News Beckii Cruel to Appear at Hyper Japan
The Hyper Japan festival has announced that Beckii Cruel, the Isle of Man teenager who became a moe idol in Japan, will appear on the HJ stage on Sunday February 26. (In a tweet, the performer specified that she would be appearing on Sunday only.)
Beckii (real name Rebecca Flint) first became famous for her youtube dance videos, before breaking into Japanese singles, DVDs and television.
Other guests announced for the festival include anime singer Natsuko Aso, performing on the Friday and Saturday, and Japanese actress Eri Fuse, known for such live-action films as the comedy Turtles Swim Faster than Expected.
Hyper Japan will take place from Friday 24 February to Sunday 26 February 2011, at Brompton Hall, Earls Court. Tickets are available here.
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