Anime Expo has revealed the second round of performers for this year’s Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017, part of the anime con’s week-long announcement event highlighting 2 new artists each day through Friday.
GARNiDELiA (Kill la Kill) and Konomi Suzuki (No-Game, No-Life) will join the lineup for the July 1 concert.
GARNiDELiA is the creative artist unit of female vocalist MARiA and male composer toku. They formed GARNiDELiA in 2010, and made their major-label debut in 2014. The name GARNiDELiA is an anagram of Le Palais Garnier de Maria, which means “Maria’s Opera House, her place to sing”, and Cordelia, the name of the asteroid. MARiA is also a popular fashion model, and toku also works with other artists as a composer and sound producer. The unit has performed songs for various anime such as Kill la Kill, The Irregular at Magic High School, Gundam Reconguista in G, GUNSLINGER STRATOS and QUALIDEA CODE.
Official Website: http://www.garnidelia.com/
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Konomi Suzuki was born in 1996 and is 20 years old. She won the first prize of the All-Japan Anisong Grand Prix, and debuted with the song “CHOIR JAIL” with lyrics produced by Aki Hata when she was 15 years old. She has made consecutive appearances at the largest anime-song festival in Japan, “Animelo Summer Live”, ever since. She has performed various TV anime themes including “This game” (opening theme of No-Game, No-Life) and “Redo” (opening theme of Re:Zero). She will release 3 new songs in 2017.
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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.