Bloomington, Minneapolis – May 10, 2012 – AniMinneapolis, one of the largest conventions in Minneapolis, is excited to announce that Wendy Powell will be a guest at the 2012 Anime Minneapolis convention. AniMinneapolis will happen June 29 – July 1, 2012 at the Ramada Hotel near the Mall of America. Admission is just $30 online, or $35 at the door, which includes access to free autograph sessions, free soda and snacks, and over 100+ different events.
Wendy Powell has been a professional voice actress for FUNimation Entertainment and Okratron 5000 for over 10 years. Most well known as the Homunculus named Envy in Fullmetal Alchemist, she’s also starred in Yu Yu Hakusho as Mukuro, D. Gray-Man as Hevlaska, Shirguri as Iku, and Claymore as Ilene.
Wendy is also often known for smaller parts, in which she usually dies a most painful death. Some of her credits include: Katsuko Momose in Chaos Head, Emi in Baki The Grappler, Amick in Blue Gender, The Fever Demon in Shin Chan, Kyo’s Mother in Fruits Basket, Kasuga in Negima and Paula “Lady Death” in Trinity Blood. She has also voiced characters in: Baka & Test, Soul Eater, School Rumble, Kiddy Grade, Case Closed, Sgt. Frog, Peach Girl, xxxHolic, One Piece, Galaxy Railways, Tsubasa, Gunslinger Girl, Moon Phase, Glass Fleet, and many others.
As a teacher by day, evil villain by night (same job, to some students), Wendy most loves the Theatre, with anime coming up as a close second.
AniMinneapolis will be bringing over 2,000+ people to the Ramada Mall of America for a three day weekend that features autograph sessions, guest Q&As, cosplay competitions, video gaming, concerts and music events, and much more. Attendees get access to over 100+ events with one registration price, and early registration can be done online at http://animinneapolis.com/
Other events at the convention include cosplay photoshoots, a dealers room, an artists alley, room parties, and an AMV contest, among many others. The complete list will be posted athttp://animinneapolis.com/
Contact: Valerie V.