Guests: 2014

Atelier Pierrot

Convention Year: 
2014

Babel Entertainment Presents: ATELIER-PIERROT who has been taking a major role on Gothic and Lolita movement in Japan since its beginning in the early 90’s.  The first lead designer / founder Keiko Ohashi promoted her unique design inspired by Rococo style, and this design later on was accepted widely and acknowledged as “Gothic and Lolita.”  Her sensational and conceptual design has been...

DESTROSE

Convention Year: 
2014

DESTROSE is an all female HM/HR band that was formed around Guitarist Mina.  Their second single Fenixx –to revive- released March 28th, 2012  won 7 Oricon weekly rankings! With their twin lead guitar sound, & double bass drums they have been said to be “the female version of X Japan”. Their sound does not rely on just fashion but full focus on the music.  They have been called “No.1 girl...

Amelie Belcher

Convention Year: 
2014

Amelie "Ami-Chan" Belcher was born in Baton-Bloody-Boring-Rouge Louisiana where the combination of chemical plant fumes and river water did major damage to her fragile little mind at an early age. By all accounts, she started drawing at the age of five (when she figured out that the pencil goes on the paper and not up your nose) and didn't stop drawing until she ran out of paper...twenty years...

Chaka Cumberbatch

Convention Year: 
2014

Chaka Cumberbatch is a freelance journalist, anime brand manager and superhero cosplayer based in Dallas-Fort Worth. A girl detective to the core, she is always hunting down her next story - and working on her next costume. Her work, which often zeroes in on social, race, gender and sexuality issues within the geek community, has been published on sites including XOJane.com, TheMarySue.com and...

Kevin McKeever

Convention Year: 
2014

KEVIN MCKEEVER - V.P. MARKETING 

A graduate of the lighting design program from Emerson College, Kevin has been working in the entertainment industry for nearly 15 years. He has worked in theater production at world class venues such as the Goodspeed Opera House, the Emerson Majestic Theater, Foxwoods Casino, and the Mohegan Sun Resort which he helped open in 1996. ...

Michelle Ruff

Convention Year: 
2014

Michelle is a Versatile LA based Voice actress and fan fav for many video game and anime titiles. She always enjoys getting out to meet the peeps who keep her employed (the fans!)  She was recently nominated for best female performance in a video game for her role of Jill Valentine in Resident Evil: Revelations. She is a 2009 SPJA Best Actress Award winner for her role in Cartoon Networks “...

Monica Rial

Convention Year: 
2014

Monica Rial has been working in the anime voice over industry for 13 years. As an actress for ADV Films and Funimation Entertainment has lent her voice to over 250 anime including: Baccano! (Chane), Black Butler (Mei Ren), A Certain Magical Index (Index), E.F. a Tale of Memories (Chihiro), Fairy Tail (Mirajane), Hetalia (Flying Mint Bunny/...

Scott McNeil

Convention Year: 
2014

Scott McNeil hails from Vancouver, Canada by way of Brisbane, Australia. He started acting at the age of three and hasn't (his mom would say) stopped since. Spanning over two decades and including over 12,000 episodes, Scott's voice career began with The New Adventures of He-Man way back in (gasp) 1988. He is perhaps best known currently as Duo Maxwell in Gundam Wing, Koga,...

Steve Yun

Convention Year: 
2014

STEVE YUN - V.P. OF NEW MEDIA 

While still a young college student and part-time hacker in 1998, Steve got his first job at an anime company as a digital animator. It was a dream come true for any fan who grew up on Robotech and Macross to be working somewhere in the anime industry. After slaving away through 80 hour work weeks and one really bad 100 hour work week where he started...

Team Whatever Cosplay

Convention Year: 
2014

Team Whatever, together since 2006, has competed successfully at many cons around the country. The founders, Teresa Ceballos and Elise Mann​, will be guests at Naka-Kon 2014 and judges for the Cosplay Competition.


Elise Mann is from Olathe, KS and has attended every Naka-Kon since it’s origin. She has been cosplaying officially since 2005 and has numerous wins and titles for...

Travis Willingham

Convention Year: 
2014

Travis Willingham has amassed over 200 roles in anime, video games, and original animation projects. He is most widely known in the world of anime as Roy Mustang in the Fullmetal Alchemist series. Other credits include Naruto, Bleach, Tiger & Bunny, D.Gray-Man, Mushishi, Ouran Host Club, and One Piece, as well as Marvel’s X-Men and Iron Man anime series.

You can hear Travis as Thor...

Ben Bell

Convention Year: 
2014

Ben Bell has spent of over 10 years in the drinks business as an educator, bar manager, sake buyer, and media coordinator. He is an Advanced Sake Professional with the Sake Education Council, an organization led by renowned sake educator John Gauntner. He is also a Certified Specialist of Spirits and a Certified Specialist of Wines with Society of Wine Educators. He is one of a small group of...

DJ Reeves

Convention Year: 
2014

Kansas City, MO, USA

Breaks/Electro/Trance/Club/Top 40/Hardstyle/DnB/Drumstep/Moombahton

"you are like the ambassador, the king, of electronic music in Kansas City; and it's the truth man" - DVJ Synematix in an 'On Air'...

DJ Willis

Convention Year: 
2014

Hardcore/Drum and Bass

New Humanity / Electric Collective

Between DJing and original track production, Willis has been blurring the line between reason and insanity since early 2008. Known for his ballistic high-speed performances, he's no stranger to getting a party up on their feet and bouncing off the walls. His style, characterized by freestyle quick-mixing and heavy cutting...

Revolution Boi

Convention Year: 
2014

Recognized by Mikufan.com, Revolution Boi became one of the first U.S. based Vocaloid DJ and remix artist. His work with music while he was in Japan has allowed him to become familiar with Vocaloid before Hatsune Miku herself even existed! His work over time has developed quite well, and he often partners up with other artists and DJs to create amazing collab works. RB-san is here to deliver...