Fate/Zero Producer, director, other voice actors in Anime-Expo 2012

Posted by kazuki20 at 10:02 pm, May 31, 2012 • 1,534 views

Note: Consolidated voice actors/Anime expo related stuff to one post -Daemon.

Producer Big Year for Fate/Zero fans out there.

Anime Expo (AX), North America’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture celebration, today announced noted anime producer Hikaru Kondo as an Official Guest of Honor when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.

Kondo established the animation studio “ufotable” in 2000. As a producer, he worked on the 7-theatrical movie series “The Garden of sinners,” “Futakoi Alternative,” “Manabi Straight,” “Tales of Symphonia” and others. Most recently, he produced the TV Series “Fate/Zero,” “the Garden of sinners –Final Chapter-“ as well as directed “Black Rock Shooter the Game”.

In Japan, ufotable opened the first “ufotable café” at its Koenji Studio to promote interaction with fans. With the success of the first shop, the company opened a second café at Tokushima Studio, followed by the “ufotable dining” restaurant in Shinjuku, Tokyo. In addition, in March 2012 it built the “ufotable CINEMA” in Shinjuku, the first movie theater built by an animation company in Japan.

Kondo will team with creative staff, Director Ei Aoki, Producer Atsuhiro Iwakam and voice actor Rikiya Koyama to share behind-the-scenes stories of the making of “Fate/Zero” with fans at Anime Expo. As an Official Guest of Honor, he will participate in a meet-and-greet, autograph signing and focus panel

Fate Zero Director

Anime Expo (AX), North America’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture celebration, today announced “Fate/Zero” director Ei Aoki as an Official Guest of Honor when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.

Ei Aoki made his debut as an episodic director for “Please Teacher!” the TV Series in 2002. His credits as a director include “The Garden of Sinners” Chapter 1, “GA-REI –Zero-,“ “Wandering Son (Horo Musuko)” and “Girls Bravo” to name a few. Aoki will team up at Anime Expo with “Fate/Zero” creative members, Producers Hikaru Kondo and Atsuhiro Iwakami and voice actor Rikiya Koyama to give fans an insider’s look at the popular series. As an Official Guest of Honor, he will participate in a meet-and-greet, autograph signing and focus panel

Ei Aoki joins the previously announced Anime Expo 2012 line-up that includes composer Yuki Kajiura/”FictionJunction.” anime-inspired heavy metal band ANIMETAL USA, Culture Japan’s Danny Choo, popular voice actors Nobuhiko Okamoto, Jamie Marchi, Monica Rial and Steve Blum, Japanese pop star LiSA, animation director Tatsuo Sato, Lolita fashion designer Cyril Lumboy, Lolita model Misako Aoki and the Gallery of Fantastic Art.

He also is famous for the man in Hajime No ippo. Takamura and the man behind Naruto shippuden’s Yamamoto.

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Anime Expo (AX), North America’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture celebration, today announced Japanese movie, theatrical and voice actor Rikiya Koyama as an Official Guest of Honor when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.

As a voice actor, Koyama has played numerous roles including Yamato of “NARUTO Shippuden”, Coyote Stark of “BLEACH”, Kogoro Mouri of “Detective Conan”, FLASTE SCHOLE of “Gundam UC”, Vash of “FINAL FANTASY XII” and Kuze Hideo of “Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. 2nd GIG” just to name a few. Most recently, he plays Kiritsugu Emiya in the hit anime series “Fate/Zero.”

Koyama will team with creative staff, Director Ei Aoki, Producers Hikaru Kondo and Atsuhiro Iwakam to share behind-the-scenes stories of the making of “Fate/Zero” with fans at Anime Expo. As an Official Guest of Honor, he will participate in a meet-and-greet, autograph signing and focus panel.

Rikiya Koyama joins the previously announced Anime Expo 2012 line-up that includes composer Yuki Kajiura/”FictionJunction.” anime-inspired heavy metal band ANIMETAL USA, Culture Japan’s Danny Choo, popular voice actors Jamie Marchi, Monica Rial and Steve Blum, Japanese pop star LiSA, Lolita fashion designer Cyril Lumboy, Lolita model Misako Aoki and the Gallery of Fantastic Art.

Anime Expo (AX), North America’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture celebration, today announced award-winning voice actor Nobuhiko Okamoto as an Official Guest of Honor when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.

A Tokyo native, Nobuhiko Okamoto has a rich background in voice acting. His credits include being the voice of Rin Okumura, the hero of “Blue Exorcist,” Eiji Niizuma of “Bakuman,” Ivan Karelin a.k.a. Origami Cyclone of “Tiger & Bunny,” and Accelerator of “Toaru Majutsuno Index” just to name a few. He won the Best New Actor Award on the Third Annual Voice Actor Awards and later received the Best Supporting Actor Award on the Fifth Annual Voice Actor Awards. As an Official Guest of Honor, Okamoto will participate in a meet-and-greet, autograph signing and focus panel

Nobuhiko Okamoto joins the previously announced Anime Expo 2012 line-up that includes composer Yuki Kajiura/”FictionJunction;” anime-inspired heavy metal band ANIMETAL USA; Culture Japan’s Danny Choo; “Fate/Zero” creative team Hikaru Konda, Ei Aoki and Rikiya Koyama; voice actors Jamie Marchi, Monica Rial and Steve Blum, Japanese pop star LiSA, Lolita fashion designer Cyril Lumboy, Lolita model Misako Aoki and the Gallery of Fantastic Art.

Who is he you might ask? i’ll give you a hint. IT”S OVER 9000!!!!!

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Best known for the voice of Vegeta in “Dragon Ball Z,” Ryo Horikawa has been performing in movie and TV dramas since grade-school. He has over 28 years experience as an voice actor and over 45 years experience as an actor. His other credits include, “Saint Seiya” (Andromeda Shun); “Detective CONAN” (Hattori Heiji); “Legend of Galactic Heroes” (Reinhard); “Mobile Suit Gundam 0083 STARDUST MEMORY” (Kou Uraki( and “YuYu Hakusho” (Karasu).

In addition to using his acting talents in animation, Horikawa frequently works on stage, in voice drama, games and other mediums. He is also a singer and his latest tune is the theme song “Saiyan Brad” of Dragonball kai. As an AX Guest of Honor, he will participate in a meet-and-greet, autograph signing and focus panel.

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Comments

  1. Kojo 06/01/2012 (2:59 am)

    let’s ask Daemon to do meet us there xD

    • 2339655 06/01/2012 (3:38 am)

      This Just in!

      “Anime Expo (AX), North America’s largest anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture celebration, today announced noted anime Blogger Daemon as an Official Guest of Honor when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.

      Daemon will team with uploader staff, Kojo, moderator Blade and Hige to share behind-the-scenes stories of the making of “Generation Otaku” with fans at Anime Expo. As an Official Guest of Honor, he will participate in a meet-and-greet, autograph signing and focus panel.”

  2. nOOb360 06/01/2012 (6:59 am)

    lol someone get me a autograph ^^

  3. kazuki20 06/01/2012 (1:43 pm)

    Lol. daemon going to anime-expo is gonna be hard for him, i go to anime-expo every year so i have a higher chance :3 maybe if he goes i’ll try to meet up with you members