Robbie Daymond

Robbie Daymond is a Native-American Voice Artist, Actor, and Performer based in Los Angeles. He works in traditional animation, Anime, commercials, film, television, audiobooks and videogames for companies such as: Nickelodeon, Disney, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, NBC, 20th Century Fox, Marvel, Bang Zoom!, Lucas Films, Activision, Square Enix, Volition Games, Studiopolis, VIZ, Aniplex, SyFy, Random House and many more. After booking his first major Anime role in 2014 as Tuxedo Mask in “Sailor Moon”, he has had the opportunity to act in several other Anime series including; “One Punch Man”… Read More

Chris Patton

Chris Patton head shot

Chris Patton has been Voice Acting for 18 years. His credits include over 250 Anime titles, including projects for ADV Films, Funimation Entertainment, Sentai Filmworks, Okratron 5000, and more. Credits include: Fullmetal Alchemist (Greed), Soul Eater (Asura) Akame Ga Kill (Run), Diabolik Lovers (Ayato), Hamatora (Moral), Skip Beat! (Ogata), Full Metal Panic (Sousuke Sagara), Ghost Stories (Hajime), Dimension W (Haruka Seameyer), The Wallflower (Ranmaru), Cross Ange (Embryo), the recently announced Drifters (Abe No Seimi) and Aoharu X Machinegun (Toru), and many more. In the world of video games, he can be heard… Read More

Allyssa Lewis

Allyssa Lewis

Animator, Recruiter and Consultant Allyssa A Lewis, although born in Brooklyn, New York, has spent the last two decades expanding her creative reach in Atlanta, Georgia, where she uses her BFA in animation from Savannah College of Art Design – Atlanta toward experimental animation and mixed media illustration. Most noted for her animation on over 75 episodes and promos of FX’s Emmy winning series “Archer”, she has also produced content for NBC’s “30 Rock”, i am OTHER, Animation Domination, ComicCon San Diego, and Captain Planet’s Planeteer Movement. As the Founder and Executive… Read More

Go Big or Go Home Cosplay

Go Big or Go Home Cosplay

Contestant on Cosplay Melee – SyFy’s new cosplay competition show. Best use of Technology and Favorite Social Media Vote at Dragon*con 2016, Professional Division. Best in Show Journeyman Momocon 2015. Member at Geekspace Gwinnett, maker space. Emily Schmidt, also known as Go Big or Go Home Cosplay, is from Atlanta, Georgia. She likes to make costumes and props in her free time. She has been cosplaying for a little over two years and loves the cosplay community. She feels it is a great place to make friends and learn new crafting techniques…. Read More


Known as Artemis or Veloci-Rainbow in the cosplay community , a native to southern conventions and cosplay community, she has been cosplaying for 7+ years and drawing for most of her life , cosplay is a great passion for her being able bring a character to life is just scratching the surface.

Anime Blast is Dog friendly!

Our venue, the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo, is dog friendly! 😀 So if you’d like to dress your dog up and bring him by please do. Here’s a photo of Flynn Rider at least year’s Anime Blast in his Ein (Cowboy Bebop) cosplay! Taken by one of our wonderful guests: Amanda Swanson Photography. If you’re wanting to keep your dog in your hotel room, here’s the hotel policy. The Chattanooga Choo Choo welcomes two pets up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per stay. Pets must be crated when… Read More


Cosplay-Senpai (better known as Ace) has been producing cosplay commissions and touring conventions for 7 years. Stuck on a costume piece? Can’t quite figure out how that prop goes together? With a decade of personal experience and over 22,000 items created, they are here to share their love for media, fandom, and—most of all—costuming! Find them on instagram @askcosplaysenpai for tutorials, live builds and walkthroughs, and any advice you need on making your next cosplay the best it can possibly be.

Jordan Neidert – 00GundamreviewsV2

Gunpla Artist – Best small scale NYCC GBWC division 2015, Best small scale NYCC GBWC division 2016, Best small scale/ 2nd place award winner at NYCC GBWC division 2017 Small Scale Artist, YouTube creator, Team Helios member. Jordan Neidert also known as ‘ED’ in the Gunpla community is a 23 year old, small scale modeling artist hailing from upstate NY and is currently residing in Bucks County Pennsylvania. While Jordan builds Gunpla of all types, his forte resides in the 1/144 Scale, mainly creating weathered and battle damaged pieces. Jordan has work… Read More


Veenacos is a rising young cosplayer who has always had a passion for nerd culture and the arts. She attended her first convention in 2012, but did not begin cosplaying until 2015. Pretty soon, she discovered a passion for crafting her cosplays from scratch. She started attending many conventions in the south east where she hangs out with her friends, has photoshoots, competes in costuming contests, and as of recently, is occasionally a cosplay guest. She has also started modeling and hopes to expand her horizons in cosplay and modeling professionally.… Read More