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Waki Kiyotaka to Be Otakon 2023 Guest

Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2023) – The chief producer at Orange, Waki Kiyotaka, will be a guest at Otakon 2023, according to Otakorp Inc. He is the lead production producer for "Trigun Stampede" (2023).

In 2007, Kiyotaka joined the animation Studio Madhouse. After working with producer Yuichiro Saito at Madhouse, in 2011 he joined Mamoru Hosoda's Studio Chizu as one of the founding members. At Studio Chizu, he was involved with projects such as "Wolf Children" (2012) and "Boy and The Beast" (2015).

In 2016, he joined the animation Studio Orange and worked on "Land of the Lustrous" (2017) as producer. Since then as chief producer, he produced "BEASTARS" (2019) and "Godzilla S.P" (2020). Kiyotaka is producing "Trigun Stampede" (2023) for 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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