Tekko will be at the David Lawrence Convention Center through Sunday at 5pm. Come on and visit for some Japanese fun.
Autographs from Monica Rial, Luci Christian, and Vic Mignogia.
Tekko is an annual Japanese Pop Culture convention, including all things anime, gaming, fashion, and music. It takes place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on April 5-8. Tekko is in it’s 16th year, and has one of its best line ups coming this year!
Tekko has announced many special guests, including voice actors, DJs, cosplay judges, fashion designers, and fashion guests.
The band this year for Tekko is LM.C. This will be their first and only US east coast appearance! They are a Japanese rock band consisting of Maya on vocals and Aiji on guitar.
They have 8 full albums and two theme songs from the anime series REBORN!
One of the many voice actors they’ve announced is Monica Rial, who voices Mey Rin from Black Butler, Shiro from Deadman Wonderland, May Chang from FMA Brotherhood, Renge from Ouran High School Host Club, Tsubaki from Soul Eater, and many more! Bryce Papenbrook is another voice actor who will be there. He voices Eren from Attack on Titan, Kirito in Sword Art Online, Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Masamoi Kida in Durarara!!, Henry in Fire Emblem Awakening, and many more! Another of the voice actors is Vic Mignogna, who voices Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Tamaki Suoi in Ouran High School Host Club, Death Scythe in Soul Eater, Luciano in Code Geass, and many more! Luci Christian is the last voice actor that will be at Tekko. She voiced Wrath in Fullmetal Alchemist, Honey in Ouran High School Host Club, Alois in Black Butler, Medusa in Soul Eater, and many more!
Toshi Salvino is a multimedia visual artist that will be at Tekko. She is a visual artist with a focus on style and makeup, who uses her body as a canvas turning herself into a Living Art Doll. She currently lives in NY as a hair stylist and makeup artist as well as character performer. Hard Decora is an apparel and illustration brand, that will be at Tekko, that promotes aggressive individuality. Kamilah Jones started Hard Decora in 2014. She saw a Fairy Kei girl on tumblr carrying a pastel gun, which inspired her brand. Saki Tachibana will be joining Tekko from BABY, the Stars Shine Bright, which is a Lolita fashion clothing brand founded in Tokyo, Japan. The brand wants to make designs that make one feel like an elegant princess when wearing them. Many of Saki’s deigns come from fairy tales, black cats, and other themes.
Tekko will also have some other special guests. Dan Coglan, a.k.a. “Samurai Dan” and his wife Jillian are acknowledged masters of martial mayhem. They teach historical and hysterical panels on the way of the warrior as well as have high energy, mostly safe stage shows. Dan is also a standup comedian. Nancy Kepner is a guitarist, who writes clever songs about all fandoms! She currently has three albums and a YouTube channel called HeartfeltHumor. Tekko also has a four DJ line up this year for the dance!