Carnegie Hall’s official website has announced that voice actress Rica Matsumoto will attend the “NEW & JAPAN”: Japan-Foreign Culture Interexchange Event at its Weill Recital Hall on February 20, 2023.
KK chan-maki is organizing the event promoting intercultural communication. The event will also feature “Pokemon songs, a Japanese sword dance, traditional dancing, a kimono show, and guest appearances by New York performers.”
Matsumoto is best known as the voice of Satoshi, the Japanese name of the character Ash Ketchum in the Pokemon anime. She has also performed theme songs for many of the Pokemon anime films and series. She is also one of the founding members of the JAM Project band. Matsumoto has also voiced roles in such anime as Yu-Gi-Oh!, You’re Under Arrest, and Outlaw Star.
The event will take place from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST. Tickets for the event are available free of charge at Carnegie Hall’s box office.