Tony Oliver


TONY OLIVER, who was recently named to IMDB’s top 20 all time Anime Voice Actors list, began his career 25 years ago as an actor on stage and camera performing in several feature films and dozens of plays. He found success as a voice over artist, lending his voice to one of the first foreign made animated features to receive wide US release (“The Sea Prince and the Fire Child”). His first foray into television was as the voice of Rick Hunter in the groundbreaking animated series “Robotech”. Following that he turned… Read More

Micah Solusod


Despite his general inability to fly, Micah Solusod is a professional voice actor and illustrator. The rapscallion made his anime debut as Malek Werner in Blassreiter and is best known for his role as Soul Evans in Soul Eater. He has shown up in a number of other FUNimation titles as Toma Kamijo in A Certain Magical Index, Yuichiro Hyakuya in Seraph of the End, Yukine in Noragami, Midnight in Fairy Tail, teen Coby in One Piece, Tagoma in Dragonball Z: Resurrection ‘F’, Mizuki in Kamisama Kiss, older Ame inWolf Children, Gakushu… Read More

Christopher Bevins


Since 2001, Christopher Bevins has recorded, cast, directed, produced, acted in and/or adapted scripts for over 100 anime series, movies and specials. His voice directing credits include Princess Jellyfish, King of Thorn, Sengoku Basara, .hack//Quantum, Heaven’s Lost Property, The Sacred Blacksmith, Samurai 7, Speed Grapher, Mongolian Chop Squad (with Taliesin Jaffe), Witchblade, Case Closed, El Cazador de la Bruja, Burst Angel, and Dragon Ball GT. Chris’ recent and upcoming voice directing work includes Michiko & Hatchin, Aquarion EVOL, Jormungand, and Last Exile – Fam, The Silver Wing. Christopher is also an accomplished… Read More

Rachel Robinson


The yes-it’s-true-born-and-raised-in-Los-Angeles-because-someone-had-to-be Rachel Robinson’s voice spans the arenas of video games, animation, national commercials, promos and anime. She is likely best known for her role as feisty L’Cie Oerba Yun Fang of Final Fantasy XIII, XIII-2 and Lightning Returns. She voices proud Protoss Vorazun, in the latest of Blizzard’s long-celebrated StarCraftII franchise, Legacy of the Void, as well as the nasty Goetia in Xenoblade Chronicles X. She is also Nova in There Came an Echo, a voice-controlled strategy game starring Wil Wheaton. Newer game roles include the Time Patroller in DBZ: Xenoverse;… Read More

Night Sabers


Remember when musician bios used to matter?  Yea, we don’t remember that time very well either, but you’re reading this so we’ll tell you the truth about a band known as Night Sabers. We’re the greatest band of all time.  That’s a fact so just don’t even try to argue with us.  We play nerd pop music about video games, anime, and comic books.  Imagine if Tom Petty and Debbie Harry played too much NES growing up and your starting to get an idea.  Also, one of us is from another planet,… Read More

DJ Codytron

DJ Codytron

DJ Codytron is an EDM DJ who specializes in Complextro, house music, and making everyone feel welcome. DJ Codytron mainly performs at anime conventions, and he is well versed in the anime and geek community. Cody is also one of the main directors for AkaiCon; an anime convention based in Nashville, TN.

DJ Synaptic Flow


Hailing from the unlikely Chattanooga, TN, Brian Foster aka Synaptic Flow’s earliest musical influences varied, ranging from New Wave and Industrial to 70s pop. In the early 90s he became a fan of techno, house, trance, jungle and drum-n-bass. He became a constant fixture in the southestern US rave scene. Deep house, and the music of LTJ Bukem’s camp inspired Brian when he entered the studio. Dreamy, melodic, soulful electronic music emerged and manifested itself as Synaptic Flow. Synaptic’s debut album “Biotechnology”, released on Diskatopia Records, was a critical success and charted heavily on… Read More

Haiden Hazard


From a very young age Haiden has loved costumes and dressing up.  While attending her first convention in 2013 she discovered the world of cosplay and fell in love.  Since that time she has taken her love for anime, gaming, super heroes and sci-fi and brought them to life through the art of cosplay.  All of her hard work is paying off.   Haiden is an award winning cosplayer many times over, not only for her outfits, but props as well.  When not working on crafting costumes, armor and props you can… Read More

Featured Panelist: Rainbow Redwood


Rainbow Redwood is a self-taught seamstress, YouTube content creator, cosplayer and alternative fashion enthusiast. On YouTube she creates DIY videos about lolita fashion and cosplay as well as discussion videos about topics in those communities. You might remember her from last year’s Anime Blast Chattanooga when she won Best Journeymen in the Cosplay Craftsmanship Contest. Most recently she has started streaming her cosplay builds on Twitch and is working on a line of accessories themed after sweet treats called Candy-Coated Redwood. Facebook page: YouTube:

Featured Photographer: Vaughn Photography

Devin Adkins of Vaughn Photography

Hello I’m Vaughn Photography. I was born in Nashville, and then grew up in the con community. Along the way I’ve traveled the USA far and wide. The camera is the least important element in photography, hence why I try to make every shoot a new experience. My goal is to provide lasting memories and bring your character(s) to life.