Anime NebrasKon is a Japanese Animation and pop culture convention that is being held at the Ramada Plaza at 72nd and Grover in Omaha, Nebraska.
What is it about Anime NebrasKon that sets us apart? All of us here are dedicated to making our convention the most accessible, inclusive, and enjoyable event in the country. We are passionate about getting the details right, but even more than that we are obsessed with making sure all of our attendees have fun. We make a point of collecting feedback, of listening to your suggestions. We love making you all happy, and this year will be no different. Come join us for another great weekend of fun and friends November 6th - 8th, 2015. We can't wait to see you!
September 16, 2015
Anime Nebraskon Welcomes Amanda C Miller
Get excited as Amanda C Miller Joins our Growing line up!
From voicing Cherche and Sully, the knight nicknamed "The Woman to End All Men" in Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Awakening, to filling bad guys with arrows as the Marvel superhero Kate Bishop/Hawkeye, Amanda is best known for playing spunky, badass heroines. She has provided voices for numerous video games, audiobooks, and anime, and is over the moon about getting to voice her childhood hero, Sailor Jupiter, in the Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon. Some other projects include voicing Ibuki in Coppelion, Seiji Nomi and Megumi in Accel World, Young Jamil and Young Cassim in Magi, Takeru in Squid Girl, as well as the video games Dangan Ronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc as Junko and Toko, Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory (as MAGES.), BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (Nine), Valhalla Knights 3, the Wipeout series, Earth Defense Force 2025, Lightning Returns, and Harley in the MMO Zombies Monsters Robots.
Anime Nebraskon Welcomes Doug Walker
We are pleased to announce that Doug Walker will be attending Anime Nebraskon 2015 as a Guest of Honor.
Doug Walker, from ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com is best known for his character The Nostalgia Critic, who reviews bad movies and TV shows from childhood. He also plays the roles of That Guy with the Glasses, who answers the weirdest questions fans can come up with, Chester A. Bum, the hyper active bum who loves every movie ever made, and Dominic, a bar tender who has talked with the video game world's biggest stars. He's also noted for having a long standing "rivalry" with The Angry Video Game Nerd. His online shows average one to two hundred thousand viewers a week. His fans include the late Roger Ebert, Mike Nelson, Mara Wilson, Dante Basco, Paul Dini, Greg Sestero, Jim Butcher, Rob Paulsen, Maurice Lamarche, and the creators of Animaniacs. He's appeared on PBS, Entrepreneur Magazine, New York Times, 20/20, Rifftrax, and was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the 4th Annual Mashable Awards in 2010. His image even appeared in the anime Zettai Karen Children. He’s more than a God, but less than a man…or is it the other way around? Either way, he’s here to entertain!
Anime Nebraskon Welcomes Back Cristina Vee
We are pleased to announce the return of Cristina Vee as a Guest of Honor for Anime Nebraskon 2015.
Cristina Vee is a voice actress from Los Angeles, CA. Since getting her first large anime roles in 2007, Cristina has voiced over 100 characters in both animation and video games. Anime fans know her Mio Akiyama in K-ON!, Alisa Bosconovitch in Tekken Blood Vengeance, Homura Akemi in Madoka Magica, Morgiana in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, the eleven Honoka sisters in Netflix's Knights of Sidonia, Cubone (and others) in Pokemon Origins and Riruka Dokugamine in Bleach. She was recently announced as the new voice of Sailor Mars in her favorite show, Sailor Moon!
On the video game scene she is popular for her voice work as Noel Vermillion and the Murakumo Units in the Blazblue series, Compa in the Neptunia series, Lian Shi in Dynasty Warriors, Cerebella in Skullgirls, Riven the Exile in League of Legends, Nova in Tales of Xillia 2 (pay your debt!), Shantae in Shantae and the Pirate's Curse and Half-Genie Hero, Four in Drakengard 3, Karna and Bami in Ys Memories of Celceta, Serina in Conception 2, and Cinque in Final Fantasy Type-0. Beyond voice acting she has a large YouTube following for her singing. She provides vocals to songs in Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why’d You Steal Our Garbage!? and Shantae: Half Genie Hero. She currently casts and directs Skullgirls and is recognizable to eSports fans for hosting IGN’s IPL 4 and 5
Anime Nebraskon Welcomes Amber Lee Connors
Coming to this years Anime Nebraskon is the Wonderful Amber Lee Connors!
Amber Lee Connors is a professional Voice Actress specializing in character voices and video games. Her anime credits include Tomomi Saikyou in Ladies versus Butlers and Lilith Kishimoto in Holy Knight. Other notable roles include Ginger in Dust: An Elysian Tail, Beli in Huniepop, Amber & Hailey in Dead Island: Epidemic, Ira in Dread Out, Circe & Death Metal Rhapsody in Heroes of Newerth and Ava in Sunrider, among others. She also voices Android 18 in Team Four Star’s Dragon Ball Z Abridged, as well as Schrodinger in their Hellsing Ultimate Abridged.
Having grown up as a fan of video games and anime, one of Amber’s hobbies includes bringing her favorite characters to life through cosplay.