"The Voice of a Generation", featured on several Pokémon songs, will be performing live with the Memphis Youth Symphony. He'll also be taking selfies with people around the convention and signing autographs. So bring your items to be signed. If not, he will have some available.
Veronica Taylor is a classically trained actor who found her way into voice acting while performing in the Batman Stunt Show at Six Flags Great Adventure. She became a mainstay of Saturday morning cartoons, best known for playing the original Ash and May on the first 8 seasons of “Pokémon”, April on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (2003- 2007) and roles in “Yu-Gi-Oh!”, “Cubix”, “Dinosaur King”, “Winx Club”, “One Piece”, and more with 4Kids.
A musician and voice actor, known to the Pokémon community as the original voice of both Brock and Team Rocket's James, in the anime.
A musician and voice actor, known to the Pokémon community as the original voice of both Misty and Team Rocket's Jessie, in the anime.
A voice, film and television actor, that has worked on Broadway, perhaps best known as the original voice of Professor Oak. He's taken that role beyond the anime, appearing in games such as Pokémon Snap and to the big screen in Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns, Pokémon 2000, Pokemon 3: Spell of the Unown, and Pokemon 4. Expect to see the professor in panels, signing autographs, and wishing trainers well on their journey.
Trevor Alan Gomes, also known as 88bitmusic, reimagines classic 8 bit music on 88 ivory keys. He's garnered a following on Twitch that is more than 40k people strong. This LA Native turned Memphis Musician will be playing a special selection of music from his four Pokémon albums. You've never heard Pokémon elevated to this level of sophistication. (Saturday Night)
Tennessee's most popular voice in the Pokémon Community, will be on hand to answer questions you might have on what it takes to become a popular Pokétuber. She built a following of more than 102k subscribers on YouTube, opening packs from the Trading Card Game, and teaching the masses how to play the game. As a beloved personality, she's happy to meet members of her Squirtle Squad in person and take pictures.
One of Nintendo's most popular artists, and former member of the Board of Directors of Creatures, Inc., the company behind the Pokémon Games, Benimaru Itoh, will be joining the festival virtually - all the way from Japan, participating in panels, regarding the Pokemon TCG and Video Game series.
Not only was he an early TCG artist and the concept director for the Pokémon Center NY, but he also was the art director for hit titles such as Pokémon Snap and Pokémon Stadium. This rare appearance, gives you the opportunity to ask questions about the early development of the game. He worked extensively on advertising for many of the early Pokémon Titles, but is most popularly known for his work on the Metroid & StarFox comics in Nintendo Power.
Confirming guests takes time, as soon as we work out the nitty gritty details, we'll announce this guest.
A content creator with Team Triforce TCG, will be attempting to break not one but two World Records. This GRW approved record break attempt is set to push Pokemon gameplay to its limits. .
One of the hottest disk jockeys in the South will be on the 1s and 2s to spin fire hits and mix electrifying new creations. Taking inspiration from the Pokémon anime and movies and remixing them with tunes from the games. (Friday Night)