News Malaysia's Anime Festival Asia to Host Musical Guests Kalafina, KOTOKO
posted on 2012-04-26 15:30 EDT
The first Anime Festival Asia in Malaysia has announced its guest lineup on Thursday for this year's event, which will take place on June 9-10 at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur. Five musical acts who have worked on anime will perform at the festival's concert titled "I Love Anisong."
FLOW (Code Geass, Eureka Seven, Naruto), Sea☆A (Cardfight!! Vanguard, Toriko), Kalafina (Black Butler, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Sound of the Sky), Kotoko (Accel World, Waiting in the Summer, Shakugan no Shana), and Maon Kurosaki (Highschool of the Dead, Toaru Majutsu no Index II, Shakugan no Shana III (Final)) will perform at the two-day "I Love Anisong" concert.
Special guests at the event include Production I.G president, co-founder and producer Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (Ghost in the Shell, FLCL, A Letter to Momo), producer Tomohiko Ishii (Eden of the East, The Sky Crawlers), cosplayer KANAME☆, and blogger-turned-anime producer Danny Choo. Choo will also serve as the event's host.
Anime Festival Asia was previously held in Singapore from 2008-2011. This will be the first year the convention will be held in Malaysia.