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ATLUS has announced a Shin Megami Tensei 30th Anniversary Concert during Anime Expo 2023 on July 1 at The NOVO (LA Live).

It will be the first ever live, anniversary SMT concert for ATLUS in the West. The musical performance will be part of Anime Expo’s 2023 programming line-up and offered exclusively to those attending the convention.

Shin Megami Tensei Live Anniversary Concert Info:

Logo for 'Shin Megami Tensei' 30th Anniversary Concert at Anime Expo 2023 @ The Novo - LA Live. Art Credit: ATLUS / SEGA® of America

Logo for ‘Shin Megami Tensei’ 30th Anniversary Concert at Anime Expo 2023 @ The Novo – LA Live. Art Credit: ATLUS / SEGA® of America

Event Name: Shin Megami Tensei 30th LIVE: Band of Shadows Concert

Venue Location: THE NOVO in Los Angeles California. THE NOVO (LA Live) is located at 800 W. Olympic Blvd | Los Angeles, CA 90015.

Concert Date: July 1, 2023

Time: General Admission inside THE NOVO – L.A. Live starts at 6:30 pm PDT. The SMT live concert will start at 8:00 pm and conclude at 10:30 pm PDT.

Ticket Cost: The pricing tiers for the tickets are currently TBA. They will be announced in a future update by ATLUS.

* Note: Anime Expo 2023 badges do not include free entry to the Shin Megami Tensei concert. However, you will need to first purchase an Anime Expo 2023 badge in order to purchase a concert ticket.

– Be sure to check out the official ATLUS concert page for ticket price updates.

ATLUS is partnering with the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) to host this 30th anniversary Shin Megami Tensei concert.

The SMT concert will be produced in collaboration with soundtrec and SOHO Live, featuring live musicial performances from the video games series.

ATLUS comments on Shin Megami Tensei 30th LIVE: Band of Shadows Concert

“Everyone at ATLUS looks forward to celebrating 30 years of Shin Megami Tensei at Anime Expo with what will be an awe-inspiring celebration for fans to attend and enjoy.
The evening will solely highlight the rich history of the series and will not include any major announcements.”

It’s quite notable ATLUS is already tempering fan expectations for ‘major announcements’ with that last line.

About Anime Expo 2023 in Los Angeles

“Hosted over July 4 weekend, Anime Expo brings together anime and Japanese pop culture fans and industry members from around the world for the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America.
The four-day celebration, currently in its 32nd year of operation, is jam-packed with announcements, special guests, exclusive premieres, interactive events and more from iconic leaders in Japanese entertainment, music, fashion and video games.”

About soundtrec

“soundtrec is a music and live concert production company dedicated to creating unforgettable, immersive musical experiences for gamers, anime fans, and music lovers.
Soundtrec has produced and directed truly captivating shows such as the Sonic the Hedgehog 30th Anniversary online concert, Sonic Symphony, Capcom Live, Final Fantasy XV official concert at PAX East, The Rising of the Shield Hero online concert at Crunchyroll Expo, and My Hero Academia official live concert at New York Comic Con.”

About SOHO Live

“SOHO Live is a Tokyo-based live music agency specialized in concert productions of video game and anime music.
It has acted as the promoter, booking agency, and marketing agency for concerts based on some of the biggest video game/anime franchises in the world. Including: Dragon Ball Symphonic Adventure, Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions, Distant Worlds: Music from FINAL FANTASY, and Sonic Symphony.”

About SPJA

“SPJA is a non-profit organization dedicated to popularize and educate the public about Japanese entertainment and pop culture, as well as provide a forum to facilitate learning between professionals and fans.”


“ATLUS delivers unforgettable, story-driven gameplay experiences to enthusiastic and dedicated fans around the globe.
Established in 1986, ATLUS features a portfolio of beloved and long running game series including PERSONA™, which has sold over 16.8 million units worldwide, and the legendary SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI™ series.
ATLUS games are published in the west by SEGA of America, Inc. with its principal office in Irvine, California.”

We should have more information and concert details soon. Including which song performances from the Shin Megami Tenesi series will be featured. Remember that this concert is offered exclusively to Anime Expo attendees.

Hopefully, track “Tokyo -Daybreak-” from SMT V on the Nintendo Switch will get the live treatment. As its one of our favorites at The Natural Aristocrat®.

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