Anime Boston to Host Sunrise Producer Hideyuki Tomioka, Screenwriter Katsuyuki Sumizawa
posted on by Karen Ressler
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.