BAND-MAID1

BAND-MAID Extends World Domination to Mexico in October

Monday, May 2, 2016

Japanese rock band BAND-MAID continue to spread their powerful combination of Akihabara-maid-cuteness and hard-rock-sound across the world with their announcement of their Latin American debut in Mexico later this year. BAND-MAID will perform at Mexico CDMX SALA (http://sala.club/#home) in Mexico City on October 9th with an opportunity for a VIP meet-and-greet session with the band before the show. Tickets go on sale May 16 at http://www.ticketmaster.com.mx BAND-MAID began making international appearances at Sakura-Con... 

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lyrical-school1

Japanese Hip Hop Idols Hack Your iPhone in New Single’s Music Video

Monday, May 2, 2016

Six strong idol squad lyrical school go viral with the quirky video to debut single “RUN and RUN”, released worldwide today. Shot vertically and best viewed on an iPhone, the video sees the members of the hip hop inspired pop group rap their way in and out of familiar iOS apps, such as Facebook, Twitter and iMessage. Upon release of the video, which has already been viewed over one million times. English media such as The Verge, Tech Times and Digiday reported on it, with the latter commenting “Move over OK Go,... 

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Dempagumi

Dempagumi.inc Performed Live at “EARTH×HEART LIVE 2016” Festival Connecting Tokyo and the World

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The “TOKYO FM&JFN present EARTH×HEART (Earth by Heart) LIVE 2016” festival was held at the Tokyo International Forum, Hall A, on April 20. This year’s main act of the festival was the popular Japanese all-girls pop idol group Dempagumi.inc. This group, also popular in overseas countries, has been active worldwide, holding live tours in countries of Asia and having participated at festivals in Europe. They expressed the festival’s theme of love for earth, connecting Tokyo and the world, with a unique live... 

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Nana-Kitade

Nana Kitade Overseas Solo Live Performance in Five Years

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Nana Kitade, the leading singer of the rock band THE TEENAGE KISSERS, participated as a solo artist at the Japanese cultural festival “Salon del Manga de Alicante” held in Spain on April 9, with over than 15 thousand people coming to the event. Her performance at the show was her first in five years to perform overseas and first in seven years to perform solo overseas. With many fans worldwide, she has performed at the “Japan Expo” held in France, the “AnimagiC” in Germany, and has done independent live... 

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MIYAVI1

MIYAVI New Single with Seiho Remix set for Simultaneous Worldwide Release

Monday, April 25, 2016

MIYAVI’s new original song, since the album “The Others” released last year in April, will be released worldwide. The new single will include remix tracks by the Japanese young artist Seiho, the leading artist of the new beat scene who also performs overseas, and the up-and-coming artist Jonny Dope from Los Angeles. The single will include four songs and will make a digital worldwide release on April 29. Official website: http://myv382tokyo.com/ Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MIYAVI.OFFlCIAL Twitter:... 

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_YOSHIKI_SUNDANCE2

YOSHIKI Supports Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Yoshiki Foundation donates JPY10,000,000 to Japan Red Cross Yoshiki Foundation America, a 501(c)(3) organization, run by the leader of legendary Japanese rock band X JAPAN, announced that the foundation is supporting the efforts of the Japan Red Cross rushing aid those who are affected by the recent Kumamoto Earthquake by donating JPY10,000,000. Yoshiki happened to be in Japan when the deadly earthquake hit Kumamoto and has been following the developing news related to this disaster. With more than 500 continuing... 

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Gazzette1

the GazettE Unleash UNDYING Preview

Saturday, April 23, 2016

WORLD TOUR BEGINS ● BACK CATALOGUE NOW AVAILABLE the GazettE will release three track maxi-single UNDYING via JPU Records on 27 April 2016, the same day as they perform in Toronto as part of their world tour. UNDYING contains three entirely new songs; UNDYING, MALUM and VACANT and has been mastered exclusively for iTunes, offering crystal clear 24-bit audio. The three track single is available now to pre-order: http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1099538074?ls=1&app=itunes *Europe, Russia and the surrounding countries... 

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YOUSEI-TEIKOKU1

Yousei Teikoku Releases New Music Video and Message for A-Kon 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

Japanese gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku has released their new music video “Disorder”, the opening theme for the anime series Big Order (with story by Future Diary‘s Sakae Esuno) which began broadcast this month in Japan. “Disorder” is Yousei Teikoku’s 18th single, due for release on April 27, just as the band begins a multi-city tour of Japan in April and May. Yousei Teikoku will cap off their Japan tour with a stop at A-Kon 27 in Dallas, Texas, for a special one-night performance during the Japanese... 

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Perfume

Perfume, New Album Hits No. 1 on iTunes Electronic Album Chart in 11 Countries

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Perfume’s new album “COSMIC EXPLORER”, released on April 6 in 250 countries, has ranked No. 1 on iTunes Electronic Album chart in 11 countries. The dates and countries of the CD release has been announced, as well as dates and venues for the costume display, which has already stirred up the excitement of the fans. “COSMIC EXPLORER” hits No. 1 on iTunes Electronic Album Chart in the following countries USA Canada Mexico Brazil Taiwan Hong Kong Singapore Thailand Indonesia Vietnam New Zealand Other countries No.... 

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w-inds

w-inds. Reveal Music Video Full of Powerful Dance Scenes

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

w-inds. has revealed their music video for the new song “Boom Word Up” on YouTube. “Boom Word Up” will be the title tune of their upcoming single, which will be released on May 5. The music video consists of powerful dance scenes on the streets, imaging the ’90s, with many background dancers performing behind the members of w-inds. Official website: http://www.w-inds.tv Blog (Ryohei): http://ameblo.jp/winds-ryohei/ Blog (Keita): http://ameblo.jp/tachibana-keita/ Blog (Ryuichi): http://ameblo.jp/winds-ryuichi/ Twitter... 

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FEATURE


BAND-MAID Extends World Domination to Mexico in October

Monday, May 2, 2016
BAND-MAID1

Japanese rock band BAND-MAID continue to spread their powerful combination of Akihabara-maid-cuteness and hard-rock-sound across the world with their announcement of their Latin American debut in Mexico later this year. BAND-MAID will perform at Mexico CDMX SALA (http://sala.club/#home) in Mexico City on October 9th with an opportunity for a VIP meet-and-greet session with the band before the show. Tickets go on sale May 16 at http://www.ticketmaster.com.mx BAND-MAID began making... Read More


Japanese Hip Hop Idols Hack Your iPhone in New Single’s Music Video

Monday, May 2, 2016
lyrical-school1

Six strong idol squad lyrical school go viral with the quirky video to debut single “RUN and RUN”, released worldwide today. Shot vertically and best viewed on an iPhone, the video sees the members of the hip hop inspired pop group rap their way in and out of familiar iOS apps, such as Facebook, Twitter and iMessage. Upon release of the video, which has already been viewed over one million times. English media such as The Verge, Tech Times and Digiday reported on it, with... Read More


Dempagumi.inc Performed Live at “EARTH×HEART LIVE 2016” Festival Connecting Tokyo and the World

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Dempagumi

The “TOKYO FM&JFN present EARTH×HEART (Earth by Heart) LIVE 2016” festival was held at the Tokyo International Forum, Hall A, on April 20. This year’s main act of the festival was the popular Japanese all-girls pop idol group Dempagumi.inc. This group, also popular in overseas countries, has been active worldwide, holding live tours in countries of Asia and having participated at festivals in Europe. They expressed the festival’s theme of love for earth, connecting... Read More


Nana Kitade Overseas Solo Live Performance in Five Years

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Nana-Kitade

Nana Kitade, the leading singer of the rock band THE TEENAGE KISSERS, participated as a solo artist at the Japanese cultural festival “Salon del Manga de Alicante” held in Spain on April 9, with over than 15 thousand people coming to the event. Her performance at the show was her first in five years to perform overseas and first in seven years to perform solo overseas. With many fans worldwide, she has performed at the “Japan Expo” held in France, the “AnimagiC”... Read More


MIYAVI New Single with Seiho Remix set for Simultaneous Worldwide Release

Monday, April 25, 2016
MIYAVI1

MIYAVI’s new original song, since the album “The Others” released last year in April, will be released worldwide. The new single will include remix tracks by the Japanese young artist Seiho, the leading artist of the new beat scene who also performs overseas, and the up-and-coming artist Jonny Dope from Los Angeles. The single will include four songs and will make a digital worldwide release on April 29. Official website: http://myv382tokyo.com/ Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MIYAVI.OFFlCIAL Twitter:... Read More


YOSHIKI Supports Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund

Saturday, April 23, 2016
_YOSHIKI_SUNDANCE2

Yoshiki Foundation donates JPY10,000,000 to Japan Red Cross Yoshiki Foundation America, a 501(c)(3) organization, run by the leader of legendary Japanese rock band X JAPAN, announced that the foundation is supporting the efforts of the Japan Red Cross rushing aid those who are affected by the recent Kumamoto Earthquake by donating JPY10,000,000. Yoshiki happened to be in Japan when the deadly earthquake hit Kumamoto and has been following the developing news related to this disaster.... Read More


the GazettE Unleash UNDYING Preview

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Gazzette1

WORLD TOUR BEGINS ● BACK CATALOGUE NOW AVAILABLE the GazettE will release three track maxi-single UNDYING via JPU Records on 27 April 2016, the same day as they perform in Toronto as part of their world tour. UNDYING contains three entirely new songs; UNDYING, MALUM and VACANT and has been mastered exclusively for iTunes, offering crystal clear 24-bit audio. The three track single is available now to pre-order: http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1099538074?ls=1&app=itunes *Europe,... Read More


Yousei Teikoku Releases New Music Video and Message for A-Kon 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016
YOUSEI-TEIKOKU1

Japanese gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku has released their new music video “Disorder”, the opening theme for the anime series Big Order (with story by Future Diary‘s Sakae Esuno) which began broadcast this month in Japan. “Disorder” is Yousei Teikoku’s 18th single, due for release on April 27, just as the band begins a multi-city tour of Japan in April and May. Yousei Teikoku will cap off their Japan tour with a stop at A-Kon 27 in Dallas, Texas, for a special... Read More


Perfume, New Album Hits No. 1 on iTunes Electronic Album Chart in 11 Countries

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Perfume

Perfume’s new album “COSMIC EXPLORER”, released on April 6 in 250 countries, has ranked No. 1 on iTunes Electronic Album chart in 11 countries. The dates and countries of the CD release has been announced, as well as dates and venues for the costume display, which has already stirred up the excitement of the fans. “COSMIC EXPLORER” hits No. 1 on iTunes Electronic Album Chart in the following countries USA Canada Mexico Brazil Taiwan Hong Kong Singapore Thailand Indonesia Vietnam New... Read More


w-inds. Reveal Music Video Full of Powerful Dance Scenes

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
w-inds

w-inds. has revealed their music video for the new song “Boom Word Up” on YouTube. “Boom Word Up” will be the title tune of their upcoming single, which will be released on May 5. The music video consists of powerful dance scenes on the streets, imaging the ’90s, with many background dancers performing behind the members of w-inds. Official website: http://www.w-inds.tv Blog (Ryohei): http://ameblo.jp/winds-ryohei/ Blog (Keita): http://ameblo.jp/tachibana-keita/ Blog... Read More


ROCK

Nana Kitade Overseas Solo Live Performance in Five Years

Nana-Kitade

Nana Kitade, the leading singer of the rock band THE TEENAGE KISSERS, participated as a solo artist at the Japanese cultural festival “Salon del Manga de Alicante” held in Spain on April 9, with over than 15 thousand people coming to the event. Her performance at the show was her first in five years to […]


POP

BAND-MAID Extends World Domination to Mexico in October

BAND-MAID1

Japanese rock band BAND-MAID continue to spread their powerful combination of Akihabara-maid-cuteness and hard-rock-sound across the world with their announcement of their Latin American debut in Mexico later this year. BAND-MAID will perform at Mexico CDMX SALA (http://sala.club/#home) in Mexico City on October 9th with an opportunity for a VIP meet-and-greet session with the band […]


IDOL

Japanese Hip Hop Idols Hack Your iPhone in New Single’s Music Video

lyrical-school1

Six strong idol squad lyrical school go viral with the quirky video to debut single “RUN and RUN”, released worldwide today. Shot vertically and best viewed on an iPhone, the video sees the members of the hip hop inspired pop group rap their way in and out of familiar iOS apps, such as Facebook, Twitter […]


ANIME

Eir Aoi Closed her International Tour 2015 in Mexico.

Eir-Aoi

Eir Aoi had her first solo show in Mexico for the first time on the 6th of December. This show also marked the final day of her world tour starting in Paris , France in July 2015, which went to nine venues in eight countries. Her 2015’s tour drew about 50 thousand fans in paris, […]