July 2018 archive

Yuki Kajiura – Interview (2018)

Yuki Kajiura Interview by David Cirone and Nhu Nguyen July 20, 2018 With a musical career spanning games, films, musicals, and an extensive list of anime titles including Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero, and .hack//SIGN, composer, lyricist, and performer Yuki Kajiura has provided soundtracks to hit after hit, not to mention producing for acts like Kalafina …

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Gallery: Deadlift Lolita at Hyper Japan Summer 2018

DEADLIFT LOLITA Live at Hyper Japan, Olympia, London, July 2018 – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods – check out the full album on Flickr.

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THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.07 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. Shine!! (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS anime) 2. SUN♡FLOWER (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS anime) 3. Love∞Destiny (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS: Starlight Stage game) 4. Tulip (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS: Starlight Stage game) 5. Onegai! …

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BESPA KUMAMERO releases special cyber-stickers for LINE app

Japanese electronic performance unit BESPA KUMAMERO has released a set of illustrated stickers for the popular LINE messaging app, featuring composer/programmer Monkichi and the energetic, unstoppable vocalist Azumi. Presenting comical chibi versions of the cyberpunk duo, BESPA KUMAMERO takes fans through a wide range of hyper-expressive emotions, with plenty of chances to make your friends …

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Yuki Kajiura at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

Yuki Kajiura (Fate/Zero, Sword Art Online) performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.06 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. the beginning of the end (Fate/Zero) 2. Lancer and Assassin (Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel] I. Presage Flower) 3. Longing (Sword Art Online -Ordinal Scale-) 4. Key of the Twilight (.hack//SIGN) 5. …

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Aimer at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

Aimer (Fate/ Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn) performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.06 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. StarRingChild (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn) 2. Brave Shine (Fate/ Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works) 3. Ref:rain (Koi Wa Ameagari no You ni) 4. broKen NIGHT (Fate/hollow …

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Sanketsu-girl Sayuri at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

Sanketsu-girl Sayuri (Fate/Extra: Last Encore, Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace) performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.06 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. Heikousen (Scum’s Wish) 2. Sore wa Chiisana Hikari no youna (Erased) 3. Tsuki to Hanataba (Fate/Extra: Last Encore) 4. Furaregai Girl 5. Mikazuki (Rampo Kitan: Game of …

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May’n at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

May’n (Macross Frontier, Accel World) performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.06 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. Chase the world (Accel World) 2. One In A Billion – May’n Ver.- (Restaurant to Another World) 3. Northern Cross (Macross Frontier) 4. You (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) 5. Belief (Taboo Tattoo) …

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Anisong World Matsuri presents rainbow of talent at Japan Kawaii Live

“Japan Kawaii Live”, the final night of Anisong World Matsuri’s three-day concert event at Anime Expo, was held on July 7, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, featuring AKB48 Team 8, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, i☆Ris, and Shoko Nakagawa. THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS returned for the second year in a row with a new lineup pulled …

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Anime superstars thrill fans at Anisong World Matsuri’s Japan Super Live 2018

On July 6, 2018, anisong fans packed the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for “Japan Super Live” — the second night of Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 — to see rare U.S. performances by anime superstars May’n, Aimer, Sanketsu-girl Sayuri, and Yuki Kajiura. May’n charged onto the stage to open the concert and …

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