Eir Aoi’s Fan Meet and The Best of Anime 2015 Concert

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From Eir Aoi’s Facebook page

After Lisa’s first ever concert in Manila, another milestone has been reached in the local ani-concert scene when Japanese anisong artist Eir Aoi performed her first Philippine mini-concert last September 20 at Function Rms 1 & 2, SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

Eir Aoi is known for her theme songs in anime series such as Sword Art Online and Kill La Kill. Her song, “Lapis Lazuri” is also the theme song for the currently airing Arslan Senki.

The 27-year old artist from Hokkaido arrived in Manila few hours before her concert. She described the Filipinos as “very generous and kind” during her fan meet held near the concert venue.

In the interview with the fans, she revealed that her favorite anime character is Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul. She loves the series so much that if the sequel manga “Tokyo Ghoul:re” will be animated, she would like to sing the theme song.

Aside from Kaneki, she also likes Ryuko Matoi from Kill la Kill, Narsus from Arslan Senki, Caster from Fate/Zero and Kirito from Sword Art Online.

She also revealed that her favorite computer games are Dragon’s Dogma Online and Battlefield.

When asked about her singing career, she mentioned that the singer/group “Do As Infinity” (who played “Fukai Mori” from Inuyasha) was her biggest influence. During her student life, American bands Slipknot and Evanescence inspired her to pursue a singing career.

In the future, she would like to collaborate with another anisong artist, particularly LiSA. She is also looking forward to singing with an artist from the Philippines.

Before leaving Manila, she is planning to go around the area and if given a chance again, she wants to perform again here in the Philippines.

Days prior her concert in Manila, she was reported to have been hospitalized for a few days due to aspiration pneumonia. Many fans were worried that the concert would be cancelled. Everyone was relieved when reports announcing her recovery came and that the concert would push through as scheduled.

For the opening act, Joe Inoue got the crowd pumped up with his hilarious antics in between song numbers. Aside from the Naruto theme songs like Closer, Joe also sung his infamous Oppai song and Philippines, the song he dedicates to all his Filipino fans.

The energy rose higher as the visual kei rock band Uchusentai:Noiz rocked the stage. Famous for creating their own version of Filipino songs, their set list included Superhero, Liwanag sa Dilim, Pinoy Ako and Narda. Also included in their set list were Happy Tied, Sentimental Drop Kick and Kanata.

After a few minutes, the most awaited Eir Aoir appeared on stage. Among the songs she performed were “Innocence” and “Niji no Oto” from Sword Art Online, “Sirius” from Kill la Kill, “Aurora” from Mobile Suit Gundam AGE and “Lapis Lazuri” from Arslan Senki.

The concert ended with Sword Art Online II’s opening theme song”Ignite” that definitely ignited  the spirits of everyone. The audience gave it all with their light sticks, jumped to the tune and sang with her until the last minutes of the song.

Primetrade Asia, Inc. President Irene Lloren gave Eir Aoi a gift, a miniature jeep at the end of the concert.

Catch Eir Aoi again this October 3  at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel for her Eir Aoi World Tour 2015 -ROCK THE WORLD!- IN SINGAPORE

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Best of Anime 2015: What to expect

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It’s one day to go as one of the biggest and most anticipated Japanese pop-culture convention, The Best of Anime 2015 is going to happen at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City this coming weekend.

EIR AOI LIVE

This year’s Best of Anime is definitely special as Primetrade Asia, Inc., the organizers of the Best of Anime series and the Manila International Book Fair, has invited Japanese pop singer Eir Aoi to perform on stage. Eir Aoi is very known for her songs associated to anime series such “fate/Zero,” “Sword Art Online,” “Aldnoah Zero” and the recent “Arslan Senki” series.

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She will be performing live on September 20 at Function Room 1 and 2. Official Eir Aoi merchandise are also available onsite. You can reserve one by filling up the reservation form.

Performance from JAPANESE ARTISTS and International Cosplayers

Apart from Eir Aoi, the organizers have also invited former guests – Japanese-American rock singer Joe Inoue, visual kei band Uchusentai NOIZ and; all-girl fantasy idol group and anisong singers STARMARIE to once again grace the Best of Anime stage.

International cosplayers from Singapore Sara Tousa Bao and Taiwan’s Hane*Ann and Hyko are also coming to the event.

Attendees can have an opportunity to meet and greet each guest for a fee.

Be the next World Cosplay Champion

The Best of Anime 2015 will also host the 2016 NCR Qualifier of the World Cosplay Summit Philippines.

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The winner of this qualifier will fly to Davao for the WCS PH National Qualifier to determine who will represent the Philippines to the world-renowned cosplay competition, the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, Japan.

The event will also feature its home-stay activities such as the Quick Draw Contest, Battle of the Bands, BOA Superstar Karaoke Competition, All Star Cosplay Competition and Inter-School Cosplay Competition Championships.

Otaku Merchandise available

Deremoe.com has listed down 26 stores who will be providing the otaku goods at the event. The merchandise varies from costumes, anime accessories, anime cards, stuff toys, and many more.

Entrance and Meet & Greet tickets are currently available online through their ticket service provider TAG77. Tickets will also be available the event itself.

For more information and inquiries, you can send them a private message at their official Facebook page.

The Best of Anime 2015 will take place at Function Rm 1, 2, 3, 4 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. animeph project is one of the online media partners of the Best of Anime 2015.

“Best of Anime 2015” updates ticket guide and policies

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Primetrade Asia, Inc., the organizers of the upcoming Best of Anime and Manila International Book Fair has announced details on the policies and guides to be implemented at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

For attendees going to the Best of Anime 2015, they will be using the left-main Entrance and the Left-side entrance of the convention center while attendees of the Manila International Book Fair and Digitech Manila will pass through the Right-side entrance and also the right-main entrance.

Furthermore, it was also announced that the event tickets will now be available at the third floor pre-function lobby of venue. With this, attendees without event tickets are now allowed to go inside the venue to purchase tickets, however, the organizers have specified that loitering along the lobby is prohibited.

Best of Anime 2015 tickets are only available at the event itself.

There will be marshals deployed at the entrance and function lobbies who will be assisting the public and control the crowd outside the halls.

It was earlier reported that SMX Management and Primetrade Asia, the organizers of the Best of Anime and Manila International Book Fair will again enforce the “No Ticket , No Entry” policy.

The Best of Anime 2015 will be held this September 19 -20 at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. animeph project is among the official online media partners.

 

STARMARIE holds fan meeting before “Best of Anime 2015”

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Starmarie has announced that the idol group will be holding a fan meeting in Manila on September 18, 5PM-7PM at Meeting Room 5, SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.  Entrance fee is Php200. More details to announce soon.

Starmarie is one of the guests of the Best of Anime 2015 event the next day.

Starmarie is a five-member, all female idol group, known for their ‘death’ songs or sad and dark songs with an uptempo beat. The group already performed many time in Manila.

Eir Aoi expected to perform again after being hospitalized

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Sony Music, on their official website, has released details on the Eir Aoi’s sudden cancellation of her performance at “Animelo Summer Live 2015 -THE GATE-” last August 28.

It was later revealed that she has been diagnosed with “aspiration pneumonia”, an inflammation of the lungs caused by inhaling foreign objects.

Eir is expected to have recovered and appear on her next performance on September 12 at Sapporo Art Part for Kitamae↑ ☆ Manga and Anime Festival. The singer thanked her fans for their continued support and apologized for causing them to worry.

Eir Aoi is scheduled to perform in Manila on September 20 for the Best of Anime 2015.

STARMARIE is back for the Best of Anime 2015

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The official Facebook page for STARMARIE has announced that the fantasy idol group will be performing again in this year’s BEST of ANIME 2015.

STARMARIE will be performing live on September 19, 4:00PM and September 20, 11:30AM at the Exhibit Hall stage. Meet and Greet session will be announced soon. Furthermore, one of its member, Motoko Nakane aka Monya will have a cosplay performance on the second day at 2PM.

STARMARIE already performed at The Best of Anime event since 2013. The group also had their first concert last May and several concerts in the metro for the past years.

The Best of Anime 2015 will take place on September 19-20 at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. animeph project is among the official online media partners.

Best of Anime 2015 tickets now available online

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Primetrade Asia, Inc., the organizers of the BEST of ANIME 2015, through their official Facebook page had posted information on how to purchase ticket for its biggest anime convention this September.

Unlike the previous Best of Anime events, this year’s BOA2015 tickets can be purchased online and it will handled by TAG under TAG77. The organizer will still sell tickets at the event itself.

Based in Makati, TAG is described as a company with a dedicated staff of 40 developers, writers and designers are working on creating great sites that leverage the power of referral advertising.

HOW TO PURCHASE ONLINE

  1. Register a new account at tag77.com. You can create a new account by using your Facebook profile or email address. Fill-up the necessary information. Make sure all information are valid including the profile photo.tag77_1tag77_2
  2. Once registered or if you already have an account, log in and go to the BEST OF ANIME 2015 ticket page to purchase your tickets. Choose your desired ticket for purchase. Note: A single account can only purchase  1 ticket per category. Once done, click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT to go to the order form. tag77_3
  3. Choose “Dragonpay.” Verify the the ticket purchased. Fill-up the “Buyer Information” form and click PAY VIA DRAGONPAYtag77_4
  4. The page will be directed to DragonPay payment site. (Dragonpay is a secured and reliable online payment provider based in the Philippines)
    Choose your payment method. (I have chosen SM Dept/Supermarket/Savemore Counter as payment method) You will directed to another page.
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  5. Note first the REFERENCE NUMBER and you will instructed to “Send Instructions via Email.” You need the reference number to pay.tag77_6
  6. Pay the tickets on your chosen payment method. There will a Php20 processing fee. Payment will reflect on the next business day.
  7. Login to your Tag77 account, under Events/My Tickets, a unique QR code will be created. QR code will be tagged as PAID once account is settled.tag77_7
  8. You may print or screenshot the code.This will serve as your official ticket to the event.

For inquiries, just send a private message at the Best of Anime Facebook page.

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Japanese pop singer Eir Aoi to perform at the Best of Anime 2015

Aside from the earlier announced guest artists, Primetrade Asia, Inc. the organizers of the upcoming The Best of Anime 2015 has revealed that Japanese pop singer Eir Aoi will be performing live at the event.

No details yet on the ticket prices or possible meet and greet.

Eir Aoi is known for her songs in anime series Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero, Kill la Kill, Aldnoah Zero and many more. She began her career as an singer during high school. She debuted on October 2011 with her single “Memoria” which was used first ending theme of the 2011 Fate/Zero.

Best of Anime 2015 will take place on September 19-20 at Functions Rooms 2, 3, 4, and 5, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

animeph project is media partner of the Best of Anime 2015

Source: Best of Anime

Joe Inoue, Uchusentai Noiz returns to perform at the Best of Anime 2015

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Primetrade Asia, Inc., the organizers of the upcoming Best of Anime 2015, has announced its initial guests for its annual Japanese-culture event.

According to its official Facebook page, the organizers have invited once again popular Japanese artist Joe Inoue and visual kei band Uchusentai Noiz to perform at The Best of Anime 2015 stage.

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Aside from Japanese artists, the organizers has also invited Sara – Tousa Bao from Singapore, Hane*Ann and Hyko both from Taiwan as guest cosplayers of the event.

The Best of Anime 2015 will take place on September 19-20, 2015 at SMX Convention Center Manila.

animephproject.com is a media of the Best of Anime 2015