As you’ve probably already heard from our excited online ramblings, Naruto singer Joe Inoue and Nodojiman winner Diana Garnet will be gracing our Christmas Market main stage on Sunday in a team-up performance of gargantuan proportions, while ASOBISYSTEM model and singer Anna Yano will follow up her summer success with more smash-hit concerts for each session of the event! Not simply content with bringing you the best in on-stage entertainment, however, HYPER JAPAN will also be giving visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with these dazzling stars.
For those in need of an introduction, Joe was born in the USA to Japanese parents, and is best known for his songs “Closer” and “Kaze no Gotoku” which were used as the anime opening themes for Naruto Shippuden and Gintama. He also regularly features on “J-MELO” – an NHK World television programme broadcast around the globe.
Diana also grew up in the States, where she developed a passion for Japan through anime and manga. In 2013 she won the Nihon TV “Nodojiman THE WORLD” contest, and soon after that released her debut album “COVER ☆ GIRL”.
After their knockout combo performance on Sunday, fans will be able to meet and greet Joe and Diana, with autographs and photos both on the cards. What’s more, Joe will also be available for autograph signing at the JPU records booth, with special priority given to fans who have already purchased his CD!
Last but not least, Anna Yano is a well-known Aomoji-kei model who has appeared in numerous magazines, and also performed the opening theme songs for Magica Wars and Stella Women’s Academy, Class C3. Anna will be signing autographs in her booth at designated times during the event, so keep your eyes peeled for more details to come soon!
*Times for the meet and greets are subject to change. Please confirm details at the venue on the day of the event.