News Funimation Hosts Mushi-Shi Director at Anime Expo
posted on 2007-06-27 06:22 EDT
Anime Expo 2007 announced that Mushi-Shi director Hiroshi Nagahama will be returning to the June 29-July 2 convention in California as a guest of Funimation. Nagahama had first come to Anime Expo in 2006 just after his award-winning supernatural series had ended. Since then, Funimation licensed the series and will release the first DVD on July 31. Before Mushi-Shi, Nagahama had directed Jubei-Chan 2 and episodes of Fruits Basket, and he had also written the screenplay for Leave it to Piyoko!
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