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Please welcome Director Kyohei Ishiguro and Character Designer Yukiko Aikei to the guest stage!


Kyohei Ishiguro began his career at SUNRISE in 2005 and in 2009 debuted as an Episode Director for the T.V. anime series FAIRY TAIL. Since going freelance in 2011, Ishiguro has worked on many prominent anime titles as an Episode Director including: Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, My Little Monster, PSYCHO-PASS, and Danchi Tomoo. Your lie in April is his debut title as a Series Director.

This will be his first appearance at an American convention. 

Yukiko Aikei debuted as a Character Designer in 2011 when she worked on the T.V. anime series Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere. In 2012, she was also appointed the role of Animation Director in addition to being the Character Designer for the title Accel World. In 2013, she was responsible for the design work for the major hit series LOVE LIVE!

Most recently in 2014, she worked on Your lie in April as the Chief Animation Director as well as the Character Designer.

She currently works mainly for SUNRISE. This is her first appearance at an American convention.