Pasadena, CA – The three-day event will be held on August 12th-14th, 2016, at the Pasadena Convention Center.
Yuuta Mochizuki, best known for his role as Geki, the red Tyranno Ranger, from Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger, will be making his second appearance at Power Morphicon.
Fellow Zyuranger cast members Seiju Umon , Reiko Chiba, and Takumi Hashimoto will be attending their first Power Morphicon event.
Seiji Umo, known for his role as Goushi, is the (black) Mammoth Ranger.
Reiko Chiba played Mei, the (pink) Ptera Ranger. After Zyuranger, Chiba made her J-Pop debut as a member of Aurora Gonin Musume. Chiba’s voice work includes playing herself in the anime movie Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture and the voice of Cham Cham in the Samurai Showdown video game series.
Takumi Hashimoto played Boi, the (yellow) Tiger Ranger. He later provided the voice of King Ranger, in Chouriki Sentai Ohranger and had a role in Denji Sentai Megaranger as a classmate of the Megarangers.
Appearing for the 1st time at Power Morphicon, Keiichi Wada, best known for his role as Ryo of the Heavenly Fire Star, in Gosei Sentai Dairanger. Wada also played the first Kamen Rider Ryuki, Koichi Sakakibara and Akiba Red (Alternate Timeline) in Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2.
Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger was the basis for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The White Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers originated from Gosei Sentai Dairanger, known as the “Kiba Ranger”.
More information about Power Morphicon can be found online at officialpowermorphicon.com
About Power Rangers
Power Rangers is a live action television series featuring a team of heroes in bright colored costumes, saving the world from evil on a daily basis. The show uses Japanese footage from Super Sentai, “Super” referring to mecha and “Sentai” is the Japanese word for “task force or ”fighting squadron”, produced by Toei Company. The show was first produced by Saban Entertainment, later by BVS Entertainment and as of 2015, by SCG Power Rangers. The very first season of Power Rangers, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, debuted on August 28th, 1993.
As of 2015, the franchise has 22 seasons with 19 different themed series and two theatrical films, with a third film currently in development with Lionsgate, with a January 13th, 2017 release date.
About Power Morphicon
Power Morphicon is a three-day convention held every two years that celebrate Power Rangers and related series such as VR Troopers, Beetleborgs, Kamen Rider, Superhuman Syber Squad, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The three-day event brings in over 7,000 people from all over the world to participate in cosplay events, panels featuring all guests, breakfast with the guests, martial arts classes/demo, prop/FX workshops, and more. Power Morphicon is a local business owned by painter and artist, Scott Zillner, and is an event that is directed by an all volunteer, unpaid staff.
For more information about Power Morphicon, please visit officialpowermorphicon.com