Moshi Moshi Festival 2015 in Tokyo

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By Creators’ Lounge staff Shunshuke Hariya
Photo taken by Kazuya Nakazawa

日本のポップカルチャーを世界に発信する「MOSHI MOSHI FESTIVAl 2015」(もしフェス)が
11月6日から8日の3日間、東京体育館で開催されました。(ASOBI SYSTEM主催)
こちらのイベントはNY、バンコク、パリ、ロンドン、シンガポールなど世界7カ国、10か所を巡り、その集大成として、東京公演が開催決定。

To showcace Japanese pop culture to the world,”MOSHI MOSHI FESTIVAL 2015” was held at the Tokyo national Gymnasium.(organized by ASOBI SYSTEM)
This event traveled Singapore, Bangkok, Paris, London, seven countries including NYC of the world, ten places.Then they came back to Japan!

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今や日本を代表するポップシンガー「きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ」やゴールデンボンバー、須藤元気氏によるダンスユニット「WORLD ORDER」、その他 DJ、モデルやアイドル、ジャンルを超えた総勢162組集結!アニメやコスプレ、ファッション、ライブ、パフォーマンスで、訪れた国内外の参加者約2万5000人が熱狂した。

Pop singer “Kyarī Pamyu Pamyu” and Golden Bonn bar, dance unit “WORLD ORDER” by Mr. Genki Sudo, other DJ, a model and an idol, the total number 162 artists of concentration beyond the genre to represent Japan!

一日ごとに異なるテーマ、6日「MOSHI ANI」、7日「MOSHI POP」、8日「MOSHI COOL」を掲げ、カワイイカルチャーやオタクカルチャーにスポットを当てたコンテンツを発信。
There were different contents all day long. 6th ”MOSHI ANI” 7th “MOSHI POP” 8th “MOSHI COOL” . sent the contents that spotlighted “KAWAII” culture and “OTAKU” culture.

外国人来場者は無料で、ステージ前に優先スペースが設け「お・も・て・な・し」
The foreign guest was no charge for admission, and space given priority was established in front of a stage. It’s the “OMOTENASHI”

室内外会場は日本人、外国人関係なく、「音楽はボーダーレス」を体現するかの様に
物凄い盛り上がりを見せた。
The inside stage showed an awful upsurge without a Japanese, foreign relations as if “the music embodied by borderlessness”.

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あいにくの雨模様でしたが、野外ステージでアイドル、DJらが熱いパフォーマンスを披露!
オーディエンスも「オタクダンス」や合いの手を入れ、独特の雰囲気を作り出した。
It was rainy but some idol and DJs performed an amazing!!!
The audience made Unique atmosphere with “OTAKU DANACE” and around chimed !!

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国内の伝統的な文化と、新しいポップカルチャーの融合がもしフェスのもう1つのテーマでもあり、
入場口とメインホールには、巨大な提灯櫓が組まれ、お祭りのムードを演出!
The theme of festival is “Fusion of domestic traditional culture and a new pop culture”
There are two big scaffold with lanterns at entrance and main hall! It feels OMATSURI!!

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場外では日本の伝統文化体験ブース(習字、茶道、着物レンタルなど)設置された。
It was installed a Japanese traditional culture experience booth (penmanship, tea ceremony, kimono rental) out of the place.

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場内ではカラオケ体験、ヘアアレンジ、プリクラ体験ブースなどが展開。 さらにモデルやコスプレイヤーとの交流も行われた。
A karaoke experience, hair arrangement, a photo sticker experience booth unfold in the hall. Furthermore, a model and the alternating current with the costume play year were performed, too.

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海外でも評判の高い「World Order」 が圧巻のダンスパフォーマンス!
“World Order” where has high reputation abroad is a dance performance of the best part!

M-FLO が名曲「Miss you」やTakuのDJプレイにのせVERBALがフロアを煽るスタイルに、オーディエンス歓声とコールアンドレスポンスが響き渡った!
In the style that M-FLO expanded for DJ play of famous tune “Miss you” and Taku, and VERBAL drove a floor, a shout of joy and a call and response of audiences echoed!

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Crystal Kayとのフューチャー! 「何度でも」を披露し、美しい声に誰もが酔いしれていた。
M-FLO with Crystal Kay! showed “NANDODEMO” and anyone was fuddled with a beautiful voice.

水曜のカンパネラもアリーナに乱入に大変なことに(笑)
She got down on an arena and was made a fuss!!! lol

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M-Floかバトンを引き継いだ中田ヤスタカ氏&こしじまとしこの「CAPSULE」!
ヤスタカ氏のDJにこしじまとしこがフロアを煽り、オーディエンスは大熱狂!
Next artist is the “CAPSULE” what is YASUTAKA NAKATA’s new unit!
They drove the audience and was excited very much!!!!!!

大とりは「カワイイ」を世界中に広めた、日本ポップカルチャーのシンボル「きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ」
The last artist is “Kyarī Pamyu Pamyu” who was speard Kawaii culcure to the world!

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代表曲「にんじゃりばんばん」、「つけまつる」など全7曲を披露し、3日間の祭典のフィナーレを飾った!!
She showed all seven pieces including “NINJARI BANBAN” ”TSUKE MATSURU” and gave glory to the finale of the 3-day festival! !

今や英語にもなり世界中から注目される、日本の「Kawaii」 
そしてそれを世界中に発信し続け、世界中の人々の笑顔を作り続ける、アソビシステムの活動に今後も目が離せない!!
Japanese “Kawaii” which it becomes English now, and attracts attention from all over the world! And I will must keep an eye on it for activity of “ASOBI SYSTEM inc.” which I continue sending it to the world, and continues making the smile of people of the world in future!!!!

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