Voice actor Ryan Bartley — aka Rei Ayanami from Neon Genesis Evangelion and Young Kyojuro Rengoku from Demon Slayer — is appearing at Anime St. Pete 2022 on September 17-18 at the Coliseum. The new event, which will honor anime and the cosplay it inspires, features anime voice actors, voice directors, and creators as well as a roster of Florida’s top anime cosplayers.
Bartley is at Anime St. Pete both days and is available for photographs and autographs (prices announced at the convention). In addition, she is on the anime voice actor panel with a fan Q&A on Saturday.
And Anime St. Pete early bird tickets are available ($20 single day, $30 weekend pass limited time), and vendor applications are being accepted.
Bartley’s most beloved characters
In anticipation of Bartley’s appearance at Anime St. Pete, Florida Comic Cons, a news media website that covers conventions and cosplayers in The Sunshine State, posted a blog that ranks its 8 favorite Bartley characters. Below is a preview of the blog, which includes more character info and videos.