2019 Guest Announcement: Muneki Ogasawara – Kinema Citrus CEO

Muneki Ogasawara is the CEO of the animation studio Kinema Citrus. Born in 1970, Mr. Ogasawara’s long career in animation brought him to many well-known studios, including Production I.G., BONES, and Studio Khara. He served as production desk for Fullmetal Alchemist, Eureka Seven, and the Sakura Wars 3 opening movie. He was animation producer for Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone. Analog Photo Day In 2008, Mr. Ogasawara founded the studio Kinema Citrus, and has served as animation producer for…

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2019 Guest Announcement: Tomohiro Furukawa

Tomohiro Furukawa is an animation director and staff member from Kinema Citrus. Born in 1981, Mr. Furukawa began his career at Studio Graffiti, working on key animation. Leaving that studio to become freelance, he worked on key animation, storyboards, and opening animation for Penguindrum under Director Kunihiko Ikuhara, and had been involved in the many of that director’s subsequent projects, including as assistant director for Yurikuma Arashi. He assisted in animation direction for One Piece Film: Z. Revue Starlight is…

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2019 Guest Announcement: Mai Nakahara

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Mai Nakahara as a 2019 Guest of Honor! Mai Nakahara is a Japanese voice actress and singer.  Born in Hyogo prefecture, she moved around Japan and spent a lot of her childhood in Fukuoka and Ehime.  She wanted to be a voice actress from the 5th grade, after watching Tico of the Seven Seas.  After her school years, she studied narration while working full time, and debuted with I’m Enterprise…

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2019 Guest Announcement: Kenichi Sonoda

Please give a warm welcome to Kenichi Sonoda as he returns to Chicago for the World Premiere of Episode 0 of BEAN BANDIT to be unveiled for the very first time at #ACen2019! More news and guests to follow! Kenichi Sonoda was born on December 13, 1962 in Kumamoto, Japan. While attending the Nanba Designer Academy, he formed the doujinshi circle “VTOL” with highschool clubmates, and started self-publishing work. Around that time, he started a part time job at a…

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