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Otakon 2022 - Composer Interviewing Composer: Yuki Hayashi vs. Kaoru Wada

Hayashi and Wada compared notes as composers from two different generations, the struggle to maintain a family life, and how inspiration can hit at any moment. ― Fans of anime and music alike got a rare treat this past weekend at Otakon during the panel, “Composer Interviewing Composer - Yuki Hayashi vs Kaoru Wada” featuring legendary composers Yuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia, Haikyu!!, Gundam Build F...

Otakon 2022 - Rolling Quartz International Debut

The quintet's electrifying performance marked their international debut, serving up their brand of glammy pop-punk to a wave of new fans. ― The Korean rock-and-roll band Rolling Quartz made their presence known onstage at Otakon's Friday Night K-Pop Show. Composed of the lead vocalist Jayoung, guitarists Hyunjun and Iree, bassist Arem, and drummer Yeongeun, the quintet's electrifying performance mark...

Anime NYC 2021 - My Hero Academia Composer Yuki Hayashi

His discography includes hit anime like Precure to Haikyu! and follows a particularly unique trajectory. Hayashi made his American convention debut at Anime NYC and made some time to discuss his work with Anime News Network. ― At 41 years old, composer and musician Yuki Hayashi has created songs from everything ranging from live-action television dramas, video games, and popular anime series. His dis...

Report: Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC

Our full report and lots of photos from inside this year's Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC, featuring performances by Luna Haruna, Morning Musume '18, TRUE, nano, Konomi Suzuki, Hironobu Kageyama and many more! ― Friday, November 16 By Kyle Cardine Down the road from the Javits Center at the Hammerstein Ballroom, fans lined up early for the first day of the Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC. The ...

Anime NYC 2018: Anisong World Matsuri Q&A Report

Get personal with the dazzling array of talent from this year's Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC, including TRUE, Luna Haruna, JAM Project's Hironobu Kageyama, Morning Musume '18 and many more! ― The second year of Anime NYC marked an important (and historic!) moment for Japanese anisong artists. For the very first time, after successful concerts in Asia and the West Coast of the US, Anisong World ...

Feature: Lantis Festival Tokyo

Music label Lantis held an enormous festival for a horde of their artists, which have performed countless anime theme songs. Here's what happened at their recent Tokyo event. ― Japanese music publisher Lantis recently held its Lantis Matsuri (Lantis Festival) event across Japan in celebration of the label's 15th anniversary. The final day of the Tokyo event was visited by approximately 8,000 people,...

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