2021 Guests of Honor

Due to COVID-19, modifications from normal convention appearances may be in place for all 2021 Guest Appearances.  Modifications may include increased social distancing and protective barriers. The types of safety protocols needed will have to be determined closer to the convention and based on the status of the overall pandemic environment by Labor Day. Please be flexible and understanding with any of these changes.  No international guests are planned for Nan Desu Kan 2021.

Kent Williams

Kent Williams

Stage Actor, Voice Actor, Puppeteer, Kabuki

Kent, a native Texan and long-time Dallas resident, received a BFA in acting at Southern Methodist University in 1987, and has since cultivated a dynamic career in the performing arts. 

A Telly Award winning puppeteer, Kent currently serves as Producing Director with LTDM Entertainment and regularly performs its repertoire of storybook classics and high-intensity variety shows at Geppetto’s Marionette Theater at the Hilton Anatole Hotel and at the State Fair of Texas as a featured performer in 2019.

As a stage actor and teaching artist in puppetry and Japanese kabuki theater, Kent has served with the Texas Commission on the Arts, Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and Dallas ISD. 

Kent is a seasoned commercial broadcast and voice over actor represented by the Mary Collins Agency and can be heard in a variety of media including radio spots for Orkin, Mutual of Omaha and Diet Dr. Pepper.

Kent has an extensive host of voice acting credits in over 200 video game and anime titles. Some of Kent’s most notable roles are, Dr. Gero, Tao, Supreme Kai, Kibito Kai, and Elder Kai as seen on DBZ, Blue Ogre (Jorge Sao Tome) and Chuu on Yu Yu Hakusho, Hatori Soma on Fruits Basket, Mr. Compress on My Hero Academia, Sid on Soul Eater, Father on Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Ghira on RWBY, Surge on Red vs. Blue, Mao on Darker Than Black, Captain Kuro, Shura and Clover on One Piece, Judge on Ace Attorney, Jura on Fairy Tale, Deus ex Machina on Future Diary and Byakuya on Dr. Stone.

Dani Chambers

Dani Chambers

Stage & Film Actor, Voice Actor

Dani Chambers is an actress based in Dallas, TX. She has been acting on stage and film for the past twenty years, and has been performing voice-over work for the past five years. Performing in theater and short films has helped her acting skills to grow and develop tremendously, and she’s enjoyed every minute of it!

Dani made her anime debut in 2017 as Chise Hatori, the title character of the show “The Ancient Magus Bride.” From then on, she has voiced plenty of roles such as Maharo from “My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Movie”, Serval in “Kemono Friends”, Hina Sato / Odin in “The Day I Became a God”, Dahlia/Iris Hawthorne in “Ace Attorney”, Mary in “Fairy Tail: Final Season”, Otomi in “MIX”, and Funicia in “ASTRA: Lost in Space.” You can also hear her in “SMITE” as Plushie Artio and in Marvel Avenger Academy as “Ironheart.”

Dani is super excited to start getting into the convention scene, and can’t wait to start new adventures! Be sure to follow Dani Chambers on Twitter @SkiniMini07, Instagram @danidchambers, and her website danidchambers.com for all kinds of fun updates!

 

Madeleine Morris

Madeleine Morris

Stage Actor, Voice Actor, Theatre Artist

Madeleine Morris is a Texas-grown actor, adaptive writer, and theatre artist.

You’ve probably heard her voice in Fire Force as Inca, How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? as Hibiki, Kaguya-sama: Love is War as Miko, or Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation as Rudeus! Other favorite projects include Borderlands 3: Boundy of Blood (Juno), Garo -Vanishing Line- (Sophie), How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord (Klem), Hyouka (Eru), Kemono Friends (Common Raccoon), Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These (Frederica), Magical Girl Raising Project (Fav), Nichijou (Misato), and She and Her Cat -Everything Flows- (Miyu).

In the Dallas theatre scene, she’s a stage actor, stage manager, and sound designer. Her several hats have afforded her over 50 stage credits in the last several years at theatres all over the DFW Metroplex. You should ask her about her cats. Or Bulbasaur. See more stuff at www.madeleinemorris.actor

 

Daman Mills

Daman Mills

Voice Actor, ADR Director

Daman Mills is a voice actor and ADR director working in anime and video games. He’s best known as one of the voices of Frieza in the Dragon Ball Z franchise (select titles), Weiss the Immaculate in Final Fantasy VII: Remake, Cherry Blossom in SK8 the Infinity, Jyugo in Nanbaka, N in Pokémon Masters, Titus in Borderlands 3, Hamon the Blacksmith in Monster Hunter Rise, Mustard, Moonfish and High-End in My Hero Academia, Kai in Beastars, Douglas Bullet in One Piece Stampede, Galle in Fire Emblem: Heroes, Leonardo Lionheart in RWBY, Chika Kudo in Kono Oto Tomare: Sounds of Life, Mabu in Sarazanmai, Midorima in Kuroko’s Basketball and many more!

He’s also the voice director behind Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies moved to a Starter Town? as well as assisting on titles like Glepnir, Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle and Kono Oto Tomare: Sounds of Life.

To keep up with Daman, follow @DamanMills on Twitter, Instagram or TikTok! Or check out his website: www.damanmillsvo.com

 

Billy Kametz

Billy Kametz

Voice Actor

Billy Kametz is an LA based voice actor in many popular anime and video games. You can hear him as Josuke in JoJo’s Bizarre AdventureFerdinand von Aegir in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Galo in PromareMetal Lee in Boruto: Naruto Next GenerationsWhite Blood Cell in Cells At Work, Osomatsu in Mr. OsomatsuAnai in AggretsukoTakuto Maruki in Persona 5 The Royal, and Naofumi in The Rising of the Shield Hero which just got picked up for a Season 2 & 3!! 

Originally from Hershey PA, Billy came out to CA 4 years ago to play Aladdin in the Aladdin Musical Spectacular in Disney’s CA Adventure for the final year of the show’s 13 year run! You can keep up with Billy on social media @billykametz