Anime Expo has announced that Naoshi Arakawa, the creator of the Your Lie in April manga, will be a guest at their upcoming convention. He will host a Q&A panel and autograph sessions. Arakawa’s appearance at Anime Expo will mark his first overseas convention appearance.
Arakawa debuted as a manga creator in 2007 by drawing Tsumetai Kōsha no Toki wa Tomaru, an adaptation of Midzuki Tsujimura’s mystery novel. He then drew an original soccer series titled Sayonara Football in 2010. Arakawa then launched Your Lie in April in 2013.
Anime Expo will be taking place July 1-4, 2016 in Los Angeles.