Animelo2013 Animelo Summer Live 2013     date and first lineup revealed

Summer won’t be coming for  a while, but it’s not too soon to give away information on this year’s Animelo Summer Live, Japan’s largest annual concert centered around anime songs. Like every year, AniSummer will host some of the hottest singers in the anime world.

For the first time since its conception in 2005, AniSummer will last three days instead of two. This year, it will take place on August 23, 24, and 25 in Saitama Super Arena.

The theme this year is “Flag Nine”, and the theme song is titled “Galaxy Express 999″. In addition, some of the upcoming artists have been revealed. How many do you recognize?

AniSummer2013Artists Animelo Summer Live 2013     date and first lineup revealed

August 23:

  • ALI PROJECT (Another OP)
  • ZAQ (Chuunibyou OP)
  • Minori Chihara (OniAi OP)
  • ChouCho (Girls und Panzer OP)
  • nano.RIPE (Bakuman 3 OP)
  • May’n (Accel World OP)

August 24:

  • angela (K OP)
  • Sumire Uesaka (Chuunibyou ED)
  • Minami Kuribayashi (Muv-luv Alternative: Total Eclipse OP/ED)
  • GRANRODEO (Kuroko no Basket OP)
  • T-Pistonz+KMC (Inazuma Eleven Go OP)

August 25:

  • Maon Kurosaki (Jormungand: Perfect Order OP)
  • Yukari Tamura (OreShura OP/ED)
  • Hiroaki TOMMY Tominaga (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure OP)
  • Nana Mizuki (Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha The Movie 2nd A’s theme song)
  • Mamoru Miyano (Uta no Prince-sama OP/ED)

This isn’t the full list, so you’ll have to check later to see who else will join the show. Even so, the lineup is already packed with stars, and with the event lasting three days, it may be the biggest AniSummer yet.

AniSummer Animelo Summer Live 2013     date and first lineup revealed

Source: AniSummer website