Guests of Honour

Johnny Yong Bosch (Guest of Honour)

Johnny Yong Bosch

Johnny Yong Bosch got his start fighting giant bugs as Adam Park, the Black Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. It is a role that he would play for three and a half seasons on TV, two motion pictures and two special guest appearances in future Power Rangers seasons.

After Power Rangers, Johnny became very involved in voice acting work for various anime titles; usually landing the lead role.  His first major voice acting role was Vash the Stampede in Trigun.  He will later go on and play the voices of Kaneda in Akira, Renton in Eureka Seven, Claus in Last Exile, Clair in Heat Guy J, Sakaki in Witch Hunter Robin, Mike in Please Twins, Albert in The Count of Monte Cristo, Kiba in Wolf's Rain, and Itsuki in The Melancholy of Haurhi Suzumiya.  Currently he is the voice of Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach and Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass.

Johnny’s voice can also be heard in numerous video games. He voices the main character Nero in Devil May Cry 4 and performed voiceover work in Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria, .hack//G.U. , Persona 4, Star Ocean: Till the End of Time, Xenosaga, Wild Arms 4, Disgaea 3, Tales of Symphonia, Tales of the Abyss, and Eternal Sonata.

When Johnny is not voice acting, he is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of his band Eyeshine and the host of the hit podcast Anime TV.  He is also an accomplished martial artist.

Stephanie Sheh (Guest of Honour)

Stephanie Sheh

Stephanie Sheh has made a name for herself by providing the voices for many anime shows and video games.  After graduating UCLA, she took a job as a producer to pay the bills while she pursued her acting career.  She’s learned everything from creating licensing agreements and budgets to writing ADR and subtitle scripts.  When the opportunity arose to change her focus to acting she jumped at it.

Stephanie’s current voice acting roles include Orihime in Bleach, Hinata in Naruto, Kinon in Gurren Lagann,  Eureka in Eureka 7, Akira in Lucky Star, Anya & Kaguya in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2. Other credits include Mikuru in The Melancholy of Haurhi Suzumiya, Megumi in Digimon Data Squad and Mamimi in FLCL. 

She also has done voiceover work in various video games including Devil May Cry 4, Star Ocean: First Departure, Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories, Odin Sphere, Tales of the Abyss, Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm, Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis, Valkyrie Profile 2 Silmeria and Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles.

In addition to voiceover work, Stephanie has been pursuing an on-camera acting career.  She’s appeared several times on G4’s Attack of the Show and shot an ABC pilot with Damon Wayans.  She has also appeared in several film and theatre productions.

She is fluent in Mandarin, Taiwanese and she has also studied Japanese and Spanish.

Kevin McKeever (Industry Guest of Honour)

Kevin McKeever

A graduate of the lighting design program from Emerson College, Kevin has been working in the entertainment industry for nearly 15 years. He has worked in theater production at world class venues such as the Goodspeed Opera House, the Emerson Majestic Theater, Foxwoods Casino, and the Mohegan Sun Resort which he helped open in 1996.

His television production credits include Jackass, Kids Say the Darnedest Things, Guinness Book of World Records, Krypton Factor,, The 60's as well as various television commercials. His film credits include Mystery Men, For Love of the Game, and Billy Frankenstein.

Kevin's first official assignment in the Robotech universe was as an audit of Robotech's television ratings and viewer demographics during its original run in the 1980s. Kevin's analysis of the ratings in a cost effective manner along with his years of production experience made him a natural candidate for the Robotech team.


Pikmin Link (Cosplay Guest of Honour)

Pikman Link

Originally from Hungary but lived in the US since 1990, Pikmin Link wanted to become an artist since she was little.  She started making costumes in 1998, creating a Link costume for Halloween.  Inspired by her first costume making, Pikmin Link began researching other costumes on the internet which eventually led her to discover cosplay.  

For a few years Pikmin Link posted photos of herself in cosplay on various internet sites.  It wasn't until 2003 that she went to her first costume event, when she was hired by G4 TV to be Link for their costume fashion show during the G-phoria Video Games Award Show.

By 2006 Pikmin Link began doing costume character modeling for many gaming related events and professional character modeling for gaming related companies.  She also has been featured and interviewed in multiple gaming and cosplay magazines all around the world and played two costume character parts in the TV show of Entourage. During her cosplay career she has been invited to three different countries as a cosplay guest.

Pursuing her passion for animation and voice acting, Pinkmin Link attended acting school for two years alongside her normal schooling, and is currently attending the Academy of Art University to earn her bachelors in 3D animation/video games.

Pikmin Link is a huge Legend of Zelda fan, and has grown up playing the games. Link is her favourite character which is why she makes most of his outfits. 


Consplayers is a website devoted to conventions and the cosplayers who attend them.  Originally started up by Pikmin Link and her father Robert (a.k.a. Pikmin Link’s Dad) as a site to post their own photos of cosplayers from the conventions they attended, it has now grown to be one of the most popular websites among cosplayers, reaching over two million views.’s growing staff is bringing convention coverage from three different countries and is currently working their way out to the rest of the world.


Aurélie Morgane (Guest of Honour)

Aurelie Morgane

Since her graduation from the École de theatre de St-Hyacinthe (Prix Laurier d’argent 2006), Aurélie has played numerous roles on-stage, including Le simple soldat (m.e.s. Jacques Rossi), La têmpete (Shakespeare in the Parks), Éva, Gloria, Anna, Léa (m.e.e. Luce Pelletier) and Odyssées de l’espace (Troupe du Vaisseau D’or); in cinemas : in Martyrs, La Capture and Nitro; as well as television : CA, La Galère, Musée Éden, etc.

Aurélie voices several movie and anime characters, including voices in Friday the 13th, Fred’s Head and Winnie the Pooh. She is also the official French voice of the actresses Elena Anaya and Anna Walton.

Aurélie’s voicework can also be heard in the 2007 Japanese animated feature film – Appleseed: Ex Machina, where she plays the lead role of Deunan Knute.

In the summer of 2009, Aurélie will go across Québec with her band Les somnambules for which she sings, plays the flute and the accordion, as well as being the puppeteer and acrobat.

Sebastien Reding (Guest of Honour)


Sebastien Reding started his professional career as a voice actor at the young age of 13 years old where he earned the role of Kenny.  He has taught dubbing as a theatre elective at Cégep de St-Hyacinthe.  He was also a marionette operator from 2001 to 2005 for the Théâtre de la Dame de Cœur.

As voice actor, he has held several roles in both movies and television such as Rip in "Sacré Andy (What's With Andy?)", Hugo in "Planète Crue (Daft Planet)", Alan Tracy in "Les Sentinelles de l’Air (Thunderbirds)", Kumar in "Harold et Kumar (Harold and Kumar)", Peter Pan in "Retour au pays imaginaire (Peter Pan II: Return to Neverland)", Ash Ketchum in the Pokémon movies as well as the infamous Drago Malefoy in "Harry Potter".

In addition to being a voice actor and trainer, Sebastien has taken the role of dubbing director in movies and television shows since 2005.  Among others, he has directed projects such as "La route des Campus (College Road Trip)" for Disney, "Fool’s Gold" and "Feast of Love" for Warner as well as television series such as "Whistler", "Spider Rider", "Bakugan", et "Blaise le Blasé (Fred's Head)".

His experience as voice actor, dubbing director and trainer has made him well known in his field and among his peers.