Press Releases

May 4, 2011

News for FanimeCon 2011:

FanimeCon 2011 announces voice actor Tohru Furuya as a guest of honor

San Jose, CA (May 4th, 2011) - FanimeCon welcomes Tohru Furuya as a Guest of Honor. The veteran voice actor will interact with fans during panels and autograph sessions at FanimeCon 2011, which is being held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center over Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-30, 2011.

Many avid anime fans have spent hundreds of hours listening to the voice of Tohru Furuya. He has played many major characters from vastly prolific anime, including Amuro Ray from Mobile Suit Gundam, Pegasus Seiya from Saint Seiya, Yamcha from Dragon Ball, Tuxedo Mask from Sailor Moon, Kyosuke Kasuga from Kimagure Orange Road, and Ribbons Almark from Mobile Suit Gundam 00. Mr. Furuya has also performed in radio shows, TV shows, and movies.

More information about Tohru Furuya, including the schedule for his panels at FanimeCon, will be available at Visit the web site for the latest news about the convention as FanimeCon gears up for Memorial Day Weekend, 2011.

About FanimeCon - FanimeCon is Northern California's largest anime convention. Packed with videos, costumes, music, games, parties, tournaments, panels, and guests from around the world, this annual celebration of Japanese art and popular culture entertains a colorful spectrum of fans and friends. FanimeCon is "By Fans, For Fans", and over 16,000 enthusiasts joined FanimeCon 2010. FanimeCon will return to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center during Memorial Day weekend, May 27-30, 2011. For more information, please contact FanimeCon Marketing at [email protected] or visit