"Oh. Hello. I'm Samantha Gillogly. This is Sae, that's Tina, and over there is Shayne. They call us "The Spellbound Strings." Have you ever heard your favorite songs from movies, video games, and anime played on a quartet of string instruments? It really is quite breathtaking - even... "Spellbinding" as some would say! "
You sense an air of tranquility emanating from these people; an air that makes you feel calm and secure like an orphaned child who has finally found acceptance in a new home. Surely you like movies, video games, and anime, and of course you love music, but what is this strange sensation you feel?
☛ Ask the band members about their favorite songs
❥ Run to the Fine Arts Center and observe their "spellbinding" performance
❥ Stop by their table at Artist's Alley and "shoot the breeze"
"My name is Kota Tsukimoto, and I am the leader of The Asterplace. We come to Kotoricon in peace from Japan, just as we have for many years. We travel the earth to bring beauty through our music. "As the sun shines upon the world, as the moonlight upon the atmosphere, The Asterplace projects their music to the world." Is that not... poetic?"
Enchanted by the enigma he exudes, your mind is a mishmash of mystery, fascination, and general befuddlement. Despite the questions that burn the inner recesses of your psyche, you feel a certain familiarity with him. Almost as if... you already know him... The choice is yours.
❥ Ask him where you can buy merchandise to support the band
❥ Visit the Fine Arts Center on Saturday and witness their performance
☛ Challenge Kota to a "Cola Contest"