Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018

All-Star Lineup of Nine Japanese Anime Song Performers Will Take Over L.A.’s Microsoft Theater on July 4th, 6th, And 7th

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Anisong World Matsuri and Anime Expo 2018 (AX) have announced the complete lineup of anisong artists for this year’s live concert series at downtown Los Angele’s Microsoft Theater.  The three-day music festival will be held in conjunction with AX 2018, the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America, held July 4 – July 8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and other leading Japanese entertainment companies, Anisong World Matsuri at AX 2018 will present a powerful collection of fan-favorite performers including AimerAKB48 Team 8THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLSi☆RisYuki KajiuraMay’nShoko Nakagawa, and Sanketsu-girl Sayuri. In addition,  school idol group Aqours (Love Live! Sunshine!!) will perform their first-ever full-length solo concert in the United States.

The once-in-a-lifetime selection of music groups and solo performers promises to deliver exciting on-stage collaborations and unforgettable moments for anime music fans.

Anisong World Matsuri at AX 2018 Concert Lineup:

Wednesday, July 4
LOVELIVE! SUNSHINE!! Aqours World Love Live! in LA ~Beyond the Pacific~

  • Aqours (full-length concert event)

Friday, July 6
Japan Super Live

  • Aimer
  • Yuki Kajiura
  • May’n
  • Sanketsu-girl Sayuri

Saturday, July 7
Japan Kawaii Live

  • AKB48 Team 8
  • i☆Ris
  • Shoko Nakagawa


Ticket Pricing:

  • VIP – $150
  • Orchestra – $85
  • Loge – $60

VIP Package includes (details subject to change):

  • Anisong World Matsuri VIP Badge
  • Priority entry to the concert
  • VIP Seating (front of the audience)
  • Special Goodbye with artists after the concert

Ticket sales dates will be announced soon.

To attend any of the Anisong World Matsuri concert events, AX attendees will need to present both a valid AX badge and a 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 4, 6, and 7.

Artist information and concert updates can be found on the Anisong World Matsuri page on the AX website.

AX 2018 will run from July 4 through July 8, 201,8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. To purchase badges for Anime Expo, please visit For more information about attending AX, check out our How to Attend guide.


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