• Guest Announcement: Karen Strassman

    Karen Strassman is an Actress, VO Artist, VO Director and Dialect Coach. She has created over a thousand voice-over characters of all shapes, sizes, genders, ages, and species, from classic Disney princesses, to iconic villainesses, from withered old ladies to teenage boys and realistic little girls, to talking jellyfish and shy tadpoles.

    Some of Karen’s VO credits include: Sonic (Rouge the Bat), Bleach (Soi Fon, Momo), Mortal Kombat (Kitana, Mileena), Persona (Aigis, Nanako), Fire Emblem (Anna, Olivia, Hana), Code Geass (Kallen Stadtfeld), Monster High, Ever After High, League of Legends (Casseopeia, Fiora, Shyvana, Zyra & Elise), World of WarCraft (Vanessa VanCleef, Chromie), Resident Evil 1 & 2 (Alexia, Dr. Annette Birkin), Hunter X Hunter, Kill La Kill, Street Fighter X Tekken (Poison), Final Fantasy, Pokemon, Shantae, DC Super Hero Girls, Hellsing Ultimate (Heinkel Wolfe), WINX Club, Rugrats All Growed Up, The Loud House, LEGO Friends, LEGO Dimensions, StarCraft 2 (Izsha), Fallout 4 (Overseer Barstow), Fallout: New Vegas (Beatrix), Heroes of the Storm (Chromie), Zero Escape (Phi), Dead or Alive (Helena), Diablo, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Silent Hill, Halo Wars 2, Wolfenstein II (Maria Laurent), Lucky Star, Rozen Maiden, Valkyria, Monster Hunter, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Monster, Hearthstone, Silent Hill, Call of Duty, 3Below: Tales of Arcadia, OK K.O.!, Madoka Magica, Subway Surfers, Castlevania, K-ON!, Ghost in The Shell, Harry Potter: Magic Awakened and many, many more.

    Some of Karen’s on-camera credits include: Mayans M.C., The Rookie, CSI: Vegas, Preacher, Bosch, Creepshow, The Onania Club, Penny Dreadful, Homecoming, Silicon Valley, S.W.A.T., Weeds, Criminal Minds, Workaholics, Ingress, Private Practice, I’m Sorry, I Spit on Your Grave, The Onania Club, … to name a few.
    Complete credit list on IMDB and www.KarenStrassman.com

  • Event Update: Itasha Car Display

    Colossalcon is thrilled to announce the arrival of Itasha Cars for a showcase throughout the weekend.

    “Itasha” literally means “painful car” in Japanese, but there’s nothing painful about these eye-catching rides! Itasha cars are decked out in vibrant and stunning designs featuring their owner’s favorite anime characters and scenes. It’s an artful celebration of our shared love for anime and manga.

    Come enjoy the creativity and passion of Itasha enthusiasts as they proudly display their personalized rides for the entire convention. From iconic characters to breathtaking scenes, these cars are a moving canvas of anime culture.

    Don’t miss your chance to snap pics with these dazzling cars and share your favorites on social media!

  • Guest Announcement: Kellen Goff

    Kellen Goff is a Los Angeles-based, American voice actor known for a variety of roles spanning video games, animation and commercials. His most notable roles include Funtime Freddy, Glamrock Freddy, Sun, and Moon in Five Nights at Freddy’s (as well as Foxyin the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie), Kai Chisaki / Overhaul in My Hero Academia, Fiddlesticks in League of Legends, Diavolo in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Sasaki in Sasaki and Miyano, and Porco Galliard in Attack on Titan.

    When he’s not voice acting, Goff works on and contributes to passion projects with The Ink Tank on YouTube. At this time, his main focus is casting and editing audio for “5 Years Later”, a currently-airing motion comic series created by Rob Orpilla.

  • Panelist Guest Announcement: StripperVash

    StripperVash (or Zach) has been hosting events at conventions across the country for nearly fifteen years and is excited to be returning to Colossalcon East as the lovable Host we’ve always known. Originating from the midwest, Zach has competed in masquerades, focusing primarily on skits and performance categories before transitioning into full-time hosting duties. They used to cosplay, and now they sorta don’t, but they’ll make sure that any event they host is a great time!

  • Performance Guest Announcement: Triforce Quartet

    The Triforce Quartet will be performing at the Colossalcon Formal Ball for the first hour.

    Immerse yourself in the captivating fusion of a string quartet and gaming nostalgia with the Triforce Quartet. What began innocently as a short Zelda medley at a recital in 2007 soon skyrocketed to viral fame, as the quartet redefined the boundaries of musical performance by seamlessly blending traditional string quartet instrumentation with iconic video game melodies.

    Led by cellist Chad Schwartz, whose passion for both video games and classical music drives the quartet’s innovative arrangements, the Triforce Quartet invites both gamers and non-gamers alike on a spellbinding musical odyssey. With their expertly crafted renditions of beloved video game themes, the quartet promises an unforgettable concert experience that will leave you entranced and inspired. The four members of the Triforce Quartet take audience members on an unforgettable musical journey.

  • Panelist Guest Announcement: The Manly Battleships

    The Manly Battleships® are a group of fun-loving guys and gals that have formed the greatest programming group on the east coast convention circuit. Veteran panelists combine their powers with a circle of long time con-goers, otaku, and deviants to form the new titan at the front of the con scene. The Fleet’s arsenal offers a lot of a lot, and a little of everything! From the “stay fun” academic to over-the-top panels; high quality times are to be had under the Fleet’s banner. No matter your pleasure, there’s a Manly Battleships® event that’s right for you!

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  • Panelist Guest Announcement: Samurai Dan

    The husband and wife team of Daniel and Jillian Coglan are full-time martial art instructors, running a traditional samurai training center in Iowa, and have a combined 35 years of experience.

    Beyond their martial skills, the dynamic duo collaborated to write, direct, host, and star in a 12 episode TV series entitled, “The Way of The Samurai.”

    Daniel is also an author, with several martial art articles published, and is currently working on his second full-length novel.

  • Guest Announcement: Lindsay Seidel

    Lindsay Seidel began her professional acting career at the age of 10 when she was hired to be the voice of textbooks used to teach Japanese children English. In the years since then, her voice has been heard on television, radio, video games, and over 100 anime shows with Funimation. Her work in voice over was recognized by Behind the Voice Actors, who named her “Voice Actress of the Year” in 2015. Lindsay is known for voicing a diverse range of anime characters in various shows, including My Hero Academia (Nejire), Assassination Classroom (Nagisa), Fairy Tail (Romeo and Angel), Tokyo Ghoul (Eto), Steins;Gate (Ruka), One Piece (Boa Sandersonia), and many more! She also voices characters in several popular video games,
    including Smite (Neith) and Paladins (Cassie).