GUESTS

Anime voice actors and Florida’s top cosplayers are among the guests at Anime St. Pete. 2022. All guests will be at the con both days. Featured guests will be presenting panels and judging competitions.

Anime voice actor, Aaron Dismuke’s career recently hit the 20-year mark. He is only 29-years-old and began voiceover at age 9. “I have decades of experience in voice acting,” he jokes. 

A snapshot of his characters and shows:

  • Tamaki Amajiki in My Hero Academia
  • Alphonse Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Senku Ishigami in Dr. Stone
  • Hanzo Urushihara in The Devil is a Part-Timer
  • Miyuki Shirogane in Kaguya-sama: Love is War
  • Hiro Sohma and Akito Sohma in Fruits Basket
  • Oscar Pine in RWBY
  • Cartoon character: Beetle in Beetle + Bean on Cartoon Network

Anime voice actor Bryson Baugus began his professional voice acting career in 2015 while still in college. He graduated with a BFA in acting/directing and has since played various notable anime roles. He also enjoys gaming and frequently streams on Twitch.

An overview of his characters and shows:

  • Shoyo Hinata in Haikyu!!
  • Bell Cranel in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
  • Seiya in Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya
  • Takumi Aldini in Food Wars!
  • Minato Narumiya in Tsurune
  • Mitsuru in Darling in the Franxx
  • Falco Grice in Attack on Titan

Anime voice actor Ryan Bartley is an actor who fell into voice acting in 2013 with her first significant anime role being Komugi in Hunter x Hunter. Since then, Bartley has stayed busy in the voiceover world, landing parts on many successful shows.

 An overview of her characters and shows:

  • Komugi in Hunter x Hunter
  • Young Kyojuro Rengoku in Demon Slayer
  • Tsubomi Takane in Mob Psycho 100
  • Ram in Re:Zero
  • Rei Ayanami in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Angela Carpenter in Carole and Tuesday
  • Gilda in The Promised Neverland
  • Anne in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Anime voice actor Chris Guerrero began his professional voice acting career in 1993. With almost 30 years of voiceover experience, he’s lent his voice to many popular characters such as Ainz Ooal Gown from Overlord and Shadow from Sk8 the Infinity.

An overview of his characters and shows:

  • Ainz Ooal Gown in Overlord
  • Shadow in Sk8 the Infinity
  • Takeuchi in Mars Red
  • Ifrit in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
  • Lavender in Dragon Ball Super
  • Kenji Tsuragamae in My Hero Academia
  • Ichiya in Fairy Tail
  • Gecko Moria in One Piece

Anime voice actor Dallas Reid first debuted in 2013. Their first lead role following shortly after, in 2015, was Kimito Kagurazaka in Shomin Sample. Since then, Reid has been cast in many popular shows, but is most well-known for playing the main character, Asta, in Black Clover.

An overview of their characters and shows:

  • Asta in Black Clover
  • Haruki Bando in Cheer Boys!!
  • Juzo Honenuki in My Hero Academia
  • Zack in Angels of Death
  • Yamatonokami Yasusada in Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru
  • Hiyori Tomoe in Ensemble Stars!
  • Kimito Kagurazaka in Shomin Sample
  • Liquiir in Dragon Ball Super

Anime voice actor Jill Harris is an actor who began voice acting in 2015 with her first leading anime role being Naho in Orange. Since then, Harris has played countless roles and garnered attention for her iconic performance of Noelle Silva in Black Clover.

 An overview of her characters and shows:

  • Noelle Silva in Black Clover
  • Chiyo Yumehara in The Disastrous Life of Saiki K
  • Naho Takamiya in Orange
  • Aura Bella Fiora in Overlord
  • Fuuka Akitsuki in Fuuka
  • Mandalay in My Hero Academia
  • Chiharu Mihara in Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
  • Aletta in Restaurant to Another World

Guest cosplayer @Abradorable, from Crystal River, has awards from the largest cosplay conventions in the state like Holiday Matsuri in Orlando and Metrocon in Tampa. She’s been cosplaying for upwards of ten years and the hard work shows. She is well rounded in sewing, wig-styling, and armor work. After winning Best Craftsmanship at Holiday Matsuri 2021, her next step is traveling to the Netherlands for a Cosplay Cultural Exchange. 

Guest cosplayer @Danaduhbuffalo, from Largo, is a social media sensation. She has cosplayed more than 30 different characters and has a true passion for anime. “Cosplaying is my way of escaping from reality. Bringing a fictional character to life is such a magical feeling,” she said. 

Guest cosplayer @Elissakathryn_, from Jacksonville, is a phenomenal make-up artist. She only began cosplaying three years ago, but in that short time has created quite the name for herself in the cosplay community. Having a background in theatre, she quickly entered the world of make-up transformations. Today, her countless astonishing make-up looks have inspired millions of people worldwide. 

Guest cosplayer @Avera_cosplay, from Fort Myers, has awards from the largest cosplay conventions in the south like Megacon in Orlando and Dragon Con in Atlanta. She’s won over 10 awards in cosplay competitions over the years and the tremendous talent is evident. She specializes in wig-styling and armor work, but is known for seeking out new skills and constantly expanding her skillset. 

Guest cosplayer @Feycrafts, from Orlando, has been cosplaying for more than six year. They specialize in sewing and makeup and have a passion for re-imaging characters and adding their own twist to each of their costumes. If you’re looking for cosplay inspiration, look no further. @Feycrafts creativity is out of this world!

Guest cosplayer @Kayecosplay, from Orlando, has awards from the largest cosplay conventions in the Florida like Megacon in Orlando and Metrocon in Tampa. She’s been cosplaying for 18 years and has won 20 awards in cosplay competitions. She specializes in sewing, but has tackled anything and everything from large props to shoes.