Phoenix Anime Fest would like to welcome our first guest from Japan, Tsutomu Nihei. Tsutomu is the creator of Blame! Which is produced as a manga for Tokyopop as was adapted into an anime which was licensed for the US by Media Blasters. Tsutomu has also illustrated for Marvel Comics on Wolverine: Snikt and the primary artist for the upcoming Halo graphic novel from Marvel Comics, Bungie and Microsoft.
Tsutomu joins Steve Bennett of Studio Ironcat and voice actress Kate Higgins from Naruto and Eureka 7.
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