Anime Expo 2009 Guests of Honor

So I’ve decided to attend AX this year and compiled a list of the GoHs attending along with some of the projects they’ve worked on. The info was found on the Anime Expo website along with some help from the Anime News Network.

Hiroyuki Imaishi – Animator for Evangelion, His and Her Circumstances, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
Daisuke Ishiwatari – Guilty Gear
Yun Kouga – Character designer for Gundam 00
Yosuke Kuroda – Involved in Hayate the Combat Butler!, Honey and Clover, Gundam 00
Seiji Mizushima – Director for Gundam 00 Movie, FMA, Gundam 00, Evangelion
Toshimichi Mori – Game Dev for BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
Toshiyuki Morikawa – Voice Actor for Allison & Lillia (Travas), FFVII (Sephiroth)
Morning Musume – Japan’s top female band
Yasuhiro Nightow – Mangaka of Trigun
Atsushi Nishigori – Character designer for This Ugly Yet Beautiful World, Character Animation Director for Gurren Lagann
Satoshi Nishimura – Director of 2009 Trigun Movie, Key Animation for Gundam Seed, Kenshin
Takashi Okazaki – Mangaka of Afro Samurai
Kari Wahlgren – English VA for FF12 (Ashe), FFT: Lion’s War (Ovelia), Xenosaga I, II, III (Febronia, Pellegri)
Noriyuki Jinguji – Main Designer for Trigun
Shigeru Kitayama – Worked on Trigun, Noir, Madlax

It also seems some of the GoH might raffle off some sketches where they later on sketch something in person for you (!!).


Must get a sketch!

I have high expectations for this convention and will write/post pics about it later on.

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