For those of you who ventured to Ayacon a few weeks ago you will remember the Japanese outfit ‘Unshin’ playing a concert there. After much praise for their performance their they have announced they are set to officially launch their debut CD “Waltz for Broken Dolls” which according to their official website “is a concept album telling the story of a young girl growing up under the strict pressures of Japanese society, but manages to stay on her own path” this week!
*Japan Underground / Album Launch Party This Saturday (September 3rd) they will appearing in conjunction with Japan Underground music event at the Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, basement of the Tavistock Hotel, Bedford Way, London WC1H 9EU
This event is acting as their official album launch party and there will be a live performance from the band during this event! Tickets are priced at £7.50 and can be purchased HERE. (You can also find more information about the event at the same link.)
*Alcon On September 9th the six piece outfit venture up to Leicester to perform at the Alcon convention.
Alcon is a convention set to take place at the De Monfort University that will feature a variety of Anime related happenings over the weekend. Guests for the event include Catlin Glass who played the role of Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist amongst many others and is an ADR director also (For you video game fans out there, she is also the voice of Cammy in the current Street Fighter IV franchise.) You can also expect to see Tia Ballard who you may know from her portrayal of Shao May in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood along appearances in the likes of One Piece, Strike Witches, D. Gray-man, Nabari no O, Casshern Sins and Eden of the East.
Also appearing at the event are a variety of peoples linked to ‘abridged’ series of Dragon Ball Z and Yu Gi Oh and many more!
As mentioned, Unshin are set to play on September 9th at the convention. If you’re in the area make sure you head along to the convention for good old time!
For all the information on Alcon, click HERE.
If you want to find more information on Unshin, you can visit their official website HERE where you can also purchase their debut album in both CD and digital form right now!
We will be reviewing their debut album in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for that!