. Zach has recently added song writing to his list of skills and will be going into the studio soon to record. 

  • Martin
    Martin "LittleKuriboh" Billany

    Martin "LittleKuriboh" Billany 

    Martin has been making internet based parody videos since 2006. His most popular works to date are Yu-Gi-Oh Abridged, the original abridged series, and Naruto The Abridged Comedy Fandub Spoof Series Show. Since then he's recently been making strides into the professional voice-over world, not just by providing his voice to THE FORCE AWAKENS in the form of audio description for the blind, but also having been cast as Mim Mim in the Cbeebies production of Kate and Mim Mim. Martin can also be heard in K-On, BLACK HOLE, Bladestorm: Nightmare, Tales of Zestiria, Violetta, and others. Originally from England, Martin has wormed his way into the Los Angeles acting scene and despite the beard is remarkably approachable. Just don't ask him where his new episode is.

  • Marianne Miller
    Marianne Miller

    ​Marianne very rarely stops talking, so when she realized that she could make money off of it, she immediately leapt at the chance to do so. Marianne is a professionally trained classical singer and voice actress, working in Los Angeles in a variety of productions, anime and otherwise. Marianne is known for her work as Mia in Lego Friends, as well as Kyosuke in Madoka Magica, Kai in The Snow Queen, Recon in Sword Art Online, Yuuno in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, and young Kiristugu in Fate/Zero. Marianne can also be heard in Planetside 2, Squid Girl, Avalon Code, Monster, Vindictus, and many others.

  • Cherami Leigh
    Cherami Leigh

    ​Cherami Leigh has been in the industry for 20 years. She has been in over 75 commercials, and has worked on over 100 anime projects including "Lucy" in Fairy Tail, "Asuna" in Sword Art Online, "Road" in D. Grayman, "Lizzie" in Black Butler, "Mai" in Ghost Hunt, and "Patty" in Soul Eater and has worked on over 20 video games- including Borderlands 2- in which she plays the popular DLC- Gaige. She voices "Sailor Venus" in Sailor Moon,"Tome" in Mob Psycho 100, "Kudelia" in Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans, "Illia" in RWBY, and "Makoto" in the upcoming Persona 5. And was recently announced to be playing "Sarada" in Boruto: Naruto The Movie and multiple characters in Fire Emblem: Heroes. She is a series regular on the Sprout hit- "Zou", a lead role in the animated feature "Ribbit" has guest starred on "Doc McStuffins" and plays "Peanut Big Top" in the La La Loopsy Girls. She starred in Shane Dawson's "Not Cool" and the Starz Original Series "The Chair." She has appeared in the Emmy Award Winning "Temple Grandin", as well as "Friday Night Lights," "The Deep End," "Chase," "Shameless," "Bones" and "Longmire" to name a few. She worked on "Fast Food Nation," with Richard Linklater, "The Hottest State," with Ethan Hawke, "The Mist," with Frank Darabont among others. She also stars in the recently released faith based drama "Beyond the Farthest Star." She also starred in and produced two seasons of the award winning webseries "Throwing Stones," as well as the soon to be released "CONfessionals."She has other projects in various stages of production she is excited to share!

  • Kazha
    Kazha

    Kazha is a 3 piece rock band from Japan. Lead singer Kazuha Oda is a classically trained singer born in Japan, spent her childhood in several different countries including Brazil. She started out as a solo singer and recorded over 20 different records/projects from classic to heavy metal music in Japan. She has worked with wide variety of performers including Grammy winner Bob James. Her work has appeared on the iTunes Top 100 charts of numerous countries for a significant amount of time. 

    After releasing Kazha's first album "Overture" in 2010, they had their first North America tour (including Mexico) debuting at Asian Heritage Street Celebration in San Francisco playing with the American Hip Hop group "Far East Movement". Since then, the band have been touring around the world, appearing at various festivals and conventions. Kazha also have been performing at local venues including The World Famous Whiskey A Go Go (Los Angeles) and RockHouse Live (Memphis), sharing stage with musicians such as Gilby Clarke, Lynch Mob, Tantric, LA Guns, and Y&T. In Memphis TN, Kazha is now working on a new project with an engineer Lawrence "Boo" Mitchelle who recently won a Grammy with the song "Up Town Funk" sung by Bruno Mars. 

    Kazha continue their musical adventure armed with their strong belief in their music and aspirations of achieving their goal. Their music combines the softness of a falling feather and the heaviness of a hurricane. Kazha represents a new future of the world music: a fusion of cultures and musical view points that create their sound.

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Memphis Cook Convention Center

The MCCC features thousands of square foot of event space which is perfect for a quickly growing convention such as ours. Anime Blues Con currently resides over the entire Exhibit Hall/Ballroom Level of the Convention Center.

Memphis Cook Convention Center (MCCC)

Exhibit Hall/Ballroom Level

Address: 255 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

Phone: (901) 576-1200

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