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Kentarou Ito Added to Otakon 2024 Guest Roster

Washington, D.C. (June 16, 2024) – Kentarou Ito, a Japanese voice actor, will be a guest at Otakon 2024, according to Otakorp Inc. He will be one of several guests discussing the 2024 anime "The Wrong Way to Use Healing Magic."

Ito plays the character Tong in "The Wrong Way to Use Healing Magic." Other notable roles include Renji Abarai in the anime "BLEACH," Jin Tadokoro in "Yowamushi Pedal," Choji Akemichi in "NARUTO," and Yoshitake Shiraishi in "Golden Kamui," among others.

He participates in many productions, among them voice acting in games and dubbing foreign dramas. Otakon 2024 will be held from August 2 to August 4 at 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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