Otakon announced on Wednesday that it will host voice actress Saori Hayami at its August 8-10 event in Baltimore, Maryland. The convention will mark Hayami's first appearance at a U.S. anime convention.
Hayami has voiced characters in several recent anime, including Miyuki Shiba in The irregular at magic high school, Ayase Aragaki in Oreimo, and Chiriko Tsurumi in anohana. She has also performed theme songs for MM!, Soul Eater Not!, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, and others.
Previously announced guests include manga artist and character designer Yūsuke Kozaki (Donyatsu, Fire Emblem: Awakening) and Eminence Symphony Orchestra founder Hioaki Yura.