Anime Central is Honored to Welcome FUNA and Itsuki Akata

Rosemont, IL

Anime Central has announced that it will host Japanese Novelist FUNA, and Japanese Illustrator Itsuki Akata at this year's event.

FUNA is a writer originally from the Kansai region of Japan, who currently resides in the Kanto area. Debuting with Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! published by Earth Star Novel in May of 2016, FUNA has also written I Shall Survive Using Potions! as well as Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for my Retirement, and is credited as “Original Creator (Novelist)” for the anime version of Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! FUNA travels all over Japan, from Okinawa to Hokkaido, and also possesses an amateur radio license, small ship license, and weather forecasting license.

Itsuki Akata is an illustrator from Japan, originally from Osaka, with the PC game company Freefullsoft. Active since the 1990's, Akata established the game brand “Q-X” with Shou Matsumori. Akata's representative works include the illustration collection Excellent Punitto and the light novels Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! and Dragon Crisis!, in addition to being credited as “Original Creator (Illustrator)” for the anime version of Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!

ABOUT ANIME CENTRAL
Anime Central (ACen) is the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest. Anime Central 2020 will take place from May 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

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