Cherami Leigh, a voice actress who has worked on over 100 anime projects, will be a guest at Otakon 2018.
Cherami has been in the industry for twenty years and has been in over 75 commercials, in addition to her anime work. Among her anime roles are Lucy in Fairy Tail; Asuna in Sword Art Online; Road in D. Grayman; Lizzie in Black Butler; Mai in Ghost Hunt and Patty in Soul Eater.
She has worked on over 20 video games, including playing DLC Gaige in Borderlands 2; Quartermaster Corporal Green in Call of Duty: WW2; and Ikrie in Horizon Zero Dawn's DLC.
Cherami Leigh voices Sailor Venus in Sailor Moon; Tomie in Mob Psycho 100; Kudelia in Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans; Claudia Peer in Gundam: Thunderbolt; Ilia in RWBY; A2 in Nier Automata and Makoto in Persona 5. Recently, it was announced she will be playing Sarada in Boruto: Naruto The Movie and multiple characters in Fire Emblem: Heroes, as well as playing Cagalli in the new release of Gundam SEED and Tomie Katana in the French series Last Man.
In addition, she has a lead role in the animated feature Ribbit, has guest starred on Doc McStuffins and plays Peanut Big Top in The Lalaloopsy Girls. She starred in Shane Dawson's Not Cool and the Starz Original Series The Chair. She has appeared in the Emmy Award-winning Temple Grandin, as well as in Friday Night Lights, The Deep End, Chase, Shameless, Bones, NCIS: LA and Longmire, to name a few. She worked on Fast Food Nation with Richard Linklater; The Hottest State, with Ethan Hawke; The Mist, with Frank Darabont among others. She also stars in the recently released faith-based drama Beyond the Farthest Star.
Cherami Leigh also starred in and produced two seasons of the award-winning web series Throwing Stones, as well as CONfessionals. Leigh has a daily affirmation based show, Love and Light, featured on Anime Unlocked, along with other projects in various stages of production.
Otakon 2018 will be held August 10-12, 2018 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.