Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Takahiro Yoshimatsu as a 2018 Guest of Honor!

Takahiro Yoshimatsu is a seasoned animator with numerous character design and animation credits to his name. He has worked on many fan favorite titles such as Hunter x Hunter, Slayers the Movie, TRIGUN, Jubei-chan, Muryou Gakuen Senki, Ninja Scroll, Fullmetal Alchemist Chibi Party, Panyo Panyo Digi Carat, and Digi Carat, the Super Milk Chan Show and many more. Mr. Yoshimatsu is also famous as a manga author named “Something Yoshimatu”, known for “Sega no Game wa Sekai Ichio”. His favorites include WWE, SEGA video games, Hello Project (Idol Band) and KISS. And professionally, Yoshimatsu respects Kamogawa Tsubame the most as his favorite mangaka. Recently, Yoshimatsu has worked on Overlord and Overlord II as the Character Designer. This is Takahiro Yoshimatsu’s first time in Illinois and he looks forward to meeting fans of all the titles he’s worked on.