Aqours, from the multimedia project “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, and THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS are the final performers announced in Anime Expo’s week-long reveal of guests for this year’s back-to-back Anisong World Matsuri concerts on June 30 (“Japan Kawaii Live”) and July 1 (“Japan Super Live”).
Pre-sale and VIP information has been posted on Anime Expo’s website: http://www.anime-expo.org/anisong-world-matsuri-2017/
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Aqours (pronounced “aqua”) is the school idol group formed in Uchiura, Shizuoka, for the multimedia project “Love Live! Sunshine!!”. The project started in April 2015 and spread across various media including CDs, live events, magazines, and mobile apps. The first single “Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaiteru kai?” was released in October 2015. The TV anime aired in summer 2016, and they had their first live shows at Yokohama Arena on February 25 and 26, 2017, which attracted 12,000 fans each day. Their future project “”Aqours Next Step! Project”” includes a second anime season, tour, and CD releases. Aqours will perform at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017 with all 9 members of the team!
Official Website: http://www.lovelive-anime.jp/uranohoshi/worldwide/
iTunes US: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/aqours/id1045917820
THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS are from the mobile game series THE IDOLM@STER, launched in 2011. There are more than 190 idols in the group. The anime series aired in January 2015, and the rhythm game THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS Starlight Stage was released in September 2015.
THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS will perform at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017 with a special selection of performers: Asami Takano, Haruka Yoshimura, Hiromi Igarashi, Rei Matsuzaki, Tomoyo Kurosawa, and Yuko Iida.
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About Anime Expo
Anime Expo (AX) brings together fans and industry from Japan, the US, and all over the world for the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America. Taking place every year since 1992, Anime Expo features the best in Japanese entertainment, music, fashion, and video games. For more information, visit www.anime-expo.org.
About Anisong World Matsuri
Through the direction of 6 Japanese companies, Anisong World Matsuri LA 2017 is an Animation/ANISONG event that will take place on June 30th and July 1st jointly with ANIME EXPO 2017. By actualizing an event through the collective efforts of Japanese companies that focus on Animation-related contents, the event aims to transmit Japan’s Animation/ANISONG culture, and to maximize its value throughout the world.