Rejoice! Shinichiro Watanabe is attending Otakon 2013


See you at Otakon, cowboy.

Why must you torture me, Otakon?! Oh wait, I promised that I was going to control myself this time around. At this rate, it's becoming harder for me to restrain myself, since Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) will be attending this year's Otakon. Personally, Otakon has conjured up a nice combo, since Yoko Kanno's having a concert there. 

I think I'm seeing a theme here, since Watanabe and Kanno have worked together on many projects in the past. As I do my best to recover from my pain, I wish everyone that's going to Otakon 2013 to have a blast with meeting Shinichiro Watanabe. 

If you're interested in more information about him, you can read the press release below. 


Baltimore, MD (June 26, 2013) – Otakorp, Inc is proud to welcome back director, screenwriter, and music producer Shinichiro Watanabe for Otakon 20. He last appeared at Otakon in 1999.

Born in 1965 in Kyoto, Japan, Shinichiro Watanabe is a Japanese film director, screenwriter, and music producer. As a former employee of SUNRISE, he has supervised the episode direction and storyboards of many SUNRISE titles. He made his directorial debut as co-director of Macross Plus. As a Director, he has worked on numerous high profile titles such as Cowboy Bebop (TV and Movie), The Animatrix - Kid's Story, A Detective Story, Samurai Champloo, and more recently Kids on the Slope. As a Music Producer, he has worked on such titles as Michiko to Hatchin and Lupin the 3rd - A Woman Called Fujiko Mine

Otakon 2013 will be held August 9-11 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

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