Guest Announcement: Aaron Dismuke

Aaron Dismuke is an American voice actor, adaptive writer and director who works 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 by age 12. Since then, he’s voiced various roles including Leonardo Watch in Blood Blockade Battlefront, Van Fanel in Escaflowne (2016 version), Oscar in RWBY, Reinhard in Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Yo Takami in Deadman Wonderland, Twelve in Terror in Residence, Arslan in The Heroic Legend of Arslan, and Lucifer in Devil is a Part Timer. He worked as assistant director for Ninja Slayer and Fairy Tail, and director for Shomin Sample and Nanbaka. He’s part of the ADR writing teams that adapted scripts for Fairy Tail, Nanbaka, Tokyo Ghoul, and Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory.

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Guest Announcement: Anairis Quinones

Born in FL and now living in Los Angeles, Anairis Quiñones is a voice actor best known for voicing Mirko in My Hero Academia, Nessa in Pokemon: Twilight Wings, Kimberly in Street Fighter 6, Yelena in Attack on Titan, and Rika in Jujutsu Kaisen 0. You can also hear them in cartoons like Craig of the Creek and Rainbow High, or other video games like Fire Emblem: Heroes and New Pokemon Snap.

If she’s not acting, she’s playing (and hoarding) indie games like Undertale and Hollow Knight, loving on her pets (two cats and a pupper!), enjoying the outdoors, or baking yummy sweets. Anairis is also a writer and director, and a strong advocate for diversity and mental health.

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Guest Announcement: Austin Tindle

Austin Tindle is an American actor. His birth was foretold by a swallow, in a remote location in Orlando, Florida. At the moment he burst forth from the womb a new star formed and illuminated the sky, the seasons suddenly changed from winter to spring, and a double rainbow appeared.

At three weeks old he had learned to walk and by eight weeks he was talking. His voice over career began soon after. He was raised in Austin, TX, which was retroactively named after him.

He has since voiced hundreds of characters in English dubbed anime including: Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul), Marco Bodt (Attack on Titan), Karma Akabane (Assassination Classroom), Pele Popolo (Plunderer), Monoma (My Hero Academia), Ishigami (Kaguya-sama), Subaru (My Roommate is a Cat), Leek (Dragonball Super: Broly), Sour/Dyrasem (Dragonball Super), Goro (Darling in the Franxx) Avilio Bruno (91 Days), Seborga (Hetalia), Raspberry (Dragon Ball Z), Accelerator (A Certain Magical Index, A Certain Scientific Railgun), and Ichirohiko (The Boy and the Beast).

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Guest Announcement: Junya Enoki

Junya was born in Tokyo on October 19th.  His major works include Yuji Itadori from JUJUTSU KAISEN, Seishu Inui from Tokyo Revengers, Jona Busta from Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative, and Pannacotta Fugo from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind.

He also dubs for Tom Holland’s Peter Parker/Spider-Man in MCU’s Spider-Man series, which includes Spider-Man: No Way Home.

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Guest Announcement: KOUHEI EGUCHI

Kouhei Eguchi is a Producer at Eight Bit Co., Ltd. He is a utility player who is familiar with all aspects of animation production and can take the lead or play a supporting role.

He worked as an Animation Producer on “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond” and is currently working on “BLUE LOCK” and “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3”.

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Guest Announcement: SHINTARO INOKAWA

Shintaro Inokawa is a Unit Director. His roles include Animation Director, Unit Director, and Storyboards for the animation works of Eight Bit Co., Ltd. He’s known as “a hero in a pinch” for his high speed and high-quality work.

His most recent works are “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond”, the “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” Series, and “BLUE LOCK”.

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Guest Announcement: YOSHIHIRO WATANABE

Watanabe is a producer at animation studio Orange Ltd. Watanabe is currently working on TRIGUN STAMPEDE and BEASTARS as business producer and as creative producer of yet-unannounced projects at Orange.

Watanabe grew up in America but after college, by some weird twist of fate, began working for studio Madhouse Inc.. After leaving Madhouse, Watanabe became a freelance producer/coordinator and worked closely with studio P.A.WORKS. He has been a Producer for works including Eccentric Family, 2 and the League of Legends Commercial: New Journey.

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Guest Announcement: WAKI KIYOTAKA

Chief Producer at studio Orange. Waki is TRIGUN STAMPEDE’s lead production producer. In 2007, Waki joined the animation studio Madhouse.

After working with producer Yuichiro Saito at Madhouse, in 2011 he joined Mamoru Hosoda’s Studio Chizu as one of its founding members. At Studio Chizu, Waki was involved with projects including ‘Wolf Children’ (2012), and ‘Boy and The Beast’ (2015). Then in 2016, Waki joined the animation studio Orange and worked on ‘Land of the Lustrous’ (2017) as Producer and since then as Chief Producer on ‘BEASTERS’ (2019) and ‘Godzilla S.P’ (2020). Waki is also producing ‘TRIGUN STAMPEDE’ (2023) for studio Orange.

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Guest Announcement: KENJI MUTO

Director of TRIGUN STAMPEDE. Beginning with a background in live-action film, Kenji joined the animation industry more than a decade ago.

Kenji learned animation directing while working with Director Satoshi Nishimura, director of the 1998 Trigun animation series. In 2017, Kenji began working with studio Orange on Land of The Lustrous as an episode director. Now he is making his mark with his dynamic camera work and action sequences, and his directorial debut with TRIGUN STAMPEDE (2023). 

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