Anisong superstars Flow and Minori Chihara will both be performing at Anisong World Matsuri in the US this summer!
Minori Chihara will perform at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017’s ‘Japan Super Live’ concert on July 1, along with GARNiDELiA, Ali Project, Konomi Suzuki, Mashiro Ayano, and angela.
MANGA.TOKYO held an interview with Minori herself in order to get hyped up for the concert!
Actress & Singer Minori Chihara Answers Your Questions
Flow, who have performed theme songs for Naruto, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebillion, Tales of Zestiria the X and others, will return to the United States for Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon® 2017 in Washington D.C. on August 12 to perform along with Yousei Teikoku! They are celebrating their 15th anniversary this year.
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Before that, the two acts joined up for a special collaboration concert in Shanghai, China, on June 9, delivering a 2-hour-plus set of anime song favorites. They surprised everyone with a cover of Hironobu Kageyama (JAM Project)’s Dragon Ball Z theme ‘Cha-La Head Cha-La.’ For the show’s encore, Minori Chihara joined Flow onstage to sing along with the group’s hit song ‘Days’ from the anime Eureka Seven.
1. Terminated (from Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere)
2. Zone//Alone (from Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere II)
3. Kono Sekai wa Bokura wo Matteita (from Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet)
4. Kyoukai no Kanata (from Beyond the Boundary)
5. Arigatou, Daisuki (from The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan)
6. Aitakatta Sora (from Beyond the Boundary: I’ll Be Here – Future)
7. Self Producer (from OniAi)
8. Paradise Lost (From Ga-Rei: Zero)
1. Sign (from Naruto Shippuden)
2. Re:member (from Naruto)
3. Steppin’ out (from Durarara!! x2 Ketsu)
4. Colors (from Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion)
6. Innosense (from Tales of Zestiria the X)
7. CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA (from Dragon Ball Z, Hironobu Kageyama cover)
8. Ai Ai Ai Ni Utarete Bye Bye Bye (from Samurai Flamenco)
9. Go!!! (from Naruto)
10. Kaze No Uta (from Tales of Zestiria the X)
-Encore- (Flow & Minori Chihara)
1. Days (from Eureka Seven)
Anisong World Matsuri Information and Tickets
Anime Expo (Los Angeles, 30 June + 1 July): http://www.anime-expo.org/anisong-world-matsuri-2017
*Minori Chihara will perform on 1 July
Otakon (Washington DC 11 + 12 August): https://www.otakon.com/concerts/anisong/
*Flow will perform on 12 August
Anisong World Matsuri Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnisongWorldMatsuri
Anisong World Matsuri Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnisongWorld
Minori Chihara is a voice actress who has performed roles in various popular anime series such as Yuki Nagato from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Mitsuki Nase from Beyond the Boundary, and Kaori Nakaseko from Sound! Euphonium. She is also a singer who has successfully performed at huge venues such as Nippon Budokan and Saitama Super Arena. She is a singer who can represent the anisong industry while also being a voice actress. Her signature songs include but are not limited to: ‘Paradise Lost’, ‘Terminated’, ‘Zone//Alone’, and ‘Kyokai no Kanata.’
Official Website: http://chiharaminori.net
Official Blog: http://minori-smiledays.jugem.jp
Official Twitter: @minorin_staff
iTunes US: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/minori-chihara/id266646590
Flow, consisting of brothers Kohshi (vocals) and Take (guitar), along with Keigo (vocals), Got’s (bass) and Iwasaki (drums), began with the two brothers in 1998. They started getting national attention in 2003 with the single ‘Blaster’. Since then, they have performed themes several anime themes including ‘Go!!!’ for Naruto and ‘Colors’ for Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. They’ve taken their energetic live shows from Japan’s Budokan to countries around the world, including several prior US appearances.
Official Website: http://www.flow.mu
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FLOWofficial.music
Official Twitter: @flow_official