Steins;Gate opening theme vocalist Kanako Ito will make her American live performance debut at Anime Boston 2012. The popular game and anime theme singer will appear at a live concert, fan Q&A, and autograph session during the three-day event, April 6-8, 2012.
Event and registration information can be found at http://www.animeboston.com.
Kanako Ito appears at Anime Boston by arrangement with JapanFiles and Nitroplus / Digiturbo.
KANAKO ITO Profile
A frequent contributor to the soundtracks of Nitroplus games, Kanako Ito’s vocal style is as powerful as it is diverse. Her vocal tracks can be found on many TV, anime, PC game, PS2, PSP, and XBOX360 soundtracks, including:
- School Days
- STAR MINE GIRL / SUMAGA
- CHAOS;HEAD NOAH
- sweet pool
- DEUS MACHINA DEMONBANE
- Song of Saya
- Angelos Armas
- Lamento – BEYOND THE VOID-
- “Hello, world.”
- Togainu no Chi / TRUE BLOOD
- Myself; Yourself
- Hatenkou Yuugi
In addition to multiple live tours of Japan, Kanako Ito appeared at Brazil’s “Sana 9″ anime festival in 2009, and performed as part of Japan’s Animelo Summer Live event three years straight (2009-2011).
In 2011, she released her 2-Disc “Best” album “Thank you!” including her various anime and game theme songs. Kanako Ito’s appearance at Anime Boston will be her debut American live performance.
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ABOUT ANIME BOSTON:
Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Massachusetts. Anime Boston 2012 will be held Friday, April 6th through Sunday, April 8th at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel. Anime Boston 2012 will once again be presenting popular events which include a masquerade, an anime music video contest, video programming rooms, an artists’ alley and art show, karaoke, game shows, video games, manga library, dances and balls, and much more.