Lantis, the music label of BANDAI NAMCO Arts Inc. (Address: Ebisu First Square, 18-14 Ebisu 1-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0013. Representative Director and President: Kawashiro Kazumi) announced that to celebrate the 20th anniversary of establishment, the concert 20th anniversary live Lantis Matsuri 2019 will be holding on June 2019. As a trailer of this event, the press conference with first-class artists attending was held on 26th Nov and there was also a live streaming on Lantis Youtube channel, Line Live channel and nicoonico Live streaming.
Lantis, the music label of BANDAI NAMCO Arts Inc. is in a leading position of the Japanese anime industry, creating a number of hit songs such as the theme songs of “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya” and “Love Live!” Moreover, Lantis also made achievements on holding concerts successfully for many times at the highest level venue such as Nippon Budokan and arena for the famous artists such as JAM Project, GRANRODEO, Chihara Minori, OLDCODEX, Aqours (LoveLive! Sunshine!!), Idol Master Million Live!, Idolish7 and has produced a large number of artists who are active no matter abroad or domestically. Additionally, Lantis is expanding its business by the services of releasing CDs, streaming, holding global event and world live tour etc.
At the beginning of the conference, a special video “History of Lantis” which reviews the past Lantis Matsuri was screening. Inoue, the representative director and executive vice president of Lantis announced “Lantis Matsuri is an event that all Lantis staff and artists will be attending; I am looking forward to your visit from the bottom of my heart!”.
Furthermore, on the day of 26 Nov. which is the day of 20th anniversary, Lantis declare that to show their dedication to the fans, the title of the event, 20th anniversary live Lantis Matsuri 2019 ～A・R・I・G・A・T・O ANISONG～ was decided. Meanwhile, in addition to the information that there will be a 2-day concert on 22nd, 23rd Jun.2019 released before, the news there will an extra concert holing on 21st Jun. was released
for the first time.
Then, to explain the reason why the theme of this event is “～A・R・I・G・A・T・O ANISONG～”, the deputy director of music production department Suzuki said, “Anime songs have so much power and maybe there are one or two songs that you must feel really related. To show how thankful we feel to those songs, with the efforts of our artists for these years, the theme was chosen. “After that, the short version music video of the theme song for “Lantis Matsuri 2019” was screening for the first time.
In the middle of the conference, the list of attending artists was revealed. Many famous singers such as JAM Project, GRANRODEO, Megumi Ogata, Aqours will attend and perform. There was a loud applause popped up at the venue because of the announcement of the amazing performance casting. After that, it came to the climax when 24 artists appeared at the stage. The artists had a brief speech separately to show expectation to the event in next year. As the first artist to make the speech, Fukuyama Yoshiki said excitedly “For the coming 20th anniversary Lantis Matsuri, as a member of the band which has been formed for over 19 years, I feel very excited and inspired to perform with these young artists and I think we will bring you an amazing concert next year.” (For other artist comments, check the information below).
At last, the conference ended up with a group photo shooting of attending artists.
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