We are excited to announce voice actor Masakazu Morita as a AX2023 Guest of Honor! Masakazu Morita made his voice acting debut in 2001 as Tidus in the video game “Final Fantasy X,” and currently stars as Ichigo Kurosaki in “BLEACH”. Catch Masakazu Morita in these panels!

Event Details

VIZ Official Industry Panel

Date: Sunday, July 2nd

Time: 4:30pm 

Room: Room 408

Welcome our special guests from Japan, Kotaro Takata, the artist of Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, and Masakazu Morita, the voice of BLEACH’s Ichigo Kurosaki! Plus, check out what’s upcoming for all your favorite series including Chainsaw Man, Spy x Family, My Hero Academia, and more!


BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War Panel

Date: Monday, July 3rd

Time: 1:30pm 

Room: Petree Hall

The Blade is Him, and now The Blade is Here! Join VIZ as we celebrate the release of Thousand-Year Blood War Part 2 with special guest Masakazu Morita, the Japanese voice of Ichigo Kurosaki! Don’t miss out on special announcements, free-poster giveaways, and more!

About Masakazu Morita

Masakazu Morita was born on October 21st, 1972 in Tokyo. He made his voice acting debut in 2001 as the protagonist Tidus in the video game “Final Fantasy X.” His notable roles include Ichigo Kurosaki in “BLEACH,” Shin in “Kingdom,” Barnaby Brooks Jr. in “Tiger & Bunny,” and many others. He also works as an actor, stage performer, and narrator, among other activities.



If you’re interested in attending Anime Expo 2023 and see this Guests of Honor, be sure to grab your badge now!

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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