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North Carolina's Animazement to Host Director Noboru Ishiguro

posted on by Egan Loo
Director of Yamato, 1st color Astro Boy, Macross, Orguss, Megazone 23, Galactic Heroes

Animazement, a convention which will run during the May 25-27 holiday weekend in Raleigh, North Carolina, announced that it will host director Noboru Ishiguro as a guest. This will be Ishiguro's first appearance at Animazement.

Ishiguro has directed some of the most highly regarded anime classics of the last five decades, including Space Battleship Yamato, the first color Astro Boy anime series (1980), the first Macross television series and movie, The Super Dimension Century Orguss, Megazone 23, and the 11-year-long space opera epic Legend of the Galactic Heroes. He also co-conceived Megazone 23's story and founded Artland, the studio that co-produced Macross, Orguss, Galactic Heroes, and Mushi-Shi. More recently, he directed Tytania.

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