japan expo paris 2014

Music Monday - 千本桜(Senbonzakura)

Hi Quotakus!!! Happy Monday!! Today’s feature is 千本桜(Senbonzakura) by 和楽器バンド(Wagakki Band)!!!!

They are a upcoming musical group from Japan!!! They are made up of a shigin lead singer Suzuhana Yuuko and seven musicians that fuse Vocaloid songs with wagakki and Western rock. 

One of the theme songs from anime series, Sengoku MusouSousei no Onmyouji, is performed by them! Their first overseas performance in JAPAN EXPO 2014, which was held in Paris had 4000 audiences!!

Do check them & their songs out! (b ~_^)b d(^_^ d)

Cross Dressing Singer AKIRA to Make Her Solo Debut with "Black Butler: Book of Circus" ED

It is officially announced on May 9 that AKIRA, who is known as the vocalist and the only female member of three-member rock band DISACODE, will make her solo singer debut with 1st single “Aoki Tsuki Michite” (The blue moon is waxing) to be released in Japan on July 30. The song will be featured as the ED theme song for the July TV anime Black Butler: Book of Circus.


DISACODE was originally formed by AKIRA (vocal) in 2007, then reformed with the two current members Shinnosuke (bass) and Ma-Shi- (drums) in 2010. After the first show in April of the year, their first major album “Akashic Records” was released in July. They are also famous for their performances at Expo 2010 Shanghai China, JAPAN EXPO 2013 in Paris, and ANIME MATSURI in Houston, in March 2014.

Source: crunchyroll

BAD NEWS BAD NEWS BAD NEWS BAD NEWS BAD NEWS BAD NEWS!
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I am sorry to inform you that I WON’T/CAN’T be at the JAPAN EXPO PARIS 2014.

I AM SORRY!;___;

I saw a doctor today and he made some blood tests and he said he can’t advice me to attend a convention in the near future, not as a visitor and not as a guest of honor, especially not if I am going to stand and talk and sign for the whole convention and sign for hours, in costume. 

He said it would pretty much be the most insane I could do in the next month. So before Winter and before I recovered fully I am not allowed to have such long trips and work so long and risk my health with that.

I was so excited to go to paris and see you guys, but my doctors said I should not and I trust him with my life.

*hangs head and walks away*

FUNimation to premiere Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo

Flower Mound, TX – May 27, 2014 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today, that it will host a world premiere screening of Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo in Los Angeles while simultaneously screening at Japan Expo in Paris. The screening will take place Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 1:30pm. Rights have been acquired for simulcast.

The anime is directed by Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Kids on the Slope) at the studio Mappa, music composed by Yoko Kanno (Macross Plus, Cowboy Bebop, Kids on the Slope), and character design by Kazuto Nakazawa (Samurai Champloo).

Synopsis:

Legendary director Shinichiro Watanabe and famed composer Yoko Kanno are back with a suspense-filled intellectual thriller!

In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to stop the paranoia spreading across the population.

While the world searches for a criminal mastermind to blame for this tragedy, two mysterious children – children who shouldn’t even exist – masterfully carry out their heinous plan. Cursed to walk through this world with the names Nine and Twelve, the two combine to form “Sphinx,” a clandestine entity determine to wake the people from their slumber – and pull the trigger on this world.




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Eir Stegalkin cosplay

Cosplayer : Max

Character : Eir Stegalkin

Photographer : Benjamin Bouix

Cosplayer’s page : https://www.facebook.com/TRSCosplay

More pictures of this cosplay : https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.899575276723769.1073741829.817404478274183&type=3

This is a cosplay presented during the Japan Expo 2014 in Paris, on Friday 4th of July. It’s inspired by the artwork from the Snowden Drift’s loadscreen.

Hope you’ll enjoy it :)

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[Submitted by Benjamin]