Otakon Makes First Guest Announcement for 2017

Vic MignognaAs Otakon prepares for a move to Washington, D.C., voice actor Vic Mignogna has signed on as the first official guest, according to Otakorp Inc. Mignogna is known for his roles in dozens of popular anime series, such as “Fullmetal Alchemist,” “Pokemon” and “Dragonball Z.”Mignogna has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old, but his anime career

Mignogna has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old, but his anime career
started about fifteen years ago as Vega in Streetfighter II. Since then, he has been in more than 300 animated series and video games, known for such

Since then, he has been in more than 300 animated series and video games, known for such roles as Edward Elric in “Fullmetal Alchemist”; Tamaki Suou in “Ouran High School Host Club”; Zero in “Vampire Knight”; Death Scythe in “Soul Eater”; Fai in “Tsubasa Chronicle”; Keldeo in “Pokemon”; Dark in “DN Angel”; Kurz in “Full Metal Panic”; Broly in “Dragonball Z”; Ikkaku in “Bleach”; Obito/Nagato in “Naruto”; Yoshimori in “Kekkaishi”; Yukito in “Air”; Takanaga in “Wallflower”; Luciano in “Code Geass”; Virgil Walsh in “Trinity Blood”;  Hikaru in “Macross”; “Space Dandy”; “Tiger & Bunny”; “Digimon Fusion”; “Sword Art Online”; “Nura”; “La Grange” and many more. Mignogna is currently playing characters in “Free!”; “Black Butler”; “Escaflowne”; “Durarara”‘;

Mignogna is currently playing characters in “Free!”; “Black Butler”; “Escaflowne”; “Durarara”‘; “RWBY”; “Garo”; “Sailor Moon”; “World Of Warcraft”; “Karneval”; “Attack On Titan”; and several others. Mignogna also played roles in G4’s “Wolverine” and “Iron Man” series, and the original “Mass Effect” movie. He has also voiced roles in a large number of video games, including “Soul Calibur,” “Disgaea,” “Dynasty Warriors,” “Persona III,” “Avengers,” “Pac Man,” “Sonic Colours,” “DBZ,” “Bleach,” “FMA” and more. But even longer than his voice acting, Mignogna has been a professional music

But even longer than his voice acting, Mignogna has been a professional music composer/singer/producer who has written and produced hundreds of pieces for TV, radio and CD. He sings the themes for shows like “One Piece” & “DBGT,” and has produced several CDs of his own original music, all available on iTunes. Finally, in addition to anime and music, Mignogna has a degree in film and is deeply involved as

Finally, in addition to anime and music, Mignogna has a degree in film and is deeply involved as an actor and director in several web series. He is executive producer of the award-winning web series “Star Trek Continues,” where he is not only directing but fulfilling a childhood dream of playing the iconic role of Captain Kirk. Mignogna works regularly: writing, producing and directing video and film productions of all kinds.

Otakon 2017 will be held August 11-13, 2017 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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