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L.A.'s Pacific Media Expo to Host Kimagure Orange Road's Izumi Matsumoto

posted on 2013-10-07 19:00 EDT
Manga creator to attend November 8-10 event

Pacific Media Expo will host Izumi Matsumoto, creator of the Kimagure Orange Road manga and anime, during its November 8-10 event in Los Angeles.

Matsumoto's Kimagure Orange Road romantic comedy manga ran in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1984 to 1987, and it inspired a television anime series, multiple original video anime volumes, and two movies. The story focuses on a love triangle between the protagonist Kyōsuke and his two friends Madoka and Hikaru. Matsumoto attended Katsucon in 2012 and Anime Expo in 1994 and 2011.

Previously-announced guests for Pacific Media Expo 2013 include band BACK-ON, fashion designer Juliette et Justine, and voice actor Michael Sinterniklaas.


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