Anime Expo to Premiere Dragon Pilot Anime with Director Shinji Higuchi

Check out episodes 1 and 2, the latter of which will mark the international premiere


Those attending Anime Expo 2018 later this week have a lot to look forward to, including the premiere of the Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan TV anime. Executive director Shinji Higuchi (Sinking of Japan, co-director of Shin Godzilla) will be on hand for the special screening, as well as a panel discussion and Q&A session. 


The screening will consist of episodes 1 and 2, the latter of which will be making its international debut. Dragon Pilot features writing by Mari Okada (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) and direction by Hiroshi Kobayashi (Kiznaiver). 


Beyond the Dragon Pilot showing, Higuchi will also make an appearance at a NetflixAnime panel on July 5 at 5:00pm.


Screening Details:

  • Date: Friday, July 6
  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Room: LACC / Live Programming 3 (408 AB)
  • For information about lining up and room entry, please see the Program Room Policies.




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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