Soramimi Karaoke will host the Abunai! 2017 karaoke competition. Sing your favorite J-pop, Anime or Game song and let the jury judge your singing skills. You need to sign-up in advance to enter this competition. It is not possible to sign-up at the convention. The competition will take place on Saturday August 26th. It is not possible to submit your entrance after July 31st.
To enter the competition, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before July 31st with the following subject line: Abunai! Karaoke Competition 2017. Please include the following information in your email:
- Your name
- Your visitor number
- The song you are entering with. Check http://bit.ly/SMMSongList for all available songs. Please note:
- You can enter with one song.
- Whether you want to sing-along or sing to an instrumental version.
- Some songs in the list are unsuitable for the competition, as they have no connection to Japanese (pop)culture. You shall be informed if you have selected such a song.
If you want to use a song that isn’t in the list, please send the following data with your application:
- The lyrics in .txt format.
- The song in .mp3 format. If you want to use an instrumental version please send both the sung version along and the instrumental version.
- The song cannot be longer than 5 minutes.
- If you want to add an instrumental version of the song, please send the normal version too.
- The mp3 file must be at least 192 kbps.
- Write down the following info about the song in the mail, please note that the song must have a connection to Japanese (pop)culture:
For more information about this matter or questions, please send an email to email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
With how many people can I join in the competition?
As many as you like, but please note that there are only two microphones available.
I requested a song for the competition, will it also be available at the free karaoke?
Yes, the competition and karaoke bar use the same song database.
How many songs do you have to sing at the competition?
You only have to sing one song.
Why do I need to send the normal version if I only want to use the instrumental version?
We need to hear the song to time the lyrics by ear, in order to time the instrumental version.
Can I enter with a group and by myself?
No, because there are limited places for competitors. You can only enter once.
Can I enter the competition with a song that doesn’t have any connection with the Japanese (pop)culture?
No, even if the song is in the Soramimi Karaoke database of that aren’t connected with the Japanese (pop)culture.
Can I enter the competition with a song that isn’t in Japanese?
Yes, so long as there’s a connection with the Japanese (pop)culture.