Baltimore, MD (July 17, 2013) – Otakon is proud to welcome back Producer Masayuki Ozaki.
Until 2003, Masayuki Ozaki worked for GAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC where he was involved in acquisitions of Hollywood titles and distribution & promotion of domestic titles. In 2004, he began his career at Sunrise Inc. where he was a planning manager for Mobile Suit Z GUNDAM series.
2005 saw Ozaki launching anime projects such as Sergeant Keroro, Zorori the Naughty Hero and other titles that are based on popular manga or novels as a producer and a planning manager. His credits include Dinosaur King, Inuyasha-The Final Act, Gintama the Movie, and TIGER & BUNNY. He takes his producer role beyond the realm of anime and is involved in producing music events, musicals, and other areas of show business.
Masayuki Ozaki last appeared at Otakon in 2011.
Otakon 2013 will be held August 9-11 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.
ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twentieth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Since 1999, Otakon has been held in Baltimore, Maryland; currently, Otakon is one of Baltimore’s few large, city-wide events, drawing over 32,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 89,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.
For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see http://www.otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp
For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2013, see http://www.otakon.com/