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DigiCharat English VA to debut in Japan

posted on 2001-07-30 19:31 EDT
Karen Hsin, the English voice actress for Dejiko, will be performing in two DiGiCharat concerts in Roppongi, Japan.

Excerpted from the Synch-Point Press Release:

English Dejiko to Make her Debut in Di Gi Charat Concert

LOS ANGELES, CA -- The English voice of Dejiko, Karen Hsin, will have her concert debut in Japan in early August at the Velfarre in Roppongi. Karen Hsin was chosen from out of over 30 semi-finalists at Anime Expo 2001 to be the voice of Dejiko for a commercial to be aired later this year.

There have been several concerts featuring the popular cast of Di Gi Charat - Asami Sanada (Dejiko), Miyuki Sawashiro (Puchiko) and Kyoko Hikami (Rabi~En~Rose). This is the first concert to introduce the English Dejiko to Japanese fans. Karen will be performing in the Di Gi Charat concert on the 4th of August. It will her first public appearance. This event will be the exclusive premiere of the English version of the "Welcome" song. Asami Sanada, the Japanese voice of Dejiko, will be joining her during the song.

The Di Gi Charat concert, the first of a 2 concert series, will take place at the Velfarre in Roppongi on August 4th features the Black Gema Gema Dan (also known as PKO - Pyocola Keeping Operation). Tickets to the August 4th concert is also 2000 yen. The August 5th concert features the female cast of Di Gi Charat.

The characters of Di Gi Charat began as mascots for Gamers, a Broccoli owned Japanese store chain that caters to anime fans with character goods, trading cards and books.

A combination of cuteness and comedy, the three main female characters (Dejiko, Puchiko and Rabi~En~Rose) are trying to become Idols. They all work in Gamers in Akihabara (known as the Electronic District of Tokyo).

For all the latest information, visit the Synch-Point Di Gi Charat website (http://www.synch-point.com/production/digicharat/index.html).

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