Takeshi Takadera is a sound director from Japan. After getting his start at Magic Capsule as head of production, he worked at Techno Sound and HALF H**・**P STUDIO. He has since become a freelance sound producer. Takeshi has an extensive resume for sound direction and production. You can hear his work in anime such as the Yowamushi Pedal, Yuru Camp/Laid-Back Camp, and Oshi no Ko, .Hack//SIGN, Pandora Hearts, Bakutech! Bakugan, D.Gray-Man HALLOW, Fate/Grand Order-First Order, plus many more. He has also worked on the movies Cardcaptor Sakura, Tekken Blood Vengeance, and Resident Evil Damnation, and the Japanese cartoon versions of The Batman, Young Justice, and Batman: Brave and Bold.

Takeshi will be hosting a two special screenings ONLY at Kawaii Kon. The world premiere of Quality Assurance in Another World and the special premiere screening of Mecha Ude: Mechanical Arms!