Grasshopper Manufacturer said today that its Grasstream 2 Ustream event (opens in new tab), which was originally announced in February, will serve as a charity drive for earthquake relief.
The event, fully titled Grasstream 2: Travis vs Garcia (opens in new tab), will feature live music, a talk from No More Heroes 2 character designer Yusuke Kozaki and mechanical designer Shigeto Koyama, a speech by Suda 51 on Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, new trailer and info on Shadows of the Damned, and the announcement of Grasshopper’s newest game. Localization firm 8-4 (opens in new tab) will be hosting the English language version of the live stream and will release the event as a podcast.
Fans in Tokyo can attend the event themselves. Tickets are 2,000 yen (about $25) at the door, and 1,500 if bought in advance at convenience store Lawson. The event will take place at Loft Plus One (opens in new tab) in Shinjuku on March 30. Doors open at 6:30 and the event starts an hour later.
For fans hoping to watch and donate from abroad, the event wills start at 12:30 a.m. PST in the United States, and 8:30a.m. in the UK.
Mar 25, 2011