What You Need to Know:
- Bandai Namco Arts has announced that it will be releasing a smartphone app for the free live streaming program MixBox on March 30.
- MixBox is a service that allows users to enjoy a wide range of original content, including free music from the Lantis/Purple One Star label operated by Bandai Namco Arts. This release includes the background playback feature, which was highly requested by users.
- App download URL: https://lnk.to/MixBox_SP
- This service allows you to listen to songs (including new songs) by artists from the Lantis/Purple One Star label for free, without logging in. You can also chat about songs in real time with other anime song fans around the world using the chat function.
- In addition, we are currently developing the following contents:
- Original playlists by artists - We will distribute playlists put together by artists (some with voice commentary). We will be adding new playlists by Minori Chihara, Daisuke Ono, Ai Furihata, Shugo Nakamura, Kaede Higuchi, R.O.N (STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION), and many more.
- MixBox Special Program MixUp! - MixUp is a project that was launched to support remote production by artists and creators. Through this program, our navigator Lan Amane will introduce the music and videos that they have created. You can enjoy original works only available here and on the YouTube Lantis Channel.
- Commentary viewing - We will distribute original soundtracks with commentary by those involved in their production.The original soundtracks from various works related to Bandai Namco Arts will be available in the future.
Source: Official Press Release
■ Lan Amane’s Profile
Name: Lan Amane
Title: The Music-Loving Anime Song DJ Girl
Nickname: DJ Lan
DOB: November 26
Hobbies: Watching anime, playing games, browsing social media, reproducing her favorite songs on Chiptune.
Weaknesses: Loses sight of everything around her when she’s focusing. No sense of direction.
Dream: To deliver music to people around the world.
Likes: Music, anime, game subcultures
Dislikes; Horror movies, cacophonies
Favorite foods: Nabe hot pot
Favorite music: Likes all genres, but especially anime songs
■ Contents Overview
App name: MixBox
Launch: March 2021
Available on: App Store, Google Play
Fees: Free (no monetization)
Compatible devices: Please see store pages for details
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