Anime Boston has announced that three staff members from the City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes anime film will be guests at their upcoming convention: chief director Kenji Kodama, producer Naohiro Ogata, and scriptwriter Yoichi Kato.
Kodama began his career at Tokyo Movie in 1970 and then worked for Sunrise in the 1980’s. Beginning in the mid-1990’s, he directed the television series and films for the first six years of the Detective Conan anime franchise. He directed television anime such as Kekkaishi and Tales of the Abyss in the 2000’s.
Ogata joined Sunrise in 1997. He has produced anime such as Mobile Suit Gundam NT, Mobile Suit Gundam UC, InuYasha: The Final Act, Kekkaishi, and Tales of the Abyss.
Kato’s credits include Duel Masters, Yo-Kai Watch, 07-Ghost, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, and Space Brothers.
Anime Boston will be taking place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts from April 19-21, 2019.