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|Location(s)||Various cities, Japan|
|Most recent||August 2020|
|Previous event||August 2019|
|Participants||Artists from Avex Trax and Guest|
|Organized by||Avex Group (through Avex Entertainment)|
A-Nation (stylized as a-nation) is the name of an annual series of summer concerts that are held in various cities in Japan.Organized by Avex Group, Japan's biggest independent record label, this series features the most successful artists signed onto Avex Trax or other labels of the group (although some artists from other Japanese labels also participate here). A-Nation began in 2002 and is held each weekend during August of each year. Top Avex artists such as Ayumi Hamasaki, Kumi Koda, AAA, Ai Otsuka, BoA, Do As Infinity, TVXQ, Super Junior, Hitomi and SHINee perform at A-Nation every year.
Artists not signed with Avex Group are expressed in italics.
|2012 (Music Week: 8/3–8/5)||2012 (Music Week: 8/9–8/12)||2012 (Stadium Fes)||2013 (Island)||2013 (Stadium Fes)|
|2018 Stadium festival Ajinomoto|
1These artists are managed by Avex Group, but are not signed to any of its labels.
2These artists left Avex Group either after being terminated or end of their contracts.
3These artists, before being signed to Avex Group, were invited to participate to A-Nation.
4 Mari Natsuki is currently signed to another label, while her band, Gubier du Mari, is under Avex.
5 Minami Kuribayashi is currently and originally signed to Lantis. She is also currently signed to Avex Group for Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse.
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