Tatsuma Minamikawa & Yohei Ito To Be Anime Guests of Honour at MCM London Comic Con

The organisers of the MCM London Comic Con have today revealed that Tatsuma Minamikawa, the director for the upcoming Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry movie, and Yohei Ito, an anime producer whose work includes being an assistant producer on A Silent Voice as well as a chief producer on Fairy Tail.

Tatsuma Minamikawa: Beginning his anime industry career in 2006 at studio Pierrot, Tatsuma Minamikawa recently made his full directorial debut with newly-released A-1 Pictures film Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, the second feature-length entry in the long-running fantasy series.

Minamikawa has also worked on films such as Naruto Shippuden the Movie and its sequel Bonds, Bleach the Movie: Fade to Black and Bleach: The Diamond Dust Rebellion, and 2012 sci-fi romance Psychic School Wars. Meanwhile, his TV credits include Aldnoah.Zero, Attack on Titan, Oreimo, Gintama, GATE, Gundam Build Fighters Try and Chihayafuru 2.

Yohei Ito: Yohei Ito turned to anime production after stints as an editor for FRIDAY, Japan’s biggest photo tabloid magazine, and heading Kodansha’s Live Action Licensing operations. As well running the publisher’s Animation Licensing and Producing, Ito has worked as associate producer on global phenomenon Attack on Titan and its much-anticipated second season.

In addition, Ito was assistant producer on critically-acclaimed Naoko Yamada movie A Silent Voice, served as chief producer on Fairy Tail and recently produced comedy Flying Witch, romcom First Love Monster and spin-off parody Attack on Titan: Junior High.

It is expected that both guests will have panels and signing sessions throughout the MCM London Comic Con weekend, which takes place between the 26th and 28th May 2017, although these details have not yet been confirmed. Tickets for the London MCM Comic can be purchased from the official website.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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