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MIYAVI To Attend Anime Boston 2019


MIYAVI HeadshotAnime Boston announced that musician and actor MIYAVI will attend their 2019 convention as a guest. He is the con’s fifth confirmed Japanese guest, and the thirteenth guest confirmed in total. He joins the following:

  • Yoko Shimomura
  • Billy Kametz
  • Greg Ayres
  • Michelle Ruff
  • Tara Sands
  • Johnny Yong Bosch
  • Kenji Kodama
  • Naohiro Ogata
  • Yoichi Kato
  • Richard Epcar
  • Ellyn Stern

Takamasa “MIYAVI”Ishihara has been active in the entertainment industry since 1995. Through his career, the artist, who’s gained the title “Samurai Guitarist,” has released eleven studio albums, and hosted seven world tours. In the anime sphere, MIYAVI performed Kokkoku theme song Flashback, as well as several insert songs.

As an actor, has seven film roles under his belt, including Byakuya Kuchiki in the live-action Bleach and Gunpei Ikari in Kong: Skull Island.

Anime Boston will be held from April 19 – 21 at the Hynes Convention Center.

Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)

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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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