Aniplex Producer Shinichiro Kashiwada to Appear at Otakon

Baltimore, MD (July 23, 2014) – Otakorp Inc. is pleased to announce that producer Shinichiro Kashiwada will appear at Otakon 2014, courtesy of Aniplex.

As Aniplex's producer, Kashiwada has produced several popular titles including “Sword Art Online 1 & 2,” “Oreimo 1 & 2,” “Nanana's Buried Treasure,” and “The Irregular at Magic High School”.

Otakon 2014 will be held August 8-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty first year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Since 1999, Otakon has been held in Baltimore, Maryland; currently, Otakon is one of Baltimore's few large, city-wide events, drawing over 34,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 100,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

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