Following news that a No Game No Life film prequel will premiere at Madman’s Anime Festival, Madman have announced that voice actress Kana Ueda and Producer Atsuhiro Iwakami will be attending the convention.
Ueda is best known as the voice of young mage Rin Tohsaka in the Fate series, including the three part film Fate/Stay Night Heaven’s Feel series debuting at MadFest. She also played roles in Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World, Gurren Lagann, Blazblue and Hyperdimension Neptunia.
Iwakami is the Producer and President of Aniplex Inc., an anime and music production company behind some of the best anime in the last decade, including Psycho Pass, Naruto Shipudden and Gin Tama.
According to Madman, Iwakami was instrumental to the production of Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari and the Fate series; acting as Chief Producer for Erased, Your Lie in April and Sword Art Online. He also produced the mobile Fate game, Fate/Grand Order.
Madman Anime Festival will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre on November 4-5. Ueda and Iwakami join other announced guests, including Cowboy Bebop Director Shinichiro Watanabe, Neon Genesis Evangelion voice actress Yuko Miyamura and J-Rock superstar, Ladybeard, to name a few.
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