DearDream, SisterS, and More Join AniSama 2018 Line-Up

Summer anison concert adds to its already impressive roster


Animelo Summer Live (or AniSama for short) is the world's largest anison event, packing in upwards of 80,000 fans over the course of a three-day weekend. Their 14th year promises to be just as big, with six new artists joining the already impressive line-up.


The latest to be confirmed for this summer's show are:


DearDream (Dream Festival!)

Luna Haruna (Fate/Zero, Sword Art Online)

Ayana Taketatsu (K-On!, YuruYuri)

Aoi Yuki (Madoka Magica, Symphogear)

Masayoshi Ooishi (Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Overlord)

SisterS (Himouto! Umaru-chan)

With these six acts added, the roster for the weekend looks something like this:


August 24: Aqours / Asaka / Miku Ito / OLDCODEX / GARNiDELiA / DearDream / Luna Haruna / Poppin'Party / MYTH & ROID / Suzuko Mimori


August 25: [email protected] SideM / Maaya Uchida / Ayaka Ohashi / GRANRODEO / Ayana Taketatsu / Minori Chihara / TRUE / TrySail / fhána / Inori Minase / Aoi Yuki


August 26: [email protected] Million Live! / i☆Ris / Shouta Aoi / Sumire Uesaka / ORESAMA / ZAQ / SisterS / JAM Project / Konomi Suzuki / Minori Suzuki

Source: Anime! Anime!


Kara Dennison is responsible for multiple webcomics, and is half the creative team behind the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. She blogs at and tweets @RubyCosmos. Her work can currently be read in Stranger Tales of the City from Obverse Books.

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