Robert Axelrod

Robert AxelrodPlease welcome Robert Axelrod to Saboten Con 2014.  Mr. Axelrod is also a busy voice over artist. He is the voice of Lord Zedd and Finster on the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”. The Lord Zedd voice is one of the most recognizable character voices around. He voiced Armadillomon and Wizardmon on “Digimon, Microchip, The Punisher’s sidekick, on “Spiderman”, Rico on “Robotech”, and has voiced countless Anime features including “Akira”, “The Big O”, “Cowboy Bebop”, “Brain Scratch”, et al. As Lord Zedd, he starred in both the first Power Rangers feature film and the wildly popular live show that toured the country. He was a regular character on Saban Entertainment’s “Wowser” series (as Ratso Catso), “Journey To The Heart of the World” (as Scarface), “Hallo Spencer” (as Elmer), and more. He just finished narrating the mockumentary “Safety First: The Rise of Women and voicing four Anime series, “Gaiking”, “Danguard Ace”, “Captain Horlock”, “The Adventures of Nadja”, and “Fist of the North Star”.

Armand Villavert Jr.

Armand Villavert JrPlease welcome Armand Villavert Jr.  Armand Villavert is an American manga artist and graphic novel illustrator. He was done works for Tokyopop, Boom studios' Muppet Robin Hood, and is currently working on a long running series called Gladstone's School for World Conquerors. He has also done illustrations for Nintendo Game boy and Warner bros. animation. Armand lives in Phoenix and spends most of the day trying to top his all time record of how many hard boiled eggs he can fit in his mouth.

Kazha

KazhaPlease welcome Kazha.  Kazuha Oda has worked with wide variety of different performers including the Grammy winning pianist Bob James. After her successful solo career working over 20 records in Japan, she decided to start her rock band "Kazha".
Kazha represents the new future of the world music; a fusion of cultures and musical viewpoints that create their sound. Their music combines the softness of a falling feather with the heaviness of a hurricane.

Lauren Landa

Lauren LandaPlease welcome Lauren Landa to Saboten Con.  Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren first began acting at the age of 11 in the stage production ofAnnie, and continued with shows including; Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bye Bye Birdie, Comic Potential. As well as being Assistant Director for stage productions such as:Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Batboy the Musical, as well as the Greek comedy, Lysistrata.

Within that world behind the Mic: As a Voice over Actress, she is most known for roles such as Kasumi in “Dead or Alive 5, Litchi Faye Ling in the popular fighting games “BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger” as well as the sequels “BlazBlue: Continuum Shift”, and “Continuum Shift Extend”, Kyoko Sakura in “Madoka Magica”, Yan Leixia in “Soul Calibur V”, Little Queen in “Tales of Graces”, Boiboi in “REDLINE”, Squigly in "Skullgirls", Leia in "Tales of Xillia", Chubo Sonken in "Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians"!

Giada Robin

Giada RobinPlease welcome Giada Robin.  Giada Pancaccini is an Italian cosplayer and promotional model since 2008. She has a great passion for animes, mangas, movies and videogames, but also for acting, modeling and making things like sewing or working with different materials.

So, she fell in love with cosplay at the first sight, because she could put all these things together. She started cosplaying at “Lucca Comics & Games 2008”, where she won the official “One Piece Italian Cosplay Contest” performing Nico Robin (Alabasta version). Rewarded by Takashi Yoshiike from TOEI ANIMATION (Eiichiro Oda’s collaborator – Art Director of OP movies and some parts of the anime), she continued her adventure in the magic world of cosplay under the name of “Giada Robin” to remember her first time and great experience.