Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 05, 2012
For the fourth consecutive year, all-girl rock band Stereopony will travel to the U.S. for an April 6th performance at Sakura-con – the Northwest’s oldest and largest Asian culture convention being held in Seattle, WA April 6-8 2012. The Sakura-con performance kicks off Stereopony’s first-ever West Coast concert tour. Stereopony is known for their various anime theme songs – including popular titles such as Bleach, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, and Darker than Black. NicoNico.com, the ultimate social media network, will broadcast the performance live. Stereopony is the first Sony Music Records artist to be offered exclusively on niconico.com.
To watch the Stereopony concert live, go to niconico.com on or before 6:30pm April 6, 2012 and click on the Stereopony link on the home page. Viewers will be able to share their reactions online throughout the performance using niconicos unique technology that enables viewers to overlay comments directly on video stream.
Live Broadcast Info:
Date Friday, April 6, 2012
Time 6:30pm ~ 7:30pm
4/10 (Tue): San Francisco Slims
4/11 (Wed): Hollywood-Los Angeles Key Club
4/12 (Thu): Santa Ana YOST Theater
In addition to the above three shows, Stereopony will do an in-store show at Amoeba San Francisco on 4/9 at 6pm
Launched in April 2011, niconico.com is the ultimate social media network with more than 25 million customers worldwide. By making it possible for viewers to overlay comments directly on a video stream, niconico offers the best of both worlds real time audience interaction plus video. Considered one of the top 10 most visited websites in Japan, niconico offers a breadth of services and programming including video uploading, live user video broadcasting, live official content, and Anime simulcasting. NicoNico is currently the only consumer online network to offer the comment overlay feature.
About Stereopony :
Formed in Okinawa in 2007, Stereopony is a Japanese all-girl rock band with a global fan base. Consisting of Aimi (Vocal/Guitar), Nohana (Bass), and Shiho (Drums) the band gained their first opportunity on the Japanese rock radio program Sschool of Lock!
Stereopony should be well known to many anime fans as the artists behind several notable anime themes. Their debut single “Hitohira No Hanabira” was the 17th ending theme for the famous anime series Bleach; released on November 5, 2008 and ranked #25 on the Oricon Weekly Charts.
Stereopony has toured internationally, including the 2009 SXSW where they received a standing ovation.