Mitsuhisa Ishikawa to Appear at A-Kon

20 Years of Ghosts, Ghouls, and Mechs, Mitsuhisa Ishikawa Brings Them to A-Kon

Dallas, TX - May 15, 2015 – The Anime Convention A-Kon is proud to announce their latest guest, Mitushisa Ishikawa.
Born in Tokyo in 1958, Ishikawa joined Tatsunoko Productions after graduating from college, and later established his own company Production I.G., Inc., of which he is currently the CEO and president. As a producer, he's worked on Ghost in the Shell (1995), The Origin of O-Ren from Kill Bill vol 1, Blood: The Last Vampire, as well as Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004), which was the first anime to be nominated at the Cannes International Film Festival.

009 Re:Cyborg (movie) : Production producer
Ace of Diamond (TV) : Planning
Attack on Titan (TV) : Executive producer (Production I.G)
Bakuen Campus Guardress (OAV) : Producer
Batman: Gotham Knight (movie) : Producer (ep 2)
Blade of the Immortal (TV) : Planning
Blood+ (TV) : Executive producer
Blood-C (TV) : Planning (Production I.G)
Blood-C: The Last Dark (movie) : Planning
Blood: The Last Vampire (movie) : Executive producer, Planning Assistant (“Oshii Juku”)
Blue Seed (TV) : Executive producer, Animation producer
Blue Seed Beyond (OAV) : Executive producer
Broken Blade (movie series) : Planning
Bronze: Zetsuai Since 1989 (OAV) : Producer
(Le) Chevalier D'Eon (TV) : Planning
Cromartie High School (TV) : Planning
Cyber Team in Akihabara: The Movie : Production
Dead Leaves (OAV) : Executive producer
Dragon Half (OAV) : Producer
Eden of the East (TV) : Production
Eden of the East: Paradise Lost (movie) : Executive producer
Eden of the East: The King of Eden (movie) : Production
Everyday Is Sunday (OAV) : Producer
FLCL (OAV) : Executive producer (IG)
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet (TV) : Planning
Ghost Hound (TV) : Planning
Ghost in the Shell (movie) : Producer
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (movie) : Producer
Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (movie) : Executive producer
Ghost in the Shell: Arise (OAV) : Executive Production Supervisor
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (TV) : Planning
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Individual Eleven (OAV) : Executive producer
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – The Laughing Man (OAV) : Planning
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG (TV) : Executive producer, Production Committee (Production I.G)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society (movie) : Executive producer, Corporate Production (Production I.G.)
Girl from Phantasia (OAV) : Producer
Guilty Crown (TV) : Executive producer
Haikyu!! (TV) : Executive producer
Hal (movie) : Executive producer
Halo Legends (OAV) : Executive producer (The Duel), Producer (Homecoming)
Immortal Grand Prix (TV 2) : Planning
Jin-Roh – The Wolf Brigade (movie) : Executive producer, Planning
Kai Doh Maru (OAV) : Executive producer
Kill Bill Chapter 3: The Origin of O-Ren (movie segment) : Executive Art Director
Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season (TV) : Planning
Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-ne (TV) : Planning
Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-ne (TV 2) : Planning
A Letter to Momo (movie) : Executive producer
Library War (TV) : Production
Maria the Virgin Witch (TV) : Planning
Martian Successor Nadesico: The Motion Picture – Prince of Darkness : Special Thanks To
Mini Pato (movie) : Planning
Moribito – Guardian of the Spirit (TV) : Planning
Moshidora (TV) : Executive producer
Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai (movie) : Executive producer
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (movie) : Producer
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (movie) : Producer
Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror (movie) : Executive producer
Okawari-Boy Starzan S (TV) : Executive producer
Otohime Connection (OAV) : Animation producer
Panzer Dragoon (OAV) : Producer (Production I.G)
Patlabor 2: The Movie : Producer
Patlabor: The Movie : Animation producer
Please Save My Earth (OAV) : Producer
(The) Prince of Tennis: A Day on Survival Mountain (OAV) : Animation producer
(The) Prince of Tennis: Two Samurais, The First Game (movie) : Production
Psycho-Pass (TV) : Executive producer, Planning
Psycho-Pass 2 (TV) : Planning
Real Drive (TV) : Planning (Production I.G)
Reideen (TV) : Planning (Production I.G)
Rinne no Lagrange: Kamogawa Days (OAV) : Planning
Robotics;Notes (TV) : Planning
Sakura Wars: The Movie : Production
Seikima II Humane Society – Jinruiai ni Michita Shakai (OAV) : Producer
Sengoku Basara – Samurai Kings: The Movie : Executive producer
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings (TV) : Production
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings 2 (TV) : Production
Shoka (special) : Executive producer
Sisters of Wellber (TV) : Executive producer (Production I.G)
Sisters of Wellber Zwei (TV) : Executive producer (Production I.G)
(The) Sky Crawlers (movie) : Executive producer
Sorcerer Hunters (OAV) : Executive producer
Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (movie) : Planning
Star Blazers 2199 (TV) : Planning
Suisei no Gargantia: Meguru Kōro, Haruka (OAV) : Planning
Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike (movie) : Executive producer
Talking Head (hybrid movie) : Animation producer
Tansuwarashi (movie) : Planning
Tennis no Oujisama: Atobe Kara no Okurimono (movie) : Production
Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE the Movie: The Princess in the Birdcage Kingdom : Production (Production I.G)
Urashiman (TV) : Production Desk
Vampiyan Kids (TV) : Chief Producer (pilot), Planning
Video Girl Ai (OAV) : Producer
Wasurenagumo (movie) : Planning
(The) Weathering Continent (movie) : Line Producer
xxxHOLiC (TV) : Planning
xxxHOLiC the Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream : Production
xxxHOLiC: Kei (TV) : Planning
Yagami-kun's Family Affairs (OAV) : Producer
Zillion (TV) : Production producer
Zillion: Burning Night (OAV) : Production manager

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