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Crunchyroll Heads to SDCC with Two Massive Concerts—LiSA and One Piece


Crunchyroll Concert Series to Feature LiSA—the Iconic Voice Behind Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’s Opening Theme “Gurenge” at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park 

Culver City, California (July 10, 2024) – Today, Crunchyroll is announcing a once-in-a-lifetime anime and music experience from July 25 – 28 at San Diego Comic-Con. On Friday, July 26, the Crunchyroll Concert Series will take over The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park with global J-pop sensation LiSA. The concert is free to all San Diego Comic-Con badge holders.* 

On Friday night, ahead of the North American theatrical debut of global J-pop sensation LiSAs concert film LiVE is SMiLE ALWAYS -LANDER- on August 17, the iconic voice behind countless hit anime themes will perform in the U.S. for the first time in nearly 10 years. LiSA returns to the U.S. as Spotify’s 2020 Most Played Japanese Artist Overseas and currently has 4.1 million monthly listeners on the platform—accolades driven by her global appeal. Experimental musician and performance artist Alice Longyu Gao will open the evening with a set inspired by her deep connection to NANA, a classic anime about romance and music.  

The Crunchyroll Concert Series is free to all San Diego Comic-Con badge holders. Doors will open at 5:00 PM. Attendees are invited to line up at The Rady Shell at 4:00 PM on Friday. Please be on the lookout for Crunchyroll team members and signage which will direct you to the general admission line. 

Details subject to change. Updates can be found on Crunchyroll News!

For those who cannot make it to the panels or attend San Diego Comic Con, Crunchyroll will be posting updates on its TwitterInstagramTikTok, and YouTube Channel, giving fans all the greatest highlights.

*Space for the Crunchyroll Concert Series is limited to a first-come, first serve basis and subject to capacity. 

About LiSA

LiSA is known worldwide for her string of hit anime theme songs for popular titles like “Gurenge” from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, “Crossing Field” from Sword Art Online, and “homura” from Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train.

She made her solo debut in the spring of 2011 with the mini-album Letters to U, and has sold out concerts across Japan thanks to her powerful performances and commanding voice.

LiSA was also ranked as the Most Played Japanese Artist Overseas for 2020 by Spotify. Additionally, she became the first Japanese artist to record 3 million monthly listeners that same year. Then in 2021, “Gurenge” and “homura” each surpassed 200 million plays, proving that LiSA’s voice has a global appeal.

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