Power Morphicon 4 to Host Sentai Actors Yuuta Mochizuki, Hiroshi Maeda, Yasuhiro Takeuchi
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
The organizers of California's Power Morphicon 4 convention announced that Sentai actors Yuuta Mochizuki, Hiroshi Maeda, Yashuhiro Takeuchi, Takahiro Kikuchi, Yumie Yamagiwa, and Yuuki Luna Yamagiwa will attend the event.
Yuuta Mochizuki starred as Tyranno Ranger in Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger, the series adapted into the Saban's first season of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Mochizuki also starred as the titular Kamen Rider J, Akira Mimasaka in the Hana Yori Dango anime series, and as Tuxedo Mask in several of the Sailor Moon musical performances.
Hiroshi Maeda has worked as a stunt and suit actor for several Red Rangers, including Power Rangers, Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers In Space, Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue, Power Rangers Time Force, Power Rangers Wild Force, and Power Rangers Ninja Storm.
Yasuhiro Takeuchi was the suit actor for the original Green and Blue Rangers. He went on to perform stunts for multiple characters through out the franchise, as well as several Megazords. He most recently appeared as the suit actor in Ressha Sentai TōQGer as the green ranger ToQ 4gō.
Takahiro Kikuchi, Yumie Yamagiwa, and Yuuki Luna Yamagiwa are stars of Fujiyama Ichiban, a Japanese stage combat team created by Samurai Action Studio. The group was created specifically for American fans and is chronicled in free bi-monthly magazine and at stage shows in California. Kikuchi stars as the title character, Yumie Yamagiwa as Margaret, and Yuuki Luna Yamagiwa as Sakura.
Other guests include Jorge Vargas Jr., Kimberley Crossman, and Ann Austen.
Power Morphicon 4 will be held on August 22-24 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California.
[Via Tokusatsu Network]