Takahashi was introduced as part of the 14th and final wave of guest announcements, bringing the count of guests to 70
In its 14th and final wave of guest announcements, San Diego Comic Con announced that Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi will be hosted at the July 9-12 event.
Takahashi was introduced along withSamuel L. Glanzman, Caitlin R. Kiernan,Dave McCaig, and Jim Steranko, bringing the count of guests to 70 following previous announcements of David Aja, Lalo Alcaraz, Sergio Aragonés, Franco Aureliani, Peter Bagge, Art Baltazar, Jerry Beck, Allie Brosh, Greg Capullo, Michael Cho, Katie Cook, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Michael DeForge, Mark Evanier, Carlos Ezquerra, Matt Fraction, Lev Grossman, Tom Grummett, Jackson (Butch) Guice, Asaf Hanuka, Tony Harris, Jonathan Hickman, Hugh Howey, Reginald Hudlin, Matthew Inman, Lora Innes, Chip Kidd, Denis Kitchen, Boaz Lavie, Bob Layton, Jim Lee, Stan Lee, Paul Levitz, Steve Lieber, Laura Martin, A. Lee Martinez, Scott McCloud, Kevin Nowlan, Matt Phelan, Joe Phillips, Ed Piskor, Hilary B. Price, Humberto Ramos, Jimmie Robinson, Dave Roman, Rainbow Rowell, Luis Royo, Sara Ryan, Scott Shaw!, Jeff Smith, Jen Sorensen, Richard Starkings, Eric Stephenson, J. Michael Straczynzki, William Stout, Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki, Raina Telgemeirer, Jill Thompson, Maggie Thompson, Jhonen Vasquez, Bernie Wrightson, Craig Yoe, Skottie Young, and Chip Zdarsky.