Producer Yoshihiro Watanabe added to Otakon Guest List

Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2019) – Producer Yoshihiro Watanabe will be a guest at Otakon 2019, according to Otakorp Inc.

Watanabe is a producer at animation Studio Orange Ltd. and is currently assisting the production of "BEASTARS" and developing future projects.

Watanabe grew up in America but after college, by what he considers "weird fate," he began working for studio Madhouse Inc.. After leaving Madhouse, Watanabe became a freelance producer/coordinator and worked closely with studio P.A. WORKS.

He has produced work such as "Eccentric Family 2" and "League of Legend Commercial: New Journey."

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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