SNAFU Con is an anime convention in the Reno/Sparks area of Nevada. The 2021 con was October 29-31, 2021. The 2022 con has not been announced yet.
VACCINES REQUIRED FOR CON THIS YEAR.
Read our full COVID-19 policy for 2021 here.
Da Rap Nerd (formerly known as Darealwordsound) is a Bay Area, California Nerdcore Hip Hop Artist, Hip Hop Educator, Entrepreneur, Dj, Voice Actor, Producer, Pro Tools Certified Audio Engineer, Youth Mentor and still that funny nerdy guy who loves anime and video games. After taking a brief hiatus in 2019 to focus on mental health, Da Rap Nerd has dropped numerous projects focusing on the importance of self-love and self-efficacy.
With his latest project “Raw Cookie Dough” Rap Nerd has finally found his new sound that everyone is finding to be inspirational, empowering, and a breath of fresh air within the Nerdcore hip hop community. Not only is has he been making a difference with his music, but he is also active in his community even during covid, working with after-school programs to help youth find their creative outlet during these chaotic times. Da Rap Nerd is back and everyone couldn’t be happier.
Lisle Wilkerson grew up in Tokyo, Japan. She is fluent in Japanese and has been working in the entertainment industry for over 25 years. She is the voice behind such video game powerhouse female fighters such as TEKKEN (Nina Williams, Christie Monteiro) VIRTUA FIGHTER (Sarah Bryant), as well as Shenmue, Crazy Taxi, and many others.
As a media correspondent, Lisle worked as one of the main correspondents for NHK’s popular show TOKYO EYE and has also done Interviews/interpreting for numerous red carpets for Hollywood’s biggest events, such as the Grammys, the Academy Awards, The Golden Globes, and the Emmys. Some of the people she has interviewed on the red carpet include Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Kevin Costner, Jennifer Lawrence, Mike Tyson, Hugh Jackman, and Glen Close. Lisle had her big screening acting debut in the Academy Award-winning film, “Lost in Translation”, with Bill Murray and Scarlet Johannson. She also played a major role in the indie award-winning film “Kamataki”.
Lisle also does bilingual event MCing and interpreting, and handled the world premiere screening event of Makoto Shinkai’s “Your Name”, as well as working many times with the lovely ladies of Love Live Aquos, Evangelion’s Yoko Takahashi, and many of the top seiyuu/musicians/industry guests from Japan.
She also does interpreting/cultural consulting for many US companies including Space X, SONY @ SxSW, Adobe, the US Open, etc.
During Covid, she started a weekly Twitch Stream called “The Adventures of a Blonde Geisha”, where she talks about her experiences growing up in Japan as well as about working/doing voice acting in Japan.
John Gremillion is a stage, film and voice actor who has been working in anime for over 20 years, providing voices for dozens of popular anime titles for ADV, FUNimation, Okratron 5000, and Sentai Filmworks. John’s most popular roles include Gentle Criminal in My Hero Academia, Dracule Mihawk in One Piece, Roland Chapelle in Food Wars, Arthur Randall in Black Butler, and D in Sentai’s recent re-release of Vampire Hunter D (Nomination - Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in an Anime Feature Film, 2015). Other roles include Nakeshi Hirokawa in Parasyte: The Maxim, General Liver in Akame Ga Kill!, as well as roles in Attack on Titan, Black Clover, Fire Force, Log Horizon, and many others.
A professional video editor for over 20 years, John worked on the supplemental materials ADV’s 2010 release of Halo Legends and for FUNimation’s release of Assassination Classroom Vol 2. He studied film at The University of Texas at Austin and Theatre Arts at The Juilliard School of Drama.
Steve "Warky" Nunez is an award-winning Singer, Lyricist, Composer, Letterer, Editor, and Actor for Video Games, Film, Audiobooks, and more. Fresh off the set of Hulu's series, "Chance" with Hugh Laurie, and CBS's hit radio show, "User Friendly", Warky decided to take some time off to moonlight here at SNAFUCON.
As an actor, Warky first broke into voice acting narrating audiobooks for the blind, and from there into all facets of media. Some of his favorite works include narrating, "The Souls of the Saintlands" Book series by Tonya Adolfson, Bali in "HunkiePop", Lady Woo in Nexon's, "Dungeon Fighter Online", Rift Bubbles in "Heroes of Newerth", The Demon Lord in The Seduce Me Otome Series, Mujo Kino in the "Yandere Simulator Male Rivals Video", and in Ant-Man playing as a Homeless man.
As a musician, Warky is a singer of the Parody Mormon Band, "They Might Be Elders", of which he sang and wrote the lyrics for all of his albums. He has composed music and done Post-Production work for Video Games, Television, Movie Trailers, and more. For added fun, ask about his performances on Clarinet to Dubstep.
Under the tutelage of Yamila Abraham, CEO and award-winning author of Yaoi Press, Warky got his start lettering for Yaoi Press's web series, "The Yaoikuza", and has worked on BL and Yaoi manga both in physical and digital print and most recently has worked on Full-Cast Yaoi Audiobooks such as "Zolabarth Bi", "Trapped Wizard", "The Yaoikuza", and more! Warky looks forward to what the future has in store for him.
“Cole Feuchter is new to the scene but rising fast. His most notable work is on GameStop TV, a frequent content creator for ALL-IN.
He is the English dub voice of ASAKURA in Ishida & Asakura, and the VP of ASCENDENT ANIMATION. He’s also known for his work on shows such as THE SAINT’S MAGIC POWER IS OMNIPOTENT, THE TITAN’S BRIDE, and AKUDAMA DRIVE.
His most notable video game work includes: Legend of the Phoenix as DUGUXIN, SONG YU, and ZHEN QI, Soul Land Reloaded as WAR GOD DAI MUBAI, ZHAO WUJI, YOUNG OSCAR, and YU XIAO GANG, Full Service as LENGA VALENTINE, Camp Buddy as NAOTO HAMASAKI/ARCHER SPRINGFIELD, Mister Versatile as LASCIVION, CHEF, FISHMONGER, SHINOBI JIJI, INQUISITOR, SWISS HAND and MECHANIC in Popup Dungeon, THE SPEAKER in The Divine Speaker, MOMO in Dear Monster, and additional voices in Contra Returns.
If you want to learn more about Cole, you can check out his Twitter @LordAzria or his website at colefeuchter.com.”
Jess go with the Floam as she sings video game and animated classic music with ukulele accompaniment. Sing-a-long is always encouraged. SNAFU con has a special place in her heart, as the very first con she has ever attended, on its own conception as well. Debuting as PONYO!! Singing her parody of Snoop Dogg, "Flop it like a Fish", and the rest is history ~ Jess is a Twitch streamer, where she is Captain Jest! Space pirate captain aboard the mighty JestExpress at twitch.tv/just bubbles where she sings a siren's song of no troubles, jest bubbles.
Raised on the shores of Lake Tahoe, Captain Jest and her whiskered sidekick Tikka the Cat loves to explore our wild world as well as the worlds of video games and tabletop RPGs, getting lost in a vast open-world of adventure and intrigue. Her love for video games started sitting on the couch with her three little sisters, playing Nintendo 64 games, narrating the adventures and tales of Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask.
Jess is also a voice actor for animation and video games, from PixlDip's Pokémon Sword and Shield Minecraft role play as Prof. Magnolia to the narrator and all characters of anime-inspired audiobooks, The Dorm Room Cat Girl. She is also a player of D&D 5e that is live-streamed every other Sunday on twitch.tv/8bit_community causing shenanigans and mischief as gnome druid Chai T. Leafsteeper. You can check out more of her voice over work and music at her website: https://jestbu.bz
Aaron Romo is a professional animator and illustrator who has worked on feature films, television series work, video games, and commercials for companies such as Disney, Warner Brothers, Fox Feature, Nickelodeon, Sony Pictures and Zynga to name a few.
He has worn the hats of storyboard director, character and concept designer, and supervising animator. He is also the creator of the hugely popular online web comic 'Fairview High', which is currently being pitched as an animated series.
Lady Staba is a Reno, NV based cosplayer of over 10 years and has made over 100 costumes for herself and others. She has won numerous awards, including several Best in Shows and Best Craftsmanship at conventions across the West Coast.
Recently, she was a finalist in the Ultimate Online Cosplay Championship 2021. Lady Staba has had the honor of representing several companies at conventions including Guerrilla Games as the protagonist Aloy, from their video game Horizon Zero Dawn.
Outside of cosplaying, Lady Staba plays video games and watches Anime and Movies with her husband and two kids.
Danielle McRae is a voice-over actress residing in Los Angeles, California. Being a huge fan of video games and anime. Her passion has led her to pursue a voice acting career in the industry. Some of her most notable credits have been in (League of Legends) as “Karma the Enlightened One”, (World of Warcraft: Cataclysm) as “Hagara the Stormbinder”, (Final Fantasy VII Remake) as “Gwen” and “Painwheel” in the Popular 2D fighting game, (Skullgirls Encore).
She’s also been in anime and orginal animated shows such as (Sword Art Online), (Gargantia: On the Verderous Planet) as “Onderia”, (Magi: The Kingdom of Magic) as “Orba” (Kuroba Adventures) as Reina), “Beery Cool Fridge”in (Kindikids), (Death Battle) as “Lucy/Nyu”, (Ascendance of a Bookworm) as “Ralph” and (Kemono Friends) as “African Wild Dog”.
Danielle has also earned several other roles in many other video games including “Threia Hazelgrimm” in (Atelier Escha & Logy), “S-Sha” in (Megadimension Neptunia VII_, (Cyberdimension Neptunia) as Cheetah”. (Monster Prom) as Amira Rashid/Red & Faith:,“Rosemary Reed” in (Remothered: Tormented Fathers), (Arcade Spirits) as “Sue”, (Phantomgate) as “Renata, Harmony and Dark Harmony“, “Rift Arachna” in (Heroes of Newerth), “New Conglomerate solider” in (Planetside 2), “Sidel” in (Dragon Nest), “Captain Arley Sims” and “the Adjutant” in (Starcraft Universe), “Wing Diver Unit” in (Earth Defense Force 2025), “Rogue” in (Nuclear Throne), “Commander” in (Warfare Online), “Zorin Blitz” in TeamFourStar’s (Hellsing Ultimate Abridged), “Female Keeper” in (Enderal: The Shards of Order), “Rami the Repossession Monk” in (Banzai Arcade) and Isys in “(Dead Island: Epidemic) and much more.