Category: Special Guests

Here are our special guests for 2017!

Yvonne Williams – Artisan Educator and Youtuber

Yvonne Williams, of Back to Earth Creations is an artisan educator with 9 years of experience as a professional designer and costumer. Specializing in chainmaille, leather working, and wire wrapping she loves to teach hands on workshops and panels at conventions across the country and from her home studio via Youtube.

Limenitis

I have been cosplaying for 10+ years and have won a number of awards from Best Craftsmanship to Overall Best in Show, competing in conventions in the Midwest, from Iowa to Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. I am a fourth generation seamstress in my family with 25 years of sewing experience, and 15+ years of costuming… Read more »

Bruce Elliott – Voice Actor

 R BRUCE ELLIOTT was born two hundred and thirty-eight years ago in a beautiful split-level Tudor-style log cabin he built himself out of broken Legos and recycled earwax. A long-time professional actor based in Dallas, Texas, “Our Bruce’s” talents have taken him all over the United States and include work in theatre (over 200 hundred… Read more »

Cynthia Cranz – Voice Actress

Cynthia Cranz is returning to Sausomecon for her second visit! She has been acting professionally since 1991. She has appeared on stage, TV, radio, film and in comercial print. Born in Fort Worth, TX, she graduated from Grapevine High School and is an alumnus of The University Of Mississippi where she minored in Psychology, earning… Read more »

Touko Mana – Cosplayer & Photographer

Touko Mana is a cosplayer by day and a photographer…at the exact same time. At cons, you can normally find Touko taking other cosplayer’s photos while wearing cosplays of her own. She never lets high heels or armor get in the way of getting the perfect shot. Touko has been cosplaying since 2008 here in… Read more »

Honor Lychee – Cosplayer

Combining her two favorite things, cosplay and lychees, Honor Lychee finally branched out into the cosplay scene she long admired in 2011, premiering her first cosplay at her first convention: Tokyo in Tulsa. Just a year later, she began hosting panels, and now she frequents conventions performing her popular and sponsored panels. More recently, Honor… Read more »

Wendy Powell

Wendy Powell is a voice actress that has been in such shows as Full Metal Alchemist and FMA:Brotherhood as Envy, Case Closed, Fairy Tail, Black Butler, Soul Eater, Claymore and many more. Behind the Voice Actors Wikipedia Animecons.com

Jacob Bond 2017

Jacob “J.M” Bond has worn many hats over the years. Growing up in a family of professional clowns, from a young age he has always had an interest in entertaining people. Working at a public library he found opportunities to hone his skills, entertaining children as a storyteller for the past seven years and becoming… Read more »

Aaron Dismuke 2017

Aaron Dismuke

Aaron Dismuke is an American voice actor, adaptive writer and director primarily with Funimation Entertainment. He got his start voice acting at age 9, as Hiro Sohma in Fruits Basket, moving on to voice Alphonse Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist (at age 12). Other major roles include Leonardo Watch in Blood Blockade Battlefront, Van Fanel in… Read more »

Kazha – Returning to Sausomecon

Kazha

Kazha is a rock band formed by a singer/songwriter Kazuha Oda. Kazuha Oda has worked over 20 different records/projects from classic to heavy metal music in Japan. She has worked with wide variety of performers including Grammy winning pianist Bob James. In September 2009, Kazha released their first EP “Breath Through Your Dreams” and toured… Read more »

Second Wave Guest Announcements – Sausomecon 2017

Second Wave of Guest Announcements: Jim Butcher – Author http://www.jim-butcher.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Butcher —– Bruce Elliott – Actor, Voice Actor, ADR Director, and Script Writer Animecons.com http://animecons.com/guests/bio.shtml/2496/R_Bruce_Elliott Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._Bruce_Elliott IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0254602/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm —– Touko Mana – Cosplayer/Photographer Cosplay FB page: https://www.facebook.com/toukomana/ Photography FB page: https://www.facebook.com/t.s.i.m.photography/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/toukomana/ —– Rhapsodia Cosplay – Cosplay Duo https://www.facebook.com/RhapsodiaCosplay/ —– We are finalizing… Read more »

Samurai Dan and Jillian

Samurai Dan and Jillian

The husband and wife team of Daniel and Jillian Coglan are full-time martial art instructors, specializing in 16th century Samurai Arts. When not teaching at their dojo, the Kojokan, they travel the United States performing and teaching the ancient ways of the most famous warriors in history. With a combined 35 years of experience, their… Read more »

First Wave Guest Announcements!

Here is our First Wave of Special Guest line up! Bios to follow at another time: Cynthia Cranz http://animecons.com/guests/bio.shtml/3474/Cynthia_Cranz   Wendy Powell http://animecons.com/guests/bio.shtml/1770/Wendy_Powell   Greggo Game Shows http://animecons.com/guests/bio.shtml/830/Greg_Wicker   Samurai Dan and Jillian http://animecons.com/guests/bio.shtml/3290/Daniel_Coglan   Mary the Impala – Saturday and Sunday Only http://www.marytheimpala.com/ https://www.facebook.com/marytheimpala   Limenitis – Cosplayer https://www.facebook.com/limenitiscosplay/   EBA Comedy https://www.facebook.com/EBAcrew/ And… Read more »

Mike Worley – Comic Book Artist

Mike Worley

Mike Worley began his artist’s career in the DC Comics “New Talent” program as a colorist in 1984. He did his first professional coloring work for Eclipse Comics in 1986. He also did coloring jobs for Marvel, before doing his first pencil work for Archie Comics in 1990. Worley pencilled gag pages for this company… Read more »

Mary the Impala

Mary the Impala

“No one gave two craps about her, but they should’ve. Because this 1967 Chevrolet Impala would turn out to be the most important car–no, the most important object in pretty much the whole universe.” – Chuck Shurley, Supernatural Season 5 Episode 22, “Swan Song” The Winchesters’ iconic ride isn’t just well-equipped, or fast, or easy… Read more »

Greggo

Greggo's Game Shows

Greggo has been producing game shows for anime conventions across North America since 1999! Known for his parodies of some of the more famous game shows in television history (including Match Game, Press Your Luck, Pyramid and The Price is Right), Greggo has also developed original shows and will always be focused on bringing entertaining… Read more »