Team-Shachihoko

Team Syachihoko starts digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong before their China show

Monday, March 2, 2015

Team Syachihoko started digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. They also opened an account on popular Chinese social media site, Weibo. This is in commemoration of the group’s March 21 and 22 Chinese shows [Second Dalian Japan Brand]. “HIMATUBUSHI, their first album that was rleased last year, was just digitally released. Team Syachihoko plan to report on their China trip on their account. Second Dalian Japan Brand March 21, 2015 (Saturday) Wanda Square Second Dalian Japan Brand special stage March 22,... 

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SKAPARA1

JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra confirmed as third performing artist!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

JAPAN NIGHT is a music festival that introduces the greatness of Japanese music to the world. The third artist for the Jakarta, Indonesia show of JAPAN NIGHT was just announced. It is Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra who has been leading the Japanese rock/ska scene. They will be joining VAMPS and [Alexandros] on the lineup. We should all go see these three different bands with three distinct rock sounds. Official site: http: //www.japannight.jp/en/ JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta Date:April 4TH (Sat) Venue:The Kasablanka... 

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girugamesh

Girugamesh’s Asia tour and Japan tour finale preview video released

Friday, February 27, 2015

Girugamesh added Asian tour dates to their “girugamesh 2014-2015 tour ‘gravitation’” that they have been on since last October. The band will play The Wall in Taipei on April 10, Hidden Agenda in Hong Kong on the 11th, and QSW Culture Centre in Shanghai, China on the 12th. Girugamesh will also play Tokyo Shinkiba STUDIO COAST on March 14 to close out their Japan one-man tour. A trailer for the final show is now up on YouTube. Official website – http://www.girugamesh.jp Official Twitter – http://twitter.com/real_girugamesh Official... 

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Swinging-Popsicle

Swinging Popsicle opens 20th Anniversary website

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Japanese pop-rock band Swinging Popsicle, veterans of multiple U.S. anime conventions (Fanime, New York Anime Festival, Anime Mid-Atlantic), have launched a “20th Anniversary 2015-2017″ website in celebration of their three phases of debuts: 1995 – Swinging Popsicle is formed 1996 – Indie debut 1997 – Major debut (Sony Music) In addition to their regular live performances in Japan, Swinging Popsicle has spent recent years contributing to Japanese game soundtracks (Star Mine Girl, Axanael, Kimi to Kanojo to... 

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URBANGARDE to make USA debut at A-Kon 26

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Japanese techno-rock band URBANGARDE will make their American performance debut at A-Kon® 26 in Dallas, Texas. The band’s outrageous videos and live stage shows combining schoolgirl fetishes, exorcisms, and giant-baby samurai duels have garnered them multiple sold-out shows in Japan and an intense worldwide following. URBANGARDE will perform a live concert with fan Q&A and autograph sessions during the three-day Japanese anime and pop-culture event, June 5-7, 2015. URBANGARDE appears at A-Kon® 26 by arrangement... 

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BESPA KUMAMERO releases Romantic Waves and Plastic Confusion worldwide

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Japanese electronic performance unit BESPA KUMAMERO released their first 2 albums Romantic Waves and Plastic Confusion this week on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and other digital platforms. Known to anime audiences worldwide for their high-energy concerts and multiple tours of North America and Europe, the group’s U.S. appearances include Anime Boston and Anime Matsuri. iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bespa-kumamero/id379402472 Amazon MP3 http://www.amazon.com/Bespa-Kumamero/e/B00487HJOQ/digital/ Spotify... 

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sukekiyo

Sukekiyo announce Shanghai show

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sukekiyo just started their first joint-tour, “’The Unified Field’ –SOURAN NO ME-“. Including the add-on show at Chofu Green Hall, the band will play five domestic shows. In addition, sukekiyo announced that they will play at Shanghai’s QSW Culture Centre on March 15. sukekiyo 2015 concert “The Unified Field” March 15, 2015 (Sunday) Shanghai, China – QSW Culture Centre Official Website: http://sukekiyo-official.jp/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kyo.official.jp Twitter: http://twitter.com/sukekiyo_band YouTube:... 

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LITE_Tour

LITE’s SXSW show and U.S. east coast tour confirmed! Concert footage of “Hunger” on YouTube

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

LITE just released their album, “Installation”, off of American independent label, Topshelf Records, in September. They also completed a U.S. west coast tour consisting of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. The band will play at “SXSW 2015” in Austin, Texas in March and seven shows on the east coast, including Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York. LITE will be the headliner for all of the east coast shows, which will be interactive with VJ Kezzardrix. They will play new songs and represent as Japan’s... 

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Ayumi-Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki’s first Taiwan visit in seven years. Collaboration with popular Asian artist, JJ Lin

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

JJ Lin, a Singaporean artist who is popular in Taiwan, held the Taiwan show of at Taipei Arena on February 15. Ayumi Hamasaki made a surprise guest appearance. Hamasaki’s last time in Taiwan was in 2008 for her Asia tour seven years ago. 10,000 fans screamed as JJ Lin introduced Hamasaki onto stage in Chinese. The two then performed Hamasaki’s hit song, “SEASONS”, together. The two had yet another surprise for the fans. It was revealed that JJ Lin produced a song for Hamasaki. This song has already been... 

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LEGO-BIG-MORL

LEGO BIG MORL, self-hosted joint concert announcement

Monday, February 23, 2015

LEGO BIG MORL will stream “LEGO BIG TV vol.7” on Niconico Live on February 23 (Monday). They will announce whom they will play “Thanks Giving vol.6” in Osaka and Tokyo in the spring with. “Thanks Giving” is an event where LEGO BIG MORL invites artists they respect to play with them. This time, the event will take place at Osaka, umeda AKASO on March 28 and at Tokyo LIQUIDROOM on April 2. LEGO BIG MORL will be talking about the event and will also be taking requests on the February 23 “LEGO BIG TV”... 

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FEATURE


Team Syachihoko starts digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong before their China show

Monday, March 2, 2015
Team-Shachihoko

Team Syachihoko started digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. They also opened an account on popular Chinese social media site, Weibo. This is in commemoration of the group’s March 21 and 22 Chinese shows [Second Dalian Japan Brand]. “HIMATUBUSHI, their first album that was rleased last year, was just digitally released. Team Syachihoko plan to report on their China trip on their account. Second Dalian Japan Brand March 21, 2015 (Saturday) Wanda Square Second Dalian... Read More


JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra confirmed as third performing artist!

Sunday, March 1, 2015
SKAPARA1

JAPAN NIGHT is a music festival that introduces the greatness of Japanese music to the world. The third artist for the Jakarta, Indonesia show of JAPAN NIGHT was just announced. It is Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra who has been leading the Japanese rock/ska scene. They will be joining VAMPS and [Alexandros] on the lineup. We should all go see these three different bands with three distinct rock sounds. Official site: http: //www.japannight.jp/en/ JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta Date:April... Read More


Girugamesh’s Asia tour and Japan tour finale preview video released

Friday, February 27, 2015
girugamesh

Girugamesh added Asian tour dates to their “girugamesh 2014-2015 tour ‘gravitation’” that they have been on since last October. The band will play The Wall in Taipei on April 10, Hidden Agenda in Hong Kong on the 11th, and QSW Culture Centre in Shanghai, China on the 12th. Girugamesh will also play Tokyo Shinkiba STUDIO COAST on March 14 to close out their Japan one-man tour. A trailer for the final show is now up on YouTube. Official website – http://www.girugamesh.jp Official... Read More


Swinging Popsicle opens 20th Anniversary website

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Swinging-Popsicle

Japanese pop-rock band Swinging Popsicle, veterans of multiple U.S. anime conventions (Fanime, New York Anime Festival, Anime Mid-Atlantic), have launched a “20th Anniversary 2015-2017″ website in celebration of their three phases of debuts: 1995 – Swinging Popsicle is formed 1996 – Indie debut 1997 – Major debut (Sony Music) In addition to their regular live performances in Japan, Swinging Popsicle has spent recent years contributing to Japanese game soundtracks (Star... Read More


URBANGARDE to make USA debut at A-Kon 26

Thursday, February 26, 2015
URBANGARDE1

Japanese techno-rock band URBANGARDE will make their American performance debut at A-Kon® 26 in Dallas, Texas. The band’s outrageous videos and live stage shows combining schoolgirl fetishes, exorcisms, and giant-baby samurai duels have garnered them multiple sold-out shows in Japan and an intense worldwide following. URBANGARDE will perform a live concert with fan Q&A and autograph sessions during the three-day Japanese anime and pop-culture event, June 5-7, 2015.... Read More


BESPA KUMAMERO releases Romantic Waves and Plastic Confusion worldwide

Thursday, February 26, 2015
BESPA-KUMAMERO-1

Japanese electronic performance unit BESPA KUMAMERO released their first 2 albums Romantic Waves and Plastic Confusion this week on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and other digital platforms. Known to anime audiences worldwide for their high-energy concerts and multiple tours of North America and Europe, the group’s U.S. appearances include Anime Boston and Anime Matsuri. iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bespa-kumamero/id379402472 Amazon MP3 http://www.amazon.com/Bespa-Kumamero/e/B00487HJOQ/digital/ Spotify... Read More


Sukekiyo announce Shanghai show

Thursday, February 26, 2015
sukekiyo

Sukekiyo just started their first joint-tour, “’The Unified Field’ –SOURAN NO ME-“. Including the add-on show at Chofu Green Hall, the band will play five domestic shows. In addition, sukekiyo announced that they will play at Shanghai’s QSW Culture Centre on March 15. sukekiyo 2015 concert “The Unified Field” March 15, 2015 (Sunday) Shanghai, China – QSW Culture Centre Official Website: http://sukekiyo-official.jp/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kyo.official.jp Twitter:... Read More


LITE’s SXSW show and U.S. east coast tour confirmed! Concert footage of “Hunger” on YouTube

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
LITE_Tour

LITE just released their album, “Installation”, off of American independent label, Topshelf Records, in September. They also completed a U.S. west coast tour consisting of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. The band will play at “SXSW 2015” in Austin, Texas in March and seven shows on the east coast, including Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York. LITE will be the headliner for all of the east coast shows, which will be interactive with VJ Kezzardrix. They will... Read More


Ayumi Hamasaki’s first Taiwan visit in seven years. Collaboration with popular Asian artist, JJ Lin

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Ayumi-Hamasaki

JJ Lin, a Singaporean artist who is popular in Taiwan, held the Taiwan show of at Taipei Arena on February 15. Ayumi Hamasaki made a surprise guest appearance. Hamasaki’s last time in Taiwan was in 2008 for her Asia tour seven years ago. 10,000 fans screamed as JJ Lin introduced Hamasaki onto stage in Chinese. The two then performed Hamasaki’s hit song, “SEASONS”, together. The two had yet another surprise for the fans. It was revealed that JJ Lin produced a song... Read More


LEGO BIG MORL, self-hosted joint concert announcement

Monday, February 23, 2015
LEGO-BIG-MORL

LEGO BIG MORL will stream “LEGO BIG TV vol.7” on Niconico Live on February 23 (Monday). They will announce whom they will play “Thanks Giving vol.6” in Osaka and Tokyo in the spring with. “Thanks Giving” is an event where LEGO BIG MORL invites artists they respect to play with them. This time, the event will take place at Osaka, umeda AKASO on March 28 and at Tokyo LIQUIDROOM on April 2. LEGO BIG MORL will be talking about the event and will also be taking requests... Read More


ROCK

Girugamesh’s Asia tour and Japan tour finale preview video released

girugamesh

Girugamesh added Asian tour dates to their “girugamesh 2014-2015 tour ‘gravitation’” that they have been on since last October. The band will play The Wall in Taipei on April 10, Hidden Agenda in Hong Kong on the 11th, and QSW Culture Centre in Shanghai, China on the 12th. Girugamesh will also play Tokyo Shinkiba STUDIO […]


POP

Team Syachihoko starts digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong before their China show

Team-Shachihoko

Team Syachihoko started digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. They also opened an account on popular Chinese social media site, Weibo. This is in commemoration of the group’s March 21 and 22 Chinese shows [Second Dalian Japan Brand]. “HIMATUBUSHI, their first album that was rleased last year, was just digitally released. Team Syachihoko […]


IDOL

Team Syachihoko starts digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong before their China show

Team-Shachihoko

Team Syachihoko started digital sales in Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. They also opened an account on popular Chinese social media site, Weibo. This is in commemoration of the group’s March 21 and 22 Chinese shows [Second Dalian Japan Brand]. “HIMATUBUSHI, their first album that was rleased last year, was just digitally released. Team Syachihoko […]


ANIME

Eir Aoi & Luna Haruna perform double theme song for the first time at Hong Kong C3

eir-luna

A Japanese pop culture event called was held in Hong Kong from February 6 to 8. Eir Aoi and Luna Haruna performed on the “Sword Art Online” stage. “Cynthia NO HIKARI” (Eir Aoi) and “YORU NO NIJI WO KOETE” (Luna Haruna) are both popular in Hong Kong. The first performance of these two artists together […]