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Dallas' Anime Fest to Host Scriptwriter Dai Sato

posted on 2012-07-12 18:00 EDT
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex writer to attend August 31-September 3 event

The organizers of AnimeFest 2012 announced on Thursday that scriptwriter Dai Sato will appear as a guest of honor at this year's convention.

Sato's credits range from Cowboy Bebop to the live-action Casshern film. He also wrote on Ergo Proxy, edited and oversaw scripts on Eureka Seven (for which he also scripted 12 episodes), and contributed to the scenario and series script editing of the original video anime series Freedom. He co-wrote "The Package" segment of Halo Legends and has scripted episodes of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (both seasons), Samurai Champloo, Wolf's Rain, and Eden of the East. More recently Sato wrote the scripts for the upcoming E.X. Troopers PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS video game.

AnimeFest 2012 will run from August 31 to September 3 at the Sheraton Hotel in Dallas, Texas. The convention will also host animation director Yoshimitsu Yamashita (Kids on the Slope, House of Five Leaves), director Koji Morimoto (Akira, City Hunter), animator Tatsuyuki Tanaka (Akira, Bubblegum Crisis), manga creator Arina Tanemura (Full Moon o Sagashite, The Gentlemen's Alliance†).


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