Otakon 2024 Hosts Haganai Editor Kentaro Iwaasa, Creator Yomi Hirasaka

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The workers for Otakon 2024 introduced on Wednesday that the conference is internet hosting Shogakukan editor Kentaro Iwaasa and Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends writer Yomi Hirasaka.

Iwasa is deputy editor-in-chief of Shogakukan‘s Gagaga Bunko division. He has labored on A Salad Bowl of Eccentrics (Henjin no Salad Bowl), Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki, Chitose-kun is in the Ramune Bottle, and Too Many Losing Heroines!, amongst different titles.

Iwasa additionally labored at MF Bunko J‘s editorial division, the place he labored on Haganai: I Do not Have Many Mates. He has since been the editor for Hirasaka’s works for over a decade.

Hirasaka started his profession in 2004 by successful the Excellence Award on the 0th MF Bunko J Gentle Novel Newcomer
Award. His notable works embrace Haganai: I Do not Have Many Mates, A
Sister’s All You Want
, and A Salad Bowl of Eccentrics (Henjin no Salad Bowl).

Otakon can also be internet hosting Studio Trigger president Masahiko Otsuka, animators Aoi Abe and Sae Ōtani, BL manga artist Kyōko Aiba, rock band FLOW, and manga artist Hinoki Kino. It’s internet hosting voice actor Hideo Ishikawa, voice actor Uki Satake, and director Hiroshi Nagahama. The occasion can even host the workers of the CG anime Studio Orange, together with CG director Akihiko Orikasa, director Kensuke Yamamoto, producer Yoshihiro Watanabe, and chief producer Kiyotaka Waki.

Otakon 2024 is scheduled for August 2-4 on the Walter E. Washington Conference Middle in Washington, D.C. Final 12 months’s occasion took place in July 2023.

Supply: Press launch