*Not to be used as Passport Photos
Probably even bigger than Vamps doing a US tour, iconic group Do As Infinity were poised to kick off their first album since hiatus by appearing at AnimeFest in Dallas this September. Gaijin Kanpai was set to cover the concert and try for an interview with the band. Well, that's not going to happen anymore...
According to their official website (translation), it seems that the visa paperwork required to come to the US will not be processed in time for the band to appear. This is devastating news for fans and people who, like me, do not go to anime cons for the anime.
I hope, at the very least, someone gets fired and told "You'll never work in this town again!" We'll of course update this story as time goes on in hopes that good fortune comes our way.