From “BanG Dream” comes a key visual of the “RAISE A SUILEN” stage, “We are RAISE A SUILEN～BanG Dream! The Stage～”, along with the new song “REIGNING”.
“RAISE A SUILEN” is the third live band in the BanG Dream! franchise. It is considered as the “strongest band playing the strongest music” created by DJ CHU² (voice: Tsumugi Risa).
The group consists of five members, including CHU², the vocalist and bassist Layer (voice: Raychell), Gt. Rock (voice: Kohara Riko), Dr. Masking (voice: Natsume), and Key. Pareo (voice: Kurachi Reo).
Since their debut, the group had been gaining so much popularity with their impeccable songs that it earned the title of the new leader among all the girl-bands.
“We are RAISE A SUILEN～BanG Dream! The Stage～” is scheduled to be held as a media mix stage featuring two live events by the five members of the group, play and musical performance.
In addition, a key visual and the new song “REIGNING” for the stage have been revealed. The song will be included in the 1st album “ERA” (release on Aug. 19) of the band “RAISE A SUILEN”.
Furthermore, the five members of “RAISE A SUILEN” will appear in the game “BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!” from 3:00 p.m. on Jun. 10. To celebrate their appearance in the app, RAS original songs & cover songs, loot boxes for free, etc. are scheduled to be added.
The date of the event “We are RAISE A SUILEN～BanG Dream! The Stage～” has not been decided yet due to its postponement. For more information and updates, check out the official website “Bandori!”.
The collaboration between "Cup Noodle" and the smartphone application "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!" (known as Girls Party) has been decided. At the same time, the screening event to commemorate "RAISE A SUILEN" appearance in the smartphone application is also decided.
The special collaboration set of "Cup Noodle X BanG Dream! Girls Band Party" will be sold on Nissin Food Products Official Online Store, and the pre-orders will start early Jul.
To commemorate this collaboration, an original illustrated will be included in the special collaboration set. The collaboration illustration of "Poppin' Party" Toyama Kasumi has been released in advance.
The original illustrated silhouette, which is the main visual of this campaign, is also revealed.
Further information on the overall silhouette and contents of a special set will be released from times to times, so do look forward to it if you are a fan.
Furthermore, a commemoration of "RAISE A SUILEN" first appearing at the "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!" will start from Jun. 10 and the screening event "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! RAISE A SUILEN Appearance Commemoration" will be held from Jun. 7 for three days.
The screening can be seen at "YouTube Live" and "Periscope".
Along with this, a portion of the past "RAISE A SUILEN" event-related goods will be re-sold for a limited period. So, do check it out.
"Cup Noodle X BanG Dream! Girls Band Party" special collaboration set can be pre-orders at Nissin Food Products Official Online Store from Jul.
The screening event of the "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! RAISE A SUILEN Appearance Commemoration" can be streamed on "YouTube Live" and "Periscope" from Jun. 7, 2020.
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The next generation girls band project "BanG Dream!"'s smartphone application game "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!"(Known as Girls Party) had held the "Girls Party No-Audience Firework Festival" on Jun. 2, 2020.
"Girls Party No-Audience Firework Festival" had been streamed on YouTube "BanG Dream Channel☆" and Periscope from 8:00 PM on Jun. 2, 2020.
The voice actors: Nishimoto Rimi (as Poppin' Party Ushigome Rime), Itou Sayaka (as Poppon' Party Ichigaya Arisa), Nishio Yuuka (as Mofronica Hiromachi Nanami), and Tsumigi Risa (as RAISE A SUILEN Chuchu), appeared in their yukata and launched a total of 2,000 fireworks that has the image such as the DJ Michelle from Hello, Happy World!.
The totalamount of views has exceed 200,000 during the streaming and the hashtag "#Girls Party Firework Festival" has taken the 1st place in Twitter Trend.
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Commemorating the re-run of the "BanG Dream! FILM LIVE", "'BanG Dream! FILM LIVE' Re-run Celebration Talk Show" was held at Aeon Cinema Itabashi on Jul. 5. The CEO of Bushiroad Kitani Takaaki, the CEO of Sanjigen Matsuura Hiroaki, and the computer graphic supervisor Mimura Atsushi appeared on the stage and revealed the background stories for the movie.
This talk show continued as the guests answering the question had been collected on Twitter in advance.
For "A trigger for starting 'BanG Dream! FILM LIVE' project", the CEO Kitani answered, "There was a proposal from the president Matsuura that he wants to make the film like during the production of 'BanG Dream! 2nd Season', and I accepted it. We only took a few days to turn the proposal into a project". It was a rare case with no proposal documents.
For favorite scenes, Mimura answered, "Because we could produce the concert scenes in full length, compared to the TV series, we were able to depict character's charms which could not be shown in the anime".
CEO Kitani mentioned the stage background as his favorite scene. He praised it that it was "made with a quality equal to recreating the actual background of 'BanG Dream!" concerts", and continued by saying, "The actors with a nice relationship make the project successful, and I believe this live could be successful because the actors in 'BanG Dream! FILM LIVE' had a wonderful relationship, too".
The talk show also revealed that president Matsuura asked to make the scene of the background, where the requests of "encore" from the audience echo.
The added the scene because they believed "Since the release was after the broadcast of 'BanG Dream! 2nd Season', I thought that the fans could feel something only with graphics without words".
Lastly, new information on the "BanG Dream! FILM LIVE 2nd Stage" was announced. The director Umezu commented, "We are planning to increase the volume of the movie by doing things like increasing the volume of the movie and taking much longer time, therefore, we asked the guest looking forward to the "BanG Dream! FILM LIVE 2nd Stage' to stay healthy through daily exercises".
The special collaboration set between the smartphone game called "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!" (Garupa in short) and the "Cup Noodle" are available for pre-order. It is currently available at "Nisshin Foods Official Online Store".
This product "Cup Noodle×BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!" special set was created to celebrate the birth of the 7th band in "Garupa", the story of band girls working toward their dream by overcoming many hardships.
The key visual depicted "hungry!" characters after the practice and concert eating cup noodles.
This collaboration item has A set and B set, and each set comes with a "special talk CD" (75 minutes in length), where the vocalists from all 7 bands assembled.
"Cup Noodle×BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!" is priced at 5,500 JPY (tax included) for both A set (sold only 5,000 sets.), and B set (sold only 3,000 sets).
Pre-order is currently available at "Nisshin Foods Online Store", and shipping is scheduled for Jul. 2020. Detailed information will be posted on a special website.
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It has been decided that the 3-day outdoor concert "BanG Dream! 8th LIVE" of the next-gen girls' band project "BanG Dream!" be broadcast live in nationwide theaters in Japan.
"BanG Dream! 8th LIVE" is an outdoor concert held at Fuji-Q Highland Conifer Forest on Aug. 21, 22, and 23, 2020.
It consists of two parts: "Summer 3-day Outdoor Concert", a 3-day energetic live performance of the bands from "BanG Dream!" including Poppin’Party, Roselia, RAISE A SUILEN, Morfonica, and Pastel＊Palettes, and "Breakthrough!", a solo performance of Poppin’Party.
Roselia with a dark, cool style will be performing on day 1, and day 2 will have RAISE A SUILEN, who participate in music festivals and are praised for their profound music.
Day 3 has the pop, energetic Poppin’Party, which has a theme of "Kirakira Dokidoki" (sparkle and excitement), the 4th real-life band Morfonica, and Maeshima Ami as Maruyama Ayu from Pastel＊Palettes.
Tickets for the "'BanG Dream! 8th LIVE' Summer 3-Day Outdoors Concert LIVE VIEWING" will be sold at Lawson Ticket from 12:00 p.m. Jul. 23 to 12:00 p.m. Aug. 20, and at theaters from Aug. 21. They are priced at 4,300 JPY (tax included).
The concert will be broadcast at theaters in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Thailand on Aug. 21, 22, and 23. (All from 5:00 p.m.)
Check out the special webpage for further information.
Details of the "Cup Noodles × BanG Dream! Girls Band Pary!" collaboration has been announced. Information such as the visual of the 7 vocals from each band and the special collaboration set of Cup Noodles and goods have been revealed.
The visual depicts the vocals from the 7 bands in "Girls Band Party" including Toyama Kasumi, Minato Yukina, and Layer, enjoying eating Cup Noodles.
There are 2 special collaboration sets: A set and B set. A set has 7 flavors of Cup Noodles, a tote bag, 7 designs of clear file folders, and a special talk CD. And B set has a T-shirt instead of the tote bag and clear file folders.
The special talk CD, which is included in both sets, has a talk session of the vocal characters in it. Their conversation will surely make you want to eat Cup Noodles.
Both special collaboration sets have a limited quantity and are priced at 5,500 JPY (tax included). Pre-orders will start at 00:00 p.m. Jul. 1, at the Nissin Foods official online store.
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All episodes of ”ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream!” will be streamed for free on YouTube ”ARGONAVIS ch.”.
TV anime ”ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream!” is the anime based on the boys band project "ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream!" from “BanG Dream!(Ban Dori!)". The voice actors are active on their live performances as well while playing the role of the characters on this project.
The anime set in Hakodate, Hokkaido depicts the tracks of the boys band by collage students "Argonavis". The members Ren, the vocalist with natural talent, Yuto, the passionate and energetic leader, the careful and discreet Wataru, Rio, the cool all rounder, and the cheerful yet reliable Banri, support each other just like a family does.
The original voice drama "AFTER/ANOTHER STORY", which has been streamed on the official Twitter after each episode, will be streamed along with the main episode, which has finished its streaming on Jul. 3. Let's enjoy the ARGONAVIS world that will continue in games and live performances.
The magazine "Monthly Bushiroad" is now available as an e-book. The August 2020 issue in digital edition will be on sale at e-bookstores from Jul. 8.
The cover of the "Monthly Bushiroad August 2020 Issue" will feature the key visual of the stage play "We are RAISE A SUILEN - BanG Dream! The Stage -", which will be held from Jul. 15 to Jul. 19, 2020.
Also, take a look at the new series based on the play "Assault Lily", "Assault Lily League of Gardens -full bloom-".
"Monthly Bushiroad August 2020 Issue Digital Edition" will be available at Apple Books, Google Play Books, BOOK WALKER, and other e-bookstores from Jul. 8. It is priced at 850 yen (tax included).
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The Chinese cosplayer natsume-san is one of the top cosplayers who has reached 220,000 followers on Twitter by showing many sexy costumes.
She actively participates in events in Japan such as Comic Market, and has always attracted a lot of attention. However, due to the current situation, she lost touch with her Japanese fans, which is regrettable.
This time we had a direct interview with Natsume. She also shows us some of her latest unpublished shots for her Japanese fans.
--Were you planning to come to Japan in May?
natsume: That's right, I was supposed to be there in May for the Comic Market to show my new costume, but unfortunately the event was canceled...
--What kind of cosplay works are popular in the Chinese cosplay world at the moment?
natsume: "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba". I've heard it's incredibly popular in Japan, but it's also very popular in China and in other countries! There's a lot of cosplay as well.
--What are some of the Japanese works that you're into?
natsume: There are a lot of them, but "Kaguya-sama: Love Is War" "Persona 5", and "Final Fantasy VII" are always my favorite!
--In terms of cosplay, what kind of characters have you recently made?
natsume: Recently, I've been working on Pecorine from "Princess Connect! Re:Dive", Enoshima Junko from "Danganronpa", Android 18 from "Dragon Ball", and Akatsuki from "Lost Decade". Most of them are already on Twitter!
--This time you have published a shot of Akatsuki, can you please tell us how was working on it?
natsume: Akatsuki was a very difficult costume to put on because it had a lot of detailed decorations. It took me about an hour and a half to finally get it on with the help of my friends. But the shoot went really well, it only took 30 minutes and it was fun!
--What do you like about cosplay?
natsume: Like for all the works I've just mentioned, when I come across works and characters that I like, I want to cosplay them. And there are also a lot of works that have become my all-time favorites because of cosplaying (laugh).
--Finally, please tell us your future goals!
natsume: I want to work hard to make money for doing cosplay. When the current situation will be over, I definitely want to go to Japan with a lot of my cosplay works, so I'll do my best. I look forward to seeing you at the Comic Market this winter!
Bushiroad Inc. announced to hold a joint audition of their affiliated companies: Bushiroad Move Inc. Voice Actor Agency Hibiki, S inc., and Ace Crew Entertainment inc.
"S, Hibiki, Ace Crew Joint Audition 2020" will be taking applications from women between ages of 13 to 24. The successful candidates will be joining the agency of either S, Hibiki, or Ace Crew, after discussing it with the agencies and the candidate.
Applications will be accepted from Jun. 19 to Jun. 28, 2020. (postmarks on the deadline will be accepted)
The exhibition "Tokusatsu's DNA-Ultraman Genealogy", which traces the genealogy of the "Ultraman" series and Tsuburaya Productions's works, will be held at Tokyo Dome City from Sep. 5, 2020. Popular Ultraman representatives from the Showa, Heisei, and Reiwa eras will be gathered together.
"Tokusatsu's DNA", the exhibition that focuses on Japan's unique "tokusatsu culture", that draws a fantasy world in movies or TV as if it exists, and its technology and successors. It had been held from 2016.
This exhibition, which has been held in various locations under the theme of "Godzilla" and "Gamera" and has attracted more than 130,000 people, this autumn, it will trace "Genealogy" of the tokusatsu hero "Ultraman", created by Tsuburaya Productions.
In "Tokusatsu's DNA-Ultraman Genealogy", the heroes of each era are gathered together under the theme of the genealogy of the "Ultraman" series, which has been loved over the years of Showa, Heisei, Reiwa eras. In addition to the "Ultraman" series, other works by Tsuburaya Productions also will be introduced.
The exhibition itself will include greetings with heroes, talk shows with the cast, sales of limited items to commemorate the event, and many other things fill with the charm of "Ultraman" that continues to evolve and expand for more than 50 years after its birth.
"Tokusatsu's DNA-Ultraman Genealogy" will be held at Tokyo Dome City Gallery AaMo from Sep. 5 to Oct. 18.
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Following the "Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi 2020", the online version of "Nico Nico Cho Kaigi" held in Apr. 2020 for the first time by DWANGO Co., "Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi Summer 2020", the biggest online summer festival in Japan has been revealed, and will be held for 18 days from Aug. 9 to 16. Along with that, "Nico Nico Cho(town) Kaigi", the tour version of "Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi" that has been held during summer and autumn every year, has been decided to be held online.
"Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi” was the online event held in place of "Nico Nico Cho Kaigi 2020", which was cancelled because of the coronavirus.
It brought together various entertainment events, which were cancelled, including some projects at Makuhari Messe, and was held at the official "niconico" website for 8 days from Apr. 12 to 19 as the biggest online festival in Japan. It accepted more than 100 projects suggested by users, and the number of online visitors exceeded 16 million, which was a record high.
"Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi Summer 2020" has been decided to be held as the coronavirus is still spreading and "Nico Nico Cho(town) Kaigi" cannot be held at the venue even though 3 months has already passed since "Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi 2020".
Even though "Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi” has been held only once every spring, it has been decided to be held this time to enable users to make the most of the strength of "niconico", under this situation of many restrictions, to enjoy this summer.
"Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi Summer 2020 Supported by NTT" will be held on the "niconico" official website from Aug. 9 to 16. Check out the official website for more details.
(Full comments below)
Natsuno Takeshi (The CEO of DWANGO Co.)
Thanks to the great support from users and our related companies even under the difficult situation, "Nico Nico Cho Kaigi 2020" was very successful even though it was held online for the first time. In addition, I feel that I could find possibility for further development as an online festival.
We still don't know when the threat of coronavirus will come to an end, with people feeling nervous every day. I would like to make this summer ”the greatest ever” with you all through Nico Nico Net Cho Kaigi.
Let's enjoy this summer and make it one of a kind with Nico nico!
Japan's largest all-night cosplay event "LAGCOS 2020" will be held at Laguna Ten Bosch in Gamagori City, Aichi Prefecture from 10:00 A.M. on Sept.12th till 6:00 A.M. on Sep. 13th.
The all-night cosplay event will be held for the 6th time this year. During the event cosplayers and photographers will be able to take cosplay photos against Lagunasia's extraordinary backdrops, since it's held all night, cosplayers will be able to enjoy taking pictures amongst fantastic illuminated lights and scenery.
Usually, it's held every year in July, to coincide with the yearly "Cosplay Summit", but this was postponed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. However, since many cosplayers were looking forward to the event, the organization decided to hold the event in September, so that everybody will be able to enjoy the event with some peace of mind.
In addition, the hashtag ＃エアラグコス (#AIRRUGCOS) will be used, joining in on the popular trend of "air events" amongst cosplayers (during the ongoing corona situations, "air events" have been used to substitute some ongoing doujin and cosplay events, giving participants the experience of "participating" from home, by posting pictures of their cosplay, or links to their doujinshi, from home).
This way, people will be able to enjoy a taste of the event, even if it turns out to be difficult to attend the event in person.
"LAGCOS 2020" will be held at Laguna Ten Bosch from 10:00 A.M. on Sept. 12th till 6:00 A.M. on Sept. 13th. For further details on ticket fees and so on, please visit the special website.
"Voice actor×comedian" live entertainment "Ikevo live ~Yoru no gaya dori~" has been decided to be held and streamed for five consecutive nights from Jul. 13, 2020, to Jul. 17, 2020. More than 30 voice actors and comedians, including Kubo Yurika, who is known for the role Koizumi Hanayo from μ&apos in "Love Live", Ito Kento, known for the role of Kannnonzaka Doppo in "Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle", Inoue Yusuke（NON STYLE）, Mukai Seitaro(Tenshin), will try to pioneer "voice entertainment culture".
"Ikevo live ~Yoru no gaya dori~" is the 4th project of streaming events with no audience based on Mixalive TOKYO Ikebukuro by TV TOKYO.
"Tamesu TV TOKYO Festival", which has started from Jun. 26, has held and streamed the 1st project "Virtual Ikebukuro Strategy meeting with Tamura Atsushi! Who is the person from mirror world!", the 2nd project "TV TOKYO festival 2020 with no audience", and will hold the 3rd project VTuber drama"Watanukisanchi to" online event.
On this 4th project, voice actors and comedians will try novel projects such as "Oogiri atereco" and "audition to excavate new voice actor generation ", which combine voice actor culture and comedy culture. Their challenge to pioneer "voice entertainment culture" will be streamed for five days.
"Ikevo live ~Yoru no gaya dori~" will be open on 8 p.m. and starts on 9 p.m. from July. 13 to Jul. 17. The fee is 1,500 JPY(tax included), and the live will be streamed on "Streaming+ (e-plus)" and "Nico Nico Channel" （some part will be streamed for free）. Check out special page for more detailes.
The stage play "Bungo Stray Dogs Hashigaki" is scheduled to be held at Tokyo's OWL SPOT from Sep. 11, 2020. In addition, a key visual featuring Edogawa Ranpo, Fukuzawa Yukichi, Kunikida Doppo, and Dazai Osamu, along with new info about the cast members have been released.
"Bungo Strayed Dogs" is originally a manga of the same title, which is currently serialized in "Young Ace". The stage play has been performed in three different parts so far.
The new stage play "Bungo Stray Dogs Hashigaki", which includes "Story of the Detective Agency's Foundation" and "Dazai Osamu's Employment Examination", is written and directed by Nakayashiki Norihito, who has also worked on the previous stage plays. The cast includes Nagae Ryouki as Edogawa Ranpo, Izumi Shuuhei as Fukuzawa Yukichi, Teruma as Kunikida Doppo, and Tawada Hideya as Dazai Osamu.
This episode is based on two light novels published by Kadokawa Beans, "Bungo Stray Dogs Tanteisha Setsuritsu Hiwa" (Story of the Detective Agency's Foundation) and "Bungo Stray Dogs Dazai Osamu Nyuusha Shiken" (Dazai Osamu's Employment Examination), which are now on sale with great reviews. The two works are a new attempt to perform two different plays at the same time.
The new stage play "Bungo Stray Dogs Hashigaki" featuring "Story of the Detective Agency's Foundation" and "Dazai Osamu's Employment Examination" will be held at Tokyo's OWL SPOT from Sep. 11, 2020.
(C) Stage Play "Bungo Stray Dogs Hashigaki" Production Committee
Information of the 2020 performance of "AD-LIVE" has been announced. "AD-LIVE" is an all-adlib stage performance produced by the voice actor Suzumura Kenichi. It has cast many famous voice actors in the past.
Along with the announcement, a total of 16 voice actors including Nishiyama Koutarou, Kimura Ryouhei, and Takagi Wataru, were revealed as participants of the performance.
The theme of the 2020 "AD-LIVE" performance is "escape". The unpredictable adlib performance will be collaborating with the expert mystery maker SCRAP, which has produced many real-life escape games.
The stage is set in a "luxury cruise ship". Two people, "One who wants to deliver something" and "One who wants to meet someone", meet on the "riddle-solving luxury cruise ship tour" full of mysteries. The various mysteries block the two from escaping.
What kind of story will be woven on the ship sailing through the sea? Can they escape and accomplish what they came here for?
It will be the most unpredictable performance of "AD-LIVE".
Suzumura Kenichi, Morikubo Showtaro, Yashiro Taku, Tsuda Kenjirou, Nishiyama Koutarou, Takagi Wataru, Ono Kensho, Kimura Ryouhei, Kimura Subaru, Nakamura Sougo, Asanuma Shintaro, Hikasa Youko, Aoi Shouta, Namikawa Daisuke, Toriumi Kousuke, and Yoshino Hiroyuki are the 16 performers, 6 of which are participating for the first time. We have received comments from each of them.
"AD-LIVE 2020" will begin with their 2 performances, afternoon and night of Sep. 5, 2020, in Chiba.
<Full comments are as below.>
Performing in AD-LIVE with the great Takagi Wataru-san! I've seen his stage play, and it was so amazing! It's an honor to be on the same stage! It's also a challenge for me! I'll do my best to make it an entertaining stage!
The AD-LIVE season has come again! I'll heal my wounds from last year's AD-LIVE ZERO in this performance, haha. I'm so excited!
I'm nervous since this is my first performance of AD-LIVE, but it makes me happy to be on the same stage as MoriKubo-san! He always takes good care of me. I'll do my best!
I'm glad to be part of AD-LIVE again. It's a completely different concept from last time so I'm excited. Mystery solving? Not my thing. I'll get help from Nishiyama Koutarou. Please come to see our performance!
This will be my first time to join AD-LIVE! It's nice to be on stage with Tsuda-san. He has taken good care of me since my debut. I'm nervous, but I'll enjoy it too!
Hi, I'm Takagi Wataru. AD-LIVE? Yeah, it's fun! It's fun to watch, not perform. Who would want to be in such a tough... What? They want me to join? I sure will!
Hi, I'm Ono Kensho. Every time I'm in AD-LIVE, I have to think so hard, I lose all my energy, but I somehow come back to this stage. I'm looking forward to seeing what will happen on stage this year!
This project has a reputation for being very interesting. I'm going to hop on its reputations and lean on the experienced Kenhou. I'll enjoy it, and I hope you will too.
Thank you for letting me join AD-LIVE! I'm super nervous but I'm even more excited! Please enjoy the show!
I'll be joining again! That means I can feel that tension again! I'll do my best so I can enjoy my drink after the show!
I've been called "Mr. Senshuuraku" (Senshuuraku means the last of a performance), but this is the first time I won't be performing last. This will be my first AD-LIVE with a woman, and I'm looking forward to it!
I'm Hikasa Youko and I'll be joining AD-LIVE. This is my first time so I'm nervous and worried, but since I'll be going on stage with Asa-nii (Asanuma-san's nickname), who I've known for a fairly long time, I can give it my best shot without hesitation. I hope my performance will entertain you all.
I never know what will happen next. AD-LIVE is the same. I can't predict anything. I just want to deliver you the best enjoyment and excitement. Please enjoy!
It's been a while since my last AD-LIVE!! It hasn't hit me yet, but I know I'm going to be nervous as it gets close! I love my partner！ I hope the performance goes well!!
Toriumi has returned. Thank you for having me again. I will be pairing up with Yoshino-san, who I've known for a long time. I don't know what will happen, but I'm excited.
You never know until it's over.
The main visual of the play "Higekiri Hizamaru Souki Shutsujin ~SOGA~" with Higekiri and Hizamaru from the line up "Touken Ranbu" has been released. The stage will start in Aug. 2020 and will take place in Hyogo and Tokyo.
The musical "Touken Ranbu" is a play based on the PC and smartphone app game "Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-". At the performance in 2019, the composition of a musical part in which the brothers Higekiri and Hizamaru play the famous "Soga Monogatari", which is famous as one of the three major insults in Japan, and the live part where two unusual collaborations shine, became a hot topic with great impact.
The 2020 performance will be performed as a participation project of "Japan Expo", a project that introduces various cultures that Japan is proud of. The cast includes Hironori Miura Harumi as Higekiri, Takano Akira as Hizamaru, as well as Marukawa Takayuki(Hanagumi Play) and others.
The musical "Touken Ranbu 'Higekiri Hizamaru Souki Shutsujin ~SOGA~'" will be staged in Hyogo and Tokyo in Aug. 2020.
(C) Musical "Touken Ranbu" Production Committee
It was announced that the second stage performance of "Hypnosis Microphone -Division Rap Battle-" "Rule the Stage -track.2-" will be held in Aug. 2020. The performance will be held at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Stellar Ball, in Tokyo.
"Hypnosis Microphone -Division Rap Battle-" Rule the Stage -track.2-" is a story centered on the Shibuya Division's "Fling Posse" and the Shinjuku Division's "Matenrou". It was originally scheduled for May 2020, however due to the effect of the coronavirus infection, all performances were canceled. It has been decided to try to hold the performance again.
The performance will be held from Aug. 12th to 19th at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Stellar Ball in Tokyo. In preparation for the performance, in accordance with the "Partial Revision of the Guidelines for the Prevention of the spread of Coronavirus Infections in theaters, music halls, etc." made by the National Institute of Public Cultural Institutions (May 25th edition) the utmost precautions and measures have be taken as of Jun. 2020.
In this performance, as well as Sekoguchi Ryo playing Amemura Ramuda, and Ayukawa Taiyou playing Jinguji Jakurai, Kato Ryosuke who played Hoozuki Jinpachi of the “Onigawa Bombers” in the original Asakusa Division will also make an appearance.
To commemorate the performance, we received a comment from Ueki Gou, who is in charge of the production.
"Hypnosis Microphone -Division Rap Battle-" Rule the Stage -track.2-" will be performed at the Tokyo Shinagawa Prince Hotel Stellar Ball from Aug. 12th to 19th.
<The following in the full comment>
Comment by Ueki Gou
The “Hypnosis Microphone -Division Rap Battle-” Rule the Stage, which has been supported by many people, has finally reached track.2.
I ope we are able to overcome these difficult time and I ook forward to seeing you again in the world of Hypnosis Microphone. We are looking forward to following after Ikebukuro and Yokohama, and are waiting for you with a new wonderful cast of people in the world of hot rap battles.
(C) "Hypnosis Microphone -Division Rap Battle-" Rule the Stage Production Committee
The 2nd PV for TV anime Ahiru no Sora has been released and features the passionate plays of a freakishly tall basketball club member. Broadcasting information was released at the same time. The series will be aired on TV Tokyo’s channel 6 starting on October 2nd.
「BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!」 and its 4th tie-up with Lawson as of September the 3rd, has been revealed. The campaign is to give out a limited quantity of originals goods which will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis
"Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger the Movie", the newest work in the "Super Sentai VS Film Series", is scheduled to be released on Feb. 8, 2020. The newest footage andscene photos have also been revealed.
From TV anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind" comes blazers and pants (slacks) which can be worn together as business suits inspired by Giorno Giovanna and Bruno Bucciarati. Pre-orders are available at "Premium Bandai" until Dec. 26, 2019.