Amarillo's original pop culture convention made a huge announcement for AMA-CON which is happening August 4th and 5th.

This year Edward James Olmos will be attending the event!!


AMA-CON has also announced the rest of the lineup in a Facebook post.

David Matranga has been working as a voice actor for over 15 years voicing over 100+ roles. From his first lead as Orphen all those years ago, to more recent work in the popular simuldubs, voicing Shouto Todoroki in "My Hero Academia," Bertholdt Hoover in "Attack on Titan," and Luke in "Garo Vanishing Line," David has been featured in many of the most well-known and beloved shows in anime.

Other popular titles include Hideki Hinata in "Angel Beats," General Rico in "Starship Troopers: Invasion," Minorikawa in "Halo Legends," and Briareos in "Appleseed, Appleseed Ex Machina, and Appleseed The Series to name a few. His more popular early anime roles include Orphen in "Orphen" and Sanzo in "Saiyuki."

In addition to his prolific list of anime voice work, he also works consistently in the video game and commercial voiceover world, and still spends much of his time on theatrical stages around the country. Fun Fact: He also did the motion capture for the role of General Rico in both animated "Starship Troopers" films and the character of Briareos in CGI animated "Appleseed Alpha." For updates and fun rants, FOLLOW HIM on Twitter @davidmatranga1 and IG @matrangadavid.

At this year's AMA-CON, David will offer presentations on Motion Capture and the Business of Anime, and conduct a Q&A following a screening of one of his popular roles!

Stay tuned for more information!

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