Anime NYC 2017 has announced that Mobile Suit Gundam series producers Shin Sasaki and Masakazu Ogawa will be guests at their next convention. Sasaki will attend the SUNRISE and Gundam Thunderbolt panel and Ogata will attend the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans English dub cast panel and signing along with voice actor Kyle McCarley (Mikazuki Augus).
Shin Sasaki is the executive producer of the Mobile Suit Gundam series. He joined Sunrise in 1997. Since 1999 he has been involved in every Mobile Suit Gundam series, including Gundam Seed, Gundam 00, Gundam Unicorn, Gundam Build Fighters, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, and Gundam Thunderbolt.
Masakazu Ogawa has been a member of Sunrise since 2002. His production credits include Gundam Build Fighters, Gundam Build Fighters Try, and Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans.
Anime NYC will host the United States premiere of the Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower compilation film and a Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt anime music concert led by composer Naruyoshi Kikuchi on November 19, 2017.
Anime NYC will be taking place November 17-19, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York City, New York.