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Yuri on Ice Creators are Going to Anime Expo!

Thanks to Crunchyroll, Director Sayo Yamamoto and co-creator Mitsurou Kubo, creators of Yuri on Ice, are going to be on Anime Expo 2017!

Sayo Yamamoto was known for directing Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, Endless Night, Attack on Titan, Evangelion 2.0, Psycho-Pass and Space Dandy.

Mitsurou Kubo is a manga creator. She created Shiawase 5-han, 3.3.7 Byooshi, Tokkyu!! and Moteki.

Yuri on Ice first debuted October 2016 the synopsis of the series is:

Reeling from his crushing defeat at the Grand Prix Finale, Yuuri Katsuki, once Japan’s most promising figure skater, returns to his family home to assess his options for the future. At age 23, Yuuri’s window for success in skating is closing rapidly, and his love of pork cutlets and aptitude for gaining weight are not helping either.

However, Yuuri finds himself in the spotlight when a video of him performing a routine previously executed by five-time world champion, Victor Nikiforov, suddenly goes viral. In fact, Victor himself abruptly appears at Yuuri’s house and offers to be his mentor. As one of his biggest fans, Yuuri eagerly accepts, kicking off his journey to make it back onto the world stage. But the competition is fierce, as the rising star from Russia, Yuri Plisetsky, is relentlessly determined to defeat Yuuri and win back Victor’s tutelage.

Anime Expo will take place in LA Convention Center July 1 to July 4. For more info please visit http://www.anime-expo.org/


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