Voice Actor Makoto Furukawa to Be Guest at Otakon

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2019) – Voice actor Makoto Furukawa, who plays Hatsuharu Souma in "Fruits Basket" (2019) among other popular anime roles, will be a guest at Otakon 2019, according to Otakorp Inc.

Furukawa is known for both his work in anime and in video games. In addition to his role in the 2019 "Fruits Basket," you may know Furukawa for his work as Achilles in "Fate/Apocrypha," Tada Banri in "Golden Time," Yutaro Kindaichi in "Haikyu!!," Seiji Shishikura from "My Hero Academia," Miyuki is "Kaguya-sama: Love is War," Saitama in "One-Punch Man," Gustav in "Seven Deadly Sins," Taiju in "Dr. Stone."

Otakorp Inc. would like to thank Funimation and TV Tokyo for helping to bring Furukawa 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.

For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see http://www.otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2019, see http://www.otakon.com/

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