Anime Expo Hosts Production I.G Founder Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
Anime Expo announced on Thursday that Production I.G founder Mitsuhisa Ishikawa will be joining the guest lineup for the July 4-7 event in Los Angeles.
Ishikawa graduated college and worked at Tatsunoko Productions before founding the spinoff studio Production I.G (then known as I.G Tatsunoko) in 1987. He has served as the producer or executive producer for Attack on Titan, Blood the Last Vampire, Ghost in the Shell, Psycho-Pass, xxxHoLic and more. He is currently working as producer for the Ghost in the Shell: ARISE original anime video project.
Previously announced guests of Anime Expo include producer Nobuhiro Kikuchi, director Kazuchika Kise, Japanese rock band Porno Graffiti, Attack on Titan producer George Wada, Kick-Heart director Masaaki Yuasa, voice actress Megumi Han, animation director and character designer Keigo Sasaki, voice actor Kazuhiko Inoue, screenwriter Mari Okada, character designer Noizi Ito, visual kei musical acts Kaya and Moon Stream, and director Kazuhiro Furuhashi. Host Danny Choo, DJ RAM RIDER, cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao, and voice actors Eric Vale, Christopher R. Sabat, Kyle Hebert, and Johnny Yong Bosch will also attend.