Zenkaikon 2015 Welcomes Richard Horvitz & Rikki Simons | Zenkaikon, Anime & Sci-Fi Convention, Lancaster PA

Zenkaikon, Anime & Sci-Fi Convention, Lancaster PA

April 1-3, 2016, Lancaster County Convention Center

Zenkaikon 2015 Welcomes Richard Horvitz & Rikki Simons

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 8:32pm

Zenkaikon is excited to announce Richard Horvitz and Rikki Simons as guests for 2015!

Fans of animation will recognize Richard Horvitz as the voice of many iconic characters, including Invader ZIM (Invader ZIM), Billy from The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Daggett from The Angry Beavers and Alpha 5 from the original Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. In addition to Richard’s animation work, gamers will recognize him from his many video game roles in such classics as Psychonauts (Raz), the Ratchet and Clank series (Zoni, Pollyx ,Zurgo), Destroy All Humans (Orthopox) and Skylanders (Kaos) to name a few. Richard began his acting career on camera and many may recall his role as Alan Eakian in Paramount Pictures 1980’s cult classic Summer School.

Rikki Simons is a voice actor, writer, and artist. He is most famous for being the voice of the robot in a dog suit, GIR from Invader ZIM. As an artist and writer he is known for science fantasy books such as Hitherto a Lion, Ranklechick and His Three Legged Cat, Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check!, and the multi volume ShutterBox fantasy series, which he co-created with his wife, Tavisha-Wolfgarth-Simons. He has also been a background painter in animation, most noted for his color design on Invader ZIM.

Learn more about them, and all of our guests, in our Guests section.