Guest Announcement: Faye Mata

FayeMata (1)From gaming to voice acting, Faye Mata is an advocate of chasing dreams. She’s best known for playing the roles of Aqua (Konosuba), Astolfo/Rider of Black (Fate/Apocrypha), Yukako Yamagishi (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure), and Lulu (League of Legends).

She is also known as Sailor Aluminum Siren (Sailor Moon), Princess Malty (Rising of the Shield Hero), Miyu/Fukaziroh (Sword Art Online: GGO), Rin Hoshizora (Love Live!), Neon Nostrade (Hunter x Hunter), Kagami (Miraculous Ladybug). Some game roles are NiCO (Dead or Alive 6), Lene (Fire Emblem Heroes), and Daria and Lishenna (Shadowverse).

Faye also competed semi-professionally in video game tournaments around the world such as EVO, CEO, and Pokémon Worlds under the gamertag “Princess Aura,” the same name she used as a competitor on national reality TV show WCG Ultimate Gamer (SyFy). Faye brings a lot of fun and energy to cons and currently enjoys challenging people to 1v1 battles in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Follow her on Twitter at @PrincessAura, and Instagram @princess_aura!

Three Guest Announcements for 2020!

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Faye Mata: From gaming to voice acting, Faye Mata is an advocate of chasing dreams. She’s best known for playing the roles of Aqua (Konosuba), Astolfo/Rider of Black (Fate/Apocrypha), Yukako Yamagishi (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure), and Lulu (League of Legends).

Hayden Daviau: is best known for her roles as ‘Priestess’ in Goblin Slayer, ‘Koenji’ in The Helpful Fox Senko-San, ‘Mariko Komiya’ in Boogiepop & Others, ‘Sachie’ in MIX: Meisei Story, ‘Young Vanessa’ in Black Clover, ‘Batard’ in Ulysses Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight, ‘Liesse’ in Conception, and ‘Kyanna’ in HuniePop, and many others like Fruits Basket, Fire Force, ENDRO!, and Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits! Most recently, Hayden has been cast as Siberian Moose from the English dub of Kemono Friends!

Giancarlo Volpe: has over 20 years experience in the animation industry, directing on various high profile television shows including Avatar: The Last Airbender, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Star Vs the Forces of Evil. He was also producer on Green Lantern: The Animated Series and most recently executive producer on the Netflix original animated series, The Dragon Prince.

Our App is online!

The App for Colossalcon East is now live!
Using the app, you can:
View detailed event descriptions
Search and sort events by category
Make your own custom schedule
View event and convention info and policies

How to get it!?
1. Open Google Play or the App Store
2. Search for Grenadine Event Guide
3. Download and input our code: coleast19

Note: There are a few things we are still working on adding to the app, but you can begin marking off events as things you’d like to attend.

These will be added between now and before the start of the convention:
– Photoshoots (live on the schedule list)
– All Autograph Sessions
– A few other events and important information.


Guest Announcement: Super Guitar Bros

The Super Guitar Bros aren’t actually brothers – They’re bros! Sam and Steve combine their love of video game music with their passion for acoustic/classical guitar to bring you a one of a kind musical experience. Sometimes chill. Sometimes intense. Always super!

Guest Announcement: CG5

CG5Charlie Green (CG5) is a singer/songwriter/music producer. He creates original songs, remixes, and covers based upon video games, viral memes, television shows, original concepts, etc.

Charlie has grown exponentially ever since his first big boom in May 2017, when he released his original song, “Can I Get An Amen.” Ever since, he has had many other viral songs, such as “Spotlight,” “Let Me Through,” “Push,” “The Bongo Cat Song,” and much more.

Guest announcement: David Matranga

David.Matranga.HSDavid Matranga has been working as a voice actor for 15 years voicing over a 100 roles including the popular simuldubs, My Hero Academia where he plays Shouto Todoroki and Bertholt Hoover in Attack On Titan. He recently completed the reboot of Saiyuki with Saiyuki Reload Blast where we stepped back into the shoes of the gun toting priest, Genjo Sanzo one of this first lead roles all those years ago. The last few years he has voiced The Junker in Planetarian, Silva in Monster Hunters Stories: Ride on and Subaru in Brothers Conflict in addition to many others. Other popular titles include Tomoya in Clannad, Appleseed Alpha, Harlock, Starship Troopers: Invasion, Halo Legends, Appleseed, Appleseed Ex Machina, Appleseed The Series, Maid Sama, Watamote, Saiyuki, Orphen, Le Chevalier D’Eon, Clannad, Gilgamesh, Colorful, 5 Centimeters Per Second, High School Of The Dead, and Super Milk Chan to name a few. He also works consistently in the commercial voiceover world.

Matranga reprised his role as Briareos in the recent CG-animated Appleseed Alpha and Appleseed XIII: Tartaros & Ouranos films in 2014. He also starred in the new Captain Harlock CG film for its North American theatrical run. His career since 2014 has covered a lot of ground overall. He was the handsome pink-haired doctor Akari in Karneval, Rio Satomi in Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East, the Majestic (but not very nice) Prince Jiart, cyborg builder Dr. Easter in Mardock Scramble: The Third Exhaust, and Tomoko’s annoyed brother Tomoki Kuroki in WATAMOTE. He also stars as Usui in MaidSama. His more popular early anime roles include Orphen in Orphen and Sanzo in Saiyuki.

David also spends much of this time on stages around the country. He recently completed a four-city tour of the world premiere opera A Coffin In Egypt with Frederica Von Stade that culminated in a concert performance at Lincoln Center in New York City. Other recent productions include: Straight White Men, Marie Antoinette, Failure: A Love Story (Stages), You Can’t Take It With You (Alley Theatre), The Hollow (Alley Theatre), DollHouse (Stages), Other Regional theatre includes: Miss Julie (CTC) Comedy Of Errors/Hamlet (Houston Shakespeare Festival), In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play (Regional Premiere @ Stages), Uncle Vanya (CTC), Mistakes Were Made (Stages Repertory Theatre) A Christmas Carol (Alley Theatre) Yankee Tavern, Auntie Mame, Complete History of America Abridged,Man From Nebraska and Grey Gardens (Joe Kennedy Jr./Jerry), Lobster Alice, all at Stages Repertory Theatre. He also originated the roles of Patrick in 110 Flights and General Longstreet in General Desdemona at the 1st Annual Proctors New Play Festival, Pride and Prejudice (Dallas Theater Center), The King Stag (Yale Rep), A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville). Recently David has begun to do more film and television work that includes, Be Not Afraid, Dropa, The Rejects, Law & Order, All My Children, As The World Turns, Urban Shakedown and Occupy Texas starring Lorelei Linklater. He received his acting training from the Yale School of Drama.