News Anime Expo to Host J-Pop Band Nirgilis
posted on 2011-06-09 18:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Anime Expo announced on Thursday that it will host the Japanese pop band Nirgilis as Guests of Honor at the July 1-4 event in Los Angeles. Nirgilis will perform on July 1 at 7 p.m. in Club Nokia. The band will also hold a meet-and-greet, an autograph signing and a focus panel.
Nirgilis has provided theme songs for Eureka Seven, D.Gray-man, Birdy the Mighty Decode:02 and Deadman Wonderland. The band previously performed at Houston's Anime Matsuri in 2008.
Nirgilis joins previously announced guests of honor Vocaloid songwriter Onyx Kobayashi, ASCII Weekly Magazine Chief Executive Editor Toshihiro Fukuoka, J-pop dance group Danceroid, Crypton CEO Hiroyuki Itoh, Crypton producer Wataru Sasaki , Idea Factory 's Kenta Sugano and Katsuyuki Hirano, singer Maon Kurosaki , manga creator Izumi Matsumoto , comic creator Fred Gallagher , virtual pop idol Hatsune Miku, Japanese pop trio Kalafina , president of Nippon Ichi Software Sohei Niikawa, television host/blogger Danny Choo, voice actor Vic Mignogna and Japanese voice actress and singer Miyuki Sawashiro .