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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...
Vic Mignogna

Vic Mignogna

Vic has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old. But his anime career started about fifteen years ago as Vega in Streetfighter II. Since then Vic has been in more than three hundred animated series and video games, known for such roles...
Miliyah Kato

Miliyah Kato

Known as “the charismatic leader of Japanese high school girls,” Miliyah Kato used to “hate adults” when she started her career during her teens. In her debut single in 2004, “Never Let Go/Yozora,” the way of life expressed in her personal lyrics and ...
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...
Chikashi Kubota

Chikashi Kubota

Chikashi Kubota was born in 1978 in Tokyo, Japan. He has loved drawing and creating flip-book manga from a very early age. When he was in elementary school, Kubota-san developed his artistic skills by drawing his favorite series, Dragon Ball, and aspired...
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...
Takeshi Kunitomo

Takeshi Kunitomo

Takeshi Kunitomo was born in Fukuoka in 1970 and graduated from the prestigious Tokyo Bunka Fashion School in 1991. After graduating he performed as a fashion model in Tokyo and Paris. In 1993 he joined S-inc, and launched the "T.KUNITOMO" brand. Early...
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 ...
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 Mushishi, the Assistant Director of Fruits Basket, and for his design work on Revolutionary Girl Utena and the Cockpit, along with man...
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.
Kenichi Sonoda

Kenichi Sonoda

Kenichi Sonoda is best known as the character designer for the Bubblegum Crash/Bubblegum Crisis series, as well as the designs for Gall Force, Otaku no Video, and Riding Bean.  His iconic art style has definitely helped shape the look of various 80's/90's ...
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...
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...
Todd Haberkorn

Todd Haberkorn

As a multi award winning actor behind the mic, on camera, and on stage- Todd Haberkorn has had the pleasure of working in a variety of mediums in the entertainment industry. The LA based actor is also a director for companies like Netflix and Funimation...
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, ...