|KYOANI & DO FAN DAYS 2015|
|Production||Kyoto Animation |
|Release Date||October/November 2015|
Since 2013, Kyoto Animation has showcased its growth in a bi-annual event called the Kyoto Animation and DO Fan Appreciation Event (aka KYOANI & DO FAN DAYS) which highlights the studio’s accomplishments of the previous two years. In 2015, the theme of the event was “This is What We Are Now!! -Animation Entertainment-” and featured several of the studio's top animation media, including the Free! series as a major studio project.
The event was held at Kyoto's Miyako Messe venue (Kyoduring Prefecture) during the October 31-November 1 weekend. The top-name event was a live panel featuring voice actor Sumire Uesaka, director Tatsuya Ishihara and character designer Kazuki Ikeda. Voice actor Minoru Shiraishi served as Moderator. The Free! series was represented by a live panel discussing the then upcoming movie, High☆Speed！－Free! Starting Days－, as well as an autograph signing session with Chief Animator and Character Designer Futoshi Nishiya.