Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its sixth Japanese guest of honor today. Producer Goh Wakabayashi will be appearing at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on April 19 through 21, 2019.
Goh Wakabayashi joined Toei Animation Co., Ltd. in 2004. His career started as licensing manager for Toei’s European business, and he lived in Paris for four years.
Since 2009, he has been based in Tokyo and has been working as a producer in various anime titles including Dragon Ball Z Kai, Saint Seiya Omega, and Precure All Stars: Sing Together, Miracle Magic! He has also produced some live action TV series including Ressha Sentai ToQger and Shuriken Sentai Ninninger. The latter title became the basis for Power Rangers Ninja Steel. He joined Aniplex in 2016, and his most recent title is City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes.
Previously announced guests include Billy Kametz, Tara Sands, Greg Ayres, Yoko Shimomura, Johnny Yong Bosch, Kenji Kodama, Naohiro Ogata, Yoichi Kato, Richard Epcar, Ellyn Stern, MIYAVI, Leah Clark, Kara Edwards, Lisa Ortiz, Yuri Lowenthal, and Tara Platt.
About Anime Boston: With over 25,000 attendees in 2018, Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2019 is scheduled for Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. More information about Anime Boston can be found at www.animeboston.com.
About New England Anime Society, Inc.: The New England Anime Society was founded in 2001. Based in Massachusetts, The New England Anime Society, Inc. is parent organization of Anime Boston and is dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at www.neanime.org.