Akira Matsushima


We’re absolutely delighted to reveal that Akira Matsushima, the character designer for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, will be joining us at MadFest Perth!

Matsushima-san  of ufotable studio has also worked on shows such as:
Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection (OVA) – Character Design
Maria Watches Over Us – Character Design, Chief Animation Director
Tales of Zestiria the X – Character Design, Chief Animation Director

Matsushima-san is looking forward to meeting everyone at MadFest Perth and can’t wait to share some behind-the-scenes stories from the anime production of Demon Slayer.

He will be appearing alongside Demon Slayer director, Haruo Sotozaki, at the Demon Slayer Special Events, and signing sessions on Saturday and Sunday.

Want to ask a question at the Demon Slayer panel? Submit your question

Panel Times:

Saturday РDemon Slayer Special Event РAnimeLab Arena  1:45pm

Sunday – Demon Slayer Special Event – AnimeLab Arena 11:00am

Akira Matsushima & Haruo Sotozaki Tokens

VIP Early Reserve from September 25th

Signed Demon Slayer Art Card

Fan Pack from September 27th

Regular MadFest ticket holders will be able to purchase a Demon Slayer Fan Pack for $50.

Available Packs:

Live signing of Akira Matsushima & Haruo Sotozaki (no customization) PLUS 12-month AnimeLab subscription Card

Free Tier from 8am October 5th & 6th

Any remaining undistributed tokens for the Demon Slayer guests will be released on each morning of the festival. Free tokens do not include any special items, only the signing card.

Please note, guests will only sign on the provided Demon Slayer art card. Please do not bring your own item to sign.

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