Sogen Con is happy to welcome back Christopher Ayres for this years convention.
Christopher Ayres has been working professionally in theatre, television and film since the age of 6. His work has been seen Regionally, Nationally and on Broadway. He currently works as a voice actor for ADV FILMS and FUNimation ENTERTAINMENT Chris is also an A.D.R. Director for ADV FILMS and AMUSEMENT PARK MEDIA . As an A.D.R. director his credits include the hit anime musical comedy THE NERIMA DAIKON BROTHERS, XENOSAGA: The Animation, MAGIKANO, MERMAID MELODY PITCHI PITCHI PITCH, and co-director with Matt Greefield on THE WALLFLOWER. Some of the roles as a voice actor Chris is best known for are Kei Kourono in Gantz, Suitengu in Speed Grapher, Von Kampher in Trinity Blood, Hayashimizu in Full Metal Panic? Fummofu, Nakamaru in Maburaho, Yaminami in Peacemaker, DJ Plugman in Air Gear , Johnny in One Piece, Sid in Devil May Cry, Sawadust in A Tree of Palme, Oshodani in Pappuwa, and Woogy in Michel. His voice can also be heard in Elfin Lied, Claymore, Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood, Godanner, Oran High School Host Club, Diamond Daydreams, and Desert Punk to name a few. Chris can also be heard as Wagram in the Square Enix Game The Last Remnant. Most recently Chris has been heard as the the voice of Frieza in Dragonball Z Kai, Covenant Commander and various other roles in Halo: Legends. Chris will also soon be heard as Arthur in Tears to Tiara, Prince Soma in Black Butler and Takada Shingin in Son Goku Basura. Chris is also one of the Anime industry voice actors who sings on Voices for Peace. He is very proud to be a part of the "Voices For..." oganization. Chris also works as a professional fight director and has enjoyed bringing his workshop “Mock Combat for Cosplay” to many conventions.
You can learn more about Chris by visiting his website www.christopherayres-va.com