Pop-culture event organizer Cosplay.ph has announced on Wednesday that the popular voice actress and singer Riho Iida will headline the much-awaited I Love Anisong concert during Cosplay Mania ’16 this October.
Attendees who purchased the PHP599 Gold tickets can watch the I Love Anisong concert, but details regarding the schedule and venue will be announced in the coming days. Meet and Greet details for all musical guests, if scheduled, may also be announced at a later date.
Riho Iida, also known by her nickname “Rippi”, came into the showbiz spotlight when she was 11-years old, appearing at the NHK television series Tensai Terebi Kun MAX in 2002. She has appeared in multiple movies, television series and publications.
Rippi became widely known in the pop-culture scene as the voice behind the character “Rin Hoshizora” from the hugely-popular multimedia project Love Live! School Idol Project, which started in 2010, eventually voicing in its two television anime adaptations in 2013 and 2014. She reprises her role last year for the movie adaptation, Love Live! The School Idol Movie.
Last year, she also voiced the characters “Kana Uehara” in the anime series Re-Kan! and “Ruka Sovagasky” in the anime series Venus Project: Climax.
She had recently released her latest album, “rippi-holic”, last August 17.
Cosplay Mania ’16 is happening on October 1-2, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center – Manila, inside the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City.
You may buy your tickets at SM Ticket branches and online at smtickets.com.