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Otakon Hosts Singers Diana Garnet, Nano as Guests

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Washington, D.C. event takes place on July 26-28

Otakon announced on Saturday that it will host singers Diana Garnet and Nano at this year's event.

Nano was born in New York, and is a bilingual singer and musician. Nano debuted in 2012, and Nano's debut album, nanoir, ranked #10 on the Oricon weekly album chart. The singer's third album, Rock On, ranked #6 on the Oricon weekly album charts in its first week in January 2015. Nano has performed theme songs for such anime as Phi-Brain - Puzzle of God: The Orpheus Order, Btooom!, Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Magical Warfare, M3 the dark metal, Aria the Scarlet Ammo Double A, Magical Girl Raising Project, Conception, Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits-, and Kemurikusa.

Garnet was born in Washington D.C., and in 2013 she won a nationwide karaoke TV show for foreigners titled Nodojiman! THE WORLD 2013 Spring and secured a major label debut. She has since performed theme songs for such anime as Naruto Shippūden, Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note, and Meow Meow Japanese History.

Otakon will be held at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from July 26 to 28. The event will also host rock band BRADIO as musical guests; former Studio Ghibli staff member Hirokatsu Kihara; composer Kaoru Wada; Studio Trigger staff members Hiromi Wakabayashi, Shigeto Koyama, and Hiroyuki Imaishi; and hip-hop artist Shing02.

Source: Press release (link 2)


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