Celebrating the 9th anniversary of “Love Live!”, the live event “Love Live! Series 9th Anniversary Love Live! Fes”, was held in Saitama Super Arena (stadium mode) in Saitama Prefecture on Jan. 18, 2020 and Jan. 19, 2020.
On Day 1, μ's from “Love Live!”, Aqours and Saint Snow from “Love Live! Sunshine” and the Nijigasaki Academy School Idol Club performed, and a total of 29 members created an event which the fans were very excited to see.
In the stadium, after the video “9th anniversary announcement PV” was aired to look back on the history of “Love Live!”, 9 members from Aqours appeared on stage. They performed “Mitaiken HORIZON”, a song that was being performed for the first time in a live event, creating an astonishing opening.
When it came for the turn of Nijigasaki Academy School Idol Club, also known as “Niji Gaku”, known for it's solo performances, each member wore a unique outfit for each character and sung “TOKIMEKI Runners” with a lot of passion. After that solo songs were performed consecutively, starting with “Yume e no Ippo” by Oonishi Aguri, playing Uehara Ayumu. After the 9 members assembled again, they performed “Love U my friends” on the truck.
Next to appear were CYaRon!, AZALEA, and Guilty Kiss; units from Aqours in “Love Live! Sunshine!!”. They each performed 2 songs. Two performers from Saint Snow also appeared on the stage and performed “SELF CONTROL!!” and “Believe again”, using the whole stage. And finally, Aqours on a large ship called Aqours 9th Anniversary Ship performed “Todokanai Hoshi dato shitemo” and “Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaite Iru Kai?”, while charming the audience.
μ's appeared on the stage with cheers from the audience for the first time ever since the final live in Tokyo Dome in 4 years ago. They wore a new outfit exclusively made for this day and started their performance with “Boura no LIVE Kimi to no LIFE” and continued with a TV anime medley. In the last song “Snow halation”, the white penlights changed into a beautiful orange color and the fans and performers created a beautiful moment together.
Aqours, Saint Snow and the members of Niji Gaku appeared on the stage again after the performance by μ's. The leaders from each group said thanks to the fans and the whole 29 cast members bowed to the audience, holding each others' hands.
On Day 2, it was announced that <Love Live! Series New Project> will begin after the live was over. Further information will be announced on “Love Live! Days Love Live! General Magazine Vol. 5”, which will be in stores from Jan.30, 2020.
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