Xanthe Hyunh (pronounced Zan-thee Hwinn)is an LA-based voice actress who got her start as a fan-turned-finalist at the AX-Idol voice acting competition. Armed with a degree in Dramatic Arts from the University of California – Irvine, Xanthe has lent her voice to the characters Yuki Yuna (Yuki Yuna is a Hero), Ui Hirasawa (K-On!), Meiko “Menma” Honma (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day), Haru Okumura (Persona 5), Bebe/Nagisa (Madoka Magica: Rebellion), Sachi (Sword Art Online), Hanayo Koizumi (Love Live!), Meruru (Atelier Mereru: The Apprentice of Arls), and Falcom (Hyperdimension Neptunia series), and many more!
Kira BucklandVoice Actress
Kira Buckland, an Alaska native, has been voice acting in fan and professional projects for over a decade. Some of her roles include Umi (Love Live!), Kuroyukihime (Accel World), Izumo (Blue Exorcist), Julus (The Asterisk War), 2B (Nier: Automota), Trucy Wright (Ace Attorney series), Dead or Alive (Honoka), Hiyoko Saionji (Danganronpa 2), and Alix/Timebreaker (Miraculous Ladybug). You can also hear her voice in fan projects FF7 Machinabridged (as Aerith) and 50% Off (as Kou/Gou). A huge fan of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, cosplaying, and all things David Bowie, Kira’s enthusiasm for fandom knows no bounds!
Kamon TariCosplay Artist
Kamon Tari (pronounced Kay-min Tahri) is an artist who specializes in cosplaying for a cause! Equipped with a degree in Electronic Arts from Linfield College in Oregon, Kamon also dabbles in digital arts and Twitch broadcasting! With more than 3 years of experience and over 20 cosplays under her belt, Kamon has judged cosplay contests at Anime PDX, PCC Mini-Con, and BMG Fan Fest… and this year she lends her expertise as a judge to Con-Jikan’s annual masquerade! And since it’s the season for giving, Kamon will be taking donations at her booth for local charities and hosting Con-Jikan’s charity auction!
Kryssen RobinsonAnimator, Yowlife Productions
Kryssen Robinson, the talent behind YowLife Productions, is a YouTuber known for his flash-based animated films. A graduate of Media Arts Collaborative Charter School in Albuquerque, he has produced myriad animations, including Gamerz!, Lora Vicious, and the feature-length Project Split Figure (which had its silverscreen premier at The Guild Cinema). Kryssen is a lifelong cartoon fan who draws influence from western and eastern animation. Kryssen’s channel boasts over 160,000 subscribers, and his films have been viewed over 14M times. At Con-Jikan, Kryssen will screen some of his favorites and share insights into his process!
Cree NicoleCosplay Artist
Cree Nicole is a lifelong cosplayer who graduated UNM with a B.A. in Fine Arts and an M.A. in Art Education. Crowned Miss Klingon Empire for 2014/2015, Cree has been competing in— and judging cosplay competitions for the past several years, showcasing her abilities throughout the southwest; she’s appeared at ACE, Miss Lubbock-Con, BMG Fan Fest, and Salt Lake City Comic Con! Some of Cree’s noteworthy cosplays include her Wendy’s/Harley Quinn mash-up, Steampunk Rapunzel, and Mercy from Overwatch. Cree joins Con-Jikan this year as a featured panelist and masquerade judge!