HABERKON (limited to 300 attendees)

Welcome to the Haberkon! November 30th, 2013 Todd and an all-star lineup will be in Irving, TX for the first-ever Haberkon focused on all things King Korn! Todd has a host of awesome events and things to do for this one day event. Join Mama Korn (Suzette Hullette) and Todd and have a Korntastic Day!!!

Las Colinas Marriott Hotel (map)
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Haberkon is proud to announce the following special guests will be attending!
Tyler Walker

Tyler Walker is an ADR director, line producer, script writer and voice actor for FUNimation Entertainment. A native of East Texas, he grew up spending equal time playing in the woods, playing Atari, and watching cartoons like Scooby Doo, Superfriends, Star Blazers, and Battle of the Planets.

After graduating from the University of North Texas with a BA in Radio, Television, and Film, he spent time playing in bands and eventually started working as an ADR engineer and production assistant at FUNimation in 2002. A bit of trivia: His former band, The Pointy Shoe Factory, had three songs featured in Dragon Ball Z Movie Eight: Broly, The Legendary Super Saiyan.

Since then, he has worked as ADR director on around five hundred episodes of such series as Baccano!, Toriko, Ghost Hunt, Basilisk, Black Cat, Blassreiter, Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom, Hell Girl, Is This a Zombie, Negima, Ragnarok the Animation, and most recently finished directing more episodes of Fairy Tail. In addition to directing and producing, he has also written dozens scripts for titles such as Fairy Tail, One Piece, Bamboo Blade, Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom, Hero Tales, Shangri-La, and both seasons of Is This A Zombie.

When he’s not at the FUNimation studios, Tyler plays drums and produces music for his band, Wirewings. His wife, Heather, has appeared in several titles like Maken-Ki, Shangri-la and Toriko as well. Somehow they still find time to go play in the woods with their three dogs.

Chris Sabat

Christopher Sabat is an American voice actor, ADR Director, and Line Producer. He has provided voices for a number of English language versions of Japanese anime films and television series, as well as video games.

Sabat is also the founder and director at the OkraTron 5000 audio production facility in Dallas, Texas.

Sabat is best known for his voice work in Dragon Ball as several main characters, most notably Piccolo, Vegeta, and Yamcha. He has also voiced such characters as Ayame Sohma in Fruits Basket, Alex Louis Armstrong in Fullmetal Alchemist, Kikuchiyo in Samurai 7, Kazuma Kuwabara in Yu Yu Hakusho, Cross Marian in D.Gray-man, and Roronoa Zoro in One Piece.

Sabat is usually cast in roles which involves him playing a very strong man or very gruff, tough, grouchy characters.

Stephen Hoff

Stephen has been perfecting his skills as an audio engineer for the better part of a decade. His career began by attending Media Tech (formerly known as Dallas Sound Lab) and interning at Eagle Audio.

Its worth mentioning that Stephen is just one of several Funimation Entertainment regulars in the audio scene that also studied there. Other Dallas Sound Lab alumni include: Kenneth Thompson, Andrew Tipps, Adrian Cook, and Nathanael Harrison.

For the past several years, Stephen has had the fortune of working on several anime titles: Fractale, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, & Steins;Gate with Colleen Clinkenbeard, Black Butler (both seasons) with Ian Sinclair, Linebarrels of Iron with Caitlin Glass, Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone with Mike McFarland, and Sgt. Frog with Joel McDonald. Other credits include Fairy Tail, Heroic Age, Initial D, Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Full Metal Alchemist, Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino, and One Piece.

Along with anime, Stephen has a fondness for doing sound for live venues, films, and podcasts. He has engineered at Fort Worth's Ridglea Theater and Deep Ellum's Red Blood Club. You can occasionally catch Mr. Hoff running sound for Stephanie Young's band, The Brehms (www.thebrehmsband.com). His film work includes the low budget film, Kodie. Stephen is also the audio mastermind behind the podcast “That Anime Show” (www.thatanimeshow.com).

Zach Bolton

Zach Bolton is an American ADR Director, Line producer and voice actor who works for Funimation Entertainment. He has directed a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films television series.

He mostly voice acts under Z. Charles Bolton.

He has directed many productions including Soul Eater, One Piece, Eureka 7, Desert Punk, Dragon Ball Series, and Tri-gun Badlands Rumble just to name a few.

His vocal credits include Pluto in Black Butler, Devit in D. Grayman, Droy in Fairy Tail, among many other series.

Jonathan Klein

Jonathan Klein is the Vice-President and co-owner of New Generation Pictures, Inc., based in Beverly Hills. His company produces the English language versions of some of the most popular anime and videogames around the world. New Generation Pictures has worked on hundreds of different projects, for both U.S. and international release, including such popular anime as; Hellsing & Hellsing Ultimate, Gun x Sword, Kamichu, R.O.D the TV, Ikki Tousen and many other anime titles.

Jonathan was the director of the English language versions of such anime as Ergo-Proxy, Haibane Renmei, Texhnolyze, Melody of Oblivion and Satoshi Kon’s Paranoia Agent. He has recently returned to directing anime for Funimation as the voice director on Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians and Xtreme Xecutor. His also company has recently continued work on dubbing the fan-favorite Hellsing Ultimate for Funimation.

Besides anime, Jonathan has also produced and/or directed many video game projects for Square Enix, Capcom, Namco & other companies including; Street Fighter IV & Super Street Fighter IV, Marvel & Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Street Fighter x Tekken, Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy: The Crystal Bearers, Final Fantasy; Chocobo’s Dungeon, The Guided Fate Paradox, Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals, Rune Factory 3, Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny, Star Ocean: The Last Hope, Infinite Undiscovery, The Last Remnant, Time Crisis 4, Dawn of Mana, Valkyrie Profile 2, and Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume.

Jonathan has also been working with Marvel Comics & several videogame companies on different projects based on Marvel’s famous comic-book characters, including the recently released free-to-play MMO, Marvel Heroes Online. Beyond working as producer and director, Jonathan's responsibilities also include scriptwriting, script adaptation and even working behind the microphone as a voice actor. Jonathan has voice acted in such anime & videogames as Final Fantasy IV, Star Ocean IV, Rune Factory 3, The Guided Fate Paradox, Ergo Proxy, Rumiko Takahashi Anthology, Kamichu, Girls Bravo, Gun x Sword, Burst Angel, Galaxy Railways and Beck.

In addition to Jonathan’s work in Anime & Videogames he is the co-founder of Anime Charity Auctions, an organization dedicated to help raise money for worthwhile charitable causes. Anime Charity Auctions donates rare and unusual autographed items from anime and videogames to be auctioned off at various anime & science fiction conventions. All the proceeds raised from the auction are donated to the not-for-profit charity that the convention sponsors. For more information on New Generation Pictures, please visit www.newgenerationpictures.com


9 am - Registration (Haberdashery table open)

9 am - Qualifications for Haber Voice Over Competition (Immediately after registering) Signups for Haber Voice over Competition. Mandatory if you wish to compete!

10 am - Haber Silver Screen 2013! Join Todd Haberkorn (and guests) for our version of Mystery Science Theater. Todd will do commentary on a favorite Anime show which he has appeared in. (50 mins)

11 am – Haber Game Day! Todd has done it this time. Teams of 4 will compete in specialty games made just for Haber-kon. The winning team receives the first ever coveted Todd-y award. (50 mins)

Noon - Haber Cosplay A costume contest with two divisions: cosplay as characters Todd has played from the well known and obscure. The final division is best costumer as Todd himself. Judged by Todd Haberkorn (50 mins)

1 pm – Haber Voice Over Competition Todd is inviting you to show us your voice. Prizes include an audition for FUNimation and cast signed DVDs of Fairy Tail. Sign-ups will be at the registration table (1hr 50 mins)

3 pm - Haber Anime Movie Opening commentary by Todd. See one of Todd's favorite Anime movies, with special guest Todd Haberkorn. Try some of the "special" Habercorn Flavored Popcorn (Dark Chocolate) while enjoying the show. (100 mins)

4 pm - Sound check for concert

5 pm – HaberRock Newly formed, Todd has got the band together to rock out!

7pm – Haber-graphs (Haberdashery table open) Join our guests in the Planters and Merchants room for autographs and photos. (30 mins)

8pm - Strike

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