Anime Boston announces third round of guests
Japanese composer Nobuo Uemastu, Japanese musician MYM and voice actor Carli Mosier to appear at Anime Boston 2010
BOSTON, Feb 1, 2010 – Anime Boston is pleased to announce its third round of guests. Acclaimed Japanese video game composer Nobuo Uemastu, Japanese musician MYM and voice actor Carli Mosier will appear at Anime Boston 2010, April 2-4th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass.
Nobuo Uematsu was born in March 21, 1959, in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. He initially started his career in music making music for TV commercials after graduating from Kanagawa University. In 1986, he joined Square Co.,Ltd. (now renamed as Square Enix Co., Ltd.) and began working on the much acclaimed Final Fantasyseries.
Later, he became the audio director of Square and has produced music for many other popular games.In October 2004, he left Square Enix and established his own company, Smile Please Co, Ltd. and also in October 2006, he also founded Dog Ear Records Co.,Ltd. As the president of the companies, he has been actively involved in various types of music productions.
He is known for composing many renowned works from Final Fantasy, Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon, as well as the Guinsaga anime.
A vocalist and song writer of GaGaaling. MYM wasn’t familiar with music until she went to a Rolling Stones concert. She was impressed with the live event so much she then decided to be a vocalist. In 2005 December, she met an artist named Rikki who was physically challenged, and she learned a lot of things through this experience. Also she had published a book called Tsuyoi Namida (Strong Tears) which are stories on why she started GaGaaling. Besides GaGaaling, she is working as a fashion model, too.
Carli Mosier began developing her love of acting at age 6 and graduated from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX. She attended the musical theatre program at the University of Houston. After years in the theatre, she began working for ADV Films in 2004 and has appeared in such shows as Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok as Tsubasa Maijima, Goddanar as Kei, UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie as Princess Pharm, Moeyo Ken TV as Sayoko Yamazaki, and various voices in Xenosaga: The Animation.
Carli is probably best known for her performance as the sexy Detective Yukika in The Nerima Daikon Brothers. You can also see her as the proper-and quite often chaotic-Student Council President Yuri Kurosu in Magikano. You’ll soon be able to hear Carli as Rina, the Green Pearl Princess, in Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch, recorded at Amusement Park media and she has also lent her singing talents to the upcoming Voices for Tolerance album.
She’s excited to have recently done some work for Funimation in Evangelion 1.0: You Are [Not] Alone and as a closing credits singer for One Piece. Most recently, Carli was honored to voice Daisy in the “Homecoming” episode of Halo: Legends. When she’s not recording, Carli spends her time working on music as a singer and fledgling bass player, and in politics.
Previous guest announcements included voice actors Christopher Ayres, Greg Ayres, Josh Grelle, Clarine Harp, Chris Smith, J. Michael Tatum, artists Emily and Bob DeJesus and industry guest Tom Wayland.
About Anime Boston: Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Massachusetts. Anime Boston 2010 will be held Friday, April 2 through Sunday, April 4 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at http://www.animeboston.com.
About New England Anime Society: The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is an organization dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at http://www.neanime.org.