Anime Midwest has announced that anime director Shinichi "Nabeshin" Watanabe will be a guest at their upcoming convention. Watanabe's credits include Excel Saga, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Puni Puni Poemy, The Wallflower, and Tenchi Muyo GXP.

Anime Midwest is taking place Julu 6-8, 2012 at the Wyndham Hotel & Convention Center in Lisle, Illinois.

Lesley Aeschliman