May'n Cancels Current Tour Due to Vocal Cord Polyps

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Macross Frontier singer diagnosed with polyps on both sides of vocal cords

The HoriPro talent agency and singer May'n announced on her official website on Monday that May'n is suspending her "May'n Road to 10th Anniversary Acoustic Tour 2015 'Hang Jam vol.2'" tour because she has been diagnosed with having polyps on her both sides of her vocal cords.

The announcement states that May'n had noticed a sense of discomfort in her throat a few years ago, and when she consulted a doctor at that time, the doctor had diagnosed her with vocal cord polyps. However, May'n continued her singing activities while continuing to consult her doctor. The polyps had not obstructed her everyday life before, but now the condition is getting worse. The staff and May'n decided to cancel the tour now because they judged that May'n could not continue to give her best performance for her fans.

May'n launched the tour on May 7 in Tokyo, and has so far performed three concerts.

The singer has canceled the the rest of the tour, which includes the following performances:

  • May 20 in Hyogo
  • May 21 in Osaka
  • May 24 in Fukuoka
  • May 25 in Okayama
  • May 27-28 in Aichi
  • June 1 in Kanagawa

All those who already purchased tickets to the concerts will be refunded, and more information about the refunds will be available on the singer's official website at a later date.

The announcement added that May'n will devote herself to her medical treatment from now on, and she and her staff still plan to hold the "May'n 10th Anniversary Special Concert at Budokan 'POWERS OF VOICE'" concert at Tokyo's famed Budokan arena on August 26.

May'n performed songs as the Macross Frontier anime's "Galactic Fairy" idol Sheryl Nome. Beyond her performances for Macross Frontier, May'n has performed theme songs for anime series including Accel World, Phi-Brain - Puzzle of God, Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Inari Kon Kon, and M3 - Sono Kuroki Hagane. She will also perform the opening theme song for the July television anime series Aquarion Logos with composer Yoko Kanno.

May'n performed in Hollywood last July as her first stop in the U.S. for her 10th Anniversary "dots and lines" World Tour that started last February. She also performed at last year's J-Pop Summit Festival in San Fransisco in July.

Thanks to Gwyn Campbell for the news tip

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