Anime Boston to Host One Piece Voice Actor Kazuki Yao
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Anime Boston announced on Monday that it will host anime voice actor Kazuki Yao at this year's convention. The event will be Yao's first east coast convention appearance.
Yao is perhaps best known as the voice actor for One Piece's Franky. His other major roles include Judau Ashta in Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Kōichirō Iketani in Initial D, and Gaston in Berserk: The Golden Age Arc. He has also voiced characters in Bastard!! Ankoku no Hakai-jin, Gunslinger Girl, Dancougar - Super Beast Machine God, Tenjho Tenge, Wedding Peach, and Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood.
Anime Boston will take place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts on March 30-April 1. The event's other guests include rock band FLOW, singer-songwriter Asaka, SUNRISE senior managing director Hideyuki Tomioka, screenwriter Katsuyuki Sumizawa, former Studio Ghibli production desk Hirokatsu Kihara, producer Michihiko Suwa, composer Kaoru Wada, and director Yuji Muto.