MangaGamer Announces Guests for Anime Expo

June 15, 2010 - MangaGamer is pleased to announce some of the guests who will be in attendance at our booth for Anime Expo!

Continuing from last year, we will once again be joined by Matsumura Kazutoshi "Tororo-Dancho", President of CIRCUS and Producer of Da Capo; Sora wo Tobu, Mitsu no Houhou; MaiHime, Unmei no Keitouju, Gift, and True Tears.

Also joining us again this year is Takeuchi "bamboo" Hiroshi, President of OVERDRIVE, Producer of Edelweiss, Edelweiss Eiden Fantasia, Kira Kira, Kira Kira Curtain Call, and vocalist for the rock band, mliktub, which created the first ending theme for Baka to Test to Shōkanjū . He was also the president of GROOVER, and producer of the Green Green Series.

We will also be joined once again by Katakura Shinji, One of OVERDRIVE's Artists, responsible for artwork on Edelweiss, Edelweiss Eiden Fantasia, Kira Kira, and Kira Kira Curtain Call. Mr. Katakura previously worked with bamboo in the past for GROOVER, handling the artwork for Green Green. Furthermore, he was the character designer for the Green Green Anime, as well as both the anime and manga versions of Melody of Oblivion.

We will also be joined by Kayura Yuka, one of the Artists from CIRCUS. Ms. Kayura's work includes Da Capo II and it's many iterations such as D.C.II To You, D.C. II Fall in Love, as well as Valkyrie Complex, and Gift. She also draws the A.C.D.C. II and Suika AS+ Manga.

Furthermore, publisher Age, will be appearing with us this year as a special guest! Age is known for the MuvLuv series as well as Kimi ga Nozomu Eien (Rumbling Hearts), and with them, they will also be bringing a set of guests of their own:
Miyata Sou, Artists. Some of his projects include the upcoming Kimi Ga Ita Kisetsu, and Shapeshifter, by Age's sister brand φage.
Himukai Kyousuke, Artist. His works also include many from their sister brand φage such as Shapeshifter, Owarinaki Natsu Eien Naru Onritsu, and Piko Piko Kimochi no Nemuru Basho.
We will also be holding a panel at Anime Expo with bamboo, Tororo-Dancho, Katakura Shinji, Kayura Yuka, and a surprise guest:

“The Now and Future of Bishojo Games”
July 3rd, at 21:30-23:00
In LACC502

Finally, joining us with Overdrive this year will be the vocalist, [email protected]. In the past she's worked with milktub on many different songs, included the opening theme for Green Green 2, Like a Green, the ending theme for Sakura's arc in Edelweiss Eiden Fantasia, Cherry Blossom Diary, the ending theme for Ran's arc in Edelweiss, and more. But she's probably more well known as the voice of Kirari Shiino for Kira Kira's music! We're proud to announce that she'll be performing alongside milktub this year at Anime Expo!

More announcements will be made as the convention grows closer, so please visit our Staff Blog for up-to-date information, or to view samples of the merchandise that will be available.

AnimeExpo 2010
July 1-4, 2010
Los Angeles Convention Center
Booth # 811/813/815/910-915/1010/1012/1014

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