Anime Central Hosts the U.S. Premiere of the Second Made in Abyss Compilation Film

Sentai Filmworks has announced that its release of Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight (Made in Abyss: Hōrō Suru Tasogare), the second Made in Abyss compilation anime film, will premiere at this year’s Anime Central event on May 17, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. The premiere will include a red carpet event, and director Masayuki Kojima, music producer Hiromitsu Iijina, and composer Kevin Penkin will attend a Q&A session.

Anime Central 2019 will take place from May 17-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

Source: ANN

Anime Central Announces Atsushi Nakayama, Ryoma Ebata, and Miho Okasaki as Guests

Anime Central has announced that it will host from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Assistant Director Atsushi Nakayama, Character Designer Ryoma Ebata, and the voice of Rimuru Miho Okasaki at this year’s event.

Nakayama has also worked on Knight’s & Magic, Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS, and Absolute Duo.

Ebata has also worked on Busou Shinki, Absolute Duo, Dimension W, Macross Frontier, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.

Okasaki’s other credits include Music Girls, Bloom Into You, and Hi Score Girl.

Anime Central will be taking place May 17-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

Anime Central Announces Helen McCarthy as Guest

Anime Central has announced that Helen McCarthy will be a guest at at this year’s event.

McCarthy has been researching and writing about Japanese popular culture since 1981. After a decade hearing that there was “no interest in that sort of thing” she founded a magazine, Anime UK, to disprove the claim. Her first book was published just over a year later, and she’s been writing about anime, manga and Japan ever since. These include a biography of Osamu Tezuka, two drawing manuals, and co-authorship of The Anime Encyclopedia.

Anime Central will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois from May 17-19, 2019.

Anime Central Announces Natsumi Takamori as Guest

Anime Central has announced that voice actress Natsumi Takamori will be a guest at their upcoming convention.

Takamori’s credits include The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls‘ Miku Maekawa, Another‘s Mei Misaki, Brave Witches‘ Nikka Edvardine Katajainen, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou‘s Misaki Kamiigusa, Denki-Gai‘s Hio-tan, High School DxD‘s Souna Sitri, Orange‘s Azusa Murasaka, Hōkago no Pleiades‘ Subaru, and Milky Holmes‘ Ellery Himeyuri.

She has also performed theme songs for such anime as The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls, Brave Witches, Denki-Gai, Hōkago no Pleiades, Jewelpet Twinkle, Pretty Rhythm: Dear My Future, and The Pet Girl of Sakurasou.

Anime Central will be taking place May 17-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

Source: ANN

Anime Central Announces Tony Oliver as Guest

Anime Central has announced that voice actor Tony Oliver will be a guest at their upcoming convention.

Oliver’s credits include Robotech, .hack//GU, Daigunder, Gurren Lagann, Eureka Seven – good night, sleep tight, young lovers, Vandread, Bleach, GunGrave, and Chobits.

Anime Central will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois from May 17-19, 2019.

Anime Central Announces Aya Suzaki as Guest

Anime Central has announced that voice actress Aya Suzaki will be a guest at their upcoming convention.

Suzaki’s credits include Kill la Kill‘s Mako, The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls‘ Minami, Tamako Market‘s Tamako, Assassination Classroom‘s Kayano, and Release the Spyce‘s Mei. She also has contributed to theme song performances for a number of anime, including those listed above.

Anime Central 2019 will take place from May 17-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

Source: ANN

Anime Central 2019 Announces Kinema Citrus CEO Muneki Ogasawara as Guest

The Anime Central convention has announced that it will host anime studio Kinema Citrus CEO Muneki Ogasawara at next year’s event. Staff members from Kinema Citrus’ Revue Starlight, Made in Abyss, and The Rising of The Shield Hero anime will appear with Ogasawara.

Revue Starlight‘s director Tomohiro Furukawa, assistant director Takushi Koide, character designer Hiroyuki Saita, and daily outfit and prop designer Shiori Tani will attend. Made in Abyss‘ director Masayuki Kojima, composer Kevin Penkin, and music producer and director of IRMA LA DOUCE Hiromitsu Iijima will attend. Finally, The Rising of The Shield Hero’s director Takao Abo will also appear.

Anime Central 2019 will take place May 17-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

Source: ANN