Anime Central is Honored to Welcome That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime to ACen 2019

ROSEMONT, IL
Anime Central has announced that it will host from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Assistant Director Atsushi Nakayama, Character Designer Ryōma Ebata, and the voice of Rimuru Miho Okasaki at this year's event.

Atsushi Nakayama, born in 1974, is Assistant Director for the Winter 2019 TV Anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. He was Unit Director on Knight's & Magic and other shows, as well as Director of Photography for Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS, and others. Mr. Nakayama provides storyboards, direction, photography, and other multifaceted work around the production studio. His first work as a director was Absolute Duo.

Ryōma Ebata, born in 1981, is the character designer and director of key animation for the Winter 2019 TV Anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. For most of his career, he has worked as an animator, designer, as well as a Unit Director. The first time he was in charge of Character Designs was with Busou Shinki. He has been in charge of key animation for openings, endings, and the main areas for numerous titles such as Absolute Duo, Dimension W, Macross Frontier, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.

Miho Okasaki is a voice actress who has held roles such as Rimuru from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime and Miku Nishio from Music Girls.

ABOUT ANIME CENTRAL:
Anime Central (ACen) is the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest. Anime Central 2019 will take place from May 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

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