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Mob Psycho 100 lead voice actor Setsuo Ito to Anime NYC

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Photo Credit: Anime NYC (left) / ©ONE,Shogakukan-MobPsycho100 Project 2016 (right)
Photo Credit: Anime NYC (left) / ©ONE,Shogakukan-MobPsycho100 Project 2016 (right)

Mob Psycho 100 Japanese voice actor (Seiyuu) Setsuo Ito who plays Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama will be a guest of honor at Anime NYC 2022.

Setsuo Ito previously won the Best New Actor Award at the 2017 Seiyuu Awards for voicing Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama.

Ito will appear on an official Mob Psycho 100 panel at Anime NYC presented by Crunchyroll and WB Japan. He will also sign autographs for fans on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Anime NYC Releases Statement on Setsuo Ito

Setsuo Ito. Photo provided by Crunchyroll

Setsuo Ito. Photo provided by Crunchyroll

“We’re honored to welcome Setsuo Ito to Anime NYC,” said Anime NYC Show Director Peter Tatara.
 
“We’re thrilled to welcome the voice of Mob himself in celebration of the Anime’s third season, and we know fans across New York and around the US will be equally excited by this rare opportunity to meet him.”

About Setsuo Ito

“Setsuo Ito is a Japanese voice actor born on March 18th, 1991 in Hokkaido. He graduated from Human Academy College in Sapporo, and his notable roles include Kai Musashisakai in Anime-Gatari and Kenichi Iwami in Captain Tsubasa.
 
He plays the lead character Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama in Mob Psycho 100! He is presented at Anime NYC by Crunchyroll and WB Japan.”

Season three of acclaimed series Mob Psycho 100 is now airing in over 200 countries and territories around the world on Crunchyroll.

Anime NYC 2022 Schedule

“Anime NYC, celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, will run from November 18-20, 2022 at New York’s Javits Center (655 W 34th St. at 11th Ave), and brings over 50,000 passionate fans together with leading creators and companies from the heart of the Japanese entertainment world.
 
This year’s participating companies include Aniplex, Bandai Namco, Crunchyroll, GKIDS, HIDIVE, Kodansha, VIZ Media, and Yen Press.”

The schedule for the weekend is as follows:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18

1 PM to 7 PM – Exhibit Hall and Artist Alley

1 PM to 10 PM – Panels, Screenings, and Special Events

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19

10 AM to 7 PM – Exhibit Hall and Artist Alley

10 AM to 10 PM – Panels, Screenings, and Special Events

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

10 AM to 4 PM – Exhibit Hall and Artist Alley

10 AM to 4 PM – Panels, Screenings, and Special Events

About Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100 - Season 1 – ©ONE,Shogakukan-MobPsycho100 Project 2016

Shigeo Kageyama. Mob Psycho 100 – Season 1 – ©ONE,Shogakukan-MobPsycho100 Project 2016

“The Mob Psycho 100 anime is based on a Japanese comic of the same name by creator ONE, which was published from 2012 to 2017. It tells the story of a powerful school-age psychic who unlocks a great power when his emotions surge and the world of enemies, evil spirits, and mysterious organizations surrounding him.
 
It has over 1.2 million copies in print and won a Shogakukan Manga Award in 2017.
 
Mob Psycho 100’s anime adaptation began in 2016 and has received tremendous acclaim from fans, critics, and media in both the US and Japan: Mob Psycho 100 was a Jury Recommended Work at the Japan Media Arts Festival in 2017, and Anime News Network, IGN, and Polygon, among others, have all named Mob Psycho 100 as one of the best anime of the 2010s.
 
Season Three of Mob Psycho 100 began airing on October 5 this year.”

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