September 9, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rock band formed by sisters Rei Kuromiya and Aya Kuromiya
Anime and Film Themes include To Be Hero and Slavemen
Girls rock band BRATS will make their USA performance debut at Anime Los Angeles in January 2020.
BRATS – formed by sisters Rei Kuromiya (vocals) and Aya Kuromiya (bass) – created the opening theme “Ainikoiyo” for the anime series To Be Hero and performed “Nounai Shoukyo Game” for the Japanese film Slavemen. The band has also toured across Japan and played major music festivals in South Korea and Taiwan.
BRATS will perform at the Ontario Convention Center on Friday, January 10, 2020, and hold a fan Q&A session on Saturday, January 11.
Event Information: https://animelosangeles.org
BRATS – “Doudatte Yokatta” (MV)
BRATS – “Kimarigoto” (MV)
BRATS appears at Anime Los Angeles by arrangement with Resonance Media.
BRATS is the Japanese girls band formed by sisters Rei Kuromiya and Aya Kuromiya. Their music expresses the bold, loud sound of today’s Japanese youth.
Rei Kuromiya (vocals)
Aya Kuromiya (bass)
BRATS began in August 2011 when Rei Kuromiya became a vocalist at the age of 10. Rei’s sister Aya Kuromiya plays the bass, and Aya’s friend Hinako plays the guitar.
BRATS released the song “Ainikoiyo” in 2016 as the opening theme for the anime series To Be Hero, and the follow-up single “Nounai Shoukyo Game” was chosen for the feature film action comedy Slavemen.
In 2017, BRATS returned to the stage for their March 29 “Reborn” concert at Ikebukuro Live Inn Rosa, the band’s first live event in over 2 years. BRATS released their double-single “Ainikoiyo”/“Nounai Shoukyo Game” worldwide on June 21, 2017. Their debut album BRATS was released July 25, 2018.
BRATS made their overseas concert debut in January 2019 at “AMBITIOUS GIRLS SERIES 1” at West Bridge Hall in Seoul, South Korea. The band performed at Wake Up Festival in Taiwan in July and returned to Korea for Jeonju Ultimate Music Festival in August. Their performance at Anime Los Angeles in January 2020 will be their first performance in the United States.
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