STEINS;GATE Producer Tatsuya Matsubara Debuts Alongside Spike Chunsoft At Anime Expo 2018! (Sponsored)

Spike Chunsoft reveals slate of guests and events planned for debut Anime Expo appearance

Join Spike Chunsoft at its first convention presence in the West during Anime Expo 2018 for exclusive industry panels and autograph sessions with development team guests from MAGES and Spike Chunsoft. Spike Chunsoft’s booth will be in the Los Angeles Convention Center’s South Hall, booth #4401! Let's start off with the talent show info:


Spike Chunsoft is currently accepting entries for both of its talent shows! Sign-ups close on June 28th. For more info:

  • STEINS;GATE theme: Lab Mem’s Mad Talent Show THURSDAY, JULY 5 – Sign up here.

  • DANGANRONPA & Zanki Zero theme: What’s Your Ultimate Talent Show SATURDAY, JULY 7 –

Sign up here.



INDUSTRY PANEL SCHEDULE


Spike Chunsoft's STEINS;GATE Panel

  • Industry Appearance: Tatsuya Matsubara, STEINS;GATE series producer

  • When: THURSDAY, JULY 5 – DAY 1 / 11:00am – 12:00pm  

  • Where: Live Programming 3 (LACC 408 AB)


Official Spike Chunsoft & Uchikoshi Panel

  • Industry Appearance: Kotaro Uchikoshi, Zero Escape series director/scenario writer

  • When: THURSDAY, JULY 5 – DAY 1 / 5:00pm – 6:00pm

  • Where: Live Programming 3 (LACC 408 AB)


Spike Chunsoft's Zanki Zero Panel with Terasawa & Sugawara

  • Industry Appearance: Yoshinori Terasawa, Zanki Zero: Last Beginning producer,  Takayuki Sugawara, Zanki Zero: Last Beginning director/scenario writer

  • When: SATURDAY, JULY 7 – DAY 3 / 10:30am – 11:30am

  • Where: Live Programming 3 (LACC 408 AB)


All of Spike Chunsoft’s panels will take place in LP 408 AB and will be live streamed to their Twitch channel, twitch.tv/spike_chunsoft!


INDUSTRY APPEARANCES

Spike Chunsoft is honored to present their Industry Appearances for Anime Expo!



Tatsuya Matsubara

About Tatsuya Matsubara

Producer of MAGES. Inc. He directs and produces the Science Adventure Series, such as STEINS;GATE and CHAOS;CHILD. In addition to his duties as a producer, he also creates and manages assets for each product such as logo design, UI, and movie production.


Enako

About Enako

A cosplayer active not only in Japan, but all over the world. She has gained international acclaim, accumulating 460,000 Twitter and 350,000 Instagram followers in just a few years. Her cosplay photos uploaded to social media earn thousands of retweets and favorites and are prominently featured on numerous industry websites. Her self-produced cosplay photobooks sold more than 10,000,000 copies in two days. She still cosplays regularly, but also appears on TV and in magazines, works in voice acting, and more. Enako aims to promote cosplay by showing the world how cute and fun cosplay can be with her own personal touch.


Kotaro Uchikoshi

About Kotaro Uchikoshi

A director and scenario writer, his skills shine in his adventure titles such as the Zero Escape series (including the award-winning Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors), Punch Line, and Ever17 -the out of infinity-.

He is well-known for his unconventional plot twists and offbeat humor and has been actively working on many genres, many games, and many stories.


Yoshinori Terasawa

About Yoshinori Terasawa

After his tenure at Human Corporation, he joined Spike Chunsoft where he has served as the Ultimate Producer on many well-known titles, including the series DanganronpaWay of the Samurai, Way of the Ninja, and Conception. He is currently working on Spike Chunsoft’s newest RPG, Zanki Zero: Last Beginning.


Takayuki Sugawara

About Takayuki Sugawara

An Ultimate Director and Game Designer at Spike Chunsoft who loves old-school scrolling shooter games. Due to this fascination, he tends to incorporate shooting aspects into the games he works on (such as Danganronpa). He has worked on the Danganronpa series and Ukiyo no ShiShi/Ukiyo no Roushi and is now the game designer, creative director, and scenario writer for Zanki Zero: Last Beginning.


Following each panel, a talent show and industry appearance autograph signings will be held at the Spike Chunsoft booth, LACC South Hall booth #4401. 



FAN EVENT SCHEDULE – TALENT SHOW & AUTOGRAPH SESSION


THURSDAY, JULY 5 – DAY 1

LAB MEM’S MAD TALENT SHOW

  • Industry Appearance: Tatsuya Matsubara, STEINS;GATE series producer/Enako, Official Science Adventure series cosplayer

  • When: 12:30pm – 1:30pm  

  • Where: Spike Chunsoft Booth #4401


TATSUYA MATSUBARA & ENAKO AUTOGRAPH SESSION

  • Industry Appearance: Tatsuya Matsubara, STEINS;GATE series producer/Enako, Official Science Adventure series cosplayer

  • When: 1:30pm – 3:30pm  

  • Where: Spike Chunsoft Booth #4401


FRIDAY, JULY 6 – DAY 2

KOTARO UCHIKOSHI AUTOGRAPH SESSION

  • Industry Appearance: Kotaro Uchikoshi, Zero Escape series director/scenario writer

  • When: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

  • Where: Spike Chunsoft Booth #4401


SATURDAY, JULY 7 – DAY 3

WHAT’S YOUR ULTIMATE TALENT SHOW

  • Industry Appearance: Yoshinori Terasawa, Zanki Zero: Last Beginning producer,

Takayuki Sugawara, Zanki Zero: Last Beginning director/scenario writer

  • When: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

  • Where: Spike Chunsoft Booth #4401


YOSHINORI TERASAWA & TAKAYUKI SUGAWARA AUTOGRAPH SESSION

  • Industry Appearance: Tatsuya Matsubara, STEINS;GATE series producer


Enako, Official Science Adventure series cosplayer

  • When: 1:30pm – 3:30pm  

  • Where: Spike Chunsoft Booth #4401


The autograph sessions are only open to talent show contestants and panel attendees on a first come, first serve basis.


SPIKE CHUNSOFT BOOTH STORE

In addition to all these activities, Spike Chunsoft will also be hosting the first on-site store in the US at their booth #4401. Merchandise details will be announced in the future.

 

Stay up-to-date on all Spike Chunsoft news by following their Facebook @SpikeChunsoft.en and Twitter @SpikeChunsoft_e and Instagram @Spike_Chunsoft_e.



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