Yuki Kajiura to Hold Sword Art Online-Themed Concert in Hollywood in January
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
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Aniplex of America announced at its "SAO Festival" event at Anime Expo on Saturday that musician and composer Yuki Kajiura will host a “Yuki Kajiura LIVE featuring SWORD ART ONLINE" concert in Hollywood on January 14. Space Craft and Aniplex of America are presenting the concert.
The original version of the concert originally took place in Tokyo on March 31, and the concert in Hollywood will mark the North American debut of the concert. The concert will take place at the renowned Dolby Theatre. Aniplex of America will reveal more details about the concert at a later date.
Kajiura has composed the music for every installment in the Sword Art Online anime franchise, including the upcoming Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale film. Kajiura released the Sword Art Online Music Collection album (pictured at right) on January 27.
Kajiura has also composed the music for the Fate/Zero, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, .hack, Noir, The Garden of Sinners , ERASED, and Pandora Hearts series, among others. She is also the composer for the FictionJunction singing group, and she also formed the Kalafina group in 2007.
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