Anime Boston to Host Sunrise Producer Hideyuki Tomioka, Screenwriter Katsuyuki Sumizawa

posted on by Karen Ressler
Convention to take place March 30-April 1

The Anime Boston convention announced on Thursday that it will host SUNRISE senior managing director Hideyuki Tomioka and screenwriter Katsuyuki Sumizawa will attend this year's event.

Tomioka joined Sunrise as a part-timer on Taiyou no Kiba Dougram, and he later became a full-time producer. His production credits include Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, Inuyasha, After War Gundam X, Turn A Gundam, Yakitate!! Japan, and Steamboy.

As an anime scriptwriter, Sumizawa has handled series composition for Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, Inuyasha, Yakitate!! Japan, Zoids/ZERO, and Tokyo Underground. He has also worked on scripts for Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, Macross 7 and Yu Yu Hakusho.

Sumisawa wrote the Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Frozen Teardrop novel series, which he adapted into a picture drama for the second Gundam Wing Blu-ray Disc box set.

Anime Boston will take place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts on March 30-April 1. Rock band FLOW and singer-songwriter Asaka will also attend the event.

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