Sympathy 2023

SEGA today announced Phantasy Star Online 2 will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary and the 35th Anniversary of the Phantasy Star series by holding Sympathy 2023, an orchestral concert at Bunkamaru Orchard Hall on January 21 at 1 AM PST (Jan 21 at 6 PM JST). This is the series’ first orchestral performance in nearly two years.

The concert will feature Azusa Tadokoro who voices Nadereh in Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis. Tadokoro will be joined by vocalists Annette Marie Cotrill, Mika Arisaka, Aimee Blackschleger, Karen, Jiro Takano, Florence McNair, Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Satomi Sato. The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra will be conducted by Masamichi Amano.

A vocal rendition of Unfathomable Darkness—the most-requested song in the Vocals for instrumental song survey for the PSO2 10th Anniversary Project—will be performed in the orchestral portion of Part 1! Azusa Tadokoro will sing Song of War in Part 2: Live performance and Song of Mourning in the orchestral portion of Part 3!

On January 21st at 1 AM PST (Jan 21 at 6 PM JST), players from around the world can attend the live stream by purchasing live stream tickets now. All ticket purchasers will receive a bonus item code that can be used in-game to redeem a chat stamp, sticker, violin emote, and Mag Form. Archived viewing is available until January 29 at 11:59 PM PST.

The Global version of PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 NEW GENESIS includes fully localized text and character voices in English and will remain content current with the Japanese servers. Details can be found at For additional up-to-the-minute updates, players can follow @play_PSO2 on Twitter, @PSO2Official on Facebook, and @play_pso2 on Instagram.

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