Daiki-Ise

Daiki Ise dances “Nin Ninja” at France’s Japan Expo

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Actor and singer Daiki Ise performed at “JAPAN EXPO 2015” in France on July 2, 2015. He released a video from the show, called “[SHINOBAZU ODOTTEMITA] Ise Daiki kun TO JAPAN EXPO 2015 NO OTOMODACHI”, on YouTube. Ise excited the French fans with “RESSHA TOKKYUJA-“ (opening thing to “RESSHA TOKKYUJA-“) and “NANJAMONJA! Ninja MATSURI!” (ending theme to “SHURIKEN SENTAI NIN Ninja”). This video that was shot on July 4 was a dance along to the ending theme to “SHURIKEN SENTAI NIN Ninja” Official... 

Read More
Ossan

Japanese Mascots Bring Laughter and Culture to J-Pop Summit 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015

Japanese mascot Ossan returns to the U.S just a few weeks after his American debut at Anime Expo. This time around, he’s bringing fellow “Go-Torch” (or “Yuru-Kyara”) characters Sanasenabona (idols from Sasebo) and Koakkuma & Akkuma (twin bears from Hokkaido) to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit on August 8 and 9. The mascots will perform both days of the event on the Fort Mason Stage and spend the weekend entertaining attendees around the festival. Show information at http://www.j-pop.com. Official... 

Read More
pianojac

→Pia-no-jaC←: European tour add-on dates. Festivals in autumn

Monday, July 27, 2015

→Pia-no-jaC← just announced add-on dates for “→Pia-no-jaC← EURO SUMMER TOUR 2015”. They also announced that they will play at in Saint-Chamond, France on October 13. Add-on dates include a show at Miglionico, Matera on August 1 and a show in Barletta, Italy on August 7. The show in Miglionico was an invitation from the mayor of the city. RHINO JAZZ FESTIVAL has hosted the world’s top jazz musicians since 1979. It will be exciting to see how local crowds will react to →Pia-no-jaC←’s acrobatic... 

Read More
YANAKIKU1

Japanese Pop Duo will host POP Travel Area and share stage with FEMM and Ken Ishii at J-POP LIVE NIGHT II.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

J-Pop Summit has announced the details of their second night of Japanese music performances, including live concerts from kimono cosplay singers YANAKIKU, electro-pop mannequin duo FEMM, and Japan’s legendary techno DJ, Ken Ishii. Details and ticket information at http://www.j-pop.com. YANAKIKU will perform songs from their first full album YANAKIKU NO ENBAN in addition to their hosting duties at J-Pop Summit’s “Ryokan Pavilion” at the POP TRAVEL Area inside Fort Mason Center. At the pavilion, visitors... 

Read More
becca

Ani-Song Singer and Voice Actress Becca to Perform at Moshi Moshi Nippon LA

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival 2015 in Los Angeles announces the addition of singer and voice actress BECCA as a performance guest of honor at its inaugural event this August. She will be performing as part of the entertainment for the KKS Audition 2015 finals on August 1st hosted by Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi. BECCA is a singer/songwriter who has worked under the Sony Japan music label. She has performed theme songs for Black Butler and Ultraviolet Code: 044, as well as voiced the English language version of 44 in the anime... 

Read More
VAMPS

VAMPS to join Sixx:A.M. for 2 shows in California this October

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Japanese rock band VAMPS will perform two hard-rocking shows in Los Angeles and San Francisco this October. VAMPS recently joined Sixx:A.M. on the “Modern Vintage” tour in April 2015 for 12 U.S. concerts in conjunction with the release of the international version of BLOODSUCKERS. 10/5 Roxy Theatre (Los Angeles) Tickets: $30 (advance) http://www.theroxy.com 10/7 Slim’s (San Francisco) Tickets: $25 http://www.slimspresents.com VAMPS adds the California shows right after their upcoming tour of Latin... 

Read More
YOUSEI-TEIKOKU

YOUSEI TEIKOKU releases new MV and track list for SHADOW CORPS[e]

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Japanese hard rock band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has released their new music video for “SHADOW CORPS” along with the full track list for the new album, due for release on August 5. The band promises that this new album will be the first step in a new direction for YOUSEI TEIKOKU. Yousei Teikoku (“Fairy Empire”) is a Japanese heavy metal band whose music mixes gothic rock, metal, electronic, and classical music with themes of fantasy and power. Their work includes 14 songs for anime series and video game soundtracks... 

Read More
LITE

LITE’s London and Paris “one-man” and venue-only limited release

Friday, July 24, 2015

LITE will hold add-on shows in London and Paris in August for their “one-man” shows in Tokyo and Osaka in June. The add-on shows will be held at THE DOME, London on August 19 and at LE BATOFAR in Paris on August 21. VJ Kezzardrix, who performed with the band at the Japan shows, will join both add-on shows. LITE will be selling venue-only limited CDs and DVDs. The CD will include two new songs from the “APPROACHES 4” free download album released on May 19. The DVD will include video footage from their 10th... 

Read More
Sunny-Day-Service

Sunny Day Service digitally release 11 previously unavailable titles

Friday, July 24, 2015

Sunny Day Service’s 11 digitally unreleased titles were digitally released globally on iTunes Store at once. The band digitally released albums from their early days, including “WAKAMONOTACHI” (1995), “Tokyo” (1996), “AI TO WARAI NO YORU” (1997), “Sunny Day Service” (1997), “24JI” (1998), “MUGEN” (1999), and “LOVE ALBUM” (2000). The albums span from their 1994 major debut to their brief hiatus in 2000. The six-year history of the band is jam packed into this lineup. Official website:... 

Read More
SCANDAL

SCANDAL releases new single “Stamp!”

Thursday, July 23, 2015

SCANDAL successfully concluded their 5 month-long, 41-show (31 domestic venues plus international shows in 10 cities, 8 countries) solo world tour “SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2015 ‘HELLO WORLD’” which started from January 2015. It has been 8 months since SCANDAL released their last single and after this year’s tremendous success, they are all set to show off their newest single, “Stamp!”. This new song was written by MAMI (guitar & vocals) during their world tour (both melody and lyrics); sound produced... 

Read More
«
»

FEATURE


Daiki Ise dances “Nin Ninja” at France’s Japan Expo

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Daiki-Ise

Actor and singer Daiki Ise performed at “JAPAN EXPO 2015” in France on July 2, 2015. He released a video from the show, called “[SHINOBAZU ODOTTEMITA] Ise Daiki kun TO JAPAN EXPO 2015 NO OTOMODACHI”, on YouTube. Ise excited the French fans with “RESSHA TOKKYUJA-“ (opening thing to “RESSHA TOKKYUJA-“) and “NANJAMONJA! Ninja MATSURI!” (ending theme to “SHURIKEN SENTAI NIN Ninja”). This video that was shot on July 4 was a dance along to the ending theme... Read More


Japanese Mascots Bring Laughter and Culture to J-Pop Summit 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015
Ossan

Japanese mascot Ossan returns to the U.S just a few weeks after his American debut at Anime Expo. This time around, he’s bringing fellow “Go-Torch” (or “Yuru-Kyara”) characters Sanasenabona (idols from Sasebo) and Koakkuma & Akkuma (twin bears from Hokkaido) to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit on August 8 and 9. The mascots will perform both days of the event on the Fort Mason Stage and spend the weekend entertaining attendees around the festival.... Read More


→Pia-no-jaC←: European tour add-on dates. Festivals in autumn

Monday, July 27, 2015
pianojac

→Pia-no-jaC← just announced add-on dates for “→Pia-no-jaC← EURO SUMMER TOUR 2015”. They also announced that they will play at in Saint-Chamond, France on October 13. Add-on dates include a show at Miglionico, Matera on August 1 and a show in Barletta, Italy on August 7. The show in Miglionico was an invitation from the mayor of the city. RHINO JAZZ FESTIVAL has hosted the world’s top jazz musicians since 1979. It will be exciting to see how local crowds will... Read More


Japanese Pop Duo will host POP Travel Area and share stage with FEMM and Ken Ishii at J-POP LIVE NIGHT II.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
YANAKIKU1

J-Pop Summit has announced the details of their second night of Japanese music performances, including live concerts from kimono cosplay singers YANAKIKU, electro-pop mannequin duo FEMM, and Japan’s legendary techno DJ, Ken Ishii. Details and ticket information at http://www.j-pop.com. YANAKIKU will perform songs from their first full album YANAKIKU NO ENBAN in addition to their hosting duties at J-Pop Summit’s “Ryokan Pavilion” at the POP TRAVEL Area inside Fort... Read More


Ani-Song Singer and Voice Actress Becca to Perform at Moshi Moshi Nippon LA

Saturday, July 25, 2015
becca

Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival 2015 in Los Angeles announces the addition of singer and voice actress BECCA as a performance guest of honor at its inaugural event this August. She will be performing as part of the entertainment for the KKS Audition 2015 finals on August 1st hosted by Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi. BECCA is a singer/songwriter who has worked under the Sony Japan music label. She has performed theme songs for Black Butler and Ultraviolet Code: 044, as well as voiced the... Read More


VAMPS to join Sixx:A.M. for 2 shows in California this October

Saturday, July 25, 2015
VAMPS

Japanese rock band VAMPS will perform two hard-rocking shows in Los Angeles and San Francisco this October. VAMPS recently joined Sixx:A.M. on the “Modern Vintage” tour in April 2015 for 12 U.S. concerts in conjunction with the release of the international version of BLOODSUCKERS. 10/5 Roxy Theatre (Los Angeles) Tickets: $30 (advance) http://www.theroxy.com 10/7 Slim’s (San Francisco) Tickets: $25 http://www.slimspresents.com VAMPS adds the California shows... Read More


YOUSEI TEIKOKU releases new MV and track list for SHADOW CORPS[e]

Saturday, July 25, 2015
YOUSEI-TEIKOKU

Japanese hard rock band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has released their new music video for “SHADOW CORPS” along with the full track list for the new album, due for release on August 5. The band promises that this new album will be the first step in a new direction for YOUSEI TEIKOKU. Yousei Teikoku (“Fairy Empire”) is a Japanese heavy metal band whose music mixes gothic rock, metal, electronic, and classical music with themes of fantasy and power. Their work includes 14 songs... Read More


LITE’s London and Paris “one-man” and venue-only limited release

Friday, July 24, 2015
LITE

LITE will hold add-on shows in London and Paris in August for their “one-man” shows in Tokyo and Osaka in June. The add-on shows will be held at THE DOME, London on August 19 and at LE BATOFAR in Paris on August 21. VJ Kezzardrix, who performed with the band at the Japan shows, will join both add-on shows. LITE will be selling venue-only limited CDs and DVDs. The CD will include two new songs from the “APPROACHES 4” free download album released on May 19. The DVD... Read More


Sunny Day Service digitally release 11 previously unavailable titles

Friday, July 24, 2015
Sunny-Day-Service

Sunny Day Service’s 11 digitally unreleased titles were digitally released globally on iTunes Store at once. The band digitally released albums from their early days, including “WAKAMONOTACHI” (1995), “Tokyo” (1996), “AI TO WARAI NO YORU” (1997), “Sunny Day Service” (1997), “24JI” (1998), “MUGEN” (1999), and “LOVE ALBUM” (2000). The albums span from their 1994 major debut to their brief hiatus in 2000. The six-year history of the band is jam packed... Read More


SCANDAL releases new single “Stamp!”

Thursday, July 23, 2015
SCANDAL

SCANDAL successfully concluded their 5 month-long, 41-show (31 domestic venues plus international shows in 10 cities, 8 countries) solo world tour “SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2015 ‘HELLO WORLD’” which started from January 2015. It has been 8 months since SCANDAL released their last single and after this year’s tremendous success, they are all set to show off their newest single, “Stamp!”. This new song was written by MAMI (guitar & vocals) during their world tour... Read More


ROCK

VAMPS to join Sixx:A.M. for 2 shows in California this October

VAMPS

Japanese rock band VAMPS will perform two hard-rocking shows in Los Angeles and San Francisco this October. VAMPS recently joined Sixx:A.M. on the “Modern Vintage” tour in April 2015 for 12 U.S. concerts in conjunction with the release of the international version of BLOODSUCKERS. 10/5 Roxy Theatre (Los Angeles) Tickets: $30 (advance) http://www.theroxy.com 10/7 Slim’s […]


POP

Daiki Ise dances “Nin Ninja” at France’s Japan Expo

Daiki-Ise

Actor and singer Daiki Ise performed at “JAPAN EXPO 2015” in France on July 2, 2015. He released a video from the show, called “[SHINOBAZU ODOTTEMITA] Ise Daiki kun TO JAPAN EXPO 2015 NO OTOMODACHI”, on YouTube. Ise excited the French fans with “RESSHA TOKKYUJA-“ (opening thing to “RESSHA TOKKYUJA-“) and “NANJAMONJA! Ninja MATSURI!” (ending […]


IDOL

YUMEMIRU Adolescence’s LINE stamp on Thai TV program

YUMEMIRU-Adolescence

YUMEMIRU Adolescence’s LINE stamp is now on sale at the LINE STORE. This was produced for “Doki Doki Japan”, the girls’ Saturday weekly TV program on Thai TV’s MCOT (Channel 9). The cute LINE stamps were illustrated by group members and program MCs Jak and Miki. Stamps include messages in Thai and English as well […]


ANIME

YOUSEI TEIKOKU releases new MV and track list for SHADOW CORPS[e]

YOUSEI-TEIKOKU

Japanese hard rock band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has released their new music video for “SHADOW CORPS” along with the full track list for the new album, due for release on August 5. The band promises that this new album will be the first step in a new direction for YOUSEI TEIKOKU. Yousei Teikoku (“Fairy Empire”) is […]