Nobunaga Shimazaki to Appear at Otakon

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2019) Nobunaga Shimazaki, the voice behind Yuki Souma in "Fruits Basket" (2019), will be a guest at Otakon 2019, according to Otakorp Inc.

Associated with Aoni Productions, Shimazaki won Best Rookie Actor on the 7 th Seiyu Awards. Besides his work in "Fruits Basket" (2019), you may be familiar with his work as Yuno in "Black Clover," Shidou in "Date A Live," Satoru in "Ace of Diamond," Ritsuka Fujimaru in "Fate/Grand Order," Haruka in "Free!," Manato in "Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash," Tsuguhito Yuta in "Kiznaiver," Eugeo in "Sword Art Online: Alicization," Corrin in "Fire Emblem Fates," and Naoto Kurogane in "Blazblue."

Otakorp Inc. would like to thank Funimation and TV Tokyo for helping to bring Shimazaki to Otakon 2019.

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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