We are honored to welcome Banda Namco Entertainment producers, Yasuhiro Fukaya and Yusuke Tomizawa, to the AX 2017 Guest of Honor Line-Up!

Both Fukaya and Tomizawa will be participating in a panel, as well as autograph sessions throughout the weekend.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment present “Press Start” – Featuring producers Yasuhiro Fukaya and Yusuke Tomizawa

  • BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment presents a special panel with Yasuhiro Fukaya, Producer of Tales of Berseria, and Yusuke Tomizawa, Producer of the GOD EATER series and the head of CODE VEIN team. Both have the unique position of working on video games that have spawned their own anime series, such as Tales of Zestiria the X and GOD EATER. Come and hear about the development process for the Tales of series, insights on the GOD EATER series, and new information on CODE VEIN!
  • When: Saturday, July 1, 10 – 11 AM
  • Where: Live Programming 2 (JW Marriott – Platinum Ballroom)
ABOUT Yasuhiro Fukaya

Yasuhiro joined Namco in 1999, starting off as an Assistant Game Planner. He soon transferred to the QA team, where he worked on his first Tales of game: Tales of Destiny 2. In 2013, he was fully integrated into the production team, eventually taking on the role of Producer for Tales of Berseria.



About Yusuke Tomizawa

Yusuke joined Bandai in 2003, initially working on planning and development for toys and figurines. In 2007, he transitioned to a producer role in the games division, working on Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the GOD EATER series, including the anime adaptation. His team is now working on CODE VEIN.

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