Posted by Justin D Williams
Voice actors from Dragon Ball Z and FLCL as well as representatives of Toonami are among the guests coming to MomoCon 2018, the largest event in the southeast United States for fans of video games, animation, cosplay, comics and tabletop games. Expecting more than 35,000 unique attendees, or more than 90,000 total attendees, in its fourteenth year, MomoCon will take place Thursday, May 24 – Sunday May 27, 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
Dragon Ball Z voice actors Chris Rager (Hercule, Mr. Satan), Christopher Sabat (Piccolo, Vegeta), Josh Martin (Majin Buu), Sean Schemmel (Goku), and Kyle Hebert (Gohan, Narrator) will be on hand in celebration of all things Dragon Ball Z, including Dragon Ball FighterZ, alongside one of the premiere tournament events for the game.
Toonami will host a panel on Friday, May 25 to preview an all-new season of FLCL coming this June, along with Kari Wahlgren (Haruko from FLCL). MomoCon also welcomes Sentai Filmworks, a top US anime distributor, both on the exhibition floor and as speakers. Sentai Filmworks is among the companies conducting premiere screenings at MomoCon 2018. Harmony Gold has also made MomoCon a stop on the Official 2018 Robotech Convention Tour, and will be hosting two panels including one on the future of the Robotech franchise.
Other notable MomoCon 2018 guests include Shuzo Shiota, CEO of Polygon Pictures, Crispin Freeman, voice of Alucard in Hellsing, and Richard Epcar, who played Batou in Ghost in the Shell. Stars from Voltron, Kimberly Brooks (Princess Allura) and Josh Keaton (Shiro), will also have their own panel. Justin Sevakis, founder of Anime News Network, many other anime-related personalities will also make appearances at MomoCon.
“Every year, we bring out voice actors from MomoCon fans’ most beloved animated works from all over the world,” said Chris Stuckey, co-chair, MomoCon. “This year, we’re celebrating a great fighting game made from one of the most popular anime of all time and the return of a classic anime.”