Japanese animation studio and music production company, Aniplex, announced on Aug 8, 2023, that Aniplex Online Fest 2023 is scheduled to take place on Sep 10, 2023, at Tokyo’s Zepp DiverCity.
The applications for on-site participation have also begun. Applications will be accepted until Aug 25.
The event will also be streamed live on YouTube on Aniplex’s official YouTube channel at 8:00 p.m. PDT (Sep 9, 2023).
The event will unveil the latest information on the studio’s upcoming series, along with captivating live concerts by artists that are closely associated with Aniplex’s legacy.
Hisanori Yoshida and Sally Amaki will serve as the MCs for Aniplex Online Fest 2023.
To commemorate the announcement, Aniplex has unveiled event visual illustrated by Haruko Iizuka, known for her work as character design for anime such as “Horimiya -piece-“.
The festival’s line-up of participating anime titles has also been revealed. They are as follows:
- 16bit Sensation: Another Layer
- A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special
- ATRI -My Dear Moments-
- Black Butler
- Blue Exorcist
- Butareba -The Story of a Man Turned into a Pig-
- Delico’s Nursery
- Demon Lord 2099
- HYPNOSISMIC -Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima +
- MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES
- My New Boss is Goofy
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie -Walpurgisnacht Rising-
- Rascal Does Not Dream Series
- Rurouni Kenshin
- Solo Leveling
- The Concierge
- The Demon Prince of Momochi House
- The Elusive Samurai
The event also includes an impressive list of performers and voice actors. Nobuhiko Okamoto and Jun Fukuyama, known for their portrayal in “Blue Exorcist,” will make a special video appearance.
Checkout the rest of the VAs attending the event below:
- Asaki Yuikawa (The Elusive Samurai)
- Asami Seto (Rascal Does Not Dream Series)
- Chiaki Kobayashi (MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES)
- Genta Nakamura (Solo Leveling)
- Hikaru Akao (ATRI -My Dear Moments-)
- Kaito Ishikawa (Rascal Does Not Dream Series)
- Koutaro Nishiyama (My New Boss is Goofy)
- Reiji Kawashima (MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES)
- Rie Takahashi (Rurouni Kenshin)
- Soma Saito (Rurouni Kenshin)
- Taito Ban (Solo Leveling)
- Takuma Terashima (A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special)
- Tomori Kusunoki (Butareba -The Story of a Man Turned into a Pig-)
- UniteUp! (UniteUp!) *Video Appearance
- Yurika Kubo (Rascal Does Not Dream Series)
Aniplex Online Fest 2023 will also feature renowned artists from the anime music industry, including okazakitaiiku, KANA-BOON feat. Yuho Kitazawa, Shoko Nakagawa, and Philosophy no Dance, who are set to grace the fest with their mesmerizing performances, and DJ performance by DJ Kazu.
Source: Official Website