July 1, 2008
News for Anime Festival Orlando 2008:
Anime Festival Orlando 9 announces Devil May Cry star Reuben Langdon
Orlando, FL (July 1, 2008) - Anime Festival Orlando 9 is pleased to announce that they will bring Reuben Langdon, the star of the Devil May Cry video game series, to Orlando, FL. Not only is Reuben the voice of Dante, the lead character in Devil May Cry 3 and 4, but he is also the motion capture model. Reuben has many years experience working as a stunt actor with credits on "Power Rangers", "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" and James Cameron's current project: "Avatar."
Reuben will be participating in a number of panels during AFO where he will discuss his work on various projects, explain the process of motion capture for video games and demonstrate how stunts are choreographed.
Already confirmed guests for AFO9 are Aaron Dismuke (Alphonse Elric, "Fullmetal Alchemist"), Travis Willingham (Roy Mustang, "Fullmetal Alchemist, " Ginko, "Mushishi") Christopher Patton (Sousuke Sagara, "Full Metal Panic"), Doug Smith (Kintaro, "GoldenBoy", Graphic Artist), Colleen Clinkenbeard (Riza Hawkeye in "Fullmetal Alchemist," Éclair in "Kiddy Grade"), Monica Rial (Sakura, "Tsubasa Chronicle," Lumiere in "Kiddy Grade"), Jason David Frank (Tommy Oliver the "Green Ranger," "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers") and Stephanie Yanez (Pop Singer).
About Anime Festival Orlando
AFO is a multi-day celebration of all things related to Japanese animation and pop culture held at the Wyndham Orlando Resort August 15, 16 and 17, 2008. Ticket prices are only $45.00 for an adult 3-day membership badge, $20.00 for a Friday or Sunday Only wristband and $25.00 for a Saturday Only wristband.
Growing in attendance nearly 20% each year since its inception in 2000, Anime Festival Orlando has earned the title of "Florida's Favorite Anime Convention" as well as being voted one of the "Top 10 Things To Do In Orlando" by DK Publishing's Travel Guide.
This year, Anime Festival Orlando's staff has crafted an original story/game called "Swords of Orlandia" and will feature an interactive RPG story for our attendees to voluntarily participate in; in addition to the traditional fare offered at anime conventions.
For more information about Anime Festival Orlando, please visit http://www.animefestivalorlando.com/