Tsubasacon Guests

Spirit Bomb is an explosive anime tribute band making waves across the nation! Fronted by vocalist Elaina Sekino and guitar Youtuber “Tuning the World,” our mission is simple: to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience to anime enthusiasts far and wide. Brace yourself for dynamic performances that capture the essence of your beloved anime songs. Feel the energy surge as you dance and sing along to your favorite hits, complemented by captivating visuals and easy-to-follow romaji lyrics. Join Spirit Bomb on this epic journey as we celebrate the magic of anime through the power of music!

Brittany Lauda is a voice actor & ADR director best known for playing F.F./Foo Fighters in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, Yuzuriha in Dr. Stone, Riko in Made in Abyss, Kid Chi-Chi is Dragon Ball Z Kakarot, Satoko in Higurashi GOU/SOTSU, Saki in Girlfriend Girlfriend, Osakabehime and Liz in Fate/Grand Order, Ichigo in DARLING in the FRANXX, Mai in Nichijou, Cow Girl in Goblin Slayer, Lessar in A Certain Magical Index, Kenya in That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, Doctor in Akudama Drive and Young Law in One Piece (to name a few out of hundreds!). You can also catch their voice in Pokémon XY & Evolutions, Rainbow High, My Hero Academia, Nikke, LiveALive, Grim Guardians, Genshin Impact, Disgaea 6, Huniepop, Smite, and more. As an ADR Director, some of her favorites include:  Akudama Drive, Kemono Jihen, The Flying Phantom Ship, Hensuki, and Legend of the Galactic Heroes. She also has been working as a producer/CD at Okratron5000 on the Ultraman and Dragon Ball franchises. Brittany also co-owns her own studio, Kocha Sound, with their husband Matt Shipman.

Outside of work, Brittany enjoys playing with her Shiba Inu named Raven, video games, Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, and big Kirby plushies. Follow her twitter @BrittanyLaudaVO for shenanigans

Matt Shipman is a Voice Actor, ADR Writer, ADR Engineer, and all around nerd-guy. He is best known for voicing Reki Kyan in SK8 The Infinity, Chrome in Dr. Stone, Floch in Attack on Titan, Inasa Yoarashi/Sen Kaibara/Mr. Brave/Takeshita in My Hero Academia, Hajime in Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest, Rin Itoshi inBlue Lock, and Toma in Hell’s Paradise. Additionally, he can be heard inDARLING in the FRANXX as Hiro, Ultraman Z as Ultraman Z, Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V as Shay, One Piece as Cavendish, Akudama Drive as Cutthroat, GOSICK as Kazuya Kujo, A Certain Scientific Railgun T as Gunha, Black Clover as Alecdora, and many other anime. Matt writes scripts for English dubs (Dr. Stone, Spy x Family, New Game!!, Ultraman Z, A Certain Scientific Railgun T), and occasionally assistant directs (Akudama Drive, Kemono Jihen, How Heavy are the Dumbells you Lift?). He co-owns Kocha Sound alongside Brittany Lauda. Matt plays Street Fighter, loves tokusatsu, watches seasonal anime, plays card games, and loves to talk about all things nerdy. 

Brittney Karbowski is a prolific voice actress, who has voiced in a number of
series with studios from Texas to California. She is best known for her roles as
Wendy Marvel in Fairy Tail, Black Star in Soul Eater, Camie Utsushimi in My
Hero Academia, Ryou in Clannad, Yuri in Angel Beats, Pride in Full Metal
Alchemist Brotherhood, Mikoto Misaka in A Certain Magical Index and A
Certain Scientific Railgun Series, Nanachi in Made in Abyss, Rimuru in That
Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime, Migi from Parasyte the Maxim, Kusu is
Dragon Ball Super, HisKo in Food Wars, and Hitch in Attack on Titan. Most
recently she’s Tirol In Sabukui Bisco; Saori in Tribe Nine, Minoru in Akebi’s
Sailor Uniform, Cetia Final Fantasy Brave Exvius; Pookie and Chela in Tiny
Tina’s Wonderlands, and there’s more to come!

Kristen McGuire is a professional voice actor, ADR Director and script adaptor. When it
comes to voice work, Kristen has worked on hundreds of projects, but she is most well
known for her work as Milim Nava in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Ruri in
Dr. Stone, Tatami Nakagame in My Hero Academia, Yu in Fire Force, Vueko in Made
in Abyss, Isabel Magnolia in Attack on Titan, Senko in The Helpful Fox Senko-san,
Young Nora in RWBY, Hinano Kurahashi in Assassination Classroom, Mukuro in
Date A Live, Yuuko (Slug Girl) in Junji Ito Collection, and Alice Lendrott in Duke of
Death and His Maid. She has also provided voices for several video games, including
Shiro in Tower of Fantasy, Chibi Arachne, Charybdis 2.0, and Discordia Lunar Moth
in Smite, Flora in Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Asfana in Project MIKHAIL: A Muv-Luv
War Story, Yuka and Wenjing in Genshin Impact, Mother Fearest in Borderlands 3,
and more!

As a script writer, she has adapted several titles for English including but not limited to
Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, Love Live! Sunshine!, That Time I Got Reincarnated as
a Slime, Highschool DXD Hero, The Helpful Fox Senko-san, Astra: Lost in Space,
Wonder Egg Priority, as well as many others. As an ADR director, she has directed
shows such as Citrus and Gamers! and served as an assistant director on other various

Kristen is also a long-time anime artist! She draws all of her own prints and is known for
her anime-style caricatures she offers at conventions.

Vitamin H is the convention entertainment group who’ve been delighting nerds across the nation since 2013. They’ve rocked conventions from New Mexico to West Virginia, and now, they’re coming to rock YOU. Together, Vitamin H has spent the past four years showing convention attendees that programming can be more than boring PowerPoints and monotone delivery and that learning CAN be fun…provided there’re enough dumb jokes involved.

Kidd Bowyer is a neon-haired motormouth with a fledgling YouTube show and awful taste in everything. Kidd focuses on old-school nostalgia, quirky counterculture, spine-tingling horror, and stuff where people’s heads explode.

Annie “Pathos” Bowyer is a veteran anime fangirl, and occasional Funimation VA who spends most of her time neck-deep in CSS. Pathos specializes in extensive research, carefully crafted graphic design, and lots and lots of brain-type facts.
Whether it’s horror, humor, history, or just over-the-top, late-night insanity, Vitamin H is dedicated to making sure you laugh and learn.


Interpret As You Will are four talented individuals who presented panels independently and came together in 2016 to bring an entertaining and educational lens to conventions. The group comes from different walks of fandom, and have a wide variety of knowledge in many areas from Western Cartoons, Anime, Comedy, Video Games, and much much more. They use their  collective more than thirty years of panel presentation experience to bring a unique blend of events to conventions. Stretching from panels about wide topics, game shows, workshops, interactive events and, of course, improv comedy. Presenting together or separately, the current team of Michael and Kelsie Leneski, Benjamin Ainsworth and David Thompson dedicate themselves to providing events that are educating, entertaining and enlightening.


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