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Saturday, July 2
 

11:00am

Love Live! Sunshine!! Special Event: Nice to meet you, we are Aqours!!
Welcome “Love Live! Sunshine!!” to America as they host their very first joint event outside of Japan! This event will include an exciting talk show with several of the school idol group members: Aqours. In addition, there will also be a special lottery giveaway and more!

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Aqours

The school idol group “Aqours"(pronounced as “aqua") formed in Uchiura, Numazu-city, Shizuoka Prefecture is spread in different types of media including CD releases with animation trailer video in DVD & Blu-ray, events, magazines, and smart phone applications.


Saturday July 2, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Events Hall B

3:30pm

ONE PUNCH MAN Matsuri at AX
The highly anticipated “One Punch Man” is finally here! As the best-selling manga, it has gathered lots of attention from fans all over the world and with the anime becoming a crowd favorite, this is definitely an amazing experience you won’t want to miss. This event will consist of an engaging talk show with special guests: Animation Director Shingo Natsume and Saitama Voice Actor Makoto Furukawa, live performance from JAM Project, and more!

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Makoto Furukawa

Furukawa's notable roles include Saitama in One Punch Man, Hiroto Suwa in orange , Yutaro Kindaichi in Haikyu!!, Kamito Kazehaya in Blade Dance of Elementalers, and Ookurikara in online game Touken Ranbu.
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Shingo Natsume

Animator, Animation DirectorNatsume directed many anime including Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei and theatrical film Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos. He is also the director of Hori-san to Miyamura-kun, Space Dandy, and, most recently, One Punch Man.
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JAM Project

Launched in 2000 by powerful singers representing the anisong industry, JAM Project brings together members with the same desire to create appropriate theme songs for Japanese animation and promote anisong culture. Each member is involved with the entire song creation process. In... Read More →


Saturday July 2, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Events Hall B

7:00pm

Anisong World Matsuri: Japan Super Live
For one night only, attendees will get the chance to see multiple anime music artists and groups in one show. With JAM Project, T.M. Revolution, SPHERE, Yoko Ishida, Minami, Eir Aoi, and Luna Haruna, this star-studded concert is sure to be a once in a lifetime opportunity!

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Eir Aoi

Eir Aoi (born November 30) is a vocalist from Sapporo, Hokkaido in northern Japan. Since her major label debut in October 2011 with single “Memoria," the hits know no end, with “Innocence," “Sirius," “Ignite," and “Lapis Lazuli" among her many popular tracks. Her three albums... Read More →
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Luna Haruna

Since childhood, Luna Haruna has loved singing and watching anime. Today, she is now an up-and-coming AniSong artist in Japan. Her career began in 2011 when she placed as a finalist in the 4th Animax Anison Grand Prix. The following year, she released her debut single, “Up on the... Read More →
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Yoko Ishida

Yoko Ishida made her debut with the song Otome no Policy, which is the ending theme for Sailor Moon R. She then performed and wrote lyrics for many anime and games such as Ah! My Goddess, Pretear, and the Strike Witches series. In 2003, Ishida released her first album sweets in the... Read More →
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DJ Kazu

DJ Kazu is a J-POP & Anisong DJ who has been attracting attention in the world of anime music. DJ Kazu made his major debut in 2008. He has participated in NHK「MUSIC JAPAN」, ANIMAX MUSIX, ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL and Anime Festival Asia and many other animation festival and events... Read More →
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Minami

Minami is a singer/songwriter known for her anime and game theme songs. She has composed and written lyrics for various works and is extremely talented. She is best known for “Precious Memories", opening theme for anime series Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, “STRAIGHT JET", the opening theme... Read More →
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JAM Project

Launched in 2000 by powerful singers representing the anisong industry, JAM Project brings together members with the same desire to create appropriate theme songs for Japanese animation and promote anisong culture. Each member is involved with the entire song creation process. In... Read More →
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Sphere

Sphere is a super girls unit composed of four voice actresses: Minako Kotobuki, Ayahi Takagaki, Haruka Tomatsu and Aki Toyosaki. Sphere debuted with the song “Future Stream," the opening theme song forHatsukoi Limited. In February 2015, they released their first best album as part... Read More →
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T.M.Revolution

Takanori Nishikawa debuted his solo project T.M.Revolution in May 1996 with the single “Dokusai –monopolize-“. Throughout his career, his catchy tunes and powerful live performances have charmed audiences, with hit songs such as “HIGH PRESSURE," “HOT LIMIT," “WHITE BREATH... Read More →


Saturday July 2, 2016 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Concert: Microsoft Theatre Microsoft Theatre
 
Sunday, July 3
 

2:00pm

Anisong World Matsuri: Japan Band Battle
Experience the thrilling head to head battle between FLOW, the rock band well known for opening themes for Naruto and Psalms of Planets Eureka seven, and OLDCODEX, the rock band well known for the opening theme of Kuroko’s Basketball and GODEATER. Let the battle of the bands begin!

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FLOW

FLOW is a 5 man rock band. With twin vocals and strong, catchy melodies that make them stand out, they also have a wide music range, from pop to rock. Starting with the opening theme song “GO!!!" for Naruto, and the opening theme song “DAYS" forPsalms of Planets Eureka seveN... Read More →
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OLDCODEX

With a unique combination of a vocalist and a painter, OLDCODEX takes in rock, loud, and dance music elements into their music while creating visuals mixed with art to please the eyes. Formed in 2009, OLDCODEX's name combines the words “old" and “codex" (an ancient manuscript... Read More →


Sunday July 3, 2016 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Concerts: NOVO The Novo

8:00pm

Anisong World Matsuri: Japan Band Battle
Experience the thrilling head to head battle between FLOW, the rock band well known for opening themes for Naruto and Psalms of Planets Eureka seven, and OLDCODEX, the rock band well known for the opening theme of Kuroko’s Basketball and GODEATER. Let the battle of the bands begin!

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FLOW

FLOW is a 5 man rock band. With twin vocals and strong, catchy melodies that make them stand out, they also have a wide music range, from pop to rock. Starting with the opening theme song “GO!!!" for Naruto, and the opening theme song “DAYS" forPsalms of Planets Eureka seveN... Read More →
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OLDCODEX

With a unique combination of a vocalist and a painter, OLDCODEX takes in rock, loud, and dance music elements into their music while creating visuals mixed with art to please the eyes. Formed in 2009, OLDCODEX's name combines the words “old" and “codex" (an ancient manuscript... Read More →


Sunday July 3, 2016 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Concerts: NOVO The Novo