Guest announcements continue to roll out for Anime NYCand the last one will be of particular interest to all who look forward to the TRIGUN STAMPEDE lively. Anime NYC announced that Orange Studio will be present, represented by the chief producer Waki Kiyotaka and producer Yoshihiro Watanabe.
Waki Kiyotaka will participate in the TRIGUN STAMPEDE Special panel on Friday, November 18 and will welcome signings on Friday and Saturday.
Waki Kiyotaka is chief producer at Orange and is currently leading the production of TRIGUN STAMPEDE. In 2007, Waki joined the Madhouse animation studio. After working with producer Yuichiro Saito at Madhouse, he joined Mamoru Hosoda’s Studio Chizu in 2011 as one of its founding members. While at Studio Chizu, Waki participated in projects such as Wolf Children (2012) and The Boy and The Beast (2015). In 2016 Waki joined the Orange animation studio and worked on Land of the Lustrous (2017) as a producer and since then as chief producer he produced BEASTARS (2019) and Godzilla Singular Point (2020). Waki is producing the next TRIGUN STAMPEDE (2023) for Orange.
It is the same for Yoshihiro Watanabewho will participate in the panel and will be available for signings on Friday and Saturday.
Watanabe is a producer at the Orange Ltd animation studio. and is currently working on TRIGUN STAMPEDE and BEASTARS as a commercial producer and creatively producing unannounced projects at Orange. Watanabe grew up in America but after college, for some strange fate, started working for the Madhouse studio. After leaving Madhouse, Watanabe became a freelance producer and coordinator and worked closely with studio PAWORKS. He produced works such as Eccentric Family 2 and League of Legends Commercial – New Journey.
— Anime NYC (@animenyc) October 25, 2022
Anime NYC will be held November 18-20 at the Javits Center in New York City.
Source: Anime NYC on Twitter