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Akihiko Orikasa to Appear at Otakon 2024

Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2024) – Akihiko Orikasa, CG Director from Orange, will be appearing at Otakon 2024, according to Otakorp Inc.

Orikasa joined Orange straight out of college and swiftly made his mark as the studio's core creative force. He has since helmed the animation team as CG Sub-Director on acclaimed projects such as "Land of the Lustrous," "Active Raid," and "Ghost in the Shell." With "Trigun Stampede," Orikasa elevated his role to CG Director, showcasing his visionary talent. In 2020, he made his directorial debut with his original short film "HOME!", solidifying his reputation as a rising star in the industry. Otakon will be held from August 2 to August 4 in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its thirtieth 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 42,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 157,000 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 https://www.otakorp.org/
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2024, see https://www.Otakon.com/

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