We’re excited to welcome Arc System Works producer Takeshi Yamanaka to Anime Expo 2019 as Guest of Honor!

Takeshi has several titles produced under his name with his legacy at Arc System Works. First joining the company in 2006 as a game designer, he contributed a lot to the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue stories as well as help create the world settings for both franchises as the Producing Director.

Currently, he is the Line Producer overseeing all fighting games developed at Arc System Works while managing the marketing and also producing the latest anime-based arena fighter, KILL la KILL – IF. Is there anything this man can’t do?

Takeshi will participate in a panel and autograph sessions (schedule TBA)


Anime Expo 2019  will run from July 4 through July 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with Pre-Show Night on July 3, 2019.

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