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MangaGamer Brings Rino, Akio Watanabe to Anime Expo (Updated)

posted on 2010-06-25 18:26 EDT
Watanabe designed Bakemonogatari; rino/CooRie sang in D.C.; Frontwing also coming

European visual novel publisher MangaGamer has announced that it will be bringing representatives from game company Frontwing to Anime Expo 2010, including character designer Akio Watanabe. Watanabe has designed characters for series such as Bakemonogatari, Nurse Witch Komugi, and The SoulTaker, and he also wrote and directed the original net anime Hoshizora Kiseki. Additional Frontwing guests include artists Yōsai Kūchū (Makai Tenshi Jibril game franchise, Megachu!) and Fumio (Hoshi Uta, Pia Carrot he Yokouso, Tomoyo After ~It's a Wonderful Life~).

Singer and composer rino will also attend Anime Expo as a MangaGamer guest on behalf of game publisher Circus. Under both the names rino and CooRie, she has sung theme songs for the D.C. ~Da Capo~ franchise, Midori Days, and School Days, among others.

MangaGamer has previously announced singers UR@N and Minami Kuribayashi, and artists Yuka Kayura, Shinji Katakura, and Fujimaru, as well as Overdrive president Hiroshi Takeuchi and Circus president Kazutoshi Matsumura.

Update: MangaGamer's locale corrected. Thanks, dan888.


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