Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and other leading Japanese entertainment companies, Anisong World Matsuri at AX 2018 will present a powerful collection of fan-favorite performers including AimerAKB48 Team 8THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLSi☆RisYuki KajiuraMay’nShoko Nakagawa, and Sanketsu-girl Sayuri. In addition, school idol group Aqours (Love Live! Sunshine!!) will perform their first-ever full-length solo concert in the United States.

Anisong World Matsuri at AX 2018 Concert Details

  • Limit of four tickets per person.
  • During high traffic when sales open, Showclix policy is to only allow the “Best Available” seating option. This is to prevent seats from disappearing while in your cart and having to start the selection process over again. After traffic has died down, the “Pick Your Seat” option will become available a few days later.
  • Seating is assigned upon purchase.
LOVELIVE! SUNSHINE!! Aqours World Love Live! in LA ~Beyond the Pacific~
  • Wednesday, July 4: Aqours (full-length concert event)
    • Doors Open 4:30 pm / Show Starts 6:00 pm
    • Tickets On Sale:
      • Premier Fan: Wednesday, May 9 at 6 PM PDT
      • General Attendee: Friday, May 11 at 6 PM PDT

LOVELIVE! SUNSHINE!! Aqours World Love Live! in LA ~Beyond the Pacific~ Ticketing Page

Japan Super Live
  • Friday, July 6: AimerYuki KajiuraMay’n, and Sanketsu-girl Sayuri
    • Doors Open 5:30 pm  / Show Starts 7:00 pm
    • Tickets On Sale:
      • Premier Fan: Friday, May 11 at 6 PM PDT
      • General Attendee: Sunday, May 13 at 6 PM PDT

Japan Super Live Ticketing Page

Japan Kawaii Live

Japan Kawaii Live Ticketing Page

Ticket Pricing:

  • VIP – $150
  • Orchestra – $85
  • Loge – $60

VIP Package includes (details subject to change):

  • Anisong World Matsuri VIP Badge
  • Priority entry to the concert
  • VIP Seating (front of the audience)
  • Special Goodbye with artists after the concert

To attend any of the Anisong World Matsuri concert events, AX attendees will need to present both a valid AX badge and a concert ticket. All one-day and pre-show badge holders will also be able to purchase tickets to attend the AWM concert events on July 4, 6, and 7.

Artist information and concert updates can be found on the Anisong World Matsuri page on the AX website.

Anime Expo 2018  will run from July 5 through July 8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with Pre-Show Night on July 4, 2018.

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About Anime Expo

Anime Expo (AX) brings together fans and industry from Japan, the US, and all over the world for the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America. Taking place every year since 1992, Anime Expo features the best in Japanese entertainment, music, fashion, and video games. For more information, visit

About Anisong World Matsuri

Anisong World Matsuri is an event made possible through the collective efforts of Japanese companies that focus on animation-related contents. The event aims to transmit Japan’s animation/anisong culture, and to maximize its value throughout the world by delivering Japan’s anisong concerts worldwide in the highest quality. Anisong World Matsuri has delivered anisong to fans in Washington D.C., Shanghai, and returns to Anime Expo 2018 for its third consecutive year.

2016’s AWM featured “Japan Super Live,” a four-hour long, festival-type live event featuring eight popular ANISONG artists such as JAM Project, T.M.Revolution, and sphere, “Japan Band Battle” featuring FLOW and OLDCODEX, and special events focused on Love Live! Sunshine!! and One Punch Man.

In 2017, AWM presented a total of eleven acts across two days of performances. “Japan Super Live” included ALI PROJECT, angela, Mashiro Ayano, Minori Chihara, GARNiDELiA, and Konomi Suzuki; “Japan Kawaii Live” featured Aqours, JUNNA & Minori Suzuki from Walküre, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, and Wake Up, Girls!

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