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Case Closed Producer Michihiko Suwa to Attend Anime Boston 2018


Before we begin, can I get some props for this guy’s work on City Hunter? (Seriously, the show doesn’t get enough love!)

Earlier today, Anime Boston announced that producer Michihiko Suwa will attend this year’s convention as a guest. The producer is the sixth Japanese guest confirmed by the convention.

Suwa is a fixture within the anime industry, having worked at Yomiuri TV for more than thirty-five years. He’s served as producer on numerous fan-favorite titles, including Inuyasha, Magic Knight Rayearth, City Hunter, and Case Closed.

Anime Boston con chair Victor Lee commented on Suwa’s reveal, stating:

Producers set the tone and personality of any anime title, and few have a credits list as long as Michihiko Suwa. I can’t wait to hear what it takes to take an anime program from conception to our televisions screens!

Michihiko Suwa will join seven previously confirmed guests:

  • Asaka
  • FLOW
  • Greg Ayres
  • Monica Rial
  • Hideyuki Tomioka
  • Katsuyuki Sumizawa
  • Hirokatsu Kihara

Anime Boston 2018 will be held from March 30 through April 1 at Boston’s Hynes Convention Center.

Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)

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Samantha Ferreira

Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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