We’re honoured and excited to announce Japanese artist and vocalist yanaginagi as our next guest for Anirevo 2019!
yanaginagi is an artist/vocalist who began her career in 2006. In 2009, she began participating as a guest vocalist of supercell under the name “nagi.” Her solo debut came in 2012 when she sang the ending theme of Waiting in the Summer, “Vidro Moyou.” Her first album, “Euaru” was released in July 2013.
To date, she has released 19 singles and 4 albums, and has released Best Albums on January 19, 2019. In March 2019, she went on a tour including concerts across Japan and 2 overseas cities.
In addition to anime music, yanaginagi has worked on drama insert songs and video game music; she also served as music producer for the anime Just Because!, which included work on the opening/ending themes, plus its BGM.
yanaginagi is an active performer, and attracts a wide fanbase through her unforgettably delicate vocals and unique musicality.
We are excited to announce that highly anticipated Japanese voice actress Ami Koshimizu will be coming to Anirevo 2019!
Ami Koshimizu is an award-winning voice actress best known for her roles as Matoi Ryuko in Kill La Kill and Kallen Stadtfeld in Code Geass – Lelouch of the Rebellion. She has also voiced Anemone (Eureka Seven), Kate Takenomiya (Prison School), Tenma Tsukamoto (School Rumble), Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter (Sailor Moon Crystal), and many more.
Ami Koshimizu has also lent her voice to popular video game characters such as League of Legends character, Ahri, in the Japanese dub of the massive MOBA video game. Other notable roles in video games include Yukiko Amagi (Persona 4), Agnès Oblige (Bravely Default), and Ibuki Mioda (Danganronpa).
Please join us in welcoming her to Vancouver this summer!
Joining the Anirevo 2019 lineup is highly renowned Japanese voice actor Nobuyuki Hiyama!
Nobuyuki Hiyama’s expansive career includes roles for various anime characters such as Uzu Sanageyama (Kill la Kill), Hiei (Yu Yu Hakusho), Viral (Gurren Lagann), Gai Shishiou (GaoGaiGar: King of the Braves), Ikkaku Madarame (Bleach), Yutaka Itazu (Eden of the East), and many more. He is also widely recognized for his role as Link in The Legend of Zelda.
Anirevo 2019 marks his second appearance as an Anirevo guest, and we can’t wait to see him again this summer!
Joining us from Toronto is maid idol group ACT102!
ACT102 stands for Angel’s Crown Toronto, with 102 as an ode to their roots as the dance team for Uncle Tetsu’s first maid cafe. The group’s mission is to bring virtue and happiness to those they meet, through their shared love of dancing and performing.
Anirevo is excited to announce that ProZD will be back this summer for Anirevo 2019!
SungWon Cho, widely known as ProZD, is a multi-talented voice actor and YouTuber. With over 1 million subscribers on his Youtube channel, he is well-loved for his comedic skits about anime and video games. He is also known for his work in the web series Anime Crimes Division as Joe Furuya, Rooster Teeth’s Red Vs. Blue, and A Hat in Time.
This year marks his second appearance at Anirevo, and we can’t wait to welcome him back!
Joining us for Anirevo 2019 are the immensely talented musicians and producers TAM and Ryusei!
Violinist TAM and pianist Akai Ryusei are renowned amongst Touhou fans as producers of doujin music circles TAMusic and Tokyo Active NEETs/Kokyo Active NEETs. The duo will be playing various performances during the convention, and can also be found at their booth in the vendor hall, where their CDs will be available for purchase.
Joining us for Anirevo 2019 is Japanese voice actress Ryoka Yuzuki!
Ryoka Yuzuki is widely known for her roles as Ino Yamanaka (Naruto), Satsuki Kiryuin (Kill la Kill), Shamal (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s), Temari (Shugo Chara!), Lisa Momioka (To Love-Ru), and many more. We look forward to welcoming her to Anirevo this summer!
Ready your ears for some beautiful singing, because rising Japanese Anisong artist Asaka will be joining us as our first guest at Anirevo 2019!
Asaka is an up-and-coming Japanese anime song singer. She was born in October 1999 (currently 19 years old) and spent five years in Michigan since she was three. She has liked singing ever since she was a child. After winning a number of karaoke singing competitions from 2014-2015, Asaka made her debut with the single “Open your eyes” in 2016, which became the ending theme of the anime Occultic;Nine. Her subsequent singles have all been anime and game themes.
Thank you to everyone who took part in our 2018 Senmei Fanart Contest! We are blown away by the talent and creativity displayed and incredibly appreciative of all the effort that was put into these artworks. It was not easy selecting three winners for Judge’s Choice, but, at long last, here is the final list: