Designer Shigeto Koyama Added to Otakon Guest Roster

Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2019) – Shigeto Koyama, a designer who is known for his work with director Hiroyuki Imaishi, will be a guest at Otakon 2019, according to Otakorp Inc.

Designer Shigeto Koyama began his career working on the series "Diebuster" with the historic Studio GAINAX, and went on to fill the role of designer in a variety of projects under the direction of Hiroyuki Imaishi. Some of these titles include "Gurren Lagann," "Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt," "Kill la Kill," and "Space Patrol Luluco."

Koyama returns once again with TRIGGER's latest release, "PROMARE," as character/mechanical design and supervises the color and visual aspect of the entire project.

Otakon 2019 will be held July 26-28, 2019 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-sixth 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.

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