April 11th “”Yuru Camp△” Special Event STAY△TENT” Event Report (Daytime Session): 6 main cast members share their memories of the TV anime “Yuru Camp△ SEASON2” and perform live readings!
A special event for the TV animation “Laid-back Camp” was held on Sunday, April 11th at Yurakucho Yomiuri Hall. Here is the latest information.
|Laid-back Camp Special Event STAY△TENT
At the “Laid-back Camp” Special Event STAY△TENT, the main cast members from the TV anime, Yumiuri Hanamori (Nadeshiko Kagamigahara), Nao Higashiyama (Rin Shima), Sayuri Hara (Chiaki Ogaki), Aki Toyosaki (Aoi Inuyama), Rie Takahashi (Ena Saito), and Tomoyo Kurosawa (Ayano Toki) appeared on stage. (playing Ayano Toki) appeared on stage.
Also appearing were Hana Asaki and Eri Sasaki, who sang the theme song for the TV anime!
With the Corona disaster making it difficult to get together, the event was staged using the fictional remote camping app “STAY△TENT” under the theme of “having fun even when you’re far away”. The event featured talks about the TV animation series “Laid-back Camp” and a live reading of the original comics.
The stage was decorated with tents and camp chairs in reference to “Laid-back Camp”. On the screen behind the tent was a projection of the control screen of the fictional “STAY△TENT” app.
There were buttons for “memories”, “camping plans”, “shopping”, “music”, “reading”, and “notifications”, so that the audience and live-streaming participants could enjoy the atmosphere as if they were operating the app together.
As the main cast members greeted each other one by one, they said, “The audience’s “Chikuwa! and “Chikuwa! of the audience and “Chikuwa!
|Opening of “Laid-back Camp” Special Event STAY△TENT
First of all, we chose “Memories” because “If we can look back on our memories together, we can share fun times even if we are far apart! and chose “Memories”.
When the words “Kamodashi Nameko Soba”, “Unauna Pie”, “Kinme Burger”, “Coffee Milk”, and “Birthday Cake” from the episode of the TV anime “Laid-back Camp(Yuru Camp△ SEASON2)” were displayed on the screen, they were met with a general chuckle of “All the food! When the words “food” and “birthday cake” appeared on the screen, they were all tsk-tsked.
They looked back at the scenes where each food appeared and talked about their memories.
During the talk about the birthday cake that appeared in episode 12, everyone sang a song to celebrate Kurosawa-san’s birthday after he said, “Oh, by the way, it was your birthday yesterday (April 10th).
The audience clapped their hands in excitement as they saw how close the main cast of “Laid-back Camp” is.
Next was the “camping plan” where the six members of the event (Hanamori, Higashiyama, Hara, Toyosaki, Takahashi and Kurosawa) thought about where and what they would like to do if they were to go camping or traveling. Each of the participants freely imagined, and answers such as “I want to rent a camping car” and “I want to go camping in Izu” were given, while the final answer was “I want to go to the desert”. The audience laughed at the unexpected result.
During the “Shopping” session, it was announced for the first time that the recently announced consumer game “Laid-back Camp Have a nice day!
It was also announced that the limited edition of the game will come with a “Choro-Q Shima Rin & Scooter” and an “Original Game Soundtrack”, and some of the comments on the live stream were surprised and said “Choro-Q! I want one!
In addition to these items, there will also be apparel items with the event logo on them, a soft and fluffy “Chikuwa Oyasumi Plushie”, items drawn by the original author Afro, and other original event goods. The event’s original goods included items drawn by the original artist, Afro, as well as framed reproductions of the original manga that will be sold exclusively on F:NEX, a hobby e-commerce site run by Flew, and the latest volume of the original manga.
|“Laid-back Camp” Special Event STAY△TENT” Music
Hana Asaki powerfully sang the opening theme song “Seize The Day” from the TV anime “Laid-back Camp SEASON2”.
Next, Eri Sasaki, who sings the ending theme song, took the stage and sang “Kono Tokoro De,” which also became an insert song, together with Asakika. The audience was instantly moved by the harmony of the two singers.
Finally, Ms. Sasaki sang the ending theme song “Haru no Tonari” to end the “Music” corner, which was presented in a “live streaming” style.
|“Laid-back Camp” Special Event STAY△TENT” Reading Play
After a full house, we went to the “Reading” corner. The audience was treated to a live reading of an episode from the original story.
As soon as the reading was over, the audience applauded loudly for the rare content that could only be seen here.
In the “Announcement” corner, the topic was the recently announced movie “Laid-back Camp”. Looking at the image board drawn by director Yoshiaki Kyogoku, the main cast members said, “I’m glad it’s true since it was announced on April 1st (April Fool’s Day)”, “I’m looking forward to the short movie with pine cones (laughs)”, and expressed their hopes for the nationwide release in 2022.
In the end, he said, “Although we are in this situation, our hearts are always united. I’m glad I had the opportunity to talk about it here and with people watching online.
This event was also held in the evening with different contents. If you purchase a ticket for the live streaming, you can enjoy the archived streaming of both performances until April 17 (Sat).
|Overview of “Laid-back Camp” Special Event STAY△TENT”
・Date and Time: April 11, 2021 (Sunday) ・Daytime Session: 14:00 ・Evening Session: 17:30 ・Place: Yurakucho Yomiuri Hall (Yomiuri Kaikan 7F, 1-11-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) ・Cast Yumiri Hanamori, Nao Higashiyama, Sayuri Hara, Aki Toyosaki, Rie Takahashi, Tomoyo Kurosawa, Hana Asaki, Eri Sasaki MC: Chiaki Matsuzawa
|Limited time only! Event original goods on sale at EC site!
To commemorate the “Laid-back Camp” Special Event “STAY△TENT”, original goods are now available on the e-commerce site.
In addition to apparel items with the event’s logo, there are a total of 15 items available, including the soft and fluffy “Chikuwa Oyasumi Plushie” and items drawn by the original creator, Afro. In addition, special stickers will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis for purchases of 5,000 yen or more (tax included)!
■Examples of original goods (all prices include tax)
■Chikuwa Goodnight Plush Toys (Large and Small)
Large: 4,300 yen Small: 1,600 yen
■STAY△TENT Acrylic Stand – Rin
■STAY△TENT Acrylic Keychain Nokuru
■STAY△TENT T-shirt Black with pink logo (M, L, XL)
I definitely want a stuffed chikuwa! I want the big one!
Unfortunately, goods can only be shipped within Japan.
If you live outside of Japan, you can get the goods using the Nazuna proxy service, so please feel free to contact me!
|What if you didn’t live in Japan?
No problem! You too can get your hands on those items by using our proxy service called NerzExpress. For more information, please see the following article.