Ichiro Itano To Attend Animazement

Mike Ferreira (Editor) — April 26th, 2012 — 01:51
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Animazement announced that animator Ichiro Itano and voice actors Toshio Furukawa and Fumiko Orikasa. will attend the event as guests.

Itano was the mechanical animation director for Super Dimension Fortress Macross, among other titles. His style was made famous by the pirouetting missiles and smoke plumes that seem to dance from their weapons.

Furukawa is best known for his role as Piccolo in Dragon Ball. His other roles include Urusei Yatsura's Ataru Moroboshi and One Piece's Portgas D. Ace. Orikasa is best known for her roles as Rukia Kuchiki in Bleach and the duo of Shirley Fenette & Ayama Futabe in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.

Animazement will be held from May 25 - May 27 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Other guests at this year's event include MADHOUSE co-founded Masao Maruyama, KOTOKO, and anime director Hiroshi Nagahama.