Funimation, the market leader in bringing anime to the forefront of audiences worldwide, is orchestrating a celebratory event of plus ultra proportions when the music of composer Yuki Hayashi comes to life at Anime NYC with the My Hero Academia Official Live Concert on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan in celebration of My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission releasing in theaters Oct. 29th. Tickets to the film can be purchased at FunimationFilms.com.
Hit selections of original music by Yuki Hayashi, from the sensational anime series My Hero Academia, will be performed live by a full rock band and symphonic musicians. Scenes from the anime will be displayed in the background of the show for fans to relive their favorite moments. Guests can also expect to see special appearances from talent close to the series, including Yuki Hayashi himself who will be traveling from Japan to welcome fans at the show.
Co-organized with the Consulate General of Japan in New York, the concert event is part of Anime NYC, and Anime NYC admission is required to attend. An additional free My Hero Academia Concert ticket is also required, and will be available today starting at 6 PM EST / 3 PM PST, first come, first served at: HERE!! As of this article, TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!! Continue to check in case more are released.
The concert is produced by soundtrec and represented by SOHO Live, who have collaborated previously on Capcom Live: The Capcom Official Concert Tour, The Devil Awakens: The Official Devil May Cry Concert, The Rising of the Shield Hero Official Live Concert, and the Video Game Orchestra.
My Hero Academia is a Japanese anime series based on the manga series by Kohei Horikoshi. It tells the story of a young boy, Izuku Midoriya, who lives in a universe where superpowers – or “Quirks” – have become commonplace. Izuku dreams of being a hero, although he was born without superpowers. Through the help of friends, family, and heroes, Midoriya is admitted into THE prestigious high school for heroes in training. This is where his journey begins.
MY HERO ACADEMIA OFFICIAL LIVE CONCERT
- Friday, November 19| 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm EST
- Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – Main Stage
Get ready to experience My Hero Academia like never before in an electrifying live concert featuring music from the first five seasons of the series to relive all of its most iconic moments.
The My Hero Academia Official Live Concert will be a high-energy event featuring a rock band with epic orchestral elements, performing all-new arrangements of the My Hero Academia soundtracks written by Yuki Hayashi himself, while above the band a giant screen plays synchronized HD video from the anime.
From the origins of Izuku Midoriya to the adventures of the U.A. students, from their dramatic battles against the League of Villains to the U.A. High School Festival, this concert will give the My Hero Academia community their ultimate fan experience.
Anime NYC is working closely with the Javits Center, New York City, and New York State to create the safest experience possible for all attendees, exhibitors, talent, and guests. Per the City of New York, everyone 12-years-old or older entering the Javits Center for Anime NYC must show proof of vaccination and everyone must wear face coverings while at Anime NYC. Attendees under 12-years-old will be allowed at Anime NYC as long as they provide a negative PCR or Antigen COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of their first day at Anime NYC.