FanimeCon 2011 Announces Takahiro Yoshimatsu as a Guest of Honor

San Jose, CA (April 29, 2011) - FanimeCon welcomes Guest of Honor Takahiro Yoshimatsu to the San Jose Convention Center over Memorial Day Weekend for FanimeCon 2011. During the convention, the talented animation director and character designer will give panels, sign autographs, and interact with his fans.

Mr. Yoshimatsu has worked as animation director and character designer in numerous hit anime, including Basquash!, Future GPX Cyber Formula, Jubei-chan, Ninja Scroll, Slayers, Trigun, and Vampire Hunter D. He recently designed the characters for the Supernatural anime series, which is based on the live-action American TV series of the same name. Mr. Yoshimatsu also publishes manga under the pen name “Something Yoshimatsu.”

More information about Takahiro Yoshimatsu, including the schedule for his panels at FanimeCon, will be available at Visit the web site for the latest news about the convention as FanimeCon gears up for Memorial Day Weekend, 2011.

About FanimeCon - FanimeCon is Northern California's largest anime convention. Packed with videos, costumes, music, games, parties, tournaments, panels, and guests from around the world, this annual celebration of Japanese art and popular culture entertains a colorful spectrum of fans and friends. Over 16,000 enthusiasts joined FanimeCon 2010, and 2011 promises to be another record-breaking year. FanimeCon will return to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center during Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-30, 2011. Visit for the information you'll need to gear up for FanimeCon 2011.

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