Category: A2F

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New Challenger Brings Their Street Fighter Rock Opera to A2F River Valley

New Challenger is a hard rock band from OKC, performing their rock opera inspired by the Street Fighter series. They recently made their live debut at Fierce Punch 2, an OKC charity Street Fighter tournament, and will be perfoming at A2F River Valley. Check out the EP “Master of the […]

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Author Ben S. Reeder Returns to A2F River Valley

Ben Reeder is the author of the popular Demon’s Apprentice series, the Zompoc Survivor series and Ash Fall, the first book in the Apocalypse of Enoch: Everwinter series from New Babel books. He is also the co-author of the Verge Walker series with George Canfield. Born in Hawaii and raised […]

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Announcing A2F River Valley’s Musical Guests KAZHA

Kazha is a 3 piece rock band from Japan. Lead singer Kazuha Oda is a classically trained singer born in Japan, spent her childhood in several different countries including Brazil. She started out as a solo singer and recorded over 20 different records/projects from classic to heavy metal music in […]

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A2F River Valley Welcomes Voice Actress Leah Clark

Leah Clark is an American voice actor primarily associated with FUNimation productions. This year she has been heard in the broadcast dubs of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (Kobayashi); Touken Ranbu (Gokotai); Show By Rock (Ailane); Shonen Maid (Miyako); Fuuka (Suzuka); Alderamin On the Sky (Haroma); Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA […]

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Phil Parsons, Voice of DBZ’s Nappa, Will Attend A2F Saturday & Sunday!

Phil Parsons is an American anime voice actor who works at Funimation. He is best known for voicing Nappa in the English Dub of the Dragon Ball series.

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DJ Blay Returns to Spin at A2F Fall 2016

From House Parties, clubs, to the convention scene, Blay has seen it all. Starting in his own bedroom, Blay begun with the genres of Happy Hardcore and Hardstyle, but over the first year, he quickly found his true love in House. He continued to push his limits to Dubstep, Trap, […]

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Welcome Literary Guest: Victor Manuel, Renaissance Man

Victor Manuel comes to us from the hills West of Dallas, Texas. He is a definite Renaissance Man – because he goes to a lot of renaissance festivals. He edits for Mothership Zeta magazine, writes science fiction and horror, runs his own webcomic, and in his spare time he designs […]

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Video Game Tournament Host: Gaijin Goombah!

After gaining a degree in International Relations, living abroad, and spending two years in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Gaijin Goombah decided to devote his YouTube career to teaching multiculturalism around the world through the medium of video games. From recent to retro, he explains a multitude of cultural […]

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Welcome Voice Actress Rachael Messer for A2F Spring 2016!

Rachael Messer is a professional and full time voice actress. She has voice acted in numerous animes, cartoons, video games, radio plays, and commercials. She has worked with FUNimation in animes. She is currently the voice of Shiara in the new animated tv series “Prince Adventure” along with Christopher Sabat, […]

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Don’t Forget to Book Your Hotel for A2F Spring 2016

A2F will again be held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center & Hotel in Springdale. The convention rate is $85/night. If you call in your reservation, mention Arkansas Anime Festival, or you can book online HERE.

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