Thank you for visiting! This fundraising project is for an internationally crowdfunded flower stand to be sent to Saitama Super Arena for Miyano Mamoru's Live Arena Tour ~EXCITING!~ 2018
2018 marks Miyano Mamoru's 10th anniversary since he debuted as an artist! In celebration of his incredible career, I was inspired to rally the global fan community in a big and special way to show our love for the best seiyuu in the industry. I know it's not always easy to find ways to express your support and gratitude to Mamo-chan as international fans, for many reasons. Whether you plan to be there for this tour or if that's still on your bucket list, my hope is that this flower stand can represent the full POWER OF LOVE that Mamo-chan has brought to our lives.
As a thank you to all of the breathtaking songs and performances he's put on over the years, please join me so that together, we can let Mamo-chan know just how many people around the world are a part of TEAM MAMO!
(special thank you to Aoi Shouta Project for some of the details below!)
WHAT IS A FLOWER STAND ANYWAY?
Sending flower stands is a special tradition in Japan used to congratulate someone and show their support. They can be sent to commemorate openings of different shops or restaurants by people that were involved in the project or they can be sent to live or concert venue to congratulate artists. Senders are not only artists's friends, colleagues, producers and company, but also fans. They can be seen in and/or outside venues and are usually put out in a massive display.
(photo credits to @umemi)
Various flower companies offer custom designs where you can put any photo, picture and names of who sent the flowers. For this flower stand specifically, I've drafted up a few designs that showcase how this is from the entire global fan community, most simply with the inclusion of multiple country flags and the names of the fans from around the world. Other design elements include Mamo-chan's fan club colors and maybe even features one of his iconic mascots.
**Final design to be determined once there's enough money to order flower stand**
Flower stand price varies from 20,000 to 100,000 JPY for a made to order custom stand. That's approximately $200-$1,000 respectively. The version I have drafted up includes flowers, balloons, and country flag images, so for the size and materials needed, along with any additional service charges, my estimate starts at $650.
HOW DO YOU KNOW MAMO-CHAN WILL EVEN SEE THIS STAND?
Artists really do appreciate flower stands given to them and fans (including myself!) love to see the displays too! To be frank, I don't know for sure if Mamo-chan will personally see this flower stand. Undoubtedly, Mamo-chan will receive a good amount of stands for this occasion. Also, the TEAM MAMO staff still ensures there's a present box at his events and concerts alike, I do think Mamo-chan actively and humbly accepts all tokens of gratitude!
(photos from me from Laugh & Peace FC Event vol.5-sorry, it was bright that day!)
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR DONATIONS IF YOU WON'T BE ABLE GATHER ENOUGH MONEY BY THE DEADLINE?
If I don't gather enough or upon some circumstances won't be in time to order flowers to be delivered to the Saitama Super Arena tour date (June 10), I can save the funds under this project for a future event. It's possible that Mamo-chan will have a FC Event in the second half of 2018, but nothing has been announced as of the time of posting. All backers can rest assured that there will be plenty of updates throughout the process!
I do not intend to profit from this project. Besides how pricey the flower stand itself is, GoGetFunding takes a 6.9% fee for platform fee and the payment processing fee. Donations reflect this amount. Other costs include shipping fee from the florist as well as covering some of the reward shipping costs. All other funds will go towards everything regarding order of the flower stand and design. All Backers will receive exclusive progress and design updates regarding the stand as well as photos of the real stand from the concert venue.
ARE THERE REWARDS IF I DONATE $◯◯??
Yes there are! Please check the section to the right >> for a list of limited rewards! For tiers with goods, I will ship your prizes within a few weeks after the tour has ended. There sometimes are buying limits, so if that's the case, the wait time will be longer. Thank you in advance for your patience!
**Actual goods details are typically available at least 3 weeks before the tour begins**
Once you checkout, I will follow up with a Google form link that will ask you additional details regarding the name and country details to be included on the stand. Please check your promotions or spam folder for this email! Please note, all responses are to be submitted before 5/30.
If you would like to opt out of rewards, I believe this is an option upon payment confirmation, but definitely let me know.
WHAT ARE THE PAYMENT OPTIONS FOR DONATIONS?
We accept donations through PayPal or credit card. Once you create an account and enter your information, GoGetFunding will ask to login to your PayPal account or enter your credit card info. Don't worry though about your credit card info as it still will go through the secure channels of PayPal, it's just an option to if you don't have a PayPal account. So rest assured transactions will be secure.
I LOVE THIS IDEA AND I WANT TO SUPPORT BUT I'M NOT IN A PLACE TO DONATE AT THIS MOMENT...
Please do not worry about not being a huge donor, this is meant to be as inclusive as possible! Even a dollar or two would be so incredible helpful to get to the goal. If you can't donate anything, please feel free to share this page on your social media channels--twitter, facebook, tumblr, you name it, I welcome it!
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