Tune in Tokyo and Fine Horse present a holiday cosplay party, Saturday, December 6th at Desu-Nation, hosted by Mamitan of Good Smile Company! Celebrate the season with a night of J-Pop, K-Pop and live performances featuring Stephanie Yanez, Rayko & K-Lu of Lolita Dark, Paprika Mari of Candy Bomber and the Tune in Tokyo DJs on Saturday, December 6th in Temple City, California!
We’ll also have door prizes from Anison USA, Fine Horse Cosplay, Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi and Good Smile Company! The grand prize includes a deluxe cosplay mask from Fine Horse!
Stephanie Yanez will appear with her full band, presenting a set of her original songs and favorite anime covers, special guests Rayko and K-Lu of epic rock band Lolita Dark will perform a set of holiday classics and anime songs, and we’ll also be joined by Paprika Mari of Candy Bomber for a special number! Tune in Tokyo DJs Greg Hignight, Ally & Tommy Pedrini will keep the night moving with a mix of J-Pop, K-Pop and global dance beats!
All kinds of cosplay are encouraged (but not required)!
Desu-Nation collectibles store and anime shop is located at 9410 E. Las Tunas Drive Temple City, CA 91780. The event runs from 8:00 PM – midnight. Cover is just $10, and the event is ALL AGES!
About Tune in Tokyo
DJs and promoters Tune in Tokyo founded the first monthly event in Los Angeles for Japanese and Asian pop in 2008, weaving together the vibe of Indie dance clubs with Harajuku & Shibuya fashion. An active force in the LA club and J-Pop scene, Tune in Tokyo hosts dance parties, fashion shows and concerts celebrating cutting-edge music and pop culture from Asia. Tune in Tokyo’s residencies have included Little Tokyo’s 2nd Street Jazz and the renowned maid cafe Royal/T, performances at Anime Expo, KCON, Pacific Media Expo, The Getty Center, Japan: Endless Discovery, Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Opening Party, Miku Expo and appearances on Tokyo Kawaii TV and NHKs J-Melo. For more information, please visit: http://www.tuneintokyoclub.com or http://www.facebook.com/TuneInTokyoClub
About Fine Horse
Fine Horse produces custom made costumes, props, and cosplay goods with an emphasis on quality and the best craftsmanship. Every costume is custom made by their skilled team of tailors and prop makers. For more information, visit https://www.finehorsecosplay.com
About Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi
Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi is an entertainment website that explores Japanese Pop Culture from an American perspective! For more information, please visit http://www.kawaiikakkoiisugoi.com
About Anison USA
Anison USA is the the new Japanese Anime Music and Cosplay Festival coming to Pasadena, California in March 2015, featuring headliner Haruko Momoi. For more information and tickets, visit http://anisonusa.com
About Stephanie Yanez
Stephanie Yanez is a pop singer who fuses American and Japanese music genres. She has released music in Japanese and English, toured the United States and Japan, and performs regularly with her band in Los Angeles. She officially collaborated with Crypton Future Media’s Hatsune Miku with “Ultimate Miku World”, an exclusive song and animated music video by TinierMe. Her TV appearances have included Tokyo Reporter for Anime Select’s Comcast On Demand documentary, the series “Crazy Sexy Tokyo” and “Spesha Area Space Shower TV”. She currently models for the Japanese brands galaxxxy and Rilakkuma, and has also modeled for Hello Kitty, Aymmy in the batty girls, and Miss Alphabet, in addition to serving as a spokesmodel for Aniplex USA. For more information, please visit http://stephanieyanez.com
About Lolita Dark
Lolita Dark is an Epic Rock band with roots in Southern California and Japan formed in 2012. Their sound weaves together crunching guitar riffs, progressive bass lines, lush harmonies, and complex melodic structures in songs that reflect both angst and optimism in an increasingly interconnected world. The core of Lolita Dark is formed by singer/ songwriter / guitarist / multi-instrumentalist Rayko (Ray), Bassist Rain Balen, and Drummer Joey Felix who are also members of the Los Angeles rock band “Dig Jelly”, and vocalist and keyboardist Kaoru Enjoji (K-Lu), and guitarist Patrick Cabrera of prog metal band False Empire. For more information, visit http://www.lolitadark.com Rayko official page: https://www.facebook.com/RaykoOfficial
About Paprika Mari
Paprika Mari is the lead vocalist for Candy Bomber, a multi-genre pop band based in Los Angeles, California. Her roots in both the U.S. and Japan helped to shape her musical sensibility, reflected in the band’s playlist that spans Japanese and American rock, pop and jazz. In addition to being a staple in the LA Asian Indie rock scene, Paprika Mari and Candy Bomber have performed at anime conventions across the U.S. and other events. She is also an avid cosplayer, Japanese fashion enthusiast and licensed mixologist known for creating anime-inspired drink tutorials. Follow Paprika Mari on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/4649PaprikaMari, and for more on Candy Bomber, please visit https://www.facebook.com/TheCandyBomber