ASAPA presents

Animethon 2024

August 9 - 11 / 2024 Edmonton Convention Centre Edmonton Alberta Canada
/ Guests / Aika Kobayashi

Aika Kobayashi

Aika Kobayashi is a voice actress and singer originally from Kanagawa, Japan.

Nicknamed “Aikyan” by both her fans and colleagues, she made her major musical debut in 2020 with the single “NO LIFE CODE”.

Since then, she has been responsible for many anime theme songs, including the opening theme song "Tough Heart" for the TV anime Shin Chuka Ichiban! 2nd Season, the opening theme song "AMBITIOUS GOAL" for the TV anime Sayonara Watashi no Cramer in which she also appeared as a voice actor, the ending theme song "Makoto Period" for the TV anime Killing Love, and the theme song "MI-RA-I miracle circle" for the TV anime Uchu Nanchara Kotetsu-kun.

In 2023, Aika Kobayashi, who loves gummy candies, was made an honorary member of the Japan Gummy Association, and released “Gummychu”, further broadening her activities.

In addition to being a singer, she is a voice actress and active member of the group Aqours, as part of Love Live! Sunshine!! where she plays the role of Yoshiko “Yohane” Tsushima.  She also reprised this role in the spin-off anime Yohane the Parhelion: Sunshine in the Mirror, featuring her character in the leading role.

Aikyan has also worked in narration, commercials, and has released and participated in several photobooks.  She also has designed and produced an apparel brand called “Yipyip”, in collaboration with designer Yumi Gyoba.

She released her first full album in June 2021, titled “Gradation Collection”.  Her second full album titled “Illumination Collection” will be released on August 21, 2024 (JST)!  The theme of the album is ‘songs that light up your heart’.

Among other activities, Aika Kobayashi will be performing a concert at Animethon 2024.

This will be her first-ever appearance in Canada!


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