October 16-18, 2020
Linda Ballantyne is best known as the starring voice of the long running hit animated series Sailor Moon as Serena herself. She continues to work in animation with roles on such shows as; George of the Jungle, BeyWheelz, Mia and Me, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Bakugan Battle Brawlers: Gundalian Invaders, Toot & Puddle, Yin! Yang! Yo!, Cyberchase, Care Bears and is well known for providing the voice of Wasp (Janet Van Dyne) on The Avengers animated series. Check out her new radio show called I’m Just Sayin’ on SiriusXM Satellite’s newest channel Canada Talks (#167). Follow Linda on Twitter @LABallantyne.
Trina Nishimura has become a fixture in the anime scene over the past few years, primarily working with FUNimation Entertainment. At age 3, her family moved from Sacramento, California to Amarillo, Texas. She started doing plays and performing at the community theater at age 9, and continued through high school. She got her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of North Texas at Denton.
Trina was first cast in Desert Punk as the little hungry girl Namiko and has refused to leave the FUNimation property ever since. Her most notable credits include: Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan), Black Cat (Tanya), Claymore (Flora and Sophia), Jyu Oh Se (Tiz), Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple (Shigure Kosaka), Speed Grapher (Yui), season one and two of Negima!? (Lingshen Chao and Motsu), Sasami: Magical Girl Club (Ayane), Baldr Force Exe (Tsukina Sasagiri), School Rumble and Yurippe School Rumble: 2nd Semester (Akira Takano), Baccano! (Rachel), Sgt Frog (Ghost Girl), Case Closed: The Last Magician of the Century the Movie (Natasha Kosaka), Nabari no O (Juji Minami), El Cazador de la Bruja (Nadie), and the ever popular Witchblade (Shiore Tsuzuki).
Additionally, Trina has voiced Meifong Liu in Blassreiter, Kaaya in Tower of Druaga, Akeno in My Bride is a Mermaid, Karen Nishiyama in Bamboo Blade, Luna in Cashern Sins, Lia Dragonell Sands of Destruction, Mizune in Soul Eater, Francesca Lucchini in Strike Witches, Oriku in Oh! Edo Rocket, Suzuri in Rideback, Capella Titus in Birdy the Mighty Decode, Lan Fan in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Sakuya in .hack//Quantum, Sohara in Heaven’s Lost Property, Hisca in Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike, Milly in Trigun: Badlands Rumble, and her most anticipated role to date as Mari Makinami Illustrious in Evangelion 2.22.
Lauren Landa is most known for roles such as the ninja beauty, Kasumi in Dead or Alive 5; the sexy Litchi Faye Ling in the popular fighting games BlazBlue: the badass Kyoko Sakura in Puella Magi Madoka Magica; the enthusiastic Yan Leixia in Soul Calibur V; the deadly Little Queen in Tales of Graces; the valley girl racer in pink, Boiboi, in REDLINE; the adorable zombie Squigly in Skullgirls; kind hearted Leia in Tales of Xillia; the quiet Annie Leonhardt in the hit anime series Attack on Titan, One in DrakenGard 3, Nora in Noragami, Female Robin in Fire Emblem and Super Smash Brothers, Sailor Neptune in VIZ Media’s Sailor Moon, Merlin in The Seven Deadly Sins, Karin Kanzuki in Street Fighter V and many more!
Jeremy Inman started his Voice Acting career in 2000 as Android 16 in Dragonball Z. Ever since he has gone on to voice many other iconic characters including:
Captain Obi in Fire Force, Honey Badger in Africa Salary Man, JJ in Yuri! On Ice, Magne in My Hero Academia, Taurus in Fairy Tail, Magellan in One Piece, and many others. Aside from his voice work, Jeremy is a full time director and has been at the helm for numerous English dubs including ID: Invaded, Golden Kamuy, My Roommate is a Cat, Saga of Tanya the Evil to name just a few.
Along with his many years in voice overs, Jeremy has worked on numerous production projects as a Director and 1st AD for film and TV.
Ireland Reid is a San Diego, California-based International Costume Designer/Cosplayer & Published Model. She has a background in Mechanical Engineering, and holds an MBA with Honors. Ireland’s self taught, elaborate & extreme attention to costume detail originally first caught world attention when she designed & made Fitness Theme Wear for competitors for some of the world’s champion titleholders. Ireland has also appeared on variant comic book covers from Dynamite Entertainment including Vampirella/Red Sonja #2 as Red Sonja and both Vampirella vs. Reanimator #4 and Vengeance of Vampirella #4 as Vampirella. When Ireland isn’t working, you can find her in the gym, gaming, making videos & tutorial content for her YouTube channel, or curled up with a sci-fi book.
Follow her on Instagram @irelandreid!