Press Releases

May 16, 2011

News for Sangawa Project 2011:

Matthew K. Miller to appear at The Sangawa Project

PITTSBURGH, PA - May 16, 2011 - The Sangawa Project, Pittsburgh's anime gathering by and for adults, is proud to welcome voice actor Matthew K. Miller to this year's event, which will take place July 15-17 at the Best Western Parkway Center Inn in Greentree, PA.

Miller is best known to anime fans as the English voice of Tenchi Masaki throughout the classic run of Tenchi Muyo movies, the Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki OAV series, Tenchi Unverse, and Tenchi in Tokyo. Steampunk fans will also recognize him as the voice of Ichiro Ogami of the Sakura Wars televsion series. Miller's other credits incude Schneider and Shuji in Rurouni Kenshin, Clasko in Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, and Sirius in Dragon Slayer. Currently the artistic director of the Sacramento Theatre Company, Miller is an award-winning playwright as well as a stage actor. His experiences in the world of anime voice acting figure heavily in his solo show Fits & Starts: My Life in Stages.

Miller will participate in autograph signings, workshops, and other programming within the Sangawa Project's intimate setting. The Sangawa Project also features a full schedule of panels, workshops, tabletop gaming, and costume events, as well as a retro-centric video game room and dealer's room. Hotel guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast and cocktail hour, making Sangawa Project an affordable, relaxing retreat for the adult anime fan. Registration for the weekend event is $30 until July 5th and $35 at the door. Details are available online at

ABOUT THE SANGAWA PROJECT: Founded in 2010, the Sangawa Project aims to celebrate classic Japanese animation and bridge the gap between the fans of yesterday and the fandom of today. To that end, the event will host an intimate crowd of fans at the Best Western Parkway Center Inn in Greentree, July 15-17, 2011. With programming by and for adults spanning all periods of anime and video game fandom, the Sangawa Project aims to become a place where fans who have grown tired of the circuit can come, relax, and remember what it was like to be a fan. Find more information about the project online at