You know, this is an announcement that’s just plain, well, dandy!

Earlier today, Anime Boston revealed that director Shingo Natsume will attend this year’s convention as a guest. Natsume is the fifth Japanese guest and fourteenth guest overall to be confirmed. He joins:

  • Brina Palencia
  • Bryson Baugus
  • Greg Ayres
  • Kyle Colby Jones
  • Johnny Yong Bosch
  • Lex Lang
  • Lisa Ortiz
  • Michelle Ruff
  • Naokatsu Tsuda
  • Puffy AmiYumi
  • Sandy Fox
  • Toru Furuya

Shingo Natsume has been active in the industry since 2003, when he worked as an in-betweener for Ikki Tousen. He served as a Unit Director on Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, and made his directorial début on 2012 OVA Hori-san to Miyamura-kun.

In more recent years, Natsume has served as director on 2014 series Space Dandy, and currently helms production on ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.

Anime Boston 2017 will be held from March 31 through April 2 at Boston’s Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston hotel.

Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)