Anime North 2013 is fast approaching. It will take place May 24th to the 26th in Toronto. As we’ve mentioned earlier there are four voice actors from the English dub of Sailor Moon in appearance, that being Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon from the later seasons, Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter, and John Stocker who did many smaller roles but also worked as voice director for many later episodes and movies. The Anime North schedule is now online on their web site and we’ve combed through it to pick out all the relevant information related to Sailor Moon!
There are five panels featuring voice actors and staff from Sailor Moon.
Friday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm John Stocker will be part of the “Behind the Mic” panel which includes a few voice actors. This will take place in the Toronto Room.
Friday from 8:00 to 9:30 pm the panel “Ask an Anime Character” will include Linda Ballentine, Katie Griffin and Susan Roman as well as voice actor Trina Nishimura. This will also take place in the Toronto Room.
Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm there are two panels taking place to compete for Sailor Moon fans’ time. John Stocker will join others in the “So Many Voices” panel in Plaza C while Linda Ballentine, Katie Griffin and Susan Roman will be doing the “Memories of the 80s” panel in Toronto Panels.
Saturday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm will be the “Sailormoon Voice Actors Q&A” in Toronto Panels. The guests are not mentioned by name in the schedule but I think we can take a guess at who might be in attendance.
In addition to these panels various autograph sessions will be taking place throughout the weekend where you’ll be able to meet your favourite Sailor Moon voice actors.
Linda Ballentine, Katie Griffin and Susan Roman will be signing autographs on Friday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday from 2:30 to 3:30 pm and Sunday from 2:30 to 3:30pm.
John Stocker will be signing autographs on Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 pm, on Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm and he will joining his Sailor Moon colleagues on Sunday from 2:30 to 3:30 pm.
There will also be two fan run panels about Sailor Moon at the convention.
Saturday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm the “Sailor Moon Industry & Merchandise” panel will be held in Halton Panels.
Saturday from 9:00 to 10:00 pm the “Sailor Moon – The Series” panel will be held in Windsor Panels.
On Saturday night from 6:00 to 8:00 pm the Sailor Moon R and S movies will also be shown in the Paris Room (Video 5).
There are also two Sailor Moon cosplay photo shoots taking place at TCC2. The first is Saturday at noon and the second is Sunday at 3pm.
The convention is still over a week away so there’s always the possibility of last minute schedule changes but we’ve done our best to present the most up to date information that is available.
Small correction: the voice actors Q&A is not at the same time as the industry panel. Q&A is 5pm-6pm, industry panel is 6pm-7pm.
Also, there are two Sailor Moon photoshoots: Saturday 12pm at TCC2, and Sunday 3pm at TCC2.
Thanks Emily. Must have misread that one time. I’ve added the photoshoots to the post. I’ll probably have my Kunzite cosplay for Saturday’s photoshoot.