Special Guest:

Joelle Strother (aka Joelle), is an American-born Japanese singer, who is best known for her work in Final Fantasy XIII-2 & Final Fantasy Lightning’s Return, as the voice behind the games’ several tracks such as "Plains of Eternity," "Ruined Hometown," and "Yeul's Theme."

Joelle made her debut in 2006 with Universal Japan, performing Lucky Maria, an ending song for the popular movie “TRICK”. She has since sung on NHK TV programs, for a TV drama, for many games, and has recorded many commercial songs.

Her other notable gigs involved Sound Horizon, in which they as a group produced several albums (“Ido e Itaru Mori e Itaru Ido”, “Luxendarc Shoukikou”, “Luxendarc Daikikou”, “Luxendarc Kikou”); her latest work with them being “Nein / Sound Horizon”. She also contributed vocals for the music of Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, a role-playing video game developed by Silicon Studio. Her latest project is the opening song for a visual novel titled Period Cube: Torikago no Amadeus.

Did you know Joelle studied music at Yamaha Music Institute and later received the school’s first scholarship? Talk about a stellar student!

Fall in love and be mesmerised with this nightingale as she serenades on our stage. Don’t you dare miss her live concert at AniManGaki 2017!