Given the proliferation of geek burlesques, you better bet that some of the risque shows have been inspired by anime. Heck, there's even been Hayao Miyazaki burlesques. As in, more than one. Now, Yoko Kanno, composer of music for jingles, games, and highly regarded anime, is the subject of a show. Presented by Unnatural Redhead Productions, "Strip Alone Complex" is planned for May 13th at Seattle, WA's The Rendezvous Jewelbox Theater.
35-year-old anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto's official YouTube channel has posted a one-minute CM for the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray "Maaya Sakamoto 20th Anniversary Live 'FOLLOW ME'." The over three-hour disc contains her memorial concert held at Saitama Super Arena with Yoko Kanno as special guest pianist. Check the clip after the jump.
As reported, popular anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto is now preparing two plans for her debut 20th anniversary project next spring, a memorial concert "FOLLOW ME" and a tribute album "REQUEST." Her official YouTube channel has posted a message video from her introducing the project. Check the video after the jump.
Flying Dog's official artist page for popular anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto has announced two plans for her debut 20th anniversary project. Her memorial concert titled "FOLLOW ME" will be held at Saitama Super Arena on April 25, 2015, with Yoko Kanno and the band apart as special guests. Check more details after the jump.
Yoko Kanno has been working for many popular anime titles in her 20 years career. Her record label PIANO's official online store PIANOSHOP has started offering the same original music sheets which she has used for her works. Hit the jump for more details.
Few conversations about fan favorite anime composers and soundtracks can avoid revolving around the axis of Yoko Kanno. Some of her best regarded work is now arriving in the US iTunes music store thanks to a release by FlyingDog. More after the jump.
Baltimore's Otakon announced that the event will be presenting renowned composer Yoko Kanno's (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) "Piano Me" at the event. For this concert, "the simple intimacy of one performer with one instrument will be enhanced by experimental live visuals that respond to her performance." Get a preview after the jump.
Pole dancing performance/fitness instructor Danielle Tillie has been posting demonstrations of her work on YouTube and her latest is very relevant to anime fan interest. In a new routine, she dances to Yoko Kanno and Ilaria Graziano's Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex song "I Do." Get a look after the jump.
Good news, one of the top sets of anime soundtracks is returning to Japan after a stretch of being out of print. Better yet, the reissues are reduced in price! Well, get really jazzed up because a slate of lauded composer Yoko Kanno's Cowboy Bebop work is due out December 21, 2012. Get the details after the jump.