ANIMATE Florida is a three day celebration of Anime, Animation, Cosplay, Video Games, and Comic Books with some of the biggest names in the animation and anime industries, world-famous cosplayers, comedians, entertainers, and much more! There will be hundreds of events, such as celebrity Q&As, costume contests, video games, comedy shows, exhibitors, and artists!
LOCATION: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.
STEPHANIE SHEH: Sailor Moon, Hinata in Naruto, Orihime in Bleach, Eureka in Eureka 7, Yui in Sword Art Online, Yui Hirasawa in K-on!, Katana in DC Super Hero Girls,
AMANDA C. MILLER: Sailor Jupiter / Makoto Kino in the Viz dub of Sailor Moon, Takeru Aizawa in Squid Girl, Yulier in Sword Art Online, Cherche and Sully in Fire Emblem: Awakening, Hawkeye / Kate Bishop in Marvel Heroes.
LAUREN LANDA: Annie Leonhardt in Attack on Titan, Kasumi in Dead or Alive 5, Sailor Neptune in Sailor Moon, Sakuya in Sword Art Online, Litchi Faye Ling in the BlazBlue video game series (BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, Continuum Shift Extend, and BlazBlue: ChronoPhantasma).
MATTHEW WOOD: General Grievous in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV series, and in many Star Wars video games and other media.
CATHERINE TABER: Padme Amidala in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, and Disney Infinity 3.0. She is the voice of Vette in Star Wars: The Old Republic, Star Wars: The Old Republic – Knights of the Fallen Empire and Star Wars: The Old Republic – Shadow of Revan, and Star Wars: The Old Republic – Rise of the Hutt Cartel.
MONICA RIAL: She has lent her voice to over 250 anime including: Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt (Stocking), Dragonball Z Kai (Bulma), Michiko and Hatchin (Michiko), High School of the Dead (Shizuka), and Soul Eater (Tsubaki).< DANA SNYDER: Master Shake in Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Granny in Squidbillies, The Penguin in Batman Unlimited and DC Super Friends, The Alchemist in The Venture Bros., Gazpacho in Chowder.
DAVID SOBOLOV: Drax in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, Gorilla Grodd on The CW Network drama The Flash, Shockwave on Transformers Prime, Azmodan in Heroes of the Storm (and two previous games) for Blizzard.
DEBI DERRYBERRY: Jimmy Neutron, Draculaura on Mattel’s Monster High, and Zatch on Zatch Bell.