Florida anime convention to host Noelle Silva from Black Clover and Chiyo Yumehara from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K (aka voice actor Jill Harris)

Anime voice actor Jill Harris who voices popular characters like Noelle Silva from Black Clover and Chiyo Yumehara from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K is scheduled to appear at a new anime convention in St. Petersburg, Florida called “Anime St. Pete” on September 17-18 at the Coliseum. Also, Harris voices popular characters in beloved anime shows like Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card.

Jill Harris is an actor who began voice acting in 2015 with her first leading anime role being Naho in Orange. Since then, Harris has played countless roles and garnered attention for her iconic performance of Noelle Silva in Black Clover.

Our 8 Favorite Jill Harris Characters

In honor of Harris appearing at Anime St. Pete, Florida Comic Cons presents our 8 favorite Harris characters (in order).

  1. Noelle Silva from Black Clover
  2. Chiyo Yumehara from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K
  3. Naho Takamiya from Orange
  4. Aura Bella Fiora from Overlord
  5. Fuuka Akitsuki from Fuuka
  6. Mandalay from My Hero Academia
  7. Chiharu Mihara from Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
  8. Aletta from Restaurant to Another World

Favorite character # 1: Noelle Silva from Black Clover

Noelle Silva in Black Clover is Jill Harris’ most famous role. Born of noble blood, Noelle is the shame of her family. She is very powerful, but she has no control over her magic. Thus, Noelle is forced into the worst magic knight squad. There, she must learn to let go of her ego in order to become strong.

 

Favorite character # 2: Chiyo Yumehara from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K

In The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, Harris voices Chiyo Yumehara, a hopeless romantic. Chiyo falls in and out of love easily. Also, she’s willing to create mischievous plans to ensure her romantic dreams come true. She is a classmate and friend of the main character, Kusuo Saiki.

 

Favorite character # 3: Naho Takamiya from Orange

One of Jill Harris’ favorite roles is Naho Takamiya from Orange. Naho, a kind and cautious girl, receives letters from her future self in order to prevent a tragedy. Orange deals with dark themes of poor mental health and complex relationships. Being an advocate for mental health herself, Harris felt very connected to Naho. Also, Harris revealed that it felt second-nature to deliver lines with her friend, Micah Solusod, who plays Kakeru.

Favorite character # 4: Aura Bella Fiora from Overlord

Jill Harris plays the blunt Aura Bella Fiora from Overlord. Aura is the twin sister of Mare Bello Fiore and a Floor Guardians on the 6th Floor in the Great Tomb of Nazarick. Additionally, her skills allow her to control magic beasts as a beast tamer.

 

Favorite character # 5: Fuuka Akitsuki from Fuuka

Jill Harris was cast as Fuuka Akitsuki from Fuuka in 2017. Fuuka is an incredibly talented singer. Her and her classmate form a band called Fallen Moon where she acts as the vocalist. She is positive, energetic, and always the optimist.

 

Favorite character # 6: Mandalay from My Hero Academia

Mandalay, or Shino Sosaki, from My Hero Academia was a fun role for Harris. Mandalay is a professional hero and the leader of the Wild, Wild Pussycats. They are a team of four heroes that specialized in forest and mountain rescue. Mandalay has telepathic powers and uses them to communicate messages across long distances.

Favorite character # 7: Chiharu Mihara from Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card

In Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, Harris plays Chiharu Mihara who is on the cheerleading squad with Sakura, the main character. Chiharu has a close relationship with Takashi Yamazaki, a boy who frequently gets on her nerves. Despite their lighthearted conflicts, they care deeply for each other.

 

Favorite character # 8: Aletta from Restaurant to Another World

Jill Harris portrays Aletta, a demon waitress, in Restaurant to Another World. Being a demon, few people trust Aletta and this dampens her kind spirit. However, she finds a sanctuary at Western Restaurant Nekoya where patrons come in every form you can imagine.

Meet Jill Harris at Anime St. Pete

You’ll have the chance to meet Jill Harris at Anime St. Pete in St. Petersburg, Florida September 17-18. Anime St. Pete is a brand new con and St. Petersburg’s first anime convention! It’s being held at The Coliseum, the same venue St. Pete Comic Con was held at in January 2022. Anime St. Pete tickets are on sale, and vendor booths are available.

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Anime St. Pete goes big with a line-up of six popular anime voice actors

The new con is going big with six anime voice actors. In addition to Harris, five others have been announced. Here are the voice actors scheduled for Anime St. Pete:

  • Dallas Reid, who voices Asta from Black Clover and Zack from Angels of Death (below, first row left)
  • Bryson Baugus, who voices Shoyo Hinata from Haikyu!! and Falco Grice from Attack on Titan (below, first row right)
  • Aaron Dismuke, who voices Tamaki Amajiki from My Hero Academia and Alphonse Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist (below, second row left)
  • Ryan Bartley, who voices Rei Ayanami from Neon Genesis Evangelion and Young Kyojuro Rengoku from Demon Slayer (below, second row right)
  • Chris Guerrero, who voices Ainz Ooal Gown from Overlord and Shadow from Sk8 the Infinity (below, third row)

   

 

Anime St. Pete featuring the best anime cosplayers in the state

Also, Anime St. Pete features a roster of the top anime cosplayers in Florida, all of whom have appeared (or scheduled to appear) in Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine. Two of the guest cosplayers have been announced, with four more to be shared by late-April. The guest cosplayers are judges in the various contests. And each has a booth with merch (stop by and say hi!)

Abradorable is a guest cosplayer at Anime St. Pete

DanaduhBuffalo is a guest cosplayer at Anime St. Pete

Anime St. Pete offers fans four exciting contests

Additionally, the new anime convention is offering four contests, which includes two popular staples and two innovations. The two fan favorites are a cosplay contest and a lip sync competition. And the two new challenges include an Anime Fan Art Competition and an Anime Tiktok Film Festival. Awards include cash prizes, cool medals, and free tickets to upcoming cons in Florida.

Anime St Pete Cosplay Contest graphic      Anime St Pete Lip Sync Competition

Anime St Pete Fan art contest graphic      Anime St Pete Tiktok Film Festival Contest

 

Need help finding conventions in Florida?

Florida Comic Cons provides the Con Calendar, a curated calendar of upcoming conventions. Each convention listing includes in-depth info about the event like guests, artists and cosplay contests. In addition, there are lots of helpful links for things like buying tickets, registering as a vendor and learning more about characters.

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Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine published by Florida Comic Cons

Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine, published by Florida Comic Cons, attends many conventions in Florida in search of talented cosplayers. The magazine is published seasonally. In addition, Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine publishes special editions, photo galleries and blogs of conventions we attend. The magazine is free.

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Monthly Issues

Monthly issues focus on cosplayers and the characters they have chosen to portray. Cosplayer photos and interviews as well as character images and backgrounds are loaded in the monthly magazines.

Convention blogs and special editions

Convention special edition magazines, photo galleries and blogs showcase cosplayer photos and provide news reports about conventions we attend.