Anime Boston 2018 Welcomes Composer Kaoru Wada

Press Release:

Composer Kaoru Wada appears at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA on March 30 through April 1, 2018. Kaoru Wada is a Japanese music composer, music arranger, conductor, music orchestrator, and pianist. He has worked in a wide range of musical fields, including anime, film, television, theater, and video games.  He has received numerous prizes for his work, including his music on the film Crest of Betrayal.

Best known in the west for his work on Inuyasha and Samurai 7, he has also composed music for a number of other anime series, including Ghost Stories, Battle Angel, Princess Tutu, Saint Seiya, Ninja Scroll, D.Gray-man, Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight, and Ace Attorney.  In addition to his work as a composer, Wada-san also arranges music for several notable titles, including Kingdom Hearts I & II and Monster Hunter 4G.

“Boston is a music city, and we continue our tradition of presenting musical composers. Music sets the tone for any dramatic or comedic presentation, and few do it better than Wada-san!” said Victor Lee, Convention Chairman.

Anime Boston 2018 is his first North American convention appearance.

Previously announced guests include FLOW, Asaka, Greg Ayres, Monica Rial, Hideyuki Tomioka, Katsuyuki Sumizawa, Hirokatsu Kihara, and Michihiko Suwa.

About Anime Boston: With nearly 26,000 attendees in 2017, Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Mass. Anime Boston 2018 is scheduled for Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1 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.