Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Returns on September 9 With Free YouTube Live Stream Featuring Over 20 Shows and Star-Studded Line-Up of Special Guests

Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Returns on September 9 With Free YouTube Live Stream Featuring Over 20 Shows and Star-Studded Line-Up of Special Guests

SANTA MONICA, CA (AUGUST 10th, 2023) – Aniplex Online Fest, the annual online event hosted by
Aniplex Inc. (Tokyo, Japan), announces its return for a fourth year in a row with both an in person
and free YouTube live streamed event on September 9, 2023 (PDT)! From special guests,
announcements, performances from some of the biggest names in music, Aniplex Online Fest
2023 welcomes fans from all over the world to tune in to the can’t-miss event of the year for any
anime fan on the Aniplex YouTube channel:

Aniplex Online Fest 2023 will showcase over 20 Aniplex shows, including Rurouni Kenshinand the
Rascal Does Not Dream series, along with star-studded appearances from numerous special
guests. The online festival will also feature live music performances from KANA-BOON feat. Yuho
Kitazawa, okazakitaiiku, Philosophy no Dance and Shoko Nakagawa. To commemorate the
occasion, the online festival has revealed the event’s visual for this year illustrated by the one and
onlyHaruko Iizuka (Character Designer for Horimiya: The Missing Pieces).

Starting today, fans can also stream the official Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Playlist on Apple Music
and Spotify! Featuring a collection of songs from Aniplex shows as well as music artists

scheduled to appear at the festival, the playlist is a perfect way for fans to get ready for the annual
online anime festival. To access the playlist, visit:

As a sneak peek into what fans can look forward to, Aniplex Online Fest 2023 has also released a
special promotional video highlighting the shows that will be featured at the event, in addition to
the special guests scheduled to appear. The promotional video is narrated by Soma Saito (the
voice of Kenshin Himura in Rurouni Kenshin) for the Japanese version and Aleks Le (the voice of
Mash Burnedead in MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES) for the English version.

From 2020, Aniplex Online Fest has delivered one of the biggest online anime events of the year to
fans worldwide, featuring the latest news and information from Aniplex shows, countless
appearances from special guests, as well as amazing music performances streamed live and for
free on YouTube in both Japanese and English. In 2022, Aniplex Online Fest held its first in person
event at the PACIFICO Yokohama with 4,000 people in attendance and approximately 5 hours of
electrifying programming. The live stream welcomed fans tuning in from all over the world with
over 1.4M views online. Now in its 4th year, Aniplex Online Fest returnsonce again to on September
9th (PDT) bigger than ever.
For more information, visit the official website:

■ Event Name:Aniplex Online Fest 2023
■ Date/Time:Saturday, September 9, 2023 from 8 PM (PDT)
■ Event Visual Illustrated By : Haruko Iizuka
■ Organizer:Aniplex Inc.
■ Co-Sponsored By:Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
■ Live stream:
■ Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Promotional Video
(Japanese) :
(English) :
Narration: Soma Saito (Japanese Version) and Aleks Le (English Version)
■ Official Website (English):
■ Aniplex Event Official Twitter:
■ Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Playlist (Apple Music and Spotify):
*Please note: schedule and contents are subject to change.

Featured Shows (In Alphabetical Order)
• 16bit Sensation: Another Layer
• A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special
• ATRI -My Dear Moments-
• Black Butler
• Blue Exorcist
• Butareba -The Story of a Man Turned
into a Pig-
• Delico’s Nursery
• Demon Lord 2099HYPNOSISMIC –
Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima +

• My New Boss is Goofy
• Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie –
Walpurgisnacht Rising-
• Rascal Does Not Dream Series
• Rurouni Kenshin
• Solo Leveling
• The Concierge
• The Demon Prince of Momochi House
• The Elusive Samurai
• UniteUp!
• And More!

Special Guests (In Alphabetical Order)
• Nobuhiko Okamoto (Blue Exorcist)
*Video Appearance
• Asaki Yuikawa (The Elusive Samurai)
• Asami Seto (Rascal Does Not Dream Series)
• Chiaki Kobayashi (MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES)
• Genta Nakamura (Solo Leveling)
• Hikaru Akao (ATRI -My Dear Moments-)
• Jun Fukuyama (Blue Exorcist)
*Video Appearance
• Kaito Ishikawa (Rascal Does Not Dream Series)
• Koutaro Nishiyama (My New Boss is

• Rie Takahashi (Rurouni Kenshin)
• Soma Saito (Rurouni Kenshin)
• Taito Ban (Solo Leveling)
• Takuma Terashima (A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special)
• Tomori Kusunoki (Butareba -The Story of a Man Turned into a Pig-)
• UniteUp! (UniteUp!) *sMiLea LIVE -Unite with You- Digest video
• Yurika Kubo (Rascal Does Not Dream Series)
• And More!