The Anime NYC convention has announced that it will host the That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime’s director Yasuhito Kikuchi and character designer Ryouma Ebata at this year’s event. They will participate in panels, screenings, and autograph signings for the anime at the event.
Kikuchi made his debut as a key animator for Gunbuster and as a director on the third Magical Girl Pretty Sammy original video anime episode. He has since directed Infinite Stratos, Macross Frontier, and Busou Shinki.
Ebata served as a character designer for Busou Shinki and Magical Warfare. He was also a key animator on Macross Frontier, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, and Dimension W.
The That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime will premiere in Fall 2018, and Crunchyroll will simulcast the series.
Anime NYC will be held at the Javits Center from November 16-18, 2018.