EVENTS & GUESTS
Special Q&A Session
"No Game No Life Zero"
9.15 9:00pm - 10:00pm Premiere House
Following the screening, we are welcoming our special guests: Producer Sho Tanaka from Japan, and the English cast Scott Gibbs, Caitlynn French, and ADR Director Kyle Colby Jones for a very special Q&A Session!
English Voice of Riku
Scott Gibbs is a voice over, commercial, and stage actor from Houston, Texas. He holds a degree in Theatre Arts from Centenary College Of Louisiana. After graduating, he toured the country performing at several regional theaters in Florida, South Carolina, and New York. Currently Scott can be seen and heard in the film Starship Troopers: Traitor Of Mars, numerous commercials on tv, teaching improvisation for Houston's national renowned Alley Theater, and in some of his favorite anime performances including No Game No Life, Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, and Parasyte The Maxim. Scott would like to thank Sentai Filmworks for all the awesome opportunities and the fans for the support to make all this possible.
English Voice of Shuvi
Caitlynn is a fairly new voice actress , hailing from Austin, Texas, having debuted in 2012 as Qumola in the Book of Bantorra. Since then she has taken on roles such as Shiro (No Game No Life), Chris (Cross Ange), Hana Isuzu (Girls und Panzer, Girls und Panzer der Film), Matsurika Shinouji (Maria-Holic, Maria-Holic Alive), Tina Sprout (Black Bullet), Mei Tachibana (Say “I love you”), Mio and Midori Nishizono (Little Busters, Little Busters Refrain), Sakura Inami (Beyond the Boundary), Ai Astin (Sunday Without God) and Miyu Edelfelt (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, 2wei, 2wei Herz!), and many other colorful characters.
Returning to No Game No Life: Zero as the adorable Ex-Machina, Shuvi, has been an exciting & fulfilling experience for Caitlynn. As the show is one of her personal favorites, she is excited be able to finally share with the fans what everyone has wanted from the series: MORE! She hopes fans of No Game No Life find Zero to be a fitting prequal to the movies with some surprising twists, and that they enjoy the experience no matter what language they watch it in.
Kyle Colby Jones
Kyle Colby Jones has been in the anime industry as a director, writer, producer and actor since 2007. He began his dubbing career at ADV Films and currently works at Sentai Filmworks.
Some of his more notable recent anime series include: Akame ga Kill; Parasyte; Food Wars; GATE; Umaru-chan; Monster Musume; My Love Story; Log Horizon; Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun; No Game No Life; Fate/kaleid; Gatchaman Crowds; Outbreak Company; Muv-Luv; Super Sonico; Sunday Without God; and Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?.
Kyle has directed several classic titles as well, including: Saint Seiya; Air; Kanon; Madlax; Kino’s Journey; Diamond Daydreams; Phi-Brain; and the stupendously amazing Papuwa. Also included in Kyle’s library are several feature films, like: Girls und Panzer Der Film; Short Peace; Martian Successor Nadesico – Prince of Darkness; and Gintama: The Movie.
Kyle has also served as writer/director on many theatrical live-action dubs, such as: Dark Water; Gamera – Attack of Legion; Gamera – Revenge of Iris; Ghost Train; Conduct Zero; Synesthesia; Guns & Talks; and Big Bad Mama-San.
Special Q&A Session
"King of Prism by PrettyRhythm"
9.16 1:30pm - 3:15pm Screen #8
Following the screening, we are welcoming our Special Guest: Masakazu Hishida (the director of "King of Prism by PrettyRhythm") for a very special Q&A Session!