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Eir Aoi, Luna Haruna to Perform at Seattle's Sakura-Con (Updated)

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero artists to perform concert together during March 29-31 event

Sony Music Entertainment Japan announced on Friday that musical artists Eir Aoi and Luna Haruna will be performing a double-headline concert at the Sakura-Con convention in Seattle, which will be held from March 29-31. Neither artist

Aoi performed the second opening theme song for Sword Art Online, and Haruna performed the show's third ending theme song. Aoi has also performed theme songs for Fate/Zero and Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, and Haruna has also performed the ending theme song for the second season of Fate/Zero.

Aoi added on her Facebook page on Friday that her songs will be available online in more than 20 countries including the U.S. starting on January 30. Aoi did not mention where the songs would be available.

Sakura-Con is also hosting Sword Art Online creator Reki Kawahara. Kawahara also wrote the Accel World light novel series.

Kawahara, Aoi, and Haruna are attending the convention as a part of Sakura-Con's "Sword Art Online Mega Pack" guest line-up. Aniplex of America brought over LiSA's Sword Art Online single, "crossing field," last August, and the company revealed during its live-streaming panel last Friday that it will offer a special exclusive at the convention.

The anime adaptation of Sword Art Online began streaming on Crunchyroll as it aired in July. Aniplex USA licensed the series for North American release.

Update: Aniplex of America is currently streaming a greeting video from Aoi and Haruna. The performance will mark both artists' first trip to the United States. They will perform on March 30.

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