Japan Charity Concert in London, April 2

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Manga Entertainment and We Love Anime back Japan Underground concert.

The We Love Japan concert will take place on Saturday April 2 from 1900 to 2300. As well as live bands, it will also feature karaoke, a 'Cosplay Portrait' booth and a raffle. All proceeds go to Earthquake relief.

The concert takes place at The Relentless Garage in Highbury (see map). The Facebook page is here. The event is for over-14s only, and under-16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18.

From the Facebook page:

Come and support Japan in our biggest show to date! Live music, comedy and rare items up for auction. Every penny from the show will go to the Japan Society Tohoku Earthquake Relief Fund Charity ( to help rebuild Japan after the events of 11 March.

We have an exciting line-up of new and established acts with a Japanese edge. Most of our bands performing originate from Japan, including iMMa, No Cars and Kuaigora. We also have a set from Akira The Don and DJ sets from Japan Underground and the fabulous Mr Iain Lee of Absolute Radio and the 11 O'Clock Show.

In addition to the live performance we will also be running a Karoake Club thanks to Onboard Karaoke, please Cosplay Portrait have a booth and there will be a raffle with several high value prize packs on offer. Our aim is to fill the venue (650 capacity) and raise over £7,000 for the appeal on the night.

In association with: HMV, MOMA, Manga Entertainment LTD, We Love Anime, Uniqlo, NME, Radio6, It Came From Japan, MCM Expo, Nintendo, Namco Bandai, Terratag, Play for Japan and many more.

Age restriction: Strictly over 14s. Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult 18+ (photographic ID required to gain entry)

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