Musician TeddyLoid to Perform at Anime Expo

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The organizers of the Anime Expo convention announced on Saturday that musical artist Teddyloid will perform at the convention in the Fashion Show as well as in Lounge 21.

Teddyloid began his music career at 18 years old as a DJ and sound producer for MIYAVI. He composed the music for the Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt television anime series, contributed background music to the Mekakucity Actors anime, and also performed the ending theme song for Space Patrol Luluco. He also contributed music to the Japan Animator Expo's "ME! ME! ME!" music video and the "ME! ME! ME! CHRONIC feat. daoko / Teddyloid" music video.

The convention additionally announced on Saturday that it will host the premiere of the first English-dubbed episode of the One-Punch Man anime as part of the "One Punch Matsuri" event at the convention. The event will be held on July 2 at 3:30 p.m. The show's director Shingo Natsume and voice actor Makoto Furukawa will attend the screening, and JAM Project will give a live performance. Tickets to the event cost $35 or $45 with a bonus anime towel.

Anime Expo will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year from July 1 to July 4. The convention will also host Vampire Hunter D and Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka Amano; Mega Man co-creator and comcept founder Keiji Inafune; director Makoto Shinkai; Blue Exorcist creator Kazue Katō; Your Lie in April manga creator Naoshi Arakawa; singer Michi; voice actress Chika Anzai; voice actor Junichi Suwabe; Monster Musume creator OKAYADO; Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto creator Nami Sano; BONES studio president Masahiko Minami; Castlevania: Symphony of the Night designer Koji Igarashi; Macross creator Shoji Kawamori; P.A. Works CEO, founder, and producer Kenji Horikawa; FLCL 2 guests Kazuya Tsurumaki and Mayumi Shintani; voice actor Tetsuya Kakihara; minori producer nbkz (Nobukazu Sakai); CLOCKUP illustrator Shigeo Hamashima; Anju Inami, Rikako Aida, Nanaka Suwa, Arisa Komiya, Kanako Takatsuki, and Ai Furihata from the Love Live! Sunshine!! idol group Aqours; and One-Punch Man anime director Shingo Natsume, voice actor Makoto Furukawa (Saitama) and opening theme song performers JAM Project.

Other musical guests include Eir Aoi, Luna Haruna, Minami, Sphere, T.M. Revolution, Yoko Ishida, DJ Kazu, FLOW, and OLDCODEX.

The convention will also host a P.A. Works 15th Anniversary Exhibit in the Entertainment Hall, presented by Horikawa. Additionally Anime Expo will host a "Cowboy Bebop Jazz Cat Experience" performance event, and the world premiere of Shinkai's newest film your name. (Kimi no Na wa.).

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