ANISONG WORLD MATSURI 2018-07-23T12:34:18+00:00


Anime NYC is proud to welcome the globally renowned Anisong World Matsuri concert series to New York City for the first time! Anisong World Matsuri brings together headlining Japanese pop stars for show-stopping concerts, and the inaugural Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC will feature major performances from Luna Haruna, Shoko Nakagawa, Morning Musume。’18, and more for two nights on November 16 and 17, 2018 in New York’s historic Hammerstein Ballroom.

Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC is a partnership between Anime NYC and leading Japanese entertainment companies including BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse, Inc., and Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.

Anisong World Matsuri’s mission is to bring Japanese pop music popularized by anime (anisong) to new audiences around the world, and it has conducted major event concerts in cities including Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Washington DC since its launch in 2016. This November, Anime NYC and Anisong World Matsuri will host the largest Japanese pop concerts in the history of New York City!


Luna Haruna
Fri, Nov 16

Morning Musume。’18
Sat, Nov 17

Hiroshi Kitadani
Sat, Nov 17

Fri, Nov 16

Shoko Nakagawa
Sat, Nov 17


Konomi Suzuki
Fri, Nov 16

Hironobu Kageyama
Sat, Nov 17


Anisong World Matsuri’s Friday, November 16 event begins at 7 PM, and its Saturday, November 17 edition begins at 5 PM. Tickets for both nights go on sale in August. Anisong World Matsuri will be open to anime fans and music lovers across New York City, with no Anime NYC badge required to attend.

Those looking for more can meet Anisong World Matsuri’s performers at Anime NYC where multiple on-stage Q&As and autograph sessions will be held with the concert’s artists.

More artists and more details will be announced over the coming weeks, and Anime NYC couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Anisong World Matsuri to the biggest celebration of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in the USA!