SEIYUU SEKI TO ATTEND ANIME EXPO® 2008

Prolific Voice Actor of Over 180 Roles To Attend Nation’s Largest Anime/Manga Convention
As An Official Guest of Honor

Anime Expo® 2008 announces the
attendance of the extremely popular and prolific seiyuu (seiyū, seiyuu or
seiyu (声優) is a Japanese vocal actor) Toshihiko Seki as an official Guest
of Honor to this year’s Anime Expo® 2008 held from July 3-6, 2008 at the Los
Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.  More information can be found
on the website www.anime-expo.org <http://www.anime-expo.org> .

Born on June 11 in the Tochigi Prefecture of Japan, Toshihiko Seki first
debuted as a voice actor during college in a radio drama series.  Mr. Seki’s
first lead voice actor role was in a television science fiction anime series
Akai Koudan Zillion (Red Photon Zillion).  Amongst his many roles, Mr.
Seki’s best known voice acting role is that of Genjo Sanzo from the
animation Saiyuki and as Shurato from Tenku Senki Shurato.  Mr. Seki also
has a long running radio program called Ruby ni Kichizuke (Kissing
Ruby-Nippon Cultural Broadcasting, Inc.) and has also appeared in
educational television programs as the character Toshi-kun in Fue wa Utau
(Recorder Sings-NHK). Mr. Seki was also awarded the Synergy Award for Kamen
Rider Denoh in the Seiyuu Awards of 2008. 

Mr. Seki has appeared in other major titles including:

·     Shinseiki GPX Cyber Formula (Bleed Kaga)
·     Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (Duo Maxwell)
·     F (Akagi Gunma)
·     YAWARA! (Matsuda Kosaku)
·     Nintama Rantaro (Doi Hansuke)
·     Mobile Suit Gundam SEED (Rau Le Creuset)
·     Angelique (Luva)
·     Mirage of Blaze (Ougi Takaya)
·     Ranma 1/2 Netto-hen (Mousse)
·     Naruto (Iruka)
·     Kamen Rider Denoh (Momotarosu)

Toshihiko Seki joins up and coming director Masahiro Ando, legendary
American voice actor David Hayter, famed POKEMON director Masamitsu Hidaka,
the dynamic duo known as Jyukai and the new Japanese “It-Girl” Shokotan in
Anime Expo® 2008’s amazing line up of Guests of Honor. 
 

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