Voice Actress Idol Unit i☆Ris Cancels Appearances After Online Threat

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Group was scheduled for Friday's Tokyo Idol Festival

The idol group i☆Ris announced on their official website on Thursday that they will no longer appear at the "Tokyo Idol Festival 2019" event on Friday due to allegedly receiving a threat on their safety on social media. The group made the decision after consulting with police, the event organizers, staff, and among themselves.

In addition, the group has also canceled release events scheduled on August 3 and August 10.

The group is scheduled to attend the Anime Weekend Atlanta event on October 31-November 3.

i☆Ris consists of Saki Yamakita, Yū Serizawa, Himika Akaneya, Yūki Wakai, Miyu Kubota, Azuki Shibuya, who in addition to being musical performers, are also anime voice actresses. The group has performed theme songs for such anime as Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live, Mushibugyo, Fantasista Stella, Hantsu X Trash, Twin Star Exorcists, Akiba's Trip: The Animation, PriPara, Idol Time PriPara, Magical Girl Site, Wise Man's Grandchild, and Magical Sempai.

Source: i☆Ris official website via Hachima Kikō

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