Studio Trigger President Masahiko Otsuka to Be Otakon Guest
Otakorp Inc. has announced that the president of Studio Trigger, Masahiko Otsuka, will be a guest at Otakon 2018.
Initially working in the live-action film industry, Otsuka joined the animation industry as assistant director for Studio Ghibli’s “Pom Poko” in 1992. He then moved on to Studio Gainax; participating in many acclaimed titles such as “Neon Genesis Evangelion” (episode director) and “Gurren Lagann” (co-director).
In 2011, Otsuka and Hiroyuki Imaishi left Gainax to establish their own animation company, Studio Trigger. Otsuka’s most recent works include “Kill la Kill” and the “Little Witch Academia” series.
Otakon 2018 will be held August 10-12, 2018 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.