You-Kikkawa

You Kikkawa is the first female Japanese idol to perform in Brazil

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

You Kikkawa performed at , South America’s biggest anime event, on July 19 (local time). The event is being held from July 17 to 27, and 40,000 people have already attended the July 18 show. This was Kikkawa’s first performance in South America. Kikkawa took the stage at 7:00pm local time, and made her introduction in Portuguese, which he practiced furiously. She performed her debut song, her latest single, “DAITE HOLD ON ME” by her Hello! Project superiors, and “Romantic UKARE Mode” by Miki Fujimoto.... 

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GLOBAL ROCK ICONS X JAPAN ANNOUNCE ON SALE DATE FOR OCTOBER 11th MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CONCERT

Monday, July 28, 2014

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st AT 10:00AM Internationally renowned rock icons X Japan announced today that tickets for their highly anticipated October 11th concert at Madison Square Garden will go on sale this Friday at 10:00AM EDT at http://www.ticketmaster.com/XJapan-tickets/artist/723909. The Madison Square Garden concert event is sponsored by New York Comic Con. X Japan, led by co-founder, drummer, pianist and songwriter Yoshiki, will return to New York City for their first concert since 2010, performing both... 

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LUNA SEA 25th ANNIVERSARY LIVE TOUR advanced oversea ticketing available from July 29th!

Monday, July 28, 2014

While on their first nationwide tour in fourteen years, including 32 shows in 16 cities, LUNA SEA has announced an advanced oversea ticketing for their upcomming 2015 tour. LUNA SEA 25th ANNIVERSARY LIVE TOUR THE LUNATIC -A Liberated Will- ●1/10/2015 (Sat) Omiya Sonic City (Saitama) ●1/11/2015 (Sun) Omiya Sonic City (Saitama) ●1/17/2015 (Sat) Ibaraki Kenritsu Kenmin Bunka Center (Ibaraki) ●1/18/2015 (Sun) Ibaraki Kenritsu Kenmin Bunka Center (Ibaraki) ●1/24/2015 (Sat) Ueno Gakuen Hall (Hiroshima) ●1/25/2015... 

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“Lantis MASTURI” anime song festival: 18,000 people in two days. 2015 overseas performances announced.

Monday, July 28, 2014

The record label, Lantis, celebrated its 15-year anniversary with “Lantis MATSURI 2014”. The celebration spanned nine shows in four cities, and all of the shows except for the ones in the Tohoku region were held outdoors. The first show was held on the lawn at Nagashima Spa Land. 18,000 people attended in two days. “Anisong World Tour~Lantis Festival 2015~”, the overseas version of Lantis MATSURI was officially announced at the show. The 2015 world tour will hit Singapore, Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Las... 

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YANAKIKU wins fans at J-Pop Summit

Saturday, July 26, 2014

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU made their USA debut at San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit last weekend, giving American fans their first opportunity to see YANAKIKU’s high-energy performance and comedic MC. The duo gave a special name to the packed audience in San Francisco’s Japan Town, proclaiming “You are the lettuce, we are the meat!” before beginning their live set which included recent releases “FUJIYAMA DISCO” and an English version of their unreleased song “Ninja Iroha”. Vocalists... 

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Chi-na’s Video Clip “Syllabus” Published and Tour Announced.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Chi-na is looking into launching their career overseas, and they are going to release an EP “DOCCI” on August 6th. The video clip from the EP “Syllabus” has been published on SOPHORI FIELD’s Youtube Channel. Also, the band will be on a promotional tour nation-wide, going to Shizuoka, Niigata, Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo. The tour’s final performance at DUO Music Exchange will be out for pre-sale on their official website from August 6th(Wed) 10AM till August 19th (Wed) 6PM. Official Website http://www.chiina.net/ Official... 

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Kidori Kidori, The ORAL CIGARETTES Will Appear on Ustream Program on 7/28(JST)!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Kidori Kidori and THE ORAL CIGARETTES will appear on Ustream program on July 28th at 8:30 PM for a talk session. Also the program is to review HighApps Vol.19 and HighApps Tours in July. Live performance at HighApps Vol.19 includes the Flickers, The fin., THE ORAL CIGARETTES, LAMP IN TERREN, GOOD ON THE REEL and Akairo no Glitter. The live performance from HighApps Tours includes Kidori Kidori, THE ORAL CIGARETTES, Frederic, She Her Her Hers, and Sawagi. Also there will be some behind-the-stage footages. Don’t... 

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The First “Genki! J-POP NIGHT” Ended as a Big Success

Friday, July 25, 2014

Genki! J-POP NIGHT was held at Lee Foundation Theater as a collaboration event organized by Japan (PROMIC) and Singapore’s event promotion company, Mode Entertainment. The four performers of the night were TarO&JirO, Mayu Wakisaka, moumoon, and Dempagumi.inc. Except for Dempagumi.inc, this was the first performance in Singapore for the artists. As the event title says, the event aimed at bringing “Genki” to Singapore and other South East Asian countries. The artists had a media press at the hotel on... 

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ANIME FESTIVAL ASIA INDONESIA 2014 to be held in August!

Friday, July 25, 2014

Anisong J-Pop Singers and Groups are getting together in Jakarta!! Jakarta, 7 June 2014 – Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014, Asia’s biggest anime and Japanese Pop Culture Event, is back – following a resounding success in 2013, garnering over 53,000 attendees. The continuing rise in popularity of Japanese Popular Culture locally, AFA is back to Indonesia for the 3rd time in 2014, bringing a slice of Japanese Pop culture direct from Tokyo to Jakarta. Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014 (AFAID 2014) will... 

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Girugamesh releases Vine videos of European tour and studio session

Friday, July 25, 2014

Girugamesh went on their “Girugamesh 2014 Europe Tour ‘Monster’” European tour. The band uploaded concert footage on Vine. Girugamesh went on an eight-country, 13-show European tour called “Girugamesh 2014 Europe Tour ‘Monster’”. Every show of the tour sold out, and the overseas reception has been very good. Vocalist Satoshi took Vine videos of the crowd during the encores and posted the six-second online. The band also uploaded studio footage of them at work on their mini-album, “Gravitation”,... 

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You Kikkawa is the first female Japanese idol to perform in Brazil

You-Kikkawa

You Kikkawa performed at , South America’s biggest anime event, on July 19 (local time). The event is being held from July 17 to 27, and 40,000 people have already attended the July 18 show. This was Kikkawa’s first performance in South America. Kikkawa took the stage at 7:00pm local time, and made her introduction in Portuguese, which he practiced furiously. She performed her debut song, her latest single, “DAITE HOLD ON ME” by her Hello! Project superiors, and “Romantic... Read More


GLOBAL ROCK ICONS X JAPAN ANNOUNCE ON SALE DATE FOR OCTOBER 11th MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CONCERT

X-JAPAN_s

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st AT 10:00AM Internationally renowned rock icons X Japan announced today that tickets for their highly anticipated October 11th concert at Madison Square Garden will go on sale this Friday at 10:00AM EDT at http://www.ticketmaster.com/XJapan-tickets/artist/723909. The Madison Square Garden concert event is sponsored by New York Comic Con. X Japan, led by co-founder, drummer, pianist and songwriter Yoshiki, will return to New York City for their... Read More


LUNA SEA 25th ANNIVERSARY LIVE TOUR advanced oversea ticketing available from July 29th!

LUNASEA_s

While on their first nationwide tour in fourteen years, including 32 shows in 16 cities, LUNA SEA has announced an advanced oversea ticketing for their upcomming 2015 tour. LUNA SEA 25th ANNIVERSARY LIVE TOUR THE LUNATIC -A Liberated Will- ●1/10/2015 (Sat) Omiya Sonic City (Saitama) ●1/11/2015 (Sun) Omiya Sonic City (Saitama) ●1/17/2015 (Sat) Ibaraki Kenritsu Kenmin Bunka Center (Ibaraki) ●1/18/2015 (Sun) Ibaraki Kenritsu Kenmin Bunka Center (Ibaraki) ●1/24/2015 (Sat)... Read More


“Lantis MASTURI” anime song festival: 18,000 people in two days. 2015 overseas performances announced.

Lantis2

The record label, Lantis, celebrated its 15-year anniversary with “Lantis MATSURI 2014”. The celebration spanned nine shows in four cities, and all of the shows except for the ones in the Tohoku region were held outdoors. The first show was held on the lawn at Nagashima Spa Land. 18,000 people attended in two days. “Anisong World Tour~Lantis Festival 2015~”, the overseas version of Lantis MATSURI was officially announced at the show. The 2015 world tour will hit Singapore,... Read More


YANAKIKU wins fans at J-Pop Summit

YANAKIKU-JPop-Summit-2014-A-Audience-sm

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU made their USA debut at San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit last weekend, giving American fans their first opportunity to see YANAKIKU’s high-energy performance and comedic MC. The duo gave a special name to the packed audience in San Francisco’s Japan Town, proclaiming “You are the lettuce, we are the meat!” before beginning their live set which included recent releases “FUJIYAMA DISCO” and an English version... Read More


Chi-na’s Video Clip “Syllabus” Published and Tour Announced.

Chi-na_s

Chi-na is looking into launching their career overseas, and they are going to release an EP “DOCCI” on August 6th. The video clip from the EP “Syllabus” has been published on SOPHORI FIELD’s Youtube Channel. Also, the band will be on a promotional tour nation-wide, going to Shizuoka, Niigata, Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo. The tour’s final performance at DUO Music Exchange will be out for pre-sale on their official website from August 6th(Wed) 10AM till August... Read More


Kidori Kidori, The ORAL CIGARETTES Will Appear on Ustream Program on 7/28(JST)!

HighApps_tours_jigo_tablet-s

Kidori Kidori and THE ORAL CIGARETTES will appear on Ustream program on July 28th at 8:30 PM for a talk session. Also the program is to review HighApps Vol.19 and HighApps Tours in July. Live performance at HighApps Vol.19 includes the Flickers, The fin., THE ORAL CIGARETTES, LAMP IN TERREN, GOOD ON THE REEL and Akairo no Glitter. The live performance from HighApps Tours includes Kidori Kidori, THE ORAL CIGARETTES, Frederic, She Her Her Hers, and Sawagi. Also there will be some... Read More


The First “Genki! J-POP NIGHT” Ended as a Big Success

genki_all_s

Genki! J-POP NIGHT was held at Lee Foundation Theater as a collaboration event organized by Japan (PROMIC) and Singapore’s event promotion company, Mode Entertainment. The four performers of the night were TarO&JirO, Mayu Wakisaka, moumoon, and Dempagumi.inc. Except for Dempagumi.inc, this was the first performance in Singapore for the artists. As the event title says, the event aimed at bringing “Genki” to Singapore and other South East Asian countries. The artists... Read More


ANIME FESTIVAL ASIA INDONESIA 2014 to be held in August!

AFA_0724

Anisong J-Pop Singers and Groups are getting together in Jakarta!! Jakarta, 7 June 2014 – Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014, Asia’s biggest anime and Japanese Pop Culture Event, is back – following a resounding success in 2013, garnering over 53,000 attendees. The continuing rise in popularity of Japanese Popular Culture locally, AFA is back to Indonesia for the 3rd time in 2014, bringing a slice of Japanese Pop culture direct from Tokyo to Jakarta. Anime Festival... Read More


Girugamesh releases Vine videos of European tour and studio session

girugamesh

Girugamesh went on their “Girugamesh 2014 Europe Tour ‘Monster’” European tour. The band uploaded concert footage on Vine. Girugamesh went on an eight-country, 13-show European tour called “Girugamesh 2014 Europe Tour ‘Monster’”. Every show of the tour sold out, and the overseas reception has been very good. Vocalist Satoshi took Vine videos of the crowd during the encores and posted the six-second online. The band also uploaded studio footage of them at work... Read More


ROCK

GLOBAL ROCK ICONS X JAPAN ANNOUNCE ON SALE DATE FOR OCTOBER 11th MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CONCERT

X-JAPAN_s

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st AT 10:00AM Internationally renowned rock icons X Japan announced today that tickets for their highly anticipated October 11th concert at Madison Square Garden will go on sale this Friday at 10:00AM EDT at http://www.ticketmaster.com/XJapan-tickets/artist/723909. The Madison Square Garden concert event is sponsored by New York Comic Con. X Japan, […]


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You Kikkawa is the first female Japanese idol to perform in Brazil

You-Kikkawa

You Kikkawa performed at , South America’s biggest anime event, on July 19 (local time). The event is being held from July 17 to 27, and 40,000 people have already attended the July 18 show. This was Kikkawa’s first performance in South America. Kikkawa took the stage at 7:00pm local time, and made her introduction […]


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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s latest work doing well on charts worldwide

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu released her third album, “PIKA PIKA Fantajin”. It was announced that Warner Music Group will be release the album on CD simultaneously in 15 countries on four continents. Countries include the United States, England, France, Australia, in North and South Americas, Europe, Oceania and Asia. Worldwide CD sales have been on the […]


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“Lantis MASTURI” anime song festival: 18,000 people in two days. 2015 overseas performances announced.

Lantis2

The record label, Lantis, celebrated its 15-year anniversary with “Lantis MATSURI 2014”. The celebration spanned nine shows in four cities, and all of the shows except for the ones in the Tohoku region were held outdoors. The first show was held on the lawn at Nagashima Spa Land. 18,000 people attended in two days. “Anisong […]