If you’d like to purchase admission at a discount, please be sure to do so before Midnight of Sept 11th!
Once the discount rate expires, badges will still be available online and at the door for purchase, however they will be at the “at the door” rates!
Our con room rate will also be expiring soon! If you would like to book a room for Banzaicon at our special rate, please check out our Location page for information on room types, pricing, and link to book!
Adetokumboh “Ade” M’Cormack is an actor and filmmaker originally from Sierra Leone. He graduated manga cum laude with a BFA in Acting from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film. His movie credits include Blood Diamond, Battle: Los Angeles, and Captain America: Winter Soldier. He currently voices the character Isaac on the Netflix animated series Castlevania for which he received two Voice Arts Award nominations. He also voices Kofi on Netflix’s Blood of Zeus as well as characters in Fast & Furious Spy Racers, Glitch Techs and Sherwood. He’s voiced several characters in the Call of Duty, Uncharted and World of Warcraft video games. He has starred in TV shows like The Chosen, The OA, NCIS, Lost, Gilmore Girls, 24, The Bay and Heroes.
Working as a professional voice actor for roughly six years, you can hear her as Cherri Bomb in The Hazbin Hotel, Mirai Kuriyama in Beyond the Boundary, Nikka Katajainen in Brave Witches, Tina in Overlord II, Rylibeu in Dragon Ball Super, Lion in Kemono Friends, Kohina Kiruko in Black Bullet, Yui Takamura in Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse, and Frederika in Chaika: The Coffin Princess. You can also hear her works such as The Junji Ito Anthology, Tamkako Market, Akame Ga Kill, Huniepop 2, Log Horizon, Parasyte, and many more!
BRIAN BEACOCK is an actor, writer, producer, and musician originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, but now calls Los Angeles home. He’s created a diverse career including voice overs for numerous series and video games including “Digimon,” “Naruto,” “Bleach,” “Durarara,” Monokukma in the “Danganronpa” game series, “Kuroko’s Basketball”, “Bungo Stray Dogs”, “Blue Exorcist,” “Code Geass,” “Blue Dragon,” “Tales of Symphonia,” “Dragon Ball Super,” “Sailor Moon” and more. Television appearances: “Imagination Movers,” “Kath & Kim,” “CSI,” “Passions,” NBC’s “The Rerun Show.” Films include: “Colt Racer,” “To The Beat”, “Mulholland Drive,” “Buying The Cow,” “Globehunters,” “Circuit,” and horror feature “Hollow Scream.”
Brian has performed at the world famous Roxy on The Sunset Strip, was the featured musical guest on “The Conan O’Brien Show”, and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (singing for Betty White).
Brian is the creator/writer/producer of the new insane zombie comedy “Acting Dead” which received a Primetime Emmy Award. You can bite-and-binge all of Season 1 at: www.actingdead.com.
In the world of anime, Beau has voiced a multitude of characters including: Jet Black in Cowboy Bebop, Ogremon, Saggitarimon and Parrotmon in Digimon, Michael in Argentosoma, Seal Walrus in Wolf’s Rain, Gohei in Rurouni Kenshin, Dee Jay in Super Street Fighter II and many others.
He is also the voice of The Fourth Raikage and Homura in the animated series Naruto. He voices Abraham Douglas in the soon-to-be released animated feature War Of The Worlds: Goliath (which won Best Animated Feature at the Los Angeles 3D Film Festival in 2012). He has narrated several series on The History Channel including Suicide Missions, Hero Ships and Modern Marvels. His video games include: Safari, Outlaws, Dynasty Warriors, Zino, Breakdown, Ace Combat 5, and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.
Beau appears as Captain Abbott of the S.S. Bradbury in Star Trek: Into Darkness and he has on-camera commercials now airing for Nissan and Merrill Lynch. Beau’s sci-fi feature films include The Blob, My Favorite Martians, Leprechaun in the Hood, and Halloween H2O. You can also see Beau on Franklin & Bash as Judge James Douglas airing on TNT. A full listing of his 30 year television and feature film career can be found on IMDB.
You can find our rules for the 2021 contest as well as the form to sign up below: http://banzaicon.com/events/cosplay/
If you’re interested in hosting a panel at Banzaicon, please be sure to submit your information soon! Submissions will be closing in approximately 2 weeks. To submit, please go to our Panel Submission Page and fill out the form!
Some guests for 2021 have been announced: Jennifer Cihi and Stefanie DeLeo!
Jennifer Cihi has been performing since she was a young girl in San Francisco, California. Before reaching her teen years, she landed the role of Pepper in the Broadway National Tour of Annie. After establishing herself as a Broadway performer, she moved to Los Angeles, where she honed her skills as a professional singer. Without skipping a beat, Jennifer made the transition from stage to screen playing the lead singer on Nickelodeon’s hit TV show Roundhouse. Her most notable job was landing the role as the singing voice of the iconic anime character, Sailor Moon. She also sang for City Hunter and Princess Mononoke. If none of that rings a bell, she is also the voice behind the Hot Pockets commercials. Jennifer is currently living in Nashville, where she continues to sing professionally.
PLAYWRIGHT – NOVELIST Stefanie DeLeo is a produced and published playwright and novelist. She has a Masters Degree from New York University in Educational Theatre and is currently teaching twelfth grade English. When not in the classroom or behind a computer screen writing, she can be seen on stage starring in local theatre productions. A New York native, Stefanie has enjoyed traveling the world to gain inspiration for her written works. She lived and worked in South Africa for two and a half years with the Peace Corps, where she taught English and Drama and created several intercultural theatre programs at a multiracial school. Stefanie loves to tackle difficult issues hoping to foster social dialogue. Her novel Cry My Safari addresses issues of race, class and identity set in New York and Nairobi, Kenya, while her published play tackles autism and the idea that art can serve as a means of communication. She also loves to entertain, and has recently written a lighthearted comedy, Answer the Question, Iris, which has been performed all over the United States. Stefanie recently left the Big Apple in exchange for Nashville, where she continues to teach, act and write.
You can now purchase your passes in advance for Banzaicon 2021!
If you’d like to apply for our 2021 artist alley, please fill out the form below: http://banzaicon.com/information/artist-alley/