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Yoshihiro Watanabe Added to Otakon 2023 Guest Roster

Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2023) – A producer at animation Studio Orange, Yoshihiro Watanabe will be a guest at Otakon 2023, according to Otakorp Inc. Watanabe is the business producer for "Trigun Stampede" (2023) and "BEASTARS."

Watanabe grew up in America but after college, thanks to the hands of fate, began working for Studio Madhouse Inc. After leaving Madhouse, Watanabe became a freelance producer/coordinator and worked closely with studio P.A. Works.

He has produced such works as "Eccentric Family 2" and "League of Legend Commercial: New Journey." In addition to "Trigun Stampede" and "BEASTARS," he is creatively producing unannounced projects at Orange.

Otakon 2023 will be held from July 28 to July 30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-ninth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 34,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 100,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership-based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania- based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see https://www.otakorp.org/
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2023, see https://www.otakon.com/

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