Shigeto Koyama to be anime guest of honour at London Comic Con October 2015
Date: 2015 October 11 10:16
Posted by Joe
We keep saying that the MCM Comic Con keep having interesting anime guests at their events. The October run of the MCM London Comic Con is no different. This time around Shigeto Koyama will be the anime guest of honour. He's been responsible for the design of Big Hero 6's robot Baymax, and been involved with Kill la Kill and Hideaki Anno's Rebuild of Evangelion movies. He's got a whole host of credits to his name for A-list anime titles including Gurren Lagann, Space Dandy and Ghost in the Shell SAC: Solid State Society.
The MCM London Comic Con is set to run from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th October 2015. Anime fans will also be interested in the MCM Loves Anime side event.
Press release as follows:
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 OCTOBER 2015
Shigeto Koyama to be anime guest of honour at London Comic Con
Mecha maestro, character designer and animator Shigeto Koyama is to be MCM London Comic Con's anime guest of honour when the show returns to ExCel later this month.
Best known in the West as the designer of Big Hero 6's lovable robot Baymax, Koyama has worked on a string of acclaimed anime, such as hyperkinetic Studio Trigger series Kill la Kill and Hideaki Anno's Rebuild of Evangelion movies.
Since making his anime debut with 2004's Diebuster, Shigeto Koyama has helped design the aesthetic of a host of top mecha shows - his credits include Hiroyuki Imaishi's iconic Gurren Lagann, Bones show Eureka Seven and its sequels, Takuya Igarashi's Star Driver and Yoshiyuki Tomino’s 2014 series Gundam Reconguista in G.
In addition, Shigeto Koyama has been involved with anime such as Heroman, Space Dandy, Michiko & Hatchin, Panty & Stocking and Ghost in the Shell SAC: Solid State Society, as well as acting as mecha and weapon designer on Suda51 game No More Heroes.
Koyama also recently made his directorial debut, helming Obake-chan - an original short animation about a ghostly girl and her equally spectral cat.
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Source: MCM London Comic Con