The No Brand Heroes – The Road So Far

Our beloved mascots, discount superhero team the No Brand Heroes, will return at this year’s convention. To make sure you’re up to date on their exploits (and who they are), we’ve put together this brief, two minute video to catch you up on the important points!

The No Brand Con 2019 Schedule Is Here!

No Brand Con 2019 is only two weeks away, and we know many of you are excited to plan your weekend of awesome. With that in mind, we’re happy to announce that the official schedule for No Brand Con 2019 is now available to view online!

This year we’ve put it up as a Google Sheet, so you can easily view it on your computer or with the Google Sheets mobile app on your smart phone. To take a gander at it, just click here to view the schedule.

Guest Announcement: Xander Mobus

We’re excited to announce a new guest for No Brand Con 2019 — Xander Mobus!

Xander Mobus is a voice over actor from LA. You might know his work from anime and video games including, Persona 5, Super Smash Bros, Street Fighter V, Soul Calibur VI One Punch Man, Mob Psycho 100, Hunter x Hunter, Detective Pikachu, Erased, Boruto, Boruto’s Dad, Rising of the Shield Hero, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, Fire Emblem Heroes, Fire Emblem Warriors, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Beyblade Burst Turbo, B: The Beginning, Blue Exorcist and many more!

Volunteer For No Brand Con 2019!

Did you know that if you join our volunteer team, you can get reimbursed for your No Brand Con badge? That’s right, if you work for ten hours over the course of the con weekend, the convention becomes effectively free to attend!

One of the best things about No Brand Con is that it’s run by fans like you, and as we’re an event completely driven by people donating their time, it’s a great way to feel a part of it.

To find out more information, check our our volunteer page. If you decided that you’re interested, just fill out a 2019 volunteer application and email it to volunteering@nobrandcon.org! You won’t regret it.

Preregistration Extended Until March 8th! Don’t Miss Out!

Preregistration for No Brand Con 2019 has been extended for another week! You now have until March 8th to get your prereg in. This is your final chance to preregister for No Brand Con 2019, so don’t miss out!

Additionally, if you haven’t reserved your hotel room for this year, there are still some spots left. Don’t forget!

Reminder: Preregistration Closes Thursday, February 28th!

No Brand Con 2019 is coming up on us fast this year, and March 29th is closer than you think! This means your chance to preregister for this year’s con is almost over, along with your last chance to buy a sponsor badge!

If you don’t want to miss out on the preregistration savings (or if you want to grab one of the few remaining sponsor slots), you should jump over to our registration page and get on board as soon as possible!

Guest Announcement: Karen Strassman (Update: Cancelled)

We’re proud to announce another guest for No Brand Con 2019: Karen Strassman!

Karen Strassman is an actress, voiceover artist and dialect coach, known the world over for hundreds of characters she has created in many forms. She delights in crafting characters that touch the brilliant human spirit and entertain the child within all of us.

Whether on-camera or behind a mic, Karen is extremely versatile. She has played roles as varied as the brilliant and empathic scientist Devra Bogdanovich in “Ingress,” to the quirky bookish OCD accountant Jolene on “Weeds.”

Unfortunately, due to family reasons, Karen Strassman has had to cancel her appearance.

‘ANX Kpop Battles’ Is Coming To No Brand Con 2019!

We’re always looking for new events and experiences to bring to No Brand Con attendees, and with that in line we’re happy to announce an addition of ANX Kpop Battles to our 2019 schedule!

ANX Kpop Battles is a live “Kpop Dance-Cover” event competition where fans of all kinds come together to showcase their favorite Kpop Dances. Events occur at conventions across the country, and ANK Kpop Battles does require participants to sign up online here in advance.

We’re really excited to bring this to you all this year, and think it’ll be an amazing show for spectators and participants alike. More information can be found on the official ANX Kpop Battles Facebook page.

Guest Announcement: Kyle McCarley

No Brand Con is happy to announce another guest for 2019 — voice actor Kyle McCarley!

Kyle McCarley grew up (but not really) in Kansas and moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to study acting. After getting hooked on playing World of Warcraft with his buddies, he co-wrote, co-directed, and voiced several characters in a fan-made online radio play loosely set in that universe. Once he finished his Theatre degree at the University of Southern California, he decided to further pursue that passion in the form of a career in voice acting. Kyle can now be heard in anime, video games, cartoons, audiobooks, live action dubs, TV and radio commercials, industrial ads, and even a talking toy plunger.

Notable anime credits include Mikazuki Augus in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama in Mob Psycho 100, Koku in B: The Beginning, Ryo in Devilman Crybaby, Joe Shimamura, a.k.a. 009, in Cyborg 009: Call of Justice, Aoba Kuronuma in Durarara!!x2, Shinji Matou in Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, Ryota Watari in Your Lie in April, Helbram in Seven Deadly Sins, Claudia Hodgins in Violet Evergarden, John Steinbeck in Bungo Stray Dogs, Iruka Umino in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Gran in Granblue Fantasy: The Animation, Kirii in Blame!, Joichiro Nishi in Gantz: O, Silas Norman in The Asterisk War, and Ikuya Ogura in Ajin: Demi-Human.

Kyle’s video game credits include Android 9S in NieR: Automata, Alm in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, Hyde from Under Night In-Birth in BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, the Prototype Koga skin in Paladins, Zeroken in Disgaea 5, Haruto Higurashi in Zanki Zero, the Pot O’ Gold Fafnir and Playmaker Ne Zha skins in SMITE, Daniel in Unepic, Seilong and Kir in Summon Night 6, Oz, the Trickster in Atlas Reactor, and various characters in Final Fantasy XV, Tales of Berseria, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, Grand Kingdom, and Omega Quintet.

A full list of Kyle’s credits is available at KyleMcCarley.com, and if you follow him on Twitter (@kylemccarley), Twitch (twitch.tv/kylemccarley), or like his Facebook page (facebook.com/kylemccarleyvo), you can keep up with all his excitement (or lack thereof).

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