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George Wada

George Wada

WIT STUDIO President and CEO

After working as a producer at Production I.G., the studio behind the hit anime Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Wada created WIT STUDIO in June 2012, taking on the role of President. Notable titles he has produced include Attack on TitanKabaneri of the Iron Fortress, and The Ancient Magus’ Bride.

Junji Ito

Junji Ito

Manga Creator

Born in Gifu Prefecture. After graduating from high school, he became a dental technician. While working, he contributed his manga stories to Monthly Halloween (Asahi Sonorama)’s rookie manga contest “Kazuo Umezu Award” and won its fine work prize with “Tomie” in 1986, which also became his debut title and one of his well-known stories. Since then, he has written various masterpieces, such as “Michi no Nai Machi” (The Town Without Streets), “Kubitsuri Kikyu” (The Hanging Balloons), “Soichi” series, “Shibito no Koiwazurai” (Lovesick Dead), “Uzumaki,” and “Gyo.” In 2017, he reached the 30th anniversary of his manga artist activity. His latest work “Muma no Kikou” (The Succubus’ Travel Journal) is now serialized in “Nemuki+” (Asahi Shimbun Shuppan).

Yuzuru Tachikawa

Yuzuru Tachikawa

Director
(Director of Mob Psycho 100)

Born 1981, Yuzuru Tachikawa is an Animation Director. He currently works freelance after leaving the animation studio Madhouse Inc.

His credits include:

[TV Anime]

Terror in Resonance (2014): Assistant Director

Death Parade (2015): Original Creator, Director, Series Composition, Script

Mob Psycho 100 (2016): Director

Mob Psycho 100 II (2019): Director, Script

[Anime Film]

Death Parade (2013): Original Creator, Director, Script

Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer (2018): Director  

Yoshimichi Kameda

Yoshimichi Kameda

Character Designer
(Character Designer for Mob Psycho 100)

Born 1984, Yoshimichi Kameda is an Animator and Character Designer. He currently works freelance after leaving the animation studio Anime International Co., Inc.

His credits include:

[TV Anime]

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009-2010): Key Animation

Space Dandy (2014): Guest Character Design

One-Punch Man (2015): Assistant Character Design, Animation Director

Mob Psycho 100 (2016): Character Design, Animation Director

Mob Psycho 100 II (2019): Character Design, Animation Director

[Anime Film]

Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012): Key Animation

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Treasure Island (2018): Character Design, Chief Animation Director

Setsuo Ito

Setsuo Ito

Voice Actor
(Voice of Mob)

Setsuo Ito is a Japanese voice actor born in Hokkaido. He enjoys composing and playing musical instruments (especially bass guitar). He graduated from Human Academy College in Sapporo.

His most notable roles include Kai Musashisakai in “Anime-Gatari”, and Kenichi Iwami in
“Captain Tsubasa”. He has recently played the lead character MOB in both the anime and
theatrical adaptation of “Mob Psycho 100”.

伊藤節生(イトウセツオ)

声優。1991年3月18日 生まれ、北海道出身。
趣味は作曲 で特技は楽器(ベース) 。
総合学園ヒューマンアカデミー札幌校 を卒業。
アニメ声優としての代表作には、「アニメガタリズ」武蔵境塊役、「キャプテン翼」岩見兼一などがあり、近年は自身が主演をつとめるテレビアニメ「モブサイコ100」の舞台版の主役も務めた。

TeddyLoid

TeddyLoid

Music Producer & DJ

TeddyLoid started his career as MIYAVI’s DJ and sound producer by joining his world tour when he was only 18 years old. He produced the OST for the GAINAX anime “Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt” with ☆Taku Takahashi(m-flo). He has also had experience in units with Shibasaki Ko and DECO*27, established galaxias!, worked on the album “TOXIC” for the GazettE, and has produced “Neo STARGATE” for Momoiro Clover Z. Furthermore, he has provided BGM to the anime “Mekakucity Actors”.

TeddyLoid has also produced Vocaloid IA tracks and remixes, Square Enix’s “Mugen∞Knights”, and WRECKING CREW ORCHESTRA’s new long production “SUPERLOSERZ SAVE THE EARTH”, directed by Amon Miyamoto. In 2014 he produced the music for the short film “ME!ME!ME!”, which was visualized by Hibiki Yoshizaki from Studio khara and vocals sang by DAOKO.

TeddyLoid debuted as a solo artist by releasing his EP from King Records’ EVIL LINE RECORDS in August 2014, “UNDER THE BLACK MOON” and his first album “BLACK MOON RISING” in September. In summer 2015, he started “Momoiro Clover Z×TeddyLoid Remix Project” and released an official remix album, “Re:MOMOIRO CLOVER Z” . In Momoiro Clover Z’s big summer event “Momoshinsai 2015”, he performed the opening act as DJ. In December of that year, he released his first collaboration product with 12 tracks and 14 sets of guests on “SILENT PLANET” as his original 2nd album. The guests included big names like Tetsuya Komuro, Yasutaka Nakata, HISASHI from GLAY, KOHH, and more.

In 2016, TeddyLoid produced two tracks for HAL College of Technology & Design, one of which titled “Daisuki withTeddyLoid” was a commercial with Hibiki Yoshizaki and vocals by DAOKO. The contrasting track “Daikirai feat. Chanmina” also garnered attention for featuring the up and coming Korean rapper Chanmina. Recently, TeddyLoid produced songs for the anime 18if and Space Patrol Luluco, Japanese musical legends Yuzu, and performed on Music Station Super Live with YouTubers HIKAKIN & SEIKIN. He also performed on Ultra Japan Festival’s main stage in 2018.

www.teddyloid.com

Twitter: @TeddyLoidSpace

Instagram: @TeddyLoidSpace

Heavygrinder

Heavygrinder

Music Producer & DJ

HEAVYGRINDER is a music producer and DJ from Los Angeles, California, and is widely regarded as a pioneer female icon in the EDM scene.

She has transformed herself time and again throughout the constant evolution of electronic music, pushing the boundaries with her unique blend of Metal, EDM and J-Pop — also referred to as Metal-Electro, a genre she created and popularized — with the help of her unique production skills, stunning visual identity and eclectic voice.

Besides being one of the first DJs ever to grace the stage of some of the most revered Metal and Rock venues in the United States, HEAVYGRINDER has also performed at prestigious EDM festivals — such as Coachella and EDC — along with headlining performances worldwide, bringing her incredible energy to places like Ibiza, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan and more.

With 2.8 million Facebook fans — and growing —, she established herself as one of the most unique, engaging and multi-talented artists in the music industry.

Katfyr

Katfyr

Music Producer & DJ

KATFYR is a music producer and DJ from Los Angeles, California.

Known for his signature mix of energetic beats, powerful synths, chip-tune elements, and a healthy dose of Japanese Jazz Fusion melodies, KATFYR’s music has gathered a loyal worldwide fan base.

He’s performed throughout Europe and Japan alongside Skrillex, Porter Robinson, Crystal Castles, Designer Drugs and Wolfpack, and his music is a regular presence in Beatport charts, with both “Lose Control” and “Coffee Time” making it to the number 1 spot of the Top 100.

In 2018, KATFYR produced an official remix for Koda Kumi’s hit single “PARTY” which was released as part of her Driving Hit’s 8 remix album, and which the J-Pop singer has been using as an opener for her live performances. This was followed by 2 more official remixes, this time for the singles “WATCH OUT” and “Guess Who Is Back”, which were released in her follow-up album, Driving Hit’s 9.

Xanthe Huynh

Xanthe Huynh

Voice Actor

Xanthe Huynh is a voice actress currently working out of Los Angeles. She credits winning the voice acting competition at Anime Expo called AX Idol to her years of theater training.After making it as a finalist, she was invited by Bang Zoom! Entertainment to come in for an audition and has been working since!

Some of her anime roles are Menma in anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, Hidomi in FLCL Progressive, Hanayo Koizumi in Love Live School Idol Project, Yuna Yuki is Yuki Yuna is a Hero, Miuna Shiodome in A Lull in the Sea, Momo in March Comes in Like a Lion, Palla-Palla in Sailor Moon SuperS, Ui Hirasawa in K-On!, Sachi in Sword Art Online, Bebe/Nagisa in Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion, PotClean in HunterxHunter, Fuyumi Yanagi in Blood Lad, Maquia in Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, Nonoko in Dragon Dentist, Anna/Moe in SAO Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Siesta in The Familiar of Zero, Sanae Nagatsuki in Squid Girl, and Monaka Noguchi in Kite Liberator.

You may have heard her in video games such as Haru Okumura in Persona 5, Eir in Fire Emblem Heroes, Nico Emery in Valkyria Chronicles 4, Vatista in BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Cooking Cat in A Hat in Time, Mystic Enchantress Nu Wa in SMITE, Willo in Paladins, Altina in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, Meruru in Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arls, Lyn in Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, Falcom in the Hyperdimension Neptunia Series, Miho in Seven Knights, Ein Al and Poona in Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart, Mani in Witch and the Hundred Knight, Nene in Omega Quintet, and Mist in Rune Factory: Frontier.

Mike McFarland

Mike McFarland

Voice Actor

Mike got his start in anime as one of the first voice actors in Texas to be hired by FUNimation Entertainment, and has since moved on to become a Director, Script Writer, and Line Producer for numerous anime series. Notable roles include Master Roshi and Yajirobe in Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z, Baby and Baby-Vegeta in Dragon Ball GT, Jean Kirstein in Attack on Titan, Mashirao Ojiro in My Hero Academia, Otabek Altin in Yuri!! On Ice, Carnage Kabuto in One-Punch Man, Goemon in Lupin The Third (Movie Specials), Ritsu Sohma in Fruits Basket, Lt. Jean Havoc in Fullmetal Alchemist, Cain in Trinity Blood, Buggy the Clown in One Piece, Kotaro Amon in Tokyo Ghoul, “Ranka” Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club, Tybalt in Romeo x Juliet, Leo in Burst Angel, Estonia in Hetalia, Crow in Show By Rock, as well as various roles in Yu Yu Hakusho, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Kodocha, Desert Punk, Black Cat, Kiddy Grade, Shin Chan, Space Dandy, and many others.


As an ADR/Voice Director, Mike has worked on such series and films as Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Dragon Ball Z, Attack on Titan, Vexille, Wolf Children, Summer Wars, The Boy and The Beast, The Empire of Corpses, Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino, Yu Yu Hakusho, Mushi-Shi, Case Closed, Dragon Ball, Eden of the East, Trinity Blood, Evangelion: 1.11, 2.22, and 3.33, One Piece, Tokyo Ghoul, Blood Blockade Battlefront, and many more. ADR Scriptwriting credits include Fullmetal Alchemist, One-Punch Man, Marvel’s Future Avengers, Marvel’s Avengers: Disk Wars, Mob Psycho 100, The Seven Deadly Sins, Kodocha, Trinity Blood, Solty Rei, Mushi-Shi, One Piece, and the uncut versions of Dragon Ball Z.

Video Game credits include work on Borderlands 2, Tales of Xillia 2, Smite, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Halo Wars, Stuntman: Ignition, Aeon Flux, Bloodrayne 2, Roadkill, Comic Jumper: The Adventures of Captain Smiley, numerous Dragon Ball Z titles, as well as the roles of Paul Phoenix in Street Fighter X Tekken and Charlie Nash in Street Fighter V.
 Mike is also an accomplished improv comedian, musician, and has appeared in numerous commercials and independent films, including The Rage Within, House Of The Generals, Placebo, and the award-winning Shtickmen. For more information, check out his web site at www.mikemcfarland.com, “like” his fan page on Facebook, or follow him on Twitter @MikeMcFarlandVA.

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