FanimeCon Announces Gilles Poitras and Hiroyuki Yamaga as Returning Guests of Honor

Posted by | April 03, 2014

Gilles is best known to previous FanimeCon attendees as a returning Guest of Honor, his works that have been published in NewType USA, Otaku USA, or by his three released books: The Anime Companion, Anime Essentials, and The Anime Companion 2. He continues to be the Access Services Librarian at Golden Gate University and continues to stay up-to-date on all things manga, anime, and Japan.

Hiroyuki Yamaga continues to be a much honored guest of FanimeCon (since 1997) and will return to FanimeCon 2014 to host panels where he will discuss GAINAX and answer our attendee’s eager questions. He is credited for such titles as Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (director), Mahoromatic (director), Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise (director and writer), and will be writing/directing Aoki Uru (announced at the Tokyo International Anime Fair 2013).