angela consists of atsuko, vocals, and KATSU, guitar and arrangement. They made their major debut with Ashita e no brilliant Road, the opening theme song of the TV anime Stellvia in 2003. Since then, angela have been in charge of the theme songs for various popular anime such as FAFNER in the Azure, K, Knights of Sidonia, and many more.
Their 8th album, LOV & CARNIVAL, released in August 2016 ranked #4 in the Oricon weekly chart in their 15th year of career. angela has won many anime theme song awards including at the 19th Animation Kobe Award for Sidonia, the opening theme song of Knights of Sidonia.
They have participated in various anime events overseas, in France, the US, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and so on, and they also held solo concerts in Canada, Germany, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. atsuko’s strong, distinctive voice and their well-established stage performances have been well accepted not only in Japan but overseas. angela held a solo concert in March 2017 at the Nippon Budokan and celebrated the 15th anniversary of their major debut in 2018.
They made a tour of Asia in five cities from March to May 2019 and released THE BEYOND, the theme song of the theatrical anime FAFNER in the Azure THE BEYOND in May 2019.
And now, next July, angela will be joining Mika KOBAYASHI and miwa for the Anisong Festa concert at Japan Expo! For its 20th Anniversary, the festival is celebrating anime music: don’t miss this big event on Friday at 6.15 pm on the Karasu Stage! You can book your tickets now.
They will also be holding signings on Friday and Saturday during the festival.