For the fourth year running, Aniplex will be holding a special online event, streaming for free, to celebrate the best in anime and music via their official Youtube channel.
The event will stream from 8pm PDT (4AM UK time, so get coffee!).
From the Press Release:
From special guests, announcements, performances from some of the biggest names in music, Aniplex Online Fest 2023 welcomes fans from all over the world to tune in to the can’t-miss event of the year for any anime fan on the Aniplex YouTube channel
Aniplex Online Fest 2023 will showcase over 20 Aniplex shows, including Rurouni Kenshin and the Rascal Does Not Dream series, along with star-studded appearances from numerous special guests. The online festival will also feature live music performances from KANA-BOON feat. Yuho Kitazawa, okazakitaiiku, Philosophy no Dance and Shoko Nakagawa. To commemorate the occasion, the online festival has revealed the event’s visual for this year illustrated by the one and only Haruko Iizuka (Character Designer for Horimiya: The Missing Pieces).
Starting today, fans can also stream the official Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Playlist on Apple Music and Spotify! Featuring a collection of songs from Aniplex shows as well as music artists scheduled to appear at the festival, the playlist is a perfect way for fans to get ready for the annual online anime festival. To access the playlist, visit: https://lnk.to/AOFmusicPR
As a sneak peek into what fans can look forward to, Aniplex Online Fest 2023 has also released a special promotional video highlighting the shows that will be featured at the event, in addition to the special guests scheduled to appear. The promotional video is narrated by Soma Saito (the voice of Kenshin Himura in Rurouni Kenshin) for the Japanese version and Aleks Le (the voice of Mash Burnedead in MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES) for the English version.
Here's a list of just some of the anime series being featured:
16bit Sensation: Another Layer
A Returner's Magic Should Be Special
ATRI -My Dear Moments-
Butareba -The Story of a Man Turned into a Pig-
Demon Lord 2099HYPNOSISMIC -Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima +
MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES
My New Boss is Goofy
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie -Walpurgisnacht Rising-