California's Fanime to Host Character Designer Toshihiro Kawamoto

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
San Jose-based event to be held on May 24-27

The Fanime convention announced on April 9 that it will host animator and character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto as a guest at this year's convention.

A co-founder of the BONES animation studio, Kawamoto is best known as the animation director and character designer for Cowboy Bebop and Wolf's Rain. His other designer credits include Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory, Golden Boy, Noragami, and Blood Blockade Battlefront. He also served as a key animation director for Sword of the Stranger, Escaflowne: The Movie, Fullmetal Alchemist, and Eureka Seven. His career as an animator includes titles such as the first Mobile Suit Gundam series in 1979, Nadia - Secret of Blue Water, and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

FanimeCon will take place in San Jose, California from May 24-27. The event will also host voice actress Aya Hirano and voice actor Nobutoshi Canna.

Source: Fanime

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