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Mar 04

[press release] Yuya Matsushita @ FanimeCon 2011 as a MusicFest Guest of Honor

San Jose, CA (March 4th, 2011) – Over Memorial Day weekend, May 27-30, 2011, the multi-talented singer and actor will perform in the San Jose Civic Auditorium, hold an autograph session, and interact with FanimeCon members during a Q&A panel. More specific times and locations will be posted to www.fanime.com.

Anime fans would recognize some of Yuya Matsushita’s hit singles: “Trust Me” was the first ending theme of “Durarara”, and “Bird/4Seasons” was the ending theme for the second season of “Kuroshitsuji” (more commonly known in the US as Black Butler). Yuya also played “one hell of a butler” when he starred as Sebastian Michaelis in the Kuroshitsuji live-action musical. Other credits include a role in the live-action movie of “Toki o Kakeru Shoujo” (based on the same book as the anime movie known in the US as The Girl Who Leapt Through Time).

Born in Kobe, Japan, Yuya Matsushita debuted as a singer in 2008 with single “foolish, foolish”. Other songs include hits such as “LAST SNOW”, “Negaiga Kanau nara”, and “YOU”. His 1st album “I AM ME” reached at #7 on the Oricon chart and it was also released in Korea. The movie, “Kanashii Boyfriend”, featured Yuya’s song “Mr. ‘Broken Heart’” as its theme, and it also marked Yuya’s debut as an actor. More recently, Yuya has been starring in TBS TV drama, Quartet, which also featured his new song, “Paradise”.

Yuya Matsushita Official Website – http://www.matsushitayuya.com/
FanimeCon Official Website – http://www.fanime.com/

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