We are honored to welcome Nintendo / Pokemon Go Character Designer Yusuke Kozaki to the AX 2023 Guest of Honor Line-Up!

Yusuke Kozaki is a prolific illustrator, manga creator, and character designer for the animation, film, and video game industries in Japan. Starting out as a manga artist in 1997, Kozaki-san has since worked on several well known video games, comics, and films. His manga Donyatsu was made into an animated series. Some of the notable titles include:
Pokemon Go (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Fire Emblem (Illustrator / Character Designer) Awakening, Fates, Heroes
No More Heroes (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Tekken 7 (Character Designer)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Speed Grapher (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Super Smash Bros (Character Designer) Robin, Lucina, Corrin
Donyatsu (Writer / Creator)

Yusuke Kozaki has an art exhibition at Gallery Nucleus June 17 – July 2, 2023 and will be at Nucleus July 1st. For more information go to gallerynucleus.com. We look forward to seeing all of you in-person at the Los Angeles Convention Center this July!

Anime Expo 2023  will run from July 1 through July 4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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