News L.A.'s Pacific Media Expo to Host Animator Mamoru Yokota
posted on 2012-09-16 17:00 EDT
Pacific Media Expo (PMX) announced on Friday that it will host illustrator/character designer/animator Mamoru Yokota this year in Los Angeles.
Yokota has worked on an array of projects in games, anime, and live-action. He served as an artist and designer on a number of adult games from Elf and other developers. He planned the movie adaptation of Visual Art's/Key's Air and served as a producer on the 2002 television adaptation of Kanon. He oversaw the animation in several episodes of Death Note and most recently supervised the production of Macross Frontier and the absurd school comedy Gokujyo - Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari.
Yokota will participate in a focus panel and autograph session at the convention. This is his first visit to PMX.
PMX will be at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport during Veterans Day weekend, November 9 to 11.
Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news tip