By Tyler Trosper / February 9th, 2017
Naokatsu Tsuda, director of the recent Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure series, is heading to Anime Boston 2017. He joins previously announced Japanese guests Puffy AmiYumi and the OKAMOTO’S. You can catch Tsuda at the con on March 31 through April 2nd.
For more information, Anime Boston provided a press release:
Director Naokatsu Tsuda to appear at the Northeast’s largest anime convention
Boston – Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its second North American guests of honor today. Animation director Naokatsu Tsuda will appear at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 31 through April 2, 2017.
Naokatsu Tsuda is a Japanese animation director at David Production Inc. After making his debut as a chief director for “Inu x Boku Secret Service” (2012), Tsuda is now best known as the director of the TV animation “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure” series (2012-2016).
Jojo series has been popular for over 30 years, ever since its original manga by Hirohiko Araki was first issued in Shueisha’s Shukan Shonen Jump comic magazine. Tsuda succeeded creating the perfect visualization of the unique “Jojo World” that even the critical core fans admire.
“We’re honored to have Tsuda-san as a guest of Anime Boston. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is one of our favorites, and we very are excited about this rare chance to talk to the director!” said Victor Lee, Convention Chairman.
Without limiting his specialized genre, Tsuda’s animation making covers various types of titles such as “B Gata H Kei” (2010), “LEVEL E” (2011), “Ben-to” (2011), “Chojigen Game Neptune” (2013) and the latest “Jojo” series made a record-breaking hit to be called as his new masterpiece.
For more information on David Production Inc. visit http://davidproduction.jp/english/.
Previously announced guests include Puffy AmiYumi, Lex Lang, Sandy Fox, OKAMOTO’S, Michelle Ruff, and Johnny Yong Bosch.
About Anime Boston: With nearly 27,000 attendees in 2016, Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2017 is scheduled for Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at http://www.animeboston.com.
About New England Anime Society, Inc.: The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is parent organization of Anime Boston and is dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at http://www.neanime.org.
animeAnime BostonDavid ProductionJoJo's Bizarre AdventureNaokatsu Tsuda