Haruo Sotozaki


We’re extremely thrilled to reveal that Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba director, Haruo Sotozaki, will be joining us at MadFest Perth!

Sotozaki-san is best known for his work at ufotable studios on shows such as:
Ninja Nonsense – Series Director
Tales of Symphonia THE ANIMATION – Director
Tales of Zestiria The X – Director

Sotozaki-san is excited to meet all the Demon Slayer fans in Perth and can’t wait to share his experiences directing the hit-anime series.

He will be appearing alongside Demon Slayer character designer, Akira Matsushima, at the Demon Slayer Special Events, and signing sessions on Saturday and Sunday.

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Panel Times:

Saturday – Demon Slayer Special Event – AnimeLab 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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