Tag Archive: AM2

Apr 09

[press release] AM2 Summer Stage Line-up

BRATHZO, ICARUS KID, KAZHA, LUCID, MOMOTAMA AND MORE JOIN THE MUSICAL LINE UP AT THE AM2 SUMMER FESTIVAL STAGE THIS JUNE 15-17, 2012 IN ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA Local and International Musical Acts Perform at this Summer’s Most Anticipated Anime, Manga and Music Convention this June 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Hilton! Get …

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Apr 05

[press release] PUTUMAYO @ AM2 2012 – Anaheim, CA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 3, 2012) ­ Chief Designer, SHUNSUKE HASEGAWA, and Manager, NISHIOKA, from the world famous Harajuku brand, PUTUMAYO, comes EXCLUSIVELY to this summer¹s most anticipated anime, manga and music convention AM2 (June 15-17, 2012; Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Hilton) as Official 2012 Guests of Honor. More info and attendee registration can be found at www.am2con.org Known …

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Jun 24

[interview] Venus and Mars as kanonxkanon

Kanonxkanon is the creative collaboration unit of Kanon Wakeshima and Kanon (former An Café).  With smart electronic music  geared towards the anime crowd and Wakeshima’s adorable vocals, the group has two anime opening themes under their belt in under a year.  Their first single, “Calendula Requiem,” appeared as the second opening theme to the animated …

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Jun 22

[interview] SCANDAL in California, July 1-3

It’s been three years since Japanese pop-rock band Scandal played North America on the Japan Nite Tour.  They’re back again for AM2 in California, more polished, more pop, and with a slick new look thanks to some grooming from Sony Music Japan.  Purple SKY sent some questions via email to ask just how has Scandal …

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Jun 13

[live report] heidi. – Sure, Why Not?

I was sipping a beer at the concession stand outside the venue for heidi’s show when a lamb walked by. The lamb had one of its ears pierced and wore a black, apron-like punk get up. I glanced back and forth from my beer to the lamb for awhile before shrugging and taking a giant …

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