Announcing Ghost in the Shell: ARISE Director Kazuchika Kise as Guest of Honor

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Anime Expo proudly announces Ghost in the Shell: ARISE Director and Character Designer Kazuchika Kise as a Guest of Honor for AX2013!

Mr. Kise started his career at Anime R immediately after graduating high school.  He debuted as a key animation supervisor on Episode 23 of Red Photon Zillion.  He then worked for Studio Mu, and is currently one of the main character designers and animation supervisors at Production I.G., Inc.  He made his directorial debut on Drawer Hobs in 2010.  His credits include Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, Blood +, xxx Holic, Evangelion: 1.0, Miyamoto Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai, Basara – The Last Party, Blood-C The Last Dark, and most recently, the eagerly-anticipated Ghost in the Shell: ARISE as Director and Character Designer.

Anime Expo is excited to welcome Kazuchika Kise as a Guest of Honor to AX 2013, where attendees can connect with their favorite artists, voice actors, and musicians from Japan, display their amazing cosplay and other artistic creations, and enjoy the best in Japanese anime and pop culture. Connect. Create. Culture. All at Anime Expo!