Youmacon to Host Singer-Songwriter SAWA

posted on 2017-10-19 04:45 EDT
November 2-5 event hosts singer, lyricist for The World Ends With You game, K-ON! film

The staff of Detroit's Youmacon convention announced on Wednesday that the event will host singer SAWA as a guest.

SAWA debuted in 2007 as the singer and lyricist for the soundtrack of Square Enix's The World Ends With You game. She also wrote the lyrics for the "Train-D" and "Hikari" songs from the K-ON! anime film in 2011. She performed and wrote the lyrics to the "X-Plan" and "Dragontail Butterfly" songs for Konami's GuitarFreaks and DrumMania game series. SAWA also contributed to the lyrics for the "Technoholica" song from the Z/X Ignition anime's soundtrack. She also works as a translator and graphic artist.

Youmacon is also hosting animation director Junichi Hayama.

Youmacon 2017 will be held at the Cobo Center and Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center from November 2-5. The event is the largest anime convention in Michigan and the 10th largest anime convention in North America as of 2016. This year marks the convention's 13th year.

Thanks to Elk for the news tip.

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