Merely a couple months earlier, Sakura-Con held the world premiere of the Trigun: Badlands Rumble with Director Satoshi Nishimura and Character Designer Takahiro Yoshimatsu present in Seattle, Washington. Not to be outdone, Anime Expo has announced on Tuesday that they will be premiering the first episode of the next installment of Black Lagoon titled Roberta’s Blood Trail. The series’ original creator Rei Hiroe as well as Mell who sang the opening theme song for the anime adaptation, will also be attending as a Guests of Honor. Press releases inside.
This is turning into quite an impressive guest list AX is having this year despite the mass protests and resignation of various members of the staff earlier this year.