Please join us in welcoming back our Special Guest: Chris Patton!

Chris Patton has been acting most of his life, and voice acting in anime for the past nineteen years. He’s been cast in many iconic titles for ADV Films, Funimation, Bang Zoom, Du Art, and Okratron. Some of his most notable characters include Greed in Fullmetal Alchemist (original and Brotherhood), Sho in Guyver, Asura in Soul Eater, Turles in the Dragonball Z franchise, Sousuke in Full Metal Panic, Keima in The World God Only Knows, Ayato in the Diabolik Lovers series, Eiji in Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale, and Hajime in Ghost Stories. Other anime and video game credits include Kliff in Fire Emblem Echoes, Asahi in Akiba’s Beat, Moral in Hamatora, Run in Akame Ga Kill, Abe No Seimi in Drifters, Ikki in Air Gear, Sato in Welcome to the NHK, Sesame in Pretear, Fakir in Princess Tutu, Sanpei in Pokemon XY, Rentaro in Black Bullet, Embryo in Cross Ange, Nagi “Alice” Arisuin in Chivalry of A Failed Knight, and many more.

Chris has also narrated over 150 audiobooks, including the novelizations of Tron: Legacy and Guardians of the Galaxy. In the theatre world, Chris has appeared in over fifty live shows, and has directed award-winning productions such as Green Day’s American Idiot, and most recently, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. He’s the author of a YA vampire book about scene kids in the '00s called Scene Immortal, and will be directing a trilogy of short films this year that he’s also authored, called Panic!

Chris is an avid roller coaster nerd, a music freak, a voracious reader, a Thelemite, and a cat dad. It’s been several years since he’s been to Anime USA, and he’s stoked to be back!