Anime Boston Hosts City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes Anime's Producer Gō Wakabayashi
posted on by Alex Mateo
The Anime Boston convention announced on Tuesday that it will host producer Gō Wakabayashi at this year's event.
Wakabayashi started as a licensing manager for Toei's European business in Paris in 2004. He returned to Tokyo in 2009 and has served as producer for anime such as Dragon Ball Z Kai, Saint Seiya Omega, and Precure All Stars: Sing Together, Miracle Magic! He joined Aniplex in 2016 and is attending the convention courtesy of the company. Wakabayashi's most recent title is City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes, the new anime film adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's City Hunter manga.
This year's Anime Boston will take place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston from April 19-21. The City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes film's chief director Kenji Kodama, producer Naohiro Ogata, and scriptwriter Yoichi Kato will attend for the anime's North American premiere. Japanese guests include composer Yoko Shimomura and musician MIYAVI, who will perform a concert.
Sources: Anime Boston's website, Press release