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Otakon To Feature Death Note, Inuyasha's Yamaguchi

posted on by Mikhail Koulikov
Veteran also voiced lead roles in Detective Conan, Eyeshield 21, Gravitation

The Otakon convention has announced that Kappei Yamaguchi, one of anime's most renowned and experienced voice actors, will be a guest of honor at this year's convention. Roles of his that are most familiar to American fans include the title character in Inuyasha, Usopp in One Piece, and L in Death Note. Yamaguchi's voice has also been heard in dozens of other anime movies and series of the last twenty years, such as Captain Tsubasa, Devil Hunter Yohko, Kiki's Delivery Service, Here Is Greenwood, Paradise Kiss, and The Twelve Kingdoms. Outside anime, he is the Japanese voice actor for Kyle in South Park and for Bugs Bunny. Otakon 2008 will once again be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland during the weekend of August 8-10.

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