Animator Yoh Yoshinari to Be Otakon Guest
Washington, D.C. (June 12, 2018) – Animator Yoh Yoshinari of Studio Trigger will be a guest at Otakon 2018, according to Otakorp Inc.
Yoh Yoshinari made his debut as chief key animator in the critically-acclaimed animation series "Neon Genesis Evangelion." He has participated in many other popular titles such as "Gurren Lagann" as mechanical design, and "Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt" as a concept artist. Upon becoming a full-time staff of Studio Trigger, he produced his first full-length anime, Little Witch Academia, and participated in Trigger's first television series "Kill la Kill" as main set design.
Otakorp Inc. would like to thank Studio Trigger for helping to bring Yoshinari to Otakon.
Otakon 2018 will be held August 10-12, 2018 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-fifth 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. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 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.
For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see http://www.otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2017, see http://www.otakon.com/