What You Need to Know:
- Hidenori Matsubara, an animator and animation director whose best known projects include various Evangelion series Oh My Goddess! will be a guest at this year's Otakon event.
- Matsubara has worked with director Hideaki Anno as an animator and animation director on the new series of Evangelion:1.0 You Are (Not) Alone, Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance, and Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. His other theatrical credits include The Princess and the Pilot and Space Battleship Yamato 2199. Matsubara is currently working with the famed director Sunao Katabuchi on an upcoming theatrical film, At the Corner of This World.
- As a young and hungry animator, Matsubara worked as an in-betweener on the Project A-Ko movies. From there, he served as an animator on Bubblegum Crisis and Gunbuster. He also served as the character designer of the hit game series Sakura Wars. Otakon 2017 will be held from August 11 to 13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. To know more about Hidenori Matsubara and his notable works, be sure to attend this year's Otakon event to meet him in person!
Source: Official Press Release
Now Sakura Wars is an all time classic game that I wish would get a remake at some point. Come on Hidenori-san it's possible to do it!
Easier said than done bee-kun..