The current state of global events has been a massive wrench in so many aspects of our lives, alarming on one level as we worry (and too often, mourn) for those vulnerable to it’s effects, and incredibly frustrating in the ways it’s interfering with our lives (and unfortunately, livelihoods) for many.
Naka-Kon in Kansas City , USA is one such event. The anime and pop-culture convention was going to be the host for Chiaki Mayumura‘s western debut, but sadly and understandably, it’s been postponed out of health concerns. This makes sense and I don’t feel anyone can take issue with their decision.
We don’t know how to start this, but we promised to update you guys as soon as we had more concrete information.
After much consideration and a mutual understanding between Naka-Kon, the Sheraton Hotel and Overland Park City Center; we have decided to postpone Naka-Kon
— Naka-Kon 「中コン」 (@NakaKon) March 12, 2020
But wouldn’t you know it, Chiaki didn’t intend to bow out at all, and she arrived in from Japan to perform at this event. And now one of the most consistently amazing live performers around is sitting in her hotel in Kansas City for an appearance that isn’t going to take place.
BUT she’s not gonna just sit there and do nothing…
To ALL Naka-Kon fans
Chiaki Mayumura will have a live broadcast on YouTube tomorrow morning for all those who miss Naka-Kon2020.
Friday, March 13, 10:50 amhttps://t.co/XGkacAsqJ5
— JUN (@JUN_mayumurar) March 13, 2020
So peeps all over the world, if you can, I encourage you to make time to catch her streaming live show which will take place at 10:30 am Central USA time! (Compare your time zone!) Yes, the time may be awkward for a lot of us…shoot, I’ll be at work myself, but if you can, try to tune in and maybe send her a virtual cheer from wherever you are. Maybe at least check in a moment and leave a comment. ..
Here’s the link right here and also embedded below…
Let’s let Chiaki know we really appreciate her attitude and spirit anyway we can!