Sure, you could just wander the streets all night or drift from room to room attempting to elude Public Safety for those precious few minutes of sleep, but conventions are more fun when you have some place comfy to call your own. You will also make more friends if you are able to shower and change clothes daily. So whether you're a lone wolf or plan to pack in with 22* of your closest friends, make sure not to miss your chance for a bright, shiny, hotel room in one of our hotels.
Scott McNeil - A cool Canadian who's voiced Duo Maxwell in Gundam Wing, Koga in Inuyasha, Piccolo in DBZ, Wolverine in X-men: Evolution and many, many more since beginning his career in 1988.
J Michael Tatum - That Anime Show host, and swoon-worthy voice of Kyoya Otori in Host Club, Sebastian Michaelis in Black Butler, Doumeki in xxxHolic, and Okarin Tintarou from Stein's Gate, just to name a few. You can also catch him in Attack on Titan as Erwin Smith.
Bryce Papenbrook - The voice actor that's taking the world by storm. He's recently voiced Kirito in Sword Art Online, and Eren in Attack on Titan. In addition, he's given voice to dozens of cool characters like Masaomi Kida in Durarara!! and Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist.
Cherami Leigh - The strong female voice behind such iconic characters as Lucy in Fairy Tail, Patty in Soul Eater, Kneesocks in Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt, Shana in Shakugan no Shana, and Asuna in Sword Art Online.
Shonen Knife - The band that turned Kurt Cobain into a screaming fan-girl, Shonen knife has been credited with making the international pop underground more international by opening it up to bands of Japan.
MIQ - The dynamic performer famed worldwide for her theme songs for anime classics such as "Gundam 0083," "Aura Battler Dunbine," "Heavy Metal L-Gaim," "Area 88," "Bismark," "Xabungle Graffiti" and more.
Loverin Tamburin - Debuting in 2006 with “Aishitageru,” the opening to “Makaisenki-Disgea.”, they followed up In August 2007 with “Mo?o!,” the ending music of “Nanatsuiro Drops."
HOME MADE KAZOKU - This band made up of 2 rappers and 1 dj created a buzz with their tracks featured as theme songs on many hit anime series, such as Eureka Seven (“Shonen Heart”), Naruto (“Shooting Star”), and NO RAIN NO RAINBOW” (the theme song of Naruto Shippuden: The Movie, "Kizuna").
Junichi Suwabe - The seiyuu behind Grimmjow from Bleach, Takashi Komuro from Highschool of the Dead, Keigo Atobe from The Prince of Tennis, Daiki Aomine from Kuroko's Basketball, Toji Kanzaki from Yowamushi Pedal, and Ren Jinguji from Uta no Prince-sama. He is currently playing Dandy from Space Dandy.
Baby, the Stars Shine Bright - A Japanese clothing boutique that specializes in Lolita fashion with their main focus on Sweet Lolita Fashion.
Who's autograph are you going to get first?
A Hip Hop trio formed of 1 DJ and 2 MCs, HOME MADE KAZOKU debuted in May 2004. You've probably heard their hit songs "Shonen Heart" (Eureka Seven), "Shooting Star" (Naruto) and "No Rain No Rainbow" (Naruto Shippuden). 2014 will be their 10th year anniversary, and we are excited they will be performing at the Southeast's largest anime convention for our 20th year!
Watch their official announcement on the AWA YouTube Channel here: http://youtu.be/j9jBuhEjwzg
AWA is ready to start rolling out the red carpet for our 2014 convention! In our first round of guests we have three very cool announcements. Please welcome Cherami Leigh, Bryce Papenbrook, and J. Michael Tatum! You can read their full biographies on our Guests page.
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