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Press Release: Initial’L to Make US Debut at Katsucon 2020


LOS ANGELES, CA (June 18, 2019) - Chaotic Harmony and Katsucon are proud to present J-rock band Initial’L at Katsucon 2020 for their US debut. Initial’L will perform live in concert, hold a Q&A panel, autograph sessions, and more. Katsucon is scheduled to be held Feb. 14 - 16, 2020 in National Harbor, MD.

Registration is now open on Katsucon’s official website, and until June 30, 2019 there is a special Early Bird weekend rate.

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About Initial’L: Initial’L (formerly visual kei band Lycaon) is a five person rock band with Yu-ki on vocals, Satoshi and ZERO on guitar, Hiyu on bass, and Ichiro on drums. They began activities in 2016, and in the time since, they have released 3 singles, a mini album, and a full album.

In 2017, they embarked on their first one-man tour, FIREFLYTOUR –Road to BLITZ-, playing 18 shows all over Japan.  The final show of the tour was held at Mynavi Akasaka BLITZ. In July of 2018, they released their third single Can You Feel It? and in September of that same year, their first full album INITIALIZE came out. Along with the release of INITIALIZE, they set off on the one-man tour titled INITIALIZE TOUR where they played 6 shows in 5 locations all across Japan

Initial’L stands out in the current rock scene as a band that transcends genre barriers and always continues to strive for new challenges.

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About Katsucon: Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), an educational organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere.

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Press Release: Visual Kei Band LM.C to Perform at AnimeFest 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 30, 2017) - Visual kei rock band LM.C will perform at AnimeFest 2017, for the convention’s 25th anniversary. AnimeFEST is a four day event, which is held in Dallas, Texas from August 17-20 in Dallas, Texas. This will mark the fifth year since LM.C’s last performance in the United States. While at the convention, LM.C will hold a 60 minute concert and participate in a Q&A panel and multiple meet and greets. More details about the schedule will come in the near future.

AnimeFEST takes place at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, with the concert being held at the Majestic Theatre. Early bird passes, good for all three days, can be purchased at the discounted price of $50 at Once tickets sell out at this price they will increase to $60.

LM.C’s appearance at AnimeFest 2017 is presented by Chaotic Harmony Imports.

About LM.C: LM.C is a "New Century Electrock" unit that consists of two members: maya (vocalist) and Aiji (guitarist).  On October 4th, 2006, their debut singles, "Trailers[Gold]" and "Trailers[Silver]" were released simultaneously and were followed with appearances on the covers of a several music and other magazines.

After conducting three world tours, the band celebrated their 10th anniversary in 2016. They continuously conduct live performances not only in Japan but also overseas.

Vocals: maya
Guitar: Aiji

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About AnimeFest: AnimeFest is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization for fans of anime. Our mission is to educate the public about Japanese anime, comics, music and related pop culture. Our primary activity is to host an annual convention at the end of summer in Dallas, Texas.

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Press Release: Visual kei artist SANA to perform at Saboten Con 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 16, 2017) - Visual kei soloist SANA is set to appear as a guest at Saboten Con 2017. During the convention, fans can catch him for a performance, Q&A panel, meet and greet, and even a guest appearance in the fashion show. More details about the schedule will come soon. SANA’s appearance at Saboten Con 2017 is presented by Chaotic Harmony Imports.

To commemorate his guest appearance at Saboten Con 2017, SANA has taken a comment video which can be viewed below:

For regular updates, fans can follow the official Facebook event for SANA’s appearance at  Saboten Con at the following link:

Saboten Con is “Arizona's Premiere Japanese Pop-Culture Convention,” held in annually in Phoenix, AZ. This year, the convention will take place for their 10th anniversary over labor day weekend from September 1 – 4, 2017. Saboten Con is hosted at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix.

Passes for the convention are on sale now, and full event memberships, which include access to the concert, are available for the low cost of $45. Full membership prices will increase as the dates for the convention draw near. Memberships purchased at the door will cost $55. Those wanting the full VIP experience can be one of the lucky 10 to nab an Otaku Pass for $350. Those with the Otaku Pass will receive: full access all non-paid events during the convention, free

access to one cafe each day, VIP Convention merchandise pack, private mixer with convention guests and select staff, premiere seating for all main events, and early access to the vendor hall.

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About SANA: SANA is a visual kei musician who was born on June 18th.

He will be performing in the state of Arizona for the first time at Saboten Con.

After being a member of the visual kei band MASK for 3 years, SANA began his solo career following MASK’s final show called “START,” which was held at Zepp Tokyo. In 2012, he also decided to begin an artistic unit with famous Japanese voice actors called “Seiyou meet Visual Kei.” In both 2012 and 2013, SANA brought the voice actors Kazuki Yao and Hiroaki Takahashi to an anime convention in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Following that, SANA went to many foreign countries for his solo concerts. He has already performed over 80 shows in 19 countries, and will hit 100 overseas concerts this winter.

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About Saboten Con: Saboten Con is an American anime convention held in Phoenix, Arizona and organized by Monkey Paw Entertainment. The convention is held on Labor Day weekend and lasts for 4 days (Fri-Mon). It is currently hosted at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix. Saboten Con is the largest anime convention in Arizona with attendance reaching 9,075 (unique) and 27,075 (turnstile) for the 2016 event.

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