Animazement, a con that takes place in Raleigh, North Carolina, just added Macross legend Ichiro Itano to its guest list. This will be held Raleigh Convention Center on May 25-27.
Itano popularized his style of animated aerial combat acrobatics and wild missile launch effect known as the “Itano Circus”.
Taken from ANN:
ABOUT ANIMAZEMENT: Animazement is an all-volunteer, fan-run anime convention in Raleigh, North Carolina, celebrating popular Japanese visual culture in all of its forms. The parent organization of Animazement, Educational Growth Across Oceans (EGAO) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
The mission of Animazement is to provide an introduction to Japanese Language and Culture, through the world of Japanese Animation and Manga. For three days each spring, we bring together a diverse group of attendees, volunteers, special Japanese and American guests, panelists, and our staff, and together we share in celebrating Japanese entertainment and visual culture. Our activities span the various genres of anime,manga, video games,J-pop