Youmacon to Host Animator Shuji Maruyama, Manga Creator Hiroshi Shiibashi
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Maruyama has worked as a key animator and animation director in many anime productions, most recently in Hanebado!. He also has credits in Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa, Eden of the East, Bleach, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream, Macross Delta, Restaurant to Another World, Luck & Logic, and Invaders of the Rokujyōma!?, among many others.
Shiibashi is the creator of the Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Illegal Rare, and Tsukumogami: Teito Jōhōbu Tokkenchobōin Serosero Nanashiki manga. Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan ran from 2008 to 2012 with 25 volumes and inspired two television anime seasons in 2010 and 2011.