Upcoming anime convention, Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll has announced that for the first time, the world-renowned Lantis Matsuri anisong concert series will be hosted in New York City in a partnership with Anime NYC this November!
Lantis Matsuri is a concert series meant to celebrate the works from music label, Lantis and the contribution of its music artists to anime and video games. This year celebrates 20 years since the Lantis music label was founded in 1999, they have provided amazing music and themes for anime series Azumanga Daioh, Bungo Stray Dogs, Food Wars!, Free!, GIRLS und PANZER, Genshiken, THE iDOLM@STER, Love Live!, Lucky Star, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Rozen Maiden, Violet Evergarden, and so much more.
While this is the first time Lantis Matsuri will be held in New York City, last year Lantis was the lead organizer for the Anisong World Matsuri concert series which was held at Anime NYC, and was an amazing time!
The Line-up for Lantis Matsuri @ Anime NYC looks to be a great selection of some of their best songs!
The Line-up (Via Anime NYC):
- JAM Project
- Legendary anisong rock unit formed in 2000
- Artists behind both One-Punch Man’s Season 1 and Season 2 themes: “The Hero! ~Set Fire to the Furious Fist~” and “Uncrowned Greatest Hero”
- Also behind themes to Super Robot Wars, Garo, Gravion, Sgt. Frog, Scrapped Princess, Mazinkaiser, Nobunaga the Fool, Panda-Z, Space Battleship Yamato 2199, and more
- Guilty Kiss from Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours
- Guilty Kiss is a unit created from the school idol group Aqours, which appears in the multimedia school idol project Love Live! Sunshine!!
- The members are Riko Sakurauchi (voiced by Rikako Aida), Yoshiko Tsushima (voiced by Aika Kobayashi), and Mari Ohara (voiced by Aina Suzuki)
- Featured in Love Live! Sunshine!!, part of the Love Live! globalphenomenon which spans music, anime, and video games
- Aqours has performed sold out concerts across Japan, Asia, and LA
- Anisong singer most recently recognized for performing “Blast!” from the hit anime movie Sound! Euphonium – Our Promise: A Brand New Day
- Also the performer to themes from Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Violet Evergarden, and A.I.C.O. -Incarnation-
- Performed in Anime Diva Night at Anime NYC in 2017 and Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC in 2018
- Prolific anisong singer, lyricist, composer, and arranger who wrote songs for other anisong singers before debuting as a singer herself
- Has sung themes to Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions, Concrete Revolutio, Flip Flappers, Food Wars! The Third Plate, The Magnificent KOTOBUKI, Maria the Virgin Witch, Rail Wars, Trinity Seven, and more
Lantis Matsuri will be held Friday, November 15 in the Jacob Javits Center’s Special Events Hall. For excited fans who want to meet the performers of Lantis Matsuri, they will be participating in special events Saturday, November 16 (further details on these events are soon to come.
Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll 2019 might be over, but the 2020 date has already been set! Check out the official site to grab your ticket, learn more about exhibitors & attending guests, and what awaits you at Anime NYC!
And stay tuned to Nerdier Tides as we get you ready for it!
(Featured Image Source – Anime NYC)