My Hero Academia Creator Kōhei Horikoshi Will Make 1st Stage Appearance at Jump Festa
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Kōhei Horikoshi is gearing up for a second television anime adaptation of his manga My Hero Academia by making a special appearance at this year's Jump Festa event. Horikoshi, who has never before appeared at a stage event, will be present at Jump Festa Super Stage at Makuhari Messe during the December 17-18 weekend.
Horikoshi has previously appeared on television for interviews but he wore a gas mask, so his actual face has not been revealed prior to his upcoming debut on the Jump Festa stage. He is appearing with voice actors Daiki Yamashita (Izuku Midoriya) and Nobuhiko Okamoto (Katsuki Bakugō).
The Jump Special Anime Festa event will screen a "special anime" for the ēlDLIVE, Boruto, Black Clover, My Hero Academia, Twin Star Exorcists, Gekijōban Ansatsu Kyōshitsu: 365-Nichi no Jikan, Food Wars! The Second Plate, and Isobe Isobee Monogatari ~Ukiyo wa Tsurai yo~ manga. This year's event will first take place in Tokyo's Yomiuri Hall on November 27, and then in Sapporo's Sapporo Cinema Frontier, Nagoya's TOHO Cinemas Nagoya Bay City, Osaka's TOHO Cinemas Umeda Main Building and Nanba Main Building, and Fukuoka's TOHO CINEMAS Tenjin Main Building on December 4.
Source: Dengeki Online