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Hello Con Maniacs,
Ohayocon 2011 is a unique event in regards to the calibre of their guests. This event will take place Jan 28-30, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus, 350 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215
One of their guest is Jamie McGonnigal who is best known for his work as a producer and director with his World AIDS Day concert productions of Pippin (starring Rosie O’Donnell and Ben Vereen), Children of Eden and The Secret Garden (named in top ten theatre events for 2005 by Playbill.com and TheatreMania.com). He has also produced and/or directed benefit concerts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (Standing Ovations I, II & III), The Matthew Shepard Foundation (Embrace! 2004, 2005, 2006), God’s Love We Deliver (Miracle Concerts), the Joey DiPaolo AIDS Foundation (for which, he is currently a board member). He is also well known for his voice! You can catch him in the WB’s Pokemon and Yu Gi Oh! and 4Kids/The Cartoon Network’s One Piece, F-Zero and Kirby. Other voice over roles include anime titles Weiss Kreuz (Omi), Magic User’s Club (Takeo), World of Narue (Kazuto) and The Weathering Continent (Tieh). Most recently, Jamie recorded his first video game, XSEED’s Shadow Hearts: From The New World for PS2, playing the lead role of Johnny Garland.
Next up is Christopher Sabat. Known for his many roles including Vegeta / Piccolo / Kami / Yamcha / Bubbles / Recoome / Korin / Grandpa Gohan / Shenron / King Vegeta / Porunga / Saiyan Ape from Dragonball Z Kai!
How about Mike McFarland? He too has has done a host of roles in the various Dragonball incarnations…
They have a host of other guests popular in the Anime arena. They also have a large Cosplayer contingent, so break out your costumes and enter their competitions. They also have panels regarding the following:
Anime/ Manga Series
Video/ Table Top Games
Dance/ Movement (ParaPara, Martial Arts, etc.)
Workshops on cool, fun things!
Plus our theme for 2011- Steampunk
I would love to hear how this event goes. If your attending please drop me a line as well as some cosplayer photo’s to Magid@raybin.com