Seattle's Sakura-Con to Host Last Exile Character Designer Range Murata
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
The organizers of Seattle's Sakura-Con announced on Thursday that the convention will host character designer and illustrator Range Murata on April 18-20.
Murata has created character designs for Blue Submarine No.6, Last Exile, Shangri-La, and Last Exile: Fam, The Silver Wing. He was "Best Artist of the Year" 2006 in the Seiun Awards and has released several dojinshi and art books, including some in English.
Previously announced guests for Sakura-Con include voice actress Mami Koyama, Attack on Titan voice actress Yui Ishikawa, Pony Canyon producer Tetsuya Kinoshita, animation producer Tetsuya Nakatake, Production I.G animator Kyoji Asano, Sword Art Online director Tomohiko Ito, animator Shingo Adachi, director Koji Masunari, character designer Toshifumi Akai, singer Elisa, M.D. Geist creator Koichi Ohata and Mushi-Shi director Hiroshi Nagahama. English voice actors Todd Haberkorn, Leah Clark, Patrick Seitz, Erica Mendez, Erik Scott Kimerer, Matthew Mercer, and Christopher Smith are also scheduled to attend the convention.