Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Returns on September 9

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

Aniplex Online Fest 2023 will showcase over 20 Aniplex shows, including Rurouni Kenshin and 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 only Haruko 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 returns once again to on September 9th (PDT) bigger than ever.

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Source: Press Release