Japan 2019 presented Japan Night in New York City on May 12, in collaboration with Japan Day in Central Park. In an effort to foster a deeper understanding of
Japanese culture and build bridges between Japan and the U.S., Japan Night celebrates contemporary popular Japanese music with four of the most successful artists in Japan.
MISIA, winner of best vocal performance for the 60th annual Japan Record Award with special guest Puffy AmiYumi, featured in the Cartoon Network show Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, performed at Sony Hall. HYDE, who is also known as a lead singer of L’Arc-en-Ciel, a pioneer of Japanese rock and WagakkiBand, a viral video sensation who combines traditional Japanese instruments with modern rock performed at The PlayStation Theater.