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Gen Urobuchi

Gen Urobuchi

Gen Urobuchi is a writer and creator with many very popular titles to his credit. Born in 1972 in Tokyo, Japan, Mr. Urobuchi is a scenario writer and screenwriter for PC game maker Nitroplus. He made his debut with “Phantom of Inferno”. Major works i...
Hiroshi Nagahama

Hiroshi Nagahama

Hiroshi Nagahama began his career in 1989 with “Yawara!” from Madhouse. US fans may know him best as the Director of Mushisi, the Assistant Director of Fruits Basket, and for his design work on Revolutionary Girl Utena and the Cockpit, along with many more.
Digitarou

Digitarou

Mr. Digitarou is the president of Nitro+. His company has developed many games including, but not limited to “Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-“ . Mr. Digitarou has served as the executive producer on these projects. This will be his first appearance at Sakura c...
Koh Kitaoka

Koh Kitaoka

Mr. Kitaoka is a talented producer at Nitroplus. He produced both “Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-“  with DMM Games and “Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers”  with PILI. This will be his first appearance at Sakura con.
Liang-Hsun Huang

Liang-Hsun Huang

Liang-Hsun Huang is the 5th generation head of the renowned puppetry Huang family in Taiwan, and the 2nd generation successor of PILI International Multimedia Inc, the largest Taiwanese puppet media production company. Known as the main driver behind th...
Chen-Ching Ting

Chen-Ching Ting

Chen-Ching Ting, known as "Uncle Cat", is the star senior puppeteer in PILI. From outdoor stages, to television, to movies, he has more than forty years of puppet mastery experience. His puppet operating techniques and skills have advanced and innovated i...
Yi-Tsun Hsaio

Yi-Tsun Hsaio

Yi-Tsun Hsiao started as an avid puppet show fan. Because of his love and enthusiasm for puppet shows, he started the challenging journey of learning and becoming a puppeteer at PILI. After more than twenty years of non-stop learning and cumulative experience, ...
Shiki Douji

Shiki Douji

Shiki Douji is a prolific character designer and illustrator known best for the Full Metal Panic! series of manga, light novels, TV, and OAV. Shiki Douji’s hobbies include cooking, reading, and skiing. Favorite movies include the Star Wars and Star T...
Yasuhiro Irie

Yasuhiro Irie

Yasuhiro Irie is an animation director, director and board representative for the Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA). After graduating from high school in Yamaguchi Prefecture, he moved to Tokyo to join Nakamura Productions. As an animation ...