Tomoya Nishiguchi (Japan)

Production Staff Member on Sword Art Online

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We’re very excited to announce that one of the lead character designers for Sword Art Online, Tomoya Nishiguchi, is coming to the festival as a guest!

Tomoya Nishiguchi, born on April 4, he is an animator and character designer.

Mr. Nishiguchi was the chief animation director and the key animator for the hilarious work comedy series Wagnaria!! Aside from his work on this show Mr. Nishiguchi has also lent his talents to the fan favorite series Sword Art Online. He worked as an animation director on both Sword Art Online TV series and on Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale he was assigned the roles of prop design and animation director.