Anisong World Matsuri Returns to Anime Expo 2018

news - 05.04.2018 01:11
source: Press Release
Anime music festival Anisong World Matsuri (AWM) will return to Los Angeles’s Microsoft Theater for the third year in a row with a three-day, multi-artist event at Anime Expo 2018.

Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and other leading Japanese entertainment companies, AWM at Anime Expo 2018 will be held on July 4th, 6th and 7th. Performer and ticket package details will be announced in the coming weeks.

To attend any of the AWM concert events, Anime Expo attendees will need to present both a valid Anime Expo badge and concert ticket. All one-day and pre-show badge holders will also be able to purchase tickets to attend the AWM concert events on July 4th, 6th and 7th.

In 2017, AWM featured a total of 11 acts across two days of performances. Artists included Mashiro Ayano, ALI PROJECT, angela, Aqours, THE [email protected] CINDERELLA GIRLS and Wake Up, Girls!

2016’s AWM featured Japan Super Live, a four-hour long, festival-type live event featuring eight popular anisong artists such as JAM Project, T.M.Revolution and sphere; Japan Band Battle, featuring FLOW and OLDCODEX, and special events focused on “Love Live! Sunshine” and “One Punch Man.”

“We are excited to continue our partnership with AWM for Anime Expo 2018, creating opportunities for wonderful and memorable experiences for our attendees,” said Ray Chiang, CEO of SPJA. “AWM at Anime Expo 2018 will continue to enhance the live performance concert experience at Anime Expo.”

Shunji Inoue, CEO of BANDAI NAMCO Arts Inc. is thrilled with their return to Anime Expo. “It is our third year teaming up with Anime Expo. We are very honored to be given such opportunities where the US fans can actually experience the live events of Japanese anisong artists. Please enjoy these exciting performances with the very best artists from Japan.”

Anime Expo will run from July 4th through July 8th, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. To purchase badges for Anime Expo, please visit

For more information about attending, please visit the How to Attend page.

For more information about AWM, please visit
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