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MangaGamer to Host Artists, Musicians at Anime Expo

posted on by Gia Manry
UR@N, Yuka Kayura, Shinji Katakura; Japan's game maker Age to also bring guests

The European bishōjo game localizer MangaGamer has announced some of its guests for Anime Expo 2010:

  • UR@N, vocalist on game themes in Edelweiss and Green Green 2 as well as singing voice for Kira Kira's Kirari Shiino. She is slated perform at Anime Expo with the Japanese band milktub (Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts).
  • Yuka Kayura, an artist on the Da Capo II game franchise, Valkyrie Complex, and Gift as well as the manga Suika AS+
  • Shinji Katakura, an artist on Japanese game company OVERDRIVE's Edelweiss and Kira Kira titles as well as the character designer for Green Green and The Melody of Oblivion; a returning guest from last year
  • Hiroshi Takeuchi ("bamboo"), who is the president of OVERDRIVE, vocalist for milktub, and another returning guest
  • Kazutoshi Matsumura ("Tororo-Dancho"), who is the president of Japanese game company CIRCUS, producer of the Da Capo and True Tears games, and also a returning guest from 2009
  • Japanese game publisher Age (MuvLuv, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien/Rumbling Hearts) will also be in attendance and bring their own guests: Sou Miyata (Kimi ga Ita Kitetsu, φâge's Shapeshifter) and Kyousuke Himukai (Shapeshifter, Owarinaki Natsu Towanaru Shirabe).

    Manga Gamer announced that it will have a surprise guest for its panel on bishōjo gaming, scheduled for July 3.

    Update: Owarinaki Natsu Towanaru Shirabe's title corrected, MangaGamer's plans for more guests indicated, and MangaGamer's location corrected. Thanks, relentlessflame, dan888, and Kyaa the Catlord.

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