The first wave of artists for MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in TOKYO have been announced. The festival will take place at Tokyo National Gymnasium for three days from Nov 6 – 8.
The theme for Day 1 is MOSHI ANI, where five anime singers, including May’n, Runa Haruna and Nagi Yanagi, will rock the crowd with everyone’s favourite anime songs.
On the next day, the main stage titled MOSHI POP will be joined by a total of 14 J-pop artists and bands as well as “KAWAII” models, who have been touring around the world with the MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON team. Participating acts include Silent Siren, Natsume Mito, Lovely★DOLL, Niji no Conquistador and Yamaguchi Kassei Gakuen.
The last day of the event, titled MOSHI COOL, will showcase the Japanese club scene and subcultures with 12 artists including CAPSULE, m-flo (DJ SET), WORLD ORDER, CTS, Charisma.com and Suiyobi no Campanella.
Over the three massive days, visitors can enjoy all kinds of Japanese soul food and B-grade gourmet at JAPAN FOOD FESTIVAL, which will be located just outside the venue. The area will also be joined by Japan’s largest meat celebration, Niku Fes. Aside from all the food booths, there will be a mini stage, matsuri area and more stalls to showcase and promote Japanese fashion and beauty products, making the festival a great place to experience all aspects of Japanese culture in many different ways.
Tickets will be available to purchase on the official website, starting on 31 Aug at 6PM. Foreign passport holders will receive free admission by registering for the event in advance and flashing their passports upon entrance.
MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON strives to introduce future J-pop fans all around the world to the country’s renowned pop culture, including fashion, music, anime, food and a whole lot more. Our four core projects include holding events (FES), running informative websites specialising in J-pop culture (WEB), the MOSHI MOSHI BOX information centre (BOX), and producing an informative TV show for an international audience (TV). This year, the team has embarked on a world tour - MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015. As part of the tour, events were held in seven countries and regions (New York, United States in February / Bangkok, Thailand in May / Taipei, Taiwan in June / Paris, France （JAPAN EXPO） / London, United Kingdom （HYPER JAPAN）in July / Los Angeles, and San Francisco, United States in August) so far this year alone. In addition, the project team recently announced the Singapore edition in September and two more shows in Paris and London scheduled for October.
MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON also works with local entities and individuals specialising in Japanese products and content, aiming to boost the local economy from inside and out.
After showcasing J-pop trends in many different ways from Japan to their global audience, MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON is set to come back to Tokyo for MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in TOKYO to wrap up a seven countries and regions,10-show 2015 world tour!