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Waki Kiyotaka to Appear at Otakon 2024

Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2024) – Waki Kiyotaka, Chief Producer at Orange, will be appearing at Otakon 2024, according to Otakorp Inc.

In 2007, Waki joined the animation Studio Madhouse. After working with producer Yuichiro Saito at Madhouse, in 2011 he joined Mamoru Hosoda's Studio Chizu as one of the founding members. At Studio Chizu, Waki was involved with projects such as “Wolf Children” (2012), and “Boy and The Beast” (2015).

In 2016, Waki joined the animation Studio Orange and worked on “Land of the Lustrous” (2017) as Producer and since then as Chief Producer he produced “BEASTERS” (2019) and “Godzilla S.P” (2020). Waki also was the Lead Production Producer for ‘TRIGUN STAMPEDE’ (2023).

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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