Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe!

The Man. The Legend. Otafest is so very, very pleased to be able to present fan favorite anime director, story board artist and voice actor, Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe, returning to Otafest for the 2nd time! We had such a blast with Nabeshin last year that we couldn’t think of anyone better to help us break in our new home at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre!

Nabeshin has been directing anime since the 1980’s and is the director of such fan favorite comedy anime as Excel Saga and Puni Puni Poemi!

A partial list of Nabeshin’s credits include being the chief director on Fair, then Partly Piggy, Lupin III: Da Capo of Love: Fujiko’s Unlucky Days / The Columbus files, Excel Saga, Dotto! Koni-chan, Puni Puni Poemi, Tenchi Muyo! GXP, eX-D: Danger Zone, Nerima Daikon Brothers, The Wallflower, and Monster High!