Saturday, May 7, 2011
Anime Expo 2011 Guest of Honor - Kalafina
Anime Expo announced their first musical guest Kalafina on Thursday May 5, 2011. Kalafina is a japanese pop band formed by composer Yuji Kajiura in 2007. They were formed to make the music of Kyara no Kokai - The Garden of Sinners. The band is known for wearing gorgeous gothic lolita clothing during the music videos and the concerts. It is comprised of three vocalists, Wakana, Hikaru, and Keiko. Since Kyara no Kokai they have done several opening and ending songs for anime, including Black Butler and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
If you could read Japanese, here is the announcement on the official Kalafina blog which can be found in the Kalafina website.
Here are some of their music videos.
Sprinter - Ending of Kyara no Kokai (5th chapter)
Magia - Ending of Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Lacrimosa - Ending of Black Butler