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Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt make their first appearance as Anime Boston Guests of Honor!

Yuri Lowenthal

Yuri Lowenthal is a writer, actor, and producer known primarily for his voice acting in games and animation. He is best known as Suzaku Kururugi in Code Geass, Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Marvel’s Spider-Man, Sasuke in Naruto, Mercury Black in RWBY, Neil in Camp Camp, Ben Tennyson in Ben 10, and The Prince in Prince of Persia.

Some of his other notable animation credits include Marco Nogata in FLCL Progressive, Shinra Kishitani in Durarara!!, Barnaby Brooks Jr. in Tiger & Bunny, Simon in Gurren Lagann, Sena Kobayakawa in Eyeshield 21, Kume in Afro Samurai, Leopold Scorpus in Scrapped Princess, Keigo Asano in Bleach, Superman in Legion of Super-Heroes, and The Flash in DC Super Friends.

Other voice acting credits include Spy Kids: Mission CriticalDucktalesSpace RacersBatman NinjaGotham by Gaslight, and Young Justice. His video game appearances including Persona 3 & 4Saints Row 2, 3, & 4BayonettaDead or AliveCatherineMinecraft Story ModeFire Emblem.Hack//GU, and Lego DC Super-Villains.

On television and film he has appeared in Terminator: The Sarah Connor ChroniclesCriminal MindsAliasHawaii Five-O, and Geek & Sundry’s RPG show TitansGrave: The Ashes of Valkana. He has also appeared on Critical Role: One Shot with Sam Riegel as well as two episodes of Geek & Sundry’s Table Top. Yuri just starred in Legendary’s revolutionary sci-fi series Orbital Redux as pilot Max Levodolinsky which aired on Project Alpha. 

He co-authored Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It’s Like Behind the Mic & the sequel VOVA: The Extended Edition with Tara Platt as well as the noirvella Tough City. Lowenthal and Platt also released their second feature film, award-winning mockumentary on pop culture conventions Con Artists, and produced 4 seasons of irreverent web comedy Shelf Life, about four action figures on a young boy’s shelf under their production company Monkey Kingdom Productions. The two just gave a TEDx talk on Storytelling.

Follow him on Twitter @yurilowenthal, and


Tara Platt

Tara Platt is an actor, author, producer and entrepreneur. She is best known for voicing Temari in Naruto, Kaolinite in Sailor Moon, Lisa Yadōmaru in Bleach, Kali Belladonna in RWBY, Yuri Watanabe in Marvel’s Spider-Man, Valeera Sanguinar in Hearthstone, Katarina du Couteau in League of Legends, Marida Cruz in Mobile Suite Gundam Unicorn, Mitsuru Kirijo and Elizabeth in Persona, Zero in Drakengard 3, Barasuishou in Rozen Maiden, and Caster in Fate/stay night.

Some of Tara’s other voice acting credits include Mortal Kombat vs. DC UniverseBen 10Legion of Super HeroesDucktalesSaints Row: The Third, and Sunset Overdrive.

Her on-screen appearances include ScandalRevengeParenthoodCastleGilmore GirlsHawaii Five-0, and Geek & Sundry’s Table Top

She also produced and starred in award-winning feature mockumentary Con Artists and four seasons of the Geekie nominated irreverent cult hit comedy Shelf Life with husband-in-crime Yuri Lowenthal. The two wrote Voice-Over Voice Actor and the sequel VOVA: The Extended Edition for anyone interested in getting into voice-over. Tara also acts/writes and produces with their Monkey Kingdom Productions. She and Yuri Lowenthal just gave a TEDx talk on Storytelling.

Follow her on Twitter @taraplatt and

Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt appear courtesy of Funimation.

(Yuri and Tara will be appearing Friday through Saturday.)

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