Today, Funimation announced that they are orchestrating a celebratory event of plus ultra proportions when the music of composer Yuki Hayashi comes to life at Anime NYC with the My Hero Academia Official Live Concert on Friday, November 19, 2021, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan in celebration of My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission releasing in theaters October 29. Tickets to the film can be purchased at FunimationFilms.com.
Hit selections of original music by Yuki Hayashi, from the sensational anime series My Hero Academia, will be performed live by a full rock band and symphonic musicians. Scenes from the anime will be displayed in the show’s background for fans to relive their favorite moments. Guests can also expect to see special appearances from talent close to the series, including Yuki Hayashi himself, who will be traveling from Japan to welcome fans at the show.
Co-organized with the Consulate General of Japan in New York, the concert event is part of Anime NYC, and Anime NYC admission is required to attend. An additional free My Hero Academia Official Concert ticket is also required and will be available today starting at 6 PM EST / 3 PM PST, first come, first served. Get your tickets here.
The concert is produced by soundtrec and represented by SOHO Live, who have collaborated previously on Capcom Live: The Capcom Official Concert Tour, The Devil Awakens: The Official Devil May Cry Concert, The Rising of the Shield Hero Official Live Concert, and the Video Game Orchestra.
My Hero Academia is a Japanese anime series based on the manga series by Kohei Horikoshi. It tells the story of a young boy, Izuku Midoriya, who lives in a universe where superpowers – or “Quirks” – have become commonplace. Izuku dreams of being a hero, although he was born without superpowers. Through the help of friends, family, and heroes, Midoriya is admitted into THE prestigious high school for heroes in training. This is where his journey begins.
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