Producer, Actor from “DURARARA!!x2 to be Guests at Otakon 2015
Otakorp, Inc. welcomes voice actor Toshiyuki Toyonaga and producer Shuko Yokoyama to the guest roster for Otakon 2015. Both are instrumental forces behind DURARARA!!x2, the current season of DURARARA!!
Since his first time on the stage at age 10, Toyonaga has been active both on television and stage. Following his debut as a voice actor in 2002, his voice has been featured in many popular anime titles. His recent credits include his role as Mikado Ryugamine in the DURARARA!! series, Hideyoshi Nagachika in Tokyo Ghoul, and Takeru Totsuka in Kamigami no Asobi. He currently works with the Super Eccentric Theater INC. troupe.
As an Aniplex producer, Shuko Yokoyama has worked on numerous hit anime titles, including the DURARARA!! series, BACCANO!, Black Butler: Book of Circus, Black Butler: Book of Murder, Natsume’s Book of Friends, Samurai Flamenco, and My Little Monster.
Durara!!x2 follows the adventures of school boy Ryugamine Mikado, who moved to the big city to face gangs, and supernatural elements. This series takes place six months after the war of the Yellow Scarves. As high school resumes, Izaya begins plotting again. The legendary headless rider Celty still eludes the police on her rides through town. Thanks to some strange outside elements, Ikebukuro is once more thrown into chaos.
Otakon 2015 will be held July 24-26 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. Otakon 2015 is celebrating fairy tales, folk stories, myths, and legends. Keep your eyes out for content, artwork, and guests with connections to our theme.