Press Releases

January 3, 2011

News for Izumicon 2011:

Izumicon announces a guest of honor for 2011

Midwest City, OK, December 27, 2010 - Izumicon is honored to announce that popular voice actor Vic Mignogna will be joining us as a guest of honor for our 2011 show!

Vic Mignogna
Vic Mignogna is a professional music composer/producer and veteran actor most well known as the voice of Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist. Currently, he is playing the role of Fay in Tsubasa Chronicle and just finished Ikkaku in Bleach. Vic is also known for such roles as Dark in DN Angel, Kurz in Full Metal Panic, Broly in Dragonball Z, Kougajai in Saiyuki, Tatsu in Peacemaker, Virgil Walsh in Trinity Blood, Mamoru in Raxaephon, Hiroki in Princess Nine, Goemon in Legend of the Mystical Ninja, Shougou in Megazone 23, Gawl in Generator Gawl, and Hikaru in Macross. Vic has appeared in more than eighty titles including Streetfighter, Sin, Spriggan, Gasaraki, Noir, Steel Angel Karumi, Orphen, Excel Saga, Evangelion (director's cut), A.D. Police, Aura Battler Dunbine, Rune Soldier, Neo Ranga, Yu Yu Hakasho, Gamera, Those Who Hunt Elves, Nagica, Dirty Pair, Nuku Nuku Dash, Nuku Nuku TV, St. Seiya, Kino's Journey, Dragonball GT, Angelic Layer, Gravion, Bastof Syndrome, Aquarian Age, Kaliedastar, Case Closed, Kitty Grade, Princess Tutu, Shadow Skills, Moby Dick, and many others.

Vic Mignogna also sings the theme songs for shows such as One Piece and Dragonball Z GT, and has produced several CDs of his own original music. Vic also has a degree in film, and works regularly writing, producing, and directing video and film productions. He is now realizing a childhood dream, acting and directing in an amazing web series called Star Trek Phase II. "TOS forever!"

About Izumicon
Izumicon is Oklahoma City's premier 3-day annual anime convention and conference. Izumicon brings fans together for three days to celebrate our love for eastern animation, Japanese culture, and music. Izumicon is dedicated to creating a broader awareness of and appreciation for Japanese animation by celebrating the richness of this art form. Through cooperation with the community, Izumicon hopes to facilitate growth of the anime, manga and related industries in Indianapolis and beyond. In addition to providing a central event for fans and enthusiasts, Izumicon seeks to become a vehicle for sharing and disseminating industry information. Izumicon also provides the community and related industries the opportunity to network and conduct business.
Izumicon 2011 will be held on November 11 - 13, 2011 at the Reed Conference Center, located in Midwest City, Oklahoma.