DerpyCon welcomes guests from all different fandoms! Continue to check back throughout the year to learn more about the guests that will be coming to New Brunswick this October.
Voice Over Guest
Appearing Saturday/Sunday Only
Dan Green is best known for his voice work in the animated series Yu-Gi-Oh!, portraying the Pharoah, Atem, and Yugi Moto. Pokemon offered him a chance to voice many characters, including Mewtwo, Entei, Professor Birch, and one of his favorites, Treecko. Sonic X was another series Dan was grateful to be a part of, playing the no-nonsense Knuckles as well as Mephiles. He can be heard in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe Sigma Six, and dozens of other series and movies. Focusing more on audiobooks, teaching, and developing his original series in the last several years, Dan has also recently voiced video game and animation work reuniting him with some charactes some may recognize. Dan is always thrilled and humbled to interact with his fans.
Voice Over Guest
Appearing Saturday/Sunday Only
Erica Schroeder is one of New York’s premier animation voice actors, giving her voice to over 250 characters in the world of animation for television, film, and video games over the past 19 years. Erica voiced villainess, Ilvira, in the recent Netflix hit animated film Secret Magic Control Agency, ranked #1 in the world on Netflix in April of 2021 and #2 in the US. She also recently voiced Devos in Blizzard Entertainments acclaimed, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and is featured on Afterlives. She also currently voices Lloyd in funimation’s Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town, Cheese and Cat in Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese, Meatball in Nickelodeon’s 44 Cats, Wobbuffet, Eevee, Sylveon, Goh’s Sobble, and Goh’s Rotom Phone in Netflix’s Pokemon Journeys and Nurse Joy, Fantina, Bianca, Grace, Ditto, Teddiursa, Meloetta, Pidove, Panchum, Tapukoko, and 50+ more Pokemon in various regions in the last 19 years! In the YU-GI-OH series she voiced 10+ characters in 5 of the series, including such characters as: Mai Valentine, Akiza Izinski, Dark Magician Girl, Mana, and Cathy Catherine. In addition, Erica is a Broadway/Stage actress and singer. She is also known for being active in the autistic community, promoting awareness and supporting her fans’ challenges and triumphs.
Other notable roles include: Monkey D. Luffy in the Fox Box One Piece, Blaze the Cat and Wave the Swallow from the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise, Emma Frost in Joss Whedon’s Stop Motion Comic Astonishing X-Men, Faragonda, Icy the Witch, Piff, Daphne, Squonk, Critty, and Kiko from Winx Club, Lyserg from Shaman King, Rai and Komorka from Tai Chi Chasers, Bridgette Verdant (Lettuce) from Mew Mew Power, Shiho from Ah! My Goddess, Scarlet Claw in Cutie Honey, Youshi in Giant Robo, The Spirit of the Mountain in The Boy who wanted to be a Bear (role shared with Sean Schemmel), The Witch in the Cannes Film Festival’s Little Long Nose, and many more titles. Select newer roles and releases include: Number 24, Akudama Drive, Ride Your Wave, Veronica in Funimation’s Arte, Anya Dostoyevsakya in Aria the Avvenir, Kiyoko in Tokyo Godfathers, FLCL3 (on Adult Swim!), Okko’s Inn, Your Name, Gundam Seed, and Gundam Destiny, Melissa Trail inYu-Gi-Oh Arc V, Akemi in Zetman, Yurika Yamagiwa in Psychic School Wars, Zarafa in Zarafa, Nagako Aoki in Mai Mai Miracle, Astoria Rapunzel on Nickelodeon’s (and Nick Jr.’s) fantastical Regal Academy.
Erica performed a song as the character of Elita in Signe Baumane’s new animated feature with Cameron Monaghan and Emma Kenney of Shameless and Matthew Modine of Stranger Things, coming out later in 2021 titled, My Love Affair with Marriage. She also recently starred as Betsy in the episode titled, Do The Voice and Captain Kilowatt in the episode titled Justice Battalion in the award winning podcast, The Truth, featured on such shows as All Things Considered and This American Life among others. Erica is currently working on Dan’s Green’s anticipated illustrated audiodrama, Crossing The Gods as Dominea along with 12 other projects/series/Video Games, some yet to premiere and some on various seasons of longer running shows.
In addition to the Pokemon, Sonic and One Piece video games she has worked on, Erica has also voiced characters in: Smite, Pathfinder, Contra, Lego Legacy: Heroes Unboxed, Shadow Hearts: From the New World, White Day, Littlest Pet Shop, Dungeon Hunter V, Just Cause 3, Super Smash Bros (and Ultimate)., Insecticide, and many more.
As a theater and musical theater actress, Erica has also appeared on Broadway, Off- Broadway and regionally and sings on the original cast recordings of Jane Eyre, SHOUT! The Mod Musical and others! Erica has won a SALT award for My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding and an Outstanding Acting Performance Award in the 2014 Zed Film Festival for the television pilot, Zom-Com, playing opposite Dan Deluca and Sonic actor, Jason Griffith. Her favorite role by far is that of Mom to her two children.