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Otakon is excited to announce MASAHIKO OTSUKA is joining us this year!

Otakon is excited to announce Masahiko Otsuka President of Studio TRIGGER will be joining us this year!  Initially working in the live-action film industry, Masahiko 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 well acclaimed titles such as Neon Genesis Evangelion (episode director) and GURREN LAGANN (co-director).  In 2011, Masahiko 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.

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