Singer nano to Be Otakon Guest

Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2019) – Singer Nano, popular both in Japan and internationally, has been officially added to the slate of Otakon 2019 guests, according to Otakorp Inc.

A Japanese bilingual singer born in New York, Nano began sharing English covers of Japanese songs in 2010 on sites such as YouTube and quickly received a positive response from viewers around the world.

In March, 2012, Nano made a professional debut with the release of the first album “nanoir,” which ranked 10th in the Daily Oricon Charts on the first day of release.

In 2015, Nano's third studio album, “Rock On,” was released, which reached fourth on the Oricon Daily Charts, creating a big splash in the J-pop scene.

After debuting in 2013, Nano held the first live concert, “Remember You Color,” at the Shinkiba Studio Coast, which sold out 2,500 tickets within the first day.

A Zepp Live Tour followed quickly after, and Nano has been actively holding concerts both in Japan and internationally.

In 2015, Nano's first concert in Germany and Taiwan took place. In 2018, a sold-out concert of 2,800 people was held in San Jose, America, Nano's first concert back home.

Nano continues to reach beyond borders, connecting people around the world through music.

Otakon 2019 will be held July 26-28, 2019 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-sixth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 34,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 100,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

For more information about Otakorp, Inc., see http://www.otakon.com/otakorp/index.asp

For more information and the latest news on Otakon 2019, see http://www.otakon.com/


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