Phoenix, Ariz. - Colleen Clinkenbeard, an American voice actress known for her work in Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece, Baccano!, and Dragon Ball Kai, will bring her talents to Phoenix Comicon in 2010.
"We can't wait to hear what goes on behind the scenes during the making of our favorite shows!" said Anabel Martinez, Marketing Director for the Phoenix Comicon.
Clinkenbeard has provided the English language voices in over sixty Japanese anime productions. Some of her most notable roles include Riza Hawkeye and Rosé Thomas in Fullmetal Alchemist and the movie Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shambala, Riza Hawkeye in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Monkey D. Luffy in One Piece, Nice Holystone in Baccano!, and Gohan in Dragon Ball Kai. She has also brought to life Yuuko Ichihara in xxxHolic and Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Eclair Tonnerre in Ouran High School Host Club, Miranda Lotto in D.Gray-man, and Izumi Ishiguro in BECK: Mongolain Chop Squad, amongst others. Not limited to anime, she has worked on video game titles, as well, including Ghostbusters: The Video Game.
In addition to bringing so many loved characters to life, Clinkenbeard has been a Line Producer, ADR Director and a scriptwriter for FUNimation Entertainment.
"Colleen is more than a talented actress, she's just plain talented!" said Matt Solberg, Convention Director, "We're happy to have her at our convention."
Phoenix Comicon is the signature pop culture event of the southwest, presenting guests and programming for hobbyists by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, tv, and gaming industries. Entering its ninth year, Phoenix Comicon is expected to draw over 10,000 attendees to its May 27-30, 2010 convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency, downtown Phoenix.