Apphia Yu (Ayu)
Q & A Panel: March 13th (Saturday) 1:30 PM EST – 2:30 PM EST
Apphia Yu, aka Ayu, is an American voice actress for various anime and video-games. You may recognize her voice in shows such as Assassination Classroom (Rio), Higurashi: When They Cry GOU (Rika), Love Live Sunshine (You), Rage of Bahamut: Genesis (Rita), GOSICK (Victorique), Fairy Tail (Laki), SSSS. Gridman (Borr), Show By Rock!! (Holmy), TsukigaKirei (Akane), and more.
She can also be heard in video-games such as A Hat in Time (Hat Kid), Battle Chef Brigade (Saskia & Lotte), Battlerite (Jamila), and more.
Ayu is also the founder of SakeVisual, an indie group that have been developing and publishing visual novels since 2008. You may recognize some of the visual novels by SakeVisual such as Backstage Pass, Jinsei, RE: Alistar, and more.
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Dawn M. Bennett
Q & A Panel: March 13th (Saturday) 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM EST
Dawn M. Bennett is a Dallas-based voice actress that has worked with FUNimation, Rooster Teeth, OkraTron 5000, ScrewAttack, and GalaxyTrail. She began voice acting in 2011 during her freshman year at Berklee College of Music. Dawn can be heard in shows such as Black Clover (Sister Lily), Fairy Tail (Frosch), Touken Ranbu-Hanamaru (Hotarumaru), KanColle (Hiei), Yuri!!! On Ice (Isabella Yang), Keijo!!!!!!!! (Miku Kobayakawa), Attack On Titan (Frieda Reiss), Ace Attorney (Maggey Byrde), Dance With Devils (Ritsuka Tachibana), Show By Rock!! (A), Hanebado! (Nagisa Aragaki), Zombie Land Saga (Tae Yamada), Chaos;Child (Mio Kunosato), Konohana Kitan (Satsuki), NANBAKA (Noriko Sanzou), My Hero Academia (Setsuna Tokage), RWBY (An Ren), and more.
She can also be heard in games such as Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (Kale, Kefla (Kale half)), SMITE (Celestial Isis, Ma Chérie Arachne), and Freedom Planet (Lilac). Besides voice acting, Dawn is the lead vocalist for the anime/video game cover band Tournament Arc and likes to stream Let’s Plays on Twitch.
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Q & A Panel: March 14th (Sunday) 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Xanthe Huynh is a voice actress currently working out of Los Angeles. Her years of theater training is what she believes to have aided her in the voice acting competition at Anime Expo called AX Idol. After making it as a finalist, she was invited by Bang Zoom! Entertainment to come in for an audition and has been working since!
You may have heard her in anime such as Hidomi in FLCL: Progressive, Hanayo Koizumi in Love Live School Idol Project, Yuna Yuki in Yuki Yuna is a Hero, Miuna Shiodome in A Lull in the Sea, Ui Hirasawa in K-On!, Sachi in Sword Art Online, Fuyumi Yanagi in Blood Lad, Bebe/Nagisa in Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion, Siesta in The Familiar of Zero, Sanae Nagatsuki in Squid Girl, and Monaka Noguchi in Kite Liberator.
Some of her video game roles are Haru Okumura in Persona 5, Nene in Omega Quintet, Meruru in Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arls, Mani in Witch and the Hundred Knight, Falcom in the Hyperdimension Neptunia Series, Ein Al and Poona in Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart, Weedy in Unhack, and Mist in Rune Factory: Frontier.
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