So I was finishing up the last minute details of our trip to MetroCon, when I see that there’s 3 new news additions to the website. “Okay,” I thought. “Probably something about the Masquerade or Chess Match or even an announcment about the layout for this year.” But my eyes did not deceive me when I scrolled down to read the tidbits, and then it hit me….
World War III is 80-90% likely to occur at MetroCon…
Some of the uneducated are wondering “Now why would you say something like that? That’s perposterous!” or “You’re an idiot…” (looks at Zeke) Well, have a seat, and let Uncle Kirby tell you a story that may or may not be true. (Hell, I don’t know if it’s completely true myself, but the prospect of seeing some fun happenings during the con give me hope it is.)
According to rumors that have floated about the Internet for a LONG time (God only knows), the main voice actors for the English dub of Gundam Wing despise each other and can’t stand being in the same place as one another. While I don’t have full details, the main point seems to either be that during the recording, there was some kind of despute, or there was a bit of a jealousy spike due to the popularity of the characters that drove them apart. According to the rumors, the only way the GW voice actors will appear at a convention is if there’s a LOT of money involved, and even if that happens, there’s no guarantee that they’ll get along during the con. So far, Roy Harms has managed to get Marc Hildreth, Scott McNiel, Kirby Morrow, Brad Swaile, and Brian Drummond, all of who played Heero, Duo, Trowa, Quatre, and Zechs, respectively as guests. I don’t know HOW Roy pulled it off, but he did, and this is going to be quite an interesting series of events at MetroCon.
Now I don’t know about you, but one side of me would have non-stop giggle fits if fights broke out between the voice actors. On the other hand, I kinda hope it doesn’t happen, cause I’d hate for an awesome convention like MetroCon to have problems with their guests.
So I’m half-tempted to buy MREs and pass them out should the apocolypse start to happen… Then again, Ramen might be a safer bet… MRE’s might give you salmonella or some weird disease. (Those things need to be burned…)
Oh by the way, if anyone’s wondering why I put the percentage at 80-90%? Cause they haven’t added Ted Cole to the list…