Born in the UK to Chinese Malaysian parents and currently residing in Tokyo for about 16 years, Danny Choo is the creator of a brand called Culture Japan which shares Japanese culture through in-house produced TV Shows, Character Content and a Fashion Doll known as Smart Doll. Danny also writes about life in Japan as a foreigner on his blog and has been doing so regularly since 2004.
Danny is also the creator of Mirai Suenaga – the mascot character for Culture Japan who has collaborated with various anime and game companies such as Square Enix, Good Smile Company, Bushiroad, Ascii Media Works, King Records and Nitroplus. In 2013, Mirai became an official mascot for Japan Tourism and in 2014 she became an official mascot for Malaysia Tourism.
Danny has been recognized for his work by the Japanese government who have appointed him as a member on various high level committees which focus on strategies to disseminate Japanese content outside of Japan.
In addition to his panel/meet & greet/autograph session, which will take place on Saturday afternoon, Danny will also be hosting the welcome and closing ceremonies, as well as the fashion show. Exact timing will be available when our schedule is released.
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