HakubiVerse presents
The Climax of the San AnTokyo Saga
San Antonio's Massive Anime Rave of the Year
Friday, July 21st, 2023 & Saturday, July 22nd, 2023
800 LIVE Nightclub & Venue
800 Lexington Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212

The biggest anime rave of the year just got bigger as San AnTokyo is now 2 NIGHTS! Celebrate anime raves with us as HakubiVerse brings you a different world of anime raves each night with Hard Dance on Night 1 and AnimEDM on Night 2, all in one festival weekend. Join us starting at Night 1 with the hard and fast sounds of Happy Hardcore, Hardstyle, J-core, Powerstomp, Freeform, HandsUp, Drum & Bass, and many other high-NRG rave sounds for the kawaii kandi kid raver in you, featuring special headliner the RAVEmaker and King of AnimEDM, Sephi Hakubi. Then come back for Night 2 when we reach the apex of Pure Dance Renaissance by bringing you the sexy and uplifting sounds of EDM with Trance, House, Progressive, Big Room, and Techno to have you feel and live like an AnimEDM legend, featuring special headliner and singing guest of honor, JES.
Determined, relentless, and uncompromising in the pursuit of excellence. These are ideals that might characterize an artist formed under the high-pressure environment of New York, the greatest city in the world, and they aptly define JES. Her career path so far has been nothing less than astonishing.
This chart-topping, award-winning New Yorker has packed four solo albums, two Billboard #1 singles, international touring, and countless landmark songs into a constantly evolving career. Since her legendary release with Motorcycle, "As The Rush Comes" that expanded the boundaries of electronic music, JES has propelled an unending stream of solo hit songs and collaborations. JES has collected awards and nominations from the prestigious International Dance Music Awards (Miami), the International Songwriting Competition (Nashville), and received 3 Grammy nominations, most recently for her song "Hold On" in 2015. Her tours have touched the shores of 6 continents with landmark shows at international events such as the Beijing Summer Olympics, all while her songs have topped the Billboard Most Played Songs of the Decade chart.
2022 has proved to be another landmark year for dance music’s most irrepressible talent. JES hit the top spot on the Beatport Trance Chart again with her Will Atkinson collab, "Long Way Home", resulting in one of the longest-running #1 singles of the year. Her recent single with Aly & Fila, "Sunrise", was remixed by Dutch dance legends RANK1 and included for the second year running on the annual who’s who of dance compilation, Armin Van Buuren’s "A State of Trance 2022".
MEMENTO, a new double album, dropped in November, reaching top spots on dance and trance charts in the USA, UAE, Taiwan, Mexico, France, Poland, Norway, and many more.

Sephi Hakubi, is a Progressive EDM and Hard Dance DJ and multi-media producer based in San Antonio, Texas who leads HakubiVerse, an otaku entertainment label that focuses on rave culture with Japanese-fandom influences, pioneering the style he calls AnimEDM. Beyond HakubiVerse, Sephi has been associated with many dance music collectives all over the world such as Neon Genesis Hardcore, JDS: Just Don’t Stop Productions, Music Around The World, and Team Brisk. Sephi utilizes his experiences in many of his interactions to become what he’s described as a “multi-media culture masher”, establishing the correlation between anime and electronic music. Sephi strives to make the electronic dance community relevant for fans by formulating his AnimEDM philosophy, a style of unique sounds and sights influenced from Progressive House, Trance, Eurodance, Hard Dance, and Hardcore music with Japanese inspirations. This AnimEDM philosophy encourages a place of friendship, musical freedom, and celebration for anime and rave fandom in hopes for providing a community for fans, known as Nightkids, seeking a realm of hope and happiness.
Sephi Hakubi’s style and philosophy amassed significant attention in the anime and rave scene as he performed for the masses at FAN:dom Con, San Japan, SukoshiCon, Realms Con, IKKiCon, Anime Sekai, Okashicon, MechaCon, Animatic Con, Anime Oklahoma, Waifufest, and Kawacon; as well as, festivals such as, Unite As One, Tonyc Summer Jam, and Texas Silent Disco. Sephi was also honored to open for internationally recognized DJs like FYER (Bobby Duque & Gabriel Guardian), Kenneth Thomas, Darude, JJ Flores, Donald Glaude, Made Monster, Ferry Corsten, Fracus & Darwin, BT, Zoe VanWest, Shawn Jackson, Hartshorn, AliceOfSin, Jimni Cricket, and Steve Smooth. These experiences brought Sephi much valued wisdom during his adventures playing with world-renowned industry performers and these interactions and experiences would inspire his music with releases like Oceandrive and Once Upon a Space, released on HakubiVerse and available on many digital music shops and streaming services. Sephi continues to work in his music production while developing his own music label to define his AnimEDM concept for his fans to enjoy.

Night 1 LINEUP

9PM: a_c_a_b
10:30PM: Raulie Smilez
11:30PM: Alice of Sin
12:30AM: Sephi Hakubi [MAIN EVENT]
2AM: Timebomb
3AM: Eric Monster B2B Prblmz

9PM: DKBean
11PM: Eduardo Serrano
12AM: Brandon Legacy
1AM: Tynam0

Night 2 LINEUP

9PM: DJ Cosmic & Cilla Marie
11PM: Sephi Hakubi
2AM: Eduardo Serrano
3AM: Shawn Jackson

Click Going and Follow Us as we will be announcing our headliners, lineup, vendors, special guests, and many other surprises. Tickets are now on sale @:

Light Show
Non-Stop Dance Music
AnimEDM Rave Visuals

Each ticket will allow entry for both nights. At-Door will be full-price each night.

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Where does the event happen? 800 LIVE Nightclub & Venue
800 Lexington Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212

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