Tag: Anisong World Matsuri

TRUE – Interview (2019)

TRUE Interview by David Cirone January 28, 2019 Anisong hitmaker TRUE opens up about her transition from behind-the-scenes songwriter to on-stage performer, with a five-year career that has already yielded memorable themes to popular series such as That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Sound! Euphonium, Violet Evergarden, and Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans. …

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Shoko Nakagawa – Interview (2019)

Shoko Nakagawa Interview by David Cirone January 26, 2019 There are so many stories about you eating your cats, going back more than 10 years. There are some people here in the U.S. who might not even know you’re a singer. Are you still biting cats as much as you used to? Shoko Nakagawa: My …

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Hiroshi Kitadani – Interview (2018)

Hiroshi Kitadani Interview by VampyBitMe December 18, 2018 VampyBitMe: Every time we see you on stage or in music videos, you’re such a passionate artist and performer. What drives you to keep going full-force? How do you keep so energized and focused? Kitadani: It’s the power of the song itself, that’s what really fuels my …

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Superstar collaborations shine at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC 2018

Photo Credit: Mayumi Nashida Anisong World Matsuri made its New York City debut at Anime NYC on November 16 and 17, 2018, featuring eight of the most popular anisong and J-Pop artists assembled at the Hammerstein Ballroom for a two-day audience of 4000 fans. Day 1 of the music festival began with all four of …

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Hironobu Kageyama – Interview (2018)

Hironobu Kageyama Interview by David Cirone November 1, 2018 As a solo artist and as founder of JAM Project, you’ve been traveling the world and performing outside of Japan since the 1990s. For many international anime fans, you might be the first Japanese musician they’ve ever seen in a live performance. Do you feel a …

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AnimeNYC 2018 reveals final artist lineup for and ticket dates for Anisong World Matsuri

Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll has announced the final artist to join the lineup of the inaugural Anisong World Matsuri concert event in New York City, to be held November 16 and 17 at the historic Hammerstein Ballroom. nano (Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Btooom!) will join previously announced J-Pop artists Luna Haruna, Shoko Nakagawa, Morning …

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May’n – Interview (2018)

May’n Interview by David Cirone August 10, 2018 Legendary among anime fans for her performances in Macross Frontier, Accel World, and her latest theme song for Lord of Vermilion, May’n reflects on the first decade of her singing career, her approach to creating her anime theme performances, and her eternal love for taiyaki in our …

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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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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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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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