Japanese Anime and Video Game Vocalist, Ayane and a Human Beatbox Daichi, are Coming to Chicago on June 7, 2014

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Chicago and the Chicago Japanese Club are pleased to announce the special performance of anime and game song singer, Ayane and a human beatbox, Daichi, Saturday, June 7th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Forest View Educational Center, 2121 Goebbert Road, in Arlington Heights, IL. Concert tickets are $22 in advance or $25 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased online at https://japanfestconcert2014.eventbrite.com. The ticket does not include $5 value pass (on Saturday only) to the 32nd Annual Japan Festival.

Award winning anime and video game superstar vocalist Ayane has attracted an international audience among anime and video game fans. Her hits include the debut single "KIZUNA" (TV anime W Wish opening theme), the opening theme of “cloudier sky” (TV anime AYAKASHI opening theme) and also “Arrival of Tears” (TV Anime 11 eyes opening song). Her song “Lunatic Tears” (PC game 11 eyes opening theme) won the Golden Award for Theme Song at the Bishoujo Game Awards. In 2013, Ayane has released songs which were used for the vastly popular Sci-Fi adventure series “STEINS; GATE” which expanded her name internationally.

YouTube sensation and winner of New York's Apollo Theater's “REMIX ROUND,” human beatbox Daichi has received over 23 million hits for his hit video "Daichi for Beatbox Battle Wildcard" from more than 145,000 YouTube subscribers. Without using any instruments or machines, Daichi can make more than 50 different sounds using his voice, lips, nose, and tongue. He can play rhythm beat and sing a melody all at the same time.

Founded in 1966, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Chicago seeks to develop and advance understanding between the Japanese and American business communities. The Chicago Japanese Club is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to building friendships between Japanese and American citizens through cultural exchanges and social activities.

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