Details for Aniplex Online Fest 2021: Where to join, Timing and Updates.

Aniplex 2021

With the ongoing Pandemic and lockdown in various countries, no one was expecting the Aniplex Fest to take off. However, Aniplex to the rescue, an Online Fest has been announced. On 28 May(Friday) Aniplex of America tweeted details about the event. Here are all the details revealed on the official site for the Online Fest.

The Aniplex Online Fest 2021 was also officially announced on the official Aniplex USA Twitter handle:

The tweet said Aniplex Online Fest will return this July 3rd, 2021 PDT. Aniplex was trending with the hashtag #AOF2021. Aniplex of America released a short video to officially announce Aniplex 2021. It also announced on the 27th of May the first round of AOF2021 programming.
First round of programming
The first round of programming: Aniplex

The website has announced the first round of programming (other rounds yet to be declared). Saki Takahashi has designed and illustrated the visual key art. Takahashi is the character designer and Chief Animation Director for Wonder Egg Priority.

Here’s the press release(PDF) by Aniplex of America: Press Release

Key visual for Aniplex Online Fest 2021
Key visual for Aniplex Online Fest 2021

Aniplex USA has also taken to Twitter to inform followers of the visual key art:

The First Round of Programming for Aniplex Online Fest 2021

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night
  • Fate/Grand Order ANIME PROJECT
  • Madoka Magica x Magia Record

Aniplex USA has also taken to Twitter to inform followers of the First Round of Programming.

Details for Aniplex Online Fest 2021

  • Event Name: Aniplex Online Fest 2021
  • Date: 3 July 2021 (Saturday)
  • Time: 6 PM onwards (PDT/ UTC 7)¹
  • Organiser: Aniplex Inc.
  • Co-sponsor: Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
  • Streaming platform: YouTube

Is Aniplex Online Fest free of charge? ABSOLUTELY.

Aniplex 2021 will be streaming online on Aniplex USA’s official youtube channel. Here’s the link to their channel: Aniplex USA

The official Twitter handle for Aniplex of America (@AniplexUSA) will announce the upcoming rounds of programming. The roster and other guests are yet to be declared. However, there is hope and many expectations to see some big names this fest!

The first Aniplex Online Fest was held on 4 July 2020. Aniplex Fest 2020 had over 800,000 viewers from all over the world. Aniplex Online Fest will be featuring programming from popular Aniplex shows, some of the biggest musical artists, and more.

We are glad to see the legacy continue.

¹Streaming time is subject to change.

About Aniplex

Aniplex of America Inc. is situated in Santa Monica, California. It is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. and has it’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Aniplex Inc. is a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan). It is a leading provider of anime content and music production. Aniplex is also one of the largest distributors of anime in Japan.

Aniplex has an impressive number of anime to showcase. Some of the shows are listed below.

  • Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]
  • Fate/Zero
  • Sword Art Online
  • KILL la KILL
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • March comes in like a lion
  • The promised neverland
  • Blue Exorcist
  • The Asterisk War
  • Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU
  • Your lie in April
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-
  • DURARARA!! Magi series
  • The irregular at magic high school
  • Persona series

Aniplex shows

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