ALTIMA, Japanese music group. Image courtesy of Otakon
BALTIMORE, MD – ALTIMA, the three-member Japanese music group will be the Friday concert guest at Otakon 2014. To be held at the Baltimore Convention Center from August 8 through 10, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States Since the announcement, there has been great excitement amongst lovers of the group, who are gearing up to descend on Baltimore. Formed in 2011, ALTIMA consists of ex/m.o.v.e’s MOTSU as the rapper; fripSide’s Satoshi Yaginuma (SAT) as the sound producer and synthesizer player, and Maon Kurosaki (MAON) as the main vocalist. I’ll Believe, the group debut single, was released in December 2011, to great acclaim. I’ll Believe was used as the first ending theme to the anime series Shakugan no Shana Final. They released their first album, Tryangle, in 2014. Anime fans are thrilled that the group will be in Baltimore, and the opportunity to see them live on stage. They look forward to an amazing stage performance and songs like songs One (the second ending theme to the anime Shakugan no Shana Final, Burst The Gravity (the second opening theme to the anime Accel World) and Fight 4 Real (the second opening theme to the anime Strike the Blood).