Otakon 2014 has announced that anime producer Masao Maruyama will be a guest at its next convention.

Maruyama is one of the founders of Madhouse Studios, and has gone on to form MAPPA. As a producer, he’s worked on such anime as Barefoot Gen, Record of Lodoss War, Cardcaptor Sakura, Trigun, Perfect Blue, and Chobits.

Otakon will be taking place August 8-10, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland.