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Anime Boston 2017 announces second Japanese guest. Rock band OKAMOTO’S to appear at the Northeast’s largest anime convention

Friday, February 17, 2017

Boston – Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its second Japanese guest of honor today. Japanese rock band OKAMOTO’S will perform at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 31 through April 2, 2017. OKAMOTO’S is a four-piece rock band from Shinjuku, Tokyo with Okamoto Sho on vocals, Okamoto Kouki on guitar, Hama Okamoto on bass, and Okamoto Reiji on drums. All band members use “Okamoto” as their last names, paying respect to both the... 

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“Your Name” Will Be in Theaters in North America! RADWIMPS Is Working on the English Version of the Theme Song.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

“Your Name”, the theme song of which is done by RADWIMPS, is going to be in theaters in North America. It has been revealed that in some theaters the English version of the song will be included in the film. “Your Name” , originally titled “Kimi no Na ha” will be in theaters on April 7th (local time) in US and Canada. Yojiro Noda(Vo,G) , hoping the audience will enjoy the song’s lyric which is related to the story, wrote the lyric in English. The titles will be “Zenzenzense (English ver.)”, “Dream... 

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sacramusic

Sony to Launch a New Label, Signing LiSA, Tomohisa Saka, and Kana Hanazawa.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Sony Music Labels is Launching a new label, “SACRA MUSIC” in April signing artists who are active overseas as well as domestic market. The artists are LiSA, Tomohisa Saka, Kana Hanazawa, Kalafina, Kalafina, ClariS, EGOIST, Luna Haruna, ELISA, GARNiDELiA, SawanoHiroyuki[nZk], Mashiro Ayano, TrySail, and PENGUIN RESEARCH , those fourteen artists who are active at Sony. SACRA MUSIC is going to strengthen its international acts by collaborating with Aniplex Inc, to release songs, organizing events and live converts... 

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space-shower

Space Shower Retsuden Going to Asia with Oral CIGARETTES, Kyuso Nekokami, 04 Limited Sazabys, and Frederic.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

To celebrate Space Shower TV Retsuden’s 10th anniversary, the event is going to Asia as “Space Shower Retsuden ASIA TOUR 2017 powered by MCIP”. The tour is going to Thailand, Singapore, and Taiwan. The performing acts are the bands who have performed at the original event such as “THE ORAL CIGARETTES, Kyuso Nekokami, 04 Limited Sazabys, Frederic. Also Thai and Taiwan tour will be joined by local bands. Cosmos People from Taiwan will be performing at Taiwan show. The detail o n ticketing is to be announced. Space... 

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OTOGIVANASHI to Perform Overseas for the First Time

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

OTOGIVANASHI is going to perform at “STANDARD CAMP vol.4 Meguriaetara” held at Kuchu Camp, a Cafe in Seoul on February 25th >. This is the fourth time they hold “STANDARD CAMP” with cafe STAND in Chiba Japan. Also, this will be OTOGIVANASHI’s first oversea performance. Other performers are local bands, cogason and Blue Stream. STANDARD CAMP vol.4 Meguriaetara February 25th 2017 (Sat) Korea Seoul Kuchu Camp Performing Acts OTOGIVANASHI / Cogason / Blue Stream Official Website: http://otogivanashi.com Facebook:... 

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PUFFY Going to Tour in April in US

Monday, January 23, 2017

PUFFY is going to tour in US titled PUFFY is going to perform at Belasco Theater in Los Angeles on April 4th , and to Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on the 6th , then to Trees in Dallas on 9th . The detail on ticketing is to be announced later. Puffy AmiYumi US TOUR 2017 “NOT LAZY” April 4th (Tues) 2017 Los Angeles USA at The Belasco Theater April 6th (Thurs) 2017 San Francisco USA at The Regency Ballroom April 9th (Sun) 2017 Dallas USA at Trees Official Website: http://www.puffyamiyumi.com/ Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/wearepuffyamiyumi Facebook:... 

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babymetal

BABYMETAL Joins Red Hot Chili Pepper’s US Tour

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

BABYMETAL is going to tour with Red Hot Chill Peppers’ US tour as a special guest, starting April 12th (US time). BABYMETAL also toured with them in UK for four cities and eight venues, creating a big buzz. Now they are going to join 10 shows in as many cities. BABYMETAL has performed as a guest at Metallica’s show in Seoul in Korea on the 11th of January, and also they will be on four stages of Guns N’ Roses show for four stages. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS US TOUR 2017 April 12th (Wed) 2017 US Washington... 

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PORNOGRAFFITTI’s First Show in Taiwan

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

PORNOGRAFFITTI is going to have a solo show titled “PORNOGRAFFITTI “ at Legacy Taipei on March 25th . PORNOGRAFFITTI has been looking into Asian Market, performing at “SUPER SLIPPA 2016 TAIPEI SUPER SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL “ held in Taiwan in 2016, and collaborating with Mayday. This is their first solo show in Taiwan. The tickets will be out at 11 AM on February 12th in Taiwan at a ticketing website Fami Ticket. The show title “色情塗鴉” is their band name written in Chinese. PORNOGRAFFITTI 色情塗鴉... 

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Girl's-Bomb!!

Girl’s Bomb!!’s First International TOurJoined by Up Up Girls , Chao Bella Cinquetti And Others.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Girl’s Bomb!! is holding an event titled “ Girl’s Bomb!! in TAIWAN ” on the fourth and fifth of February at 花漾Hana展演空間 in Taiwan. Girl’s Bomb!! is a live show organized under the concept of “Cheering up Japan!” in the summer of 2011. For the first time, the show will go overseas with Up Up Girls, Chao Bella Cinquetti, FES☆TIVE, Wonder Weed, READY TO KISS, Magical Ban☆Bang, Tokyo CuteCute, Candy☆Drops, Gallop+ and other local idol group such as Weather Girls. Girl’s... 

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nakata-kyary

Yasutaka x Kyary, and the British Songtress Charli XCX Collaborate on an English Song.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The teaser of Yasutaka Nakata’s new song “Crazy Crazy(feat. Charli XCX & Kyary Pamyu Pamyu)” was published on YouTube. “Crazy Crazy” is included in the double A side single to be released on the 18th of January titled “Crazy Crazy(feat. Charli XCX & Kyary Pamyu Pamyu)/ Harajuk Iyahoi!. The song is composed by Yasutaka Nakata, and a songtress from London , Charli XCX wrote the lyric in English and sang as the guest singer featuring Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. This song will be available as downloads... 

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Anime Boston 2017 announces second Japanese guest. Rock band OKAMOTO’S to appear at the Northeast’s largest anime convention

Friday, February 17, 2017
OKAMOTOS1

Boston – Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its second Japanese guest of honor today. Japanese rock band OKAMOTO’S will perform at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 31 through April 2, 2017. OKAMOTO’S is a four-piece rock band from Shinjuku, Tokyo with Okamoto Sho on vocals, Okamoto Kouki on guitar, Hama Okamoto on bass, and Okamoto Reiji on drums. All band members use “Okamoto” as their... Read More


“Your Name” Will Be in Theaters in North America! RADWIMPS Is Working on the English Version of the Theme Song.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
RADWIMPS1

“Your Name”, the theme song of which is done by RADWIMPS, is going to be in theaters in North America. It has been revealed that in some theaters the English version of the song will be included in the film. “Your Name” , originally titled “Kimi no Na ha” will be in theaters on April 7th (local time) in US and Canada. Yojiro Noda(Vo,G) , hoping the audience will enjoy the song’s lyric which is related to the story, wrote the lyric in English. The titles will... Read More


Sony to Launch a New Label, Signing LiSA, Tomohisa Saka, and Kana Hanazawa.

Monday, January 30, 2017
sacramusic

Sony Music Labels is Launching a new label, “SACRA MUSIC” in April signing artists who are active overseas as well as domestic market. The artists are LiSA, Tomohisa Saka, Kana Hanazawa, Kalafina, Kalafina, ClariS, EGOIST, Luna Haruna, ELISA, GARNiDELiA, SawanoHiroyuki[nZk], Mashiro Ayano, TrySail, and PENGUIN RESEARCH , those fourteen artists who are active at Sony. SACRA MUSIC is going to strengthen its international acts by collaborating with Aniplex Inc, to release songs,... Read More


Space Shower Retsuden Going to Asia with Oral CIGARETTES, Kyuso Nekokami, 04 Limited Sazabys, and Frederic.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
space-shower

To celebrate Space Shower TV Retsuden’s 10th anniversary, the event is going to Asia as “Space Shower Retsuden ASIA TOUR 2017 powered by MCIP”. The tour is going to Thailand, Singapore, and Taiwan. The performing acts are the bands who have performed at the original event such as “THE ORAL CIGARETTES, Kyuso Nekokami, 04 Limited Sazabys, Frederic. Also Thai and Taiwan tour will be joined by local bands. Cosmos People from Taiwan will be performing at Taiwan show. The... Read More


OTOGIVANASHI to Perform Overseas for the First Time

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
OTOGIVANASHI1

OTOGIVANASHI is going to perform at “STANDARD CAMP vol.4 Meguriaetara” held at Kuchu Camp, a Cafe in Seoul on February 25th >. This is the fourth time they hold “STANDARD CAMP” with cafe STAND in Chiba Japan. Also, this will be OTOGIVANASHI’s first oversea performance. Other performers are local bands, cogason and Blue Stream. STANDARD CAMP vol.4 Meguriaetara February 25th 2017 (Sat) Korea Seoul Kuchu Camp Performing Acts OTOGIVANASHI / Cogason / Blue Stream Official... Read More


PUFFY Going to Tour in April in US

Monday, January 23, 2017
PUFFY1

PUFFY is going to tour in US titled PUFFY is going to perform at Belasco Theater in Los Angeles on April 4th , and to Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on the 6th , then to Trees in Dallas on 9th . The detail on ticketing is to be announced later. Puffy AmiYumi US TOUR 2017 “NOT LAZY” April 4th (Tues) 2017 Los Angeles USA at The Belasco Theater April 6th (Thurs) 2017 San Francisco USA at The Regency Ballroom April 9th (Sun) 2017 Dallas USA at Trees Official Website: http://www.puffyamiyumi.com/ Myspace:... Read More


BABYMETAL Joins Red Hot Chili Pepper’s US Tour

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
babymetal

BABYMETAL is going to tour with Red Hot Chill Peppers’ US tour as a special guest, starting April 12th (US time). BABYMETAL also toured with them in UK for four cities and eight venues, creating a big buzz. Now they are going to join 10 shows in as many cities. BABYMETAL has performed as a guest at Metallica’s show in Seoul in Korea on the 11th of January, and also they will be on four stages of Guns N’ Roses show for four stages. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS US TOUR... Read More


PORNOGRAFFITTI’s First Show in Taiwan

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
PORNOGRAFFITTI1

PORNOGRAFFITTI is going to have a solo show titled “PORNOGRAFFITTI “ at Legacy Taipei on March 25th . PORNOGRAFFITTI has been looking into Asian Market, performing at “SUPER SLIPPA 2016 TAIPEI SUPER SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL “ held in Taiwan in 2016, and collaborating with Mayday. This is their first solo show in Taiwan. The tickets will be out at 11 AM on February 12th in Taiwan at a ticketing website Fami Ticket. The show title “色情塗鴉” is their band name written... Read More


Girl’s Bomb!!’s First International TOurJoined by Up Up Girls , Chao Bella Cinquetti And Others.

Monday, January 16, 2017
Girl's-Bomb!!

Girl’s Bomb!! is holding an event titled “ Girl’s Bomb!! in TAIWAN ” on the fourth and fifth of February at 花漾Hana展演空間 in Taiwan. Girl’s Bomb!! is a live show organized under the concept of “Cheering up Japan!” in the summer of 2011. For the first time, the show will go overseas with Up Up Girls, Chao Bella Cinquetti, FES☆TIVE, Wonder Weed, READY TO KISS, Magical Ban☆Bang, Tokyo CuteCute, Candy☆Drops, Gallop+ and other local idol... Read More


Yasutaka x Kyary, and the British Songtress Charli XCX Collaborate on an English Song.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
nakata-kyary

The teaser of Yasutaka Nakata’s new song “Crazy Crazy(feat. Charli XCX & Kyary Pamyu Pamyu)” was published on YouTube. “Crazy Crazy” is included in the double A side single to be released on the 18th of January titled “Crazy Crazy(feat. Charli XCX & Kyary Pamyu Pamyu)/ Harajuk Iyahoi!. The song is composed by Yasutaka Nakata, and a songtress from London , Charli XCX wrote the lyric in English and sang as the guest singer featuring Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.... Read More


ROCK

Anime Boston 2017 announces second Japanese guest. Rock band OKAMOTO’S to appear at the Northeast’s largest anime convention

OKAMOTOS1

Boston – Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its second Japanese guest of honor today. Japanese rock band OKAMOTO’S will perform at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on March 31 through April 2, 2017. OKAMOTO’S is a four-piece rock band from Shinjuku, Tokyo with Okamoto Sho on […]


POP

Sony to Launch a New Label, Signing LiSA, Tomohisa Saka, and Kana Hanazawa.

sacramusic

Sony Music Labels is Launching a new label, “SACRA MUSIC” in April signing artists who are active overseas as well as domestic market. The artists are LiSA, Tomohisa Saka, Kana Hanazawa, Kalafina, Kalafina, ClariS, EGOIST, Luna Haruna, ELISA, GARNiDELiA, SawanoHiroyuki[nZk], Mashiro Ayano, TrySail, and PENGUIN RESEARCH , those fourteen artists who are active at Sony. […]


IDOL

Five Japanese Girl Group Including Juice=Juice and Tokyo Girls’ Style Performed at @JAM

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A joint event by @JAM and “TALE”, an idol event in Hong Kong, is to be held on February 11th and 12th at Music Zone @ E-Max in Hong Kong. Five girl groups from Japan including SUPER☆GiRLS, Moso Calibration, Juice=Juice, Tokyo Girls’ Style and a local idol group Ariel Project. The first day is a […]


ANIME

May’n Will be on Tour with International Dates

Mayn

May’n will be on a domestic an dAsian tour titled”May’n ASIA TOUR 2017-OVER∞EASY-” in January 2017. She says “The tour title means burning inside out. “SPRING OUT!!” taught me the fun of exposing yourself inside out. This is where the inspiration came from. This is my first Asian tour in 2years and a half. I’ve […]