Seriously, with the recent out of controlled rage in China against all things Japanese or expensive… This is not surprising at all.
From the Ani-sama, Shanghai site comes a notice, postponing the Ani-sama in Shanghai 2012 to a unknown later date.
The notices reads,
“Notices on the Postpone of Anisama Shanghai 2012
Japan anime and manga super music concert, Anisama Shanghai 2012 – Next Stage -, originally to be held on the 27th of October at the Mercedes Benz arena has been postponed, we seek fan’s understanding.
For fans already with tickets, we will be releasing the refund information at a later date.
Shanghai Mudan Film and Broadcast Company
17th September 2012”
This is also the 2nd time the mega event sees a delays in the 2nd year running of the event; already confirmed lineup for the 2012 edition are,
- Eir Aoi
- Mitsuo Iwata
- Minami Kuribayashi
- CONNECT(Mitsuo Iwata and Kenichi Suzumura)
- JAM Project
- Kenichi Suzumura
- Yukari Tamura
- Minori Chihara
- Nomico + Masayoshi Minoshima
- Luna Haruna
- Nana Mizuki
- Root Five
P.s.: For some of the clueless, It says Mercedes Benz, NOT Mitsubishi Arena.