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John Eric Bentley Added to Otakon 2024 Guest Roster

Washington, D.C. (March 21, 2024) – Voice actor John Eric Bentley will be a guest at Otakon 2024, according to Otakorp Inc. In his nearly 30-year career, he's lent his voice to various videogames and anime.
A veteran of the voice acting profession since 1996, Bentley can boast on-camera, commercial and voice-over credits. Some of his V.O. credits include Barret in "Final Fantasy VII Remake and Rebirth"; Viviano Westwood in "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure"; Mr. Von Carnegie in "Spidey and His Amazing Friends"; "7 Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse"; King Bulgher in "CannonBusters"; 4 Lightning in "4 Souls of Coyote"; Yosuke Tendo in "Yakuza: Like A Dragon"; Professor Matsumoto in "Vivy"; Varys Truss in "Promare"; Sonada in "Baki"; Tiger's Claw in "Sailor Moon"; Whiplash in "Turbo" on Netflix; and Fire Emblem in "Tiger and Bunny."

Several other projects he's worked on are as follows: "Edens Zero," "Boruto," "Digimon," "LA Noire," anything Nick Fury or Frozone, "Red Dead Redemption," "Call of Duty," "Mecard," "Carole and Tuesday," "MFKZ" and several other genres, including film and television, including playing Mr. Watkins in "All-American Homecoming."

Otakon 2024 will be held from August 2 to August 4 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Now entering its thirtieth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 42,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 157,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership-based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see https://www.otakorp.org/
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2024, see https://www.Otakon.com/

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