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Anime Expo to Host Actor Ryo Kitamura

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Stage actor has played roles in Ensemble Stars!, Blue Exorcist, Touken Ranbu, more

Anime Expo announced on Thursday that Japanese hobby shop Jungle will host actor and model Ryō Kitamura at this year's event. Kitamura will host a panel and autograph sessions.

Kitamura has performed in Touken Ranbu stage plays and in the live-action Touken Ranbu film as Yagen Toushirou. Kitamura also voices the role of Arashi Narukami in the Ensemble Stars! video game franchise, and has also played the character in stage play adaptations. He also voiced the character of Saizou Kirigakure in the Sengoku Night Blood anime. Other stage plays Kitamura has performed in include My Hero Academia, Mr. Osomatsu, Jūni Taisen, The Seven Deadly Sins, Yowamushi Pedal, Naruto, Yona of the Dawn, and Blue Exorcist, among others.

This year's Anime Expo will take place on July 4 to 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. The event will also hold an audition for an English-speaking role in one episode of the upcoming Shikizakura television anime.

Source: Anime Expo

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