SEGA Japan celebrated PSO’s 15th Anniversary with a “Symapathy 2015” concert performed today, November 23rd 2015 at the Pacifico Yokohama National University Hall (Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan).
The event featured 3 parts, an orchestral one with Masamichi Amano as director with the sympathy Special Orchestra in charge of the musical part; a live vocal song concert with Annette Marie Cotrill, Haruko Momoi, Atsuko Enomoto, Kai Ichitaro, Aoi Shota, Emi Nitta, Satomi Sato, silicic Mari Takano, Rico Ohara, Takagi TomoRika, and SEGA long time veteran fan favorite: Takenobu Mitsuyoshi.
The concert setlist was the following:
Phantasy Star Online OPENING THEME ~ The Whole new World ~
PSO Stage & Boss Medley EP1
PSO Stage & Boss Medley EP2
“LET THE WINDS BLOW” -theme of Phantasy Star Online Episode3-
Phantasy Star Zero
Save This World and (Orchestra Version)
Tsudoe, under the star of eight million
For Brighter Day ~ Orchestra Version ~
Burning Hearts ~ flame of ANGEL ~ / Takenobu Mitsuyoshi
Ignite Infinity / Annette Marie Cotrill
Living Universe / Annette Marie Cotrill
Omoimatoi / Sato Satomi (clothed)
Readoro ☆ KOI ☆ love! / Haruko Momoi, Atsuko Enomoto, Kai Ichitaro with DF Girl (Takano Mari Kay, Rico Ohara, Takagi TomoRika)
We’re ARKS! / Takenobu Mitsuyoshi with DF Girl (Takano Mari Kay, Rico Ohara, Takagi TomoRika)
Phantasista / Aoi Shota (TAKUYA), Emi Nitta (YUMI)
Dreamcasting / Emi Nitta (YUMI)
peerless Stargate / Aoi Shota
(matinee) Our Fighting / Haruko Momoi, Takenobu Mitsuyoshi
(night part) Endless story / Haruko Momoi, Mitsuyoshi Takeshi Osamu
PSO2 Field Mediey 2
la L’Inno per il idola – Persona di Onnipotente –
PHANTASY STAR NOVA MAIN THEME
heaven sprint Le wind
Hoshimetsu of disaster [Magatsu] six-pointed balance – Return of the hero –
Hugh null medley
and [Naru profound darkness] Hello
Additionally some other activities such as the PSO2 anime presentation (featuring Dreamcast’s voice MAO Ichimichi, who also voices a main character for the PSO2 anime) with live theme performance:
A closing part with a talk which inclueded Phantasy Star and PSO series creator Yuji Naka, veteran producer Mikichi Takao, and the series current producer Satoshi Sakai.
There were some activities for the fans like galleries, props, and new PSO2 merch presentations at the venue:
Wanted to be part of the fun? SEGA of Japan will release CD & Blue Ray of this PSO 15th Anniversary Concert on February and March 2016, or you can watch the concert stream re-runs at Nico Nico. You can find more info about this on our previous report.