Tokyo, Japan Nov 5th, 2019 – The 20th Anniversary Lantis Matsuri was held across three days in June in Tokyo and showcased over 70 musical performers from all over Japan. Here we are sharing the official concert review and the photos of the 3-Day concerts!
Event: Lantis Matsuri 20th Anniversary ARIGATOU ANISONG
Date: June 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2019
Location: Makuhari Messe, Tokyo
Lantis Matsuri 20th Anniversary ARIGATOU ANISONG Official Report
Day 2: Saturday 22nd
fhána first started the show with the opening to Witch Craft Works, “divine intervention”. Their powerful vocals reverberated throughout the hall as the opening to the anime played behind them on the stage.
Minami took to the stage next and sang songs that took us back to the moments when we heard them for the first time. They’re all thanks to Masaaki Iizuka who composed them, too!
Minami was followed by a lively performance by Kitauji Quartet who wore the same outfits as their characters in the anime opening video that played behind them.
Tapimiru and the lovely ladies of Aikatsu Stars! brought fresh performances to the stage.
AiRI followed them with a famous, refreshing song that really got the audience excited. AiRI performed “Dreamer” the opening theme of Tari Tari. Her voice sounded more powerful than the studio version. Must be the energy of the audience feed backing to her.
Next up on stage was legend seiyuu and singer Megumi Ogata. Her entrance on stage was received with euphoria. Megumi performed covers of songs from famous anime that she has been in, including Evangelion, Yu Yu Hakusho, and Sailor Moon. Her first song was the anime anthem “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis”, followed by the very popular “Moon Revenge”. it wasn’t just the concert hall that exploded with energy, social media was abuzz with her performance.
milktub came out to emcee and this was met with plenty of cheering that continued on until the day’s events were finished. Next up was the veteran band, nano.RIPE.
Following them, performances continued to come from the adorable presentations of Kanae Ito and Ryoko Shintani, to the cool ones by Kensho Ono and Showtaro Morikubo.
eufonius took the stage after those four to sing with a truly clear voice. It was then revealed that many of the songs performed at Lantis Matsuri 2019 were written by Aki Hata herself!
The performances that really brought female fans to the climax were Daisuke Ono’s magnificent dance as part of THE IDOLM@STER SideM performance and Kenichi Suzumura’s pop performance.
The lovely ladies of THE IDOLM@STER SHINY COLORS, Tasuku Hatanaka, and Takuma Terashima all followed, eliciting cheers from the male fans of the audience who showed the ladies in the room that they could cheer just as loudly. With their cheering voices and yellow light sticks, the mood in the concert hall reached a fever pitch.
What a surprise it was when Daisuke Ono, Kenichi Suzumura, and Showtarou Morikubo all came back to the stage again for an “Orepara” group performance! Nobody was ready for that. Finally, it was time for the climax. Having stood numerous times on the stage in front of countless fans, GRANRODEO closed out the second day of festivities with a powerful, passionate performance.
About Lantis Matsuri
Lantis is a Japanese music label founded in 1999 focused on anisong music. Lantis is also the lead organizer of the Anisong World Matsuri concert series.
The next Lantis Matsuri 2019 at Anime NYC will take place at 7:30 PM on Friday, November 15 in the Special Events Hall of the Javits Center. For more information about the next Lantis Matsuri, visit the official site for more information.
A global Live Streaming “Lantis Matsuri 2019 at Anime NYC” conducted by MyAnimeList and Honey’s Anime has been launched through the streaming service called MAL Live. Visit to watch the live streaming of the next Lantis Matsuri!
Official site (English) http://animenyc.com/lantismatsuri2019/