Fantastic news, everyone. Three of May'n's albums are coming to the US iTunes store on May 16 -- huzzah! One of them is HEAT, which I heard that it mange to ignited Josh Totman's heart. Number two on the list is If you..., which includes Ready! Go! from Okami-san and her Seven Companions, Moshimo kimi ga Negau no Nara from Valkyria Chronicles 3, and Shinjitemiru from Incite Mill - 7 Day Death Game. To all of you Accel World fans, Chase the World is going to be available as well.
And that's not all folks, May'n also has plans to invade San Francisco and Los Angeles during the fiery month of June. However, it is going to be a one night event for both locations. The San Francisco concert will take place on June 21 at the Key Club, and the Los Angeles one will be on June 23 at Yoshi's. You can find more information on both concerts right here.
If you are craving for some to own some of May'n's music, you can check out the songs that are currently available on the iTunes store. In case you don't know who May'n is, you can learn more about her in the section right after the jump.
The artist name "May'n" is derived from her real name, and it demonstrates her hope to "always sing songs that will be everyone’s main theme." May’n was discovered in Horipro’s annual Talent Scout Caravan competition at the age of 13, and in 2008, she performed as the singing voice of Diva of the Galaxy, Sheryl Nome, in the TV anime Macross Frontier.
May'n released 2 singles in 2008 which instantly became big hits, each placing in the Top 3 on the Oricon Weekly Chart in their debut week. In January 2009, the long-awaited mini-album May'n ☆ Street was released, and it achieved 2nd place on the Oricon Weekly Chart in the first week. All of May’n's releases since then have consistently entered the top music sales charts.
In January 2010, May’n performed her first solo Budokan concert, which sold out in only 1 day. In March of the same year, she held her first tour of Asia, followed in July by a 17-city summer tour of Japan. She works passionately on her live shows in Japan and overseas to deliver her songs directly, fascinating audiences with her irresistible singing skills and unique voice.
In Fall 2010, May’n was chosen to record the theme song for the film Incite Mill - 7 Day Death Game. In February 2011, she released her 3D Live Documentary movie May’n THE MOVIE - Phonic Nation and later that month released her 2nd album If you… which reached number 7 on the Oricon Weekly Chart. In March 2011, she held her 2nd solo Budokan concert RHYTHM TANK!! for a sold-out audience.
Her second 6-city tour of Asia in May 2011 was a big success. She participated in the largest-in-Europe Japanese Culture and Entertainment Festival "Japan Expo 2011" and received large applause. She continues to be the must-see "New Generation Female Rock
In July, 2010, May’n made her American live performance debut at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. In addition to her work on Macross Frontier, May’n has contributed songs to several anime and video games, including: Love get Chu, Shangri-La, Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakamatachi, Aria the Scarlet Ammo,Phi Brain, Valkyria Chronicles 3 (PSP), Sengoku Basara 2, and Accel World.