What You Need to Know:
- Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll today announced the globally renowned “Lantis Matsuri” concert series will host its first edition in New York City in partnership with Anime NYC on November 15, 2019. This special concert at New York City’s largest Japanese pop culture convention will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Japanese music label Lantis and feature popular anime song or “anisong” performers JAM Project, TRUE, ZAQ, and Guilty Kiss from Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours.
- Anime NYC will bring together over 40,000 attendees when it returns to the Javits Center for its third year on November 15-17, 2019. It will welcome major guests from across the US and Japan including Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi (creators of Dr. STONE). Lantis Matsuri will take place inside the Javits Center’s Special Events Hall on the evening of Friday, November 15. A separate ticket is required to attend Lantis Matsuri.
- Lantis is a music label founded in 1999 focused on anisong music. It has published two decades of hit music, including themes from Azumanga Daioh, Bungo Stray Dogs, Food Wars!, Free!, GIRLS und PANZER, Genshiken, THE iDOLM@STER, Love Live!, Lucky Star, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Rozen Maiden, and Violet Evergarden. Lantis Matsuri 2019 at Anime NYC is a continuation of Lantis’s popular Lantis Matsuri concert series, which has welcomed some of the biggest performers in Japan. The 20th Anniversary Lantis Matsuri was held across three days in June in Tokyo and showcased over 70 musical performers from all over Japan.
- Lantis is also the lead organizer of the Anisong World Matsuri concert series, which took place last year at Anime NYC. This year’s Lantis Matsuri is a continuation of this celebration. It is a tribute to Lantis’s storied history and a look ahead into the next evolution of anisong concert.
- Lantis Matsuri will bring together immensely popular Japanese singers with celebrated careers spanning some of the most popular anime of the last two decades, and Lantis Matsuri’s performer biographies are available here.
- Those looking for more can meet Lantis Matsuri’s performers when they participate in events inside the Anime NYC convention on Saturday, November 16. Details about these events will be coming soon. An Anime NYC badge is required to participate in any Saturday Lantis Matsuri events inside Anime NYC.
Source: Official Press Release
Lantis Matsuri 2019 at Anime NYC Line Up
Guilty Kiss from Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours
The Lantis Matsuri concert in Japan was awesome! So I expect this one to be great too!
Yeah, it was such an explosive event and I hope those in the west enjoy it!