June 20, 2023
Find us at our MAIN BOOTH at the LACC South Hall Lobby Entrance. Our life-sized statue is hard to miss!! Come say hi and get a free exclusive pin and uchiwa fan to cool off from the hot LA weather!
We will also be hosting a PANEL on July 3rd.
You won't want to miss this rare chance to hear directly from the creators. The panel also features a live drawing session by our key-visual artist, YKBX. An exclusive tote bag will be available for all attendees at the Panel.
- From Concept to Creation: July 3rd, 10:00-11:30AM, Room 511
In addition to directing and producing audiovisual works, YKBX is involved in various activities such as art direction, illustration, and art creation. YKBX has released numerous works aiming for total art direction and have received high praise at domestic and international film festivals and events. YKBX served as the visual director, director, and video director for the Hatsune Miku Vocaloid opera "THE END" which was performed to global audiences. The creator of many genre-defying works, YKBX has received numerous awards.
Visit the website at https://ykbx.jp/.
Current Director-Member of Board for YANMAR HOLDINGS CO. LTD | Chief Branding Officier (CBO)30 years for TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION.General Manager of Lexus Center, General Manager of TOYOTA Design Division, and President of a subsidiary. General Manager of Creative Division, YAMAHA MOTOR CO. LTD., with 8 years of product design development and global branding.
Brandon is the founder and CEO of btrax, a marketing and design agency based in San Francisco and Tokyo. He is passionate about connecting eastern and western cultures through design and technology. Brandon mentors many startups and entrepreneurs both in Japan and the US.