• July 22, 2016
  • Press Release
  • 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
    Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
    Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange)

CAPCOM LIVE! Kumamoto Charity Game Music Concert to be Held
– Game content utilized for social contribution, supports Kumamoto area restoration –

We would like to express our most heartfelt concern for everyone affected by the earthquakes that struck the Kumamoto Prefecture and surrounding areas beginning April 14, 2016. We sincerely hope for a quick recovery for the areas stricken by this disaster.

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced a Kumamoto charity performance of the CAPCOM LIVE! "rockestral" concert—a rock and orchestral concert incorporating Capcom’s game content—will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016.

Capcom has released numerous hit titles since its 1983 founding, and possesses a wealth of global brands with long-established followings, including Street Fighter, Resident Evil, and Monster Hunter. Further, while broadly leveraging its IP across diverse mediums under the banner of its Single Content Multiple Usage strategy, the company supports local revitalization efforts by utilizing its game brands as a draw, offering content for use in initiatives including regional development and raising election awareness.

At CAPCOM LIVE! attendees can enjoy live performances of game music from more than ten masterpieces dating from Capcom’s founding onward, all completely synchronized to visuals. With the performance of Video Game Orchestra—a group that combines rock and orchestral music into rockestral concerts and boasts high notoriety in the US—the tour is an innovative musical project that targets not only game fans, but also music fans and general audiences alike, garnering positive reviews since beginning in March of 2016. This concert marks the first performance to be held in Japan.

This charity performance came about when Capcom and event sponsors RKK Kumamoto Broadcasting Co., Ltd. and Isai Company’s desire to offer courage and support for prefectural revitalization to the people of the Kumamoto Prefecture coalesced. The concert will be free of charge, with ticket applications open to all residents of the Kumamoto prefecture.

Capcom is committed to serving as a responsible corporate citizen and will continue to conduct proactive CSR activities that include the use of its games to contribute to invigorating communities and supporting education.

[Event Summary for CAPCOM LIVE! Rockestral Concert Kumamoto Charity Performance]

1. Event Name CAPCOM LIVE! Kumamoto Charity Performance
2. Date Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:00 PM)
3. Location Kumamoto Prefectural Theater, Concert Hall (Public viewing from within also planned.)
4. Entry Fee Free of charge
5. Ticket Applications Available to: All residents of the Kumamoto Prefecture
Application period: August 1 ~ August 31, 2016
How to apply: Via postcard or the RKK homepage. Winners determined by drawing.
*Details available on the RKK homepage: http://rkk.jp/event/index.php
6. Sponsor RKK Kumamoto Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Isai
7. Co-sponsor Creates Cloud Family
8. Cooperation AURAL SONIC K.K., others
9. Contact Info RKK Kumamoto Broadcasting Co., Ltd. Operations Division
096-328-5525 (weekdays 10 AM ~ 5 PM, excluding 12 PM ~ 1 PM)

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