Local events organizer Cosplay.ph has announced in a Facebook post on Friday that the Japanese anisong artist Shiena Nishizawa will be performing at Cosplay Mania ’17.
She will be joined by fellow anisong singer Konomi Suzuki as one of the musical guests for the much-awaited two-day event.
The full details on her performance, including the schedule and ticket price, will be announced in the coming days.
Shiena Nishizawa is an Japanese pop singer from Saitama, who made her mark by winning the Grand Prix in the first FlyingDog audition in 2014, while still being in high school. She is currently signed to Victor Entertainment under the FlyingDog label.
Nishizawa released her first single “Fubuki” was used as a theme song for the Kantai Collection anime series in 2015, which peaked at Number 6 of Japanese Oricon music chart. Her following singles, “Brand new world” and “The Asterisk War”, was used for the anime series The Asterisk War.
She had recently released her debut album, “Break Your Fate”, which was released last March.
Nishizawa was previously scheduled to visit the Philippines for the first time in Cosplay Mania last year to perform at the I Love Anisong concert, but cancelled her appearance because of “management and label” reasons.
She was replaced by the Japanese singer Kanako Ito.