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)