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December 17, 2010

News for Anime-Spark! 2011:

Anime-SPARK! announces Quinton Flynn

Cedar Rapids, IA - December 13, 2010 - Quinton Flynn, voice of Reno from Final Fantasy: Advent Children, Kon from Bleach, and Axel from Kingdom Hearts, will be attending Anime-SPARK! 2011. Anime-SPARK! is an anime convention happening in Cedar Rapids, Iowa from February 10-14, 2011. Detailed information about Anime-SPARK! can be found online at

Quinton's voice has been burning up film and television since he first arrived in Los Angeles from his native Cleveland. He is an A-list voice actor, having played such famous animated characters as Jonny Quest, Spiderman, Speed Racer, The Human Torch, Timon, Snowbell in Stuart Little, just to name a few. His television and film appearances include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, King of Queens, Animaniacs, Woody Woodpecker, Robot Chicken, and many more.

His best known roles in video game franchises have been his work providing the English voices of Raiden in the Metal Gear Solid series, Axel in Kingdom Hearts II, and Reno in Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children the motion picture. If you're hip to the anime scene you'll know him as Iruka-sensei and Deidara in Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, Marcus Damon in Digimon Data Squad, and Carl in Blood+, to name a few. Quinton Flynn's website can be found at

Quinton will be appearing at Anime-SPARK! 2011 along with Chris Rager, who performs the voices of Hercule Satan from DBZ, Butchie and Arlong from One Piece, and several other characters.

About Anime-SPARK!

Anime-SPARK! is an anime convention happening at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa from February 10-14, 2011. Events include anime screenings, a cosplay masquerade, photoshoots, a formall ball, a dance, a dealer's room, an artists alley, panels, workshops, game shows, video gaming, and more. Anime-SPARK! is one of three anime conventions organized by the staff of QC Anime-zing!, which is happening June 17-19, 2011. Anime-SPARK!'s website can be found at