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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Peculiar Cosplayers Will Run the COSPLAY CLASSROOM for the Third Year!
Peculiar Cosplayers is a growing cosplay group based out of Peculiar, MO. Formed in 2011, the Peculiar Cosplayers have attended a number of conventions, including Naka Kon in Kansas City, Kansas City Comic Con, Planet Comicon, and Cosplacon in Jefferson City. We have a wide array of talents, including prop […]Read More
Welcome the Voice of FMA’s Greed and Soul Eater’s Asura – Chris Patton!
Chris Patton has been voice acting for seventeen years, including over 220 Anime titles for FUNimation, ADV, Sentai Filmworks, and Okratron 5000, including Black Bullet (Rentaro), Akame Ga Kill (Run), Hamatora (Moral), Soul Eater (Asura), Full Metal Panic (Sousuke), Fullmetal Alchemist (Greed), Ghost Stories (Hajime),The World God Only Knows (Keima), […]Read More
Welcome Back Samantha Inoue-Harte – Voices, Stunts & FX Makeup – for A2F Fall 2016!
Samantha Inoue-Harte is an established and varied Entertainment Industry veteran. First and foremost, Samantha is a Producer and Partner at Animetropolis, a boutique transmedia studio that develops and produces compelling cross-cultural creative content with partnering Japanese Anime studios. Samantha is also an accomplished 16 year veteran as a voice actress […]Read More
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, […]Read More
Michelle the Storyteller Returns
Michelle was given her first book of fairy tales as a child, and from there she was hooked. As she grew she began to read folklore and fairy tales from around the world. Her interest turned to Japanese fairy tales while she was studying abroad in Kyoto. In Kyoto, she […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More