NIS America has announced Yasuyuki Oda, the producer of SNK HEROINES: Tag Team Frenzy, and Nippon Ichi Software President and producer of the Disgaea series Sohei Niikawa will be visiting Japan Expo 2018.
Japan Expo 2018 will be held in Paris, France from July 5 to July 7, 2018. Both Oda and Niikawa will be speaking at Japan Expo and fans can request autographs from them.
Yasuyuki Oda is the Producer on THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV and SNK HEROINES. He originally joined SNK in 1993, and contributed as a director, game designer, and artist to numerous NEOGEO masterpieces such as entries in the FATAL FURY and ART OF FIGHTING game series. He made his return to SNK in 2014 in order to take over the game development division and lead the charge for developing both KOF XIV and SNK HEROINES.
Sohei Niikawa is the president of Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. as well as the producer and writer of the Disgaea series and other works. He entered Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. in 1996. First assigned to the Sales and Marketing division, Niikawa’s first role as scenario writer and producer was in 1998’s Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure. From there, his main role becameproducer and scenario writer, working on such titles as 2003’s Disgaea: Hour of Darkness and 2004’s Phantom Brave, among others. In 2009, he was promoted to President of Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. He continues to produce the Disgaea series as well as other titles.