JAMPcon: Anime Comic and Gaming Convention 2017

Chattanooga TN

Apr 21 - 23, 2017

JAMPcon: Anime Comic and Gaming convention located here in the beautiful Chattanooga TN, is convention fandom fun for all ages! Come join us for Cosplay Contests, Band performances, Special Guests Eric Stuart and Dan Green, Anime Gameshows with Greg Wicker, Eric Stuart Band, Special Guest Cosplayers, Panels Galore, Vendor rooms, Gaming Tournaments and much more!

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Ashley Smith

Cosplay Guest, Veloci-Rainbow

Bio: Artemis is a 23-year-old cosplayer and graphic artist from Tennessee who is currently studying sequential art at the Savannah College of Art and Design. With six years of cosplay experience and a lifetime of drawing, she focuses her talents on designing her own costumes along with cosplaying a wide range of different characters. You can find her on all forms of social media under the name Veloci-Rainbow.

Devon Morgan

Con Chair, JAMPcon

Bio: Los Angeles Native, living in Chattanooga TN for the past 20 years, Devon has been a fan of the Anime Comic and Gaming Genres for a long time. Husband and Father of 2.

Erica Dodd

Owner, BellaSparkles Model

Bio: http://www.facebook.com/bellasparklesmodel Instagram @cosplayandrandomness

Jamie Stiles

Cosplay Guest, NeonSparrow

Bio: Jamie Stiles is a model, actress and cosplayer from the middle Tennessee area. She’s been cosplaying since 2010, and acting and Modeling from a very young age- whether it be on stage or in front of the camera, acting has been her passion since she was a young girl. Through NeonSparrow Cosplay, she strives to make people laugh, to make friends, to promote equality for everyone as well as fairness in the cosplay community. Known for her Neo Politan cosplay from RWBY and most recently her Mystique from Xmen, she is excited to share her love of video games and comics with the world. In 2014 she was brought on to the podcast I Got Gameplay and it wasn’t too long after joining that she made the decision to get back onto youtube doing tutorials, reviews, cosplay videos and more. In 2013 she started filming with the Independent Film Maker ‘FFB Pictures’ and by 2017 she has been in 3 full length Indie Horror Films, Several fan film shorts, and has plans for many more. Frequenting the South East con scene, you can be sure to catch her at Momocon, AWA, and Anime Blast as well. “Never be shy! Come say hi!”

LilinMira

Cosplay Guest, LilinMira Cosplay

Bio: Instagram: lilinmira_cosplay LilinMira is a Columbus Cosplayer who strives to make anyone feel welcomed in any part of the Cosplay Community. She started off as just a beginner Cosplayer with a huge love for anything japanese anime/manga and anything related to costume work, mainly working with cosplay props and accessories. She is an advocate for Cosplayers against bullying of any form and is always there to offer support to any Cosplayer; beginning or even expert! When she jumps into a Cosplay she not only jumps into the costume itself, but into the personality of any character she tries to perceive. She is best known for her Cosplay of Hellsing and Hellsing Ultimates smooth talking vampire hunter, Alucard and her Cosplay of Yu-Gi-Oh! DM's former World Champion and CEO of Kaiba Corp, Seto Kaiba. You can meet her at nearly any Ohio convention and many other different conventions on the east coast.

Marie Pouler

Private Tutor, Independent Tutor

Bio: I am a professional academic and an truly passionate about teaching and educating. At cons, I try to teach people new things about the fan culture they love in fun ways.

Anna Donovan

89.5 The Wave, College Radio Station

Bio: Anna Donovan is a budding voice actor from St. Louis, MO. She started out as an anime fan, and is still an avid attendee of Anime Conventions today. Known as the quiet girl through high school, she fell in with her community college’s radio station and has not been quiet since. She started doing voice over after finishing the Radio Production class, then moved on to doing scripted and ad-libbed roles for animation student productions on campus. After a while, she branched out and started taking other roles from independent animators and artists. She has produced public service announcements for SHARE Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support and RAINN. Several videos featuring Anna’s vocal talents are available to view on her YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/HakusSpiritMaiden In addition to voice work, Anna is heavily involved in audio production using Adobe Audition. She has done numerous pieces for her college station KCFV-FM, friends, and her own amusement, as well as sound design for animation. Anna is looking to graduate with an Associate of Applied Sciences in Mass Communications from St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/annadonovanVO/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnnaDonovanVO Castingcall: https://www.castingcall.club/m/riverspirit22

Brian Foster

DJ Synaptic Flow

Bio: Chattanooga local, DJ Synaptic Flow, has been performing and producing electronic music for many years. He has released music on various record labels and performed all around the southeast. As a huge geek and anime fan, he has a special love for DJ'ing at conventions. The first convention he ever DJ'ed was the original Jampcon back in 2008. Now he's back for Jampcon's exciting return and looks forward to entertaining with an awesome mix of techno, trance, electrohouse, and jpop/kpop remixes. Get your glowsticks and flashy things ready! Synaptic Flow and Jampcon are back!

Cameron Lee

DJ Reflection

Bio: DJ Reflection is an upcoming DJ to conventions. He has DJed various shows ranging from online radio, to conventions such as Animarathon in Bowling Green, OH, Colossalcon in Sandusky, OH and even Banzaicon down in South Carolina. He enjoys mixing tracks that will get the crowd bouncing, ranging from different remixes from various animes to video games and anything in between. Born and raised in Columbus, OH, DJ Reflection has only one mission... to bring the beat wherever he goes!

Jack Sylvester

Chattooine

Bio: A quick introduction to low cost materials and techniques to build your very own cosplay pieces. Including starter foam and plastics

Chattanooga Public Library

Chattanooga Public Library

Bio: Chattanooga's own Public Library features 3 floors of Fun. Everything from Books for all ages and needs, to classes, and an interactive 2nd floor where kids can learn and play.

Cosplay-Senpai

Special Guest

Bio: Stuck on a costume piece? Can’t quite figure out how that prop goes together? Ask Cosplay-Senpai! With a decade of personal experience and over 20,000 items created, they are here to share their love for media, fandom, and—most of all—costuming! Find them on instagram @askcosplaysenpai for tutorials, live builds and walkthroughs, and any advice you need on making your next cosplay the best it can possibly be.

Dan Green

Voice Actor

Bio: James Hadley "Jay" Snyder, known by his stage name Dan Green, is an American voice actor, voice director and script adapter. He is an actor and writer, known for Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000), Pokémon (1997) and Yu-Gi-Oh! (2000). Best known for playing the part of Yugi Moto

Eric Stuart Band

Eric Stuart Band

Bio: www.ericstuart.com

Eric Stuart

Voice Actor

Bio: The famed voice actor and musical artist, known for his roles as Seto Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh, and Brock & James from Pokemon

Greg Wicker

Greggo GameShows Host

Bio: Greg Wicker  (or “Greggo” as he’s fondly known) has been producing and hosting game shows at anime conventions since 1999, when he premiered Anime Match Game at Project A-Kon in Dallas. Since then, Greggo has done anime-themed versions of several classic game shows, created a few games of his own, and even had an original project that very nearly turned into an actual television show on Anime Network. These days Greggo is concentrating on perfecting his craft and making game shows available for conventions everywhere, bringing his rapier wit and friendly personality with him wherever he goes. You can see some of Greggo’s past game show efforts on his YouTube page at http://www.youtube.com/gregdasgo or visit his website at http://www.greggosgameshows.com

Krissy Victory

Victory Cosplay

Bio: Hello! I'm Krissy Victory, I go by Victory for short. I am an Actress and that is my first passion and love, I am also a gamer and freelance model. Sailor moon was my first costume when I was small, halloween is also my favorite holiday so naturally cosplaying became an inevitable fate.Youmacon was my first con back in 2012 I have been cosplaying ever since then, I now travel to conventions make my own props, and costumes, hoping to inspire those who feel self conscious about cosplaying especially young black girls like myself. May my work inspire you to make and craft wonderful things as well. For booking, jobs or appearances or general inquiries email me at : Victorycosplay@gmail.com Want me as a guest super badly? You have to request me by sending an email to your local con. :) see you For more info on me check out my Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6lZZCYn1W7FzNHqLgRIwWA

Lena Elbert

Prince of Poison

Bio: Lena, of Prince of Poison Cosplay, is a Georgia based Cosplayer that has been going to conventions in the south east since 2012, but has only begun making her own cosplays since December of 2016. She works with styling wigs, sewing, and mainly working with worbla and wood to create armor and props. She completed her first set of armor successfully in January of 2017, and hopes to create many more as the year goes on.

Micah Ingram

Carolina Retro Gamers

Bio: Old school video gamers from North and South Carolina who host panels at anime and video game conventions in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states!

Night Sabers

Band

Bio: ** Want to learn how to talk to that girl dressed as Sailor Moon? Maybe you need to know how to win the goku of your dreams. Come out for some of the best and worst advice you'll ever get in the world of love from the grimmest nerd pop band ever. Night Sabers! ** (Age: 18+)

Rickie Blevins

Chattooine

Bio: A Performer with over 20 years experience, and a multimedia artist concentrating on photography, sculpture, costume design, and digital art.

Andrea Morgan

Head of Ops, JAMPcon

Chris Gillespie

Volunteer Director, JAMPcon

John Garth

Director of Gaming, JAMPcon

Charisse Campbell

Socially Awkward TIMELORDS

Emily Fisher

Panelist

Gamer's Link

Gamer's Link

Lori Fesperman

Cosplay Director

Nexus Gaming Alliance

Nexus Gaming Alliance, Inc

Allison Warner

Panelist

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