VOICE ACTOR SHIMBA TSUCHIYA JOINS GUEST LIST FOR OTAKON 2017!
Washington, D.C. (July 13, 2017) – Voice actor Shimba Tsuchiya will be a guest at Otakon 2017, according to Otakorp Inc.
Tsuchiya works as both an actor and a voice artist. He starred in his first animated television series as Tatara Fujita in “Welcome to the Ballroom.” Other notable works include animated television series “Haikyuu!!: Karasuno Koukou VS Shiratorizawa Gakuen Koukou” (as Tsutomu Goshiki); “The Dragon Dentist” (as Toreshi); and the play “Ehon Gappo Ga Tsuji” (as Gunzo Moriyama and Onui).
Otakon 2017 will be held from August 11 to 13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-fourth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 34,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 100,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.