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Tetsuya Kakihara Talk Show

Time and Date
3:30pm – 4:30 PM, Sunday July 3rd , 2016
Anime Expo, LA Convention Center Room WS2/406AB
Admisstion Free with Anime Expo Attendee, Exhibitor, Industry, and Press Passes.


Come see the voice talent of Natsu from Fairy Tail , Simon from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, and many others!

While growing up in Germany, Tetsuya Kakihara became fascinated by Japan and its subculture. In 2001, he set off to Tokyo to enroll at a famous school for voice acting and artists. While attending voice acting courses, he improved his Japanese by taking Japanese language classes and working part-time. He finally attained his dream of becoming a voice actor and debuted in 2003. Kakihara is best known for portraying young male characters with a fiery personalities; Natsu from the anime Fairy Tail , Simon in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann , and Toudou Shinpachi in Yowamushi Pedal . He also lent his soft high-baritone voice to many handsome characters in Otome games (Shin from Amnesia ) and Yaoi-themed anime (Akihito from Finder Series ).

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Tetsuya Kakihara Autograph Session

Time and Date
5:00PM-6:00 PM, Sunday July 3 rd , 2016
Kentia Hall Lower Level (Industry Guest Autograph Area)


*Autograph tickets will be available with purchase of Kakihara goods at the Anime Jungle store in Downtown LA (June 29th & 30th) or their booth #2617 (July 1st - 3rd).

Autograph Session Details

Tetsuya Kakihara's autograph session will be held June 3 rd from 5PM-6PM inside Lower Kentia Hall in the Industry Guest autograph section. Detailed below are the requirements for the autograph session.

Purchase AX 2016 Exclusive Gurren Lagann Poster [Limit 250]

Receive a free Glossy (Photo A) , and autograph session ticket with purchase of AX2016 Exclusive: Gurren Lagann Poster ($15).

Only available at Anime Expo, Anime Jungle booth #2617

Sale Period: July 1-3 rd , during AX Exhibit Hall Hours.

Glossy (Photo B) [Limit 500]

Pre-signed glossy. Does not allow entry to autograph session.

Free with purchase of $15.00 or more. Limited to 500.

Available: During Anime Expo (July 1-4) at Anime Jungle Store #1 (319 E. 2 nd St.) and AX Anime Jungle Booth #2617.


Only attendees in possession of an autograph ticket and receipt may attend the signing event.

Autograph session tickets are only available with purchase of AX2016 Exclusive: Gurren Lagann Poster.

Autographs will be on first come, first served basis.

Due to time restrictions, photographs will be not be permitted. Only 1 of 2 items can be signed;

1) Glossy photo A, or 2) the AX2016 Exclusive Aniplex: Gurren Lagann Poster .

Please arrive in a timely manner. Mr. Kakihara will not be able to continue signing past the allotted time.




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