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Producer Goh Wakabayashi To Attend Anime Boston 2019


Goh Wakabayashi Headshot Earlier today, Anime Boston announced that producer Goh Wakabayashi will attend this year’s convention as a guest. Wakabayashi is the sixth confirmed Japanese guest, and twelfth guest overall. He joins the following:

  • Yoko Shimomura
  • Billy Kametz
  • Greg Ayres
  • Tara Sands
  • Johnny Yong Bosch
  • Kenji Kodama
  • Naohiro Ogata
  • Yoichi Kato
  • Richard Epcar
  • Ellyn Stern
  • MIYAVI
  • Leah Clark
  • Kara Edwards
  • Lisa Ortiz
  • Yuri Lowenthal
  • Tara Platt

Koh Wakabayashi has been active in the anime industry since 2004, when he joined Toei Animation. He started his career at Toei Animation’s European branch, where he operated from Paris for four years.

He returned to Japan for 2009, where he’s worked as a producer for Toei, before moving to Aniplex in 2016. His body of work includes:

  • Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • Saint Seiya Omega
  • Precure All Stars: Sing Together, Miracle Magic!
  • City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes
  • Ressha Sentai ToQger (live-action)
  • Shuriken Sentai Ninninger(live-action)

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

Source: Anime Boston (Press Release)

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