Tag Archive: animenext

Apr 06

[press release] STEREOPONY to Perform at AnimeNEXT

STEREOPONY to perform at AnimeNEXT as a guest of honor!! June 18 – 20 at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, New Jersey. STEREOPONY is a Japanese all-girl rock band that formed in Okinawa in 2007, consisting of AIMI (Vocal/Guitar), NOHANA (Bass), and SHIHO (Drums). The band gained their first opportunity on the Japanese …

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Jun 19

[Interview] Ken Lloyd of Fake?: The Art of Losing Borders

Ken Lloyd, frontman of Oblivion Dust and Fake (typeset Fake?), is a man of dualities. He is British and Japanese, commercial and experimental musically, and outsider and insider to different aspects of Japanese culture. Just two hours before his alt-rock outfit Fake made their U.S. debut at Anime Next, Lloyd sat down with purple SKY …

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Jun 19

[live report] Fake? at Anime Next

As he approached the front of the stage, Ken Lloyd blew a kiss to the cheering audience—then grimaced. That expression gave away Lloyd’s nervousness about playing an unusual show—his first U.S. performance as Fake (typeset Fake?), at a convention for the anime culture foreign to him. It also punctuated his gesture by showing the gap …

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