Kumi-Koda

The world’s first virtual reality music video by Kumi Koda. Her talked about new song available for pre-order in 110 countries

Friday, October 31, 2014

Kumi Koda announced the world’s first 360° virtual reality music video (VRMV), which uses the much talked about “Oculus Rift” technology. The video is for her new song, “Dance In The Rain”, which is available to preorder on iTunes in 110 countries (including North America and Europe). This song is an emotional dance ballad which we haven’t heard in a while. A 2D music video has been produced along with the VRMV. The grand-scale video is linked to the VRMV and was produced by the world’s top creators.... 

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Crossfaith

Crossfaith UK “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL” Live Image Made Available, Ranked 5th of TOP 20 Bands Chosen by UK Music Magazine

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Crossfaith attended one of the world’s largest rock festival “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2014” in June this year at England and performed main stage. They released a part of the Live image at this festival’s official home page. The song available was “Monolith” released in 2012. This is one of the songs that made their popularity high within Europe and U.S.. Make sure to check the thrilling stage highly praised by the UK media, and was also chosen as one of this year’s “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2014″... 

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FOUR-GET-ME-A-NOTS

FOUR GET ME A NOTS’ Korean record release concert

Thursday, October 30, 2014

FOUR GET ME A NOTS will hold “TRIAD TOUR in KOREA” at Prism Hall in Korea on November 29. The show will commemorate the October 21 Korean CD and digital release of their mini-album “TRIAD”. Two Korean bands, The Strikers and FOUR GET ME A NOTS label mates, Yellow Monsters, will perform as guests for a concert that surpasses national boundaries. Official website: http://www.fourgetmeanots.net/ Chie’s blog: http://ameblo.jp/chiegohan7734/ Chie’s Twitter: http://twitter.com/chiegohan Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/fourgetmeanots Related... 

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FoZZtone

FoZZtone will broadcast a live concert on YouTube before their latest release

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

FoZZtone will release their new album, “Return to Earth”, on November 12. They will broadcast their live studio appearance on YouTube on November 9. They are planning to perform their new song, have a talk session, and show the video to their lead track, “OBORERU KUJIRA”, on the show. FoZZtone Youtube Live Broadcast date & time: November 9, 2014 (Sunday) 18:00 ~ Broadcast URL: https: //www.youtube.com/user/spaceshowermusic Official website: http://www.fozztone.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoZZtone Twitter:... 

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Yui-Ishikawa

Yui Ishikawa to appear at Europe’s oldest comic festival

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Voice actress Yui Ishikawa will appear at “Lucca Comics & Games 2014” in Lucca, Italy from October 30 to November 2. “Lucca Comics & Games” is Europe’s oldest comic event. This will be it’s 46th event since it was started in 1966. She was invited to participate in the event due to her great local popularity from her numerous anime appearances. Ishikawa will perform live on the main stage as well as be a guest judge for the “DAM presents NIPPON World Karaoke Grand Prix”, hosted by Daiichikosho. The... 

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Eir-Aoi

Eir Aoi confirmed to perform at J-FEST2014 in Moscow

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Eir Aoi will appear as a guest at J-FEST2014 in Moscow on November 29 and 30. J-FEST2014 is Russia’s biggest modern Japanese culture event. This year, the festival will feature movie premiers, theater shows, a national cosplay contest, a karaoke contest, and a lolita contest, among other events. Official Website: http://www.aoieir.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/aoieir Twitter: http://twitter.com/eir_ruru Google+: http://www.google.com/+aoieir/ Blog: http://ameblo.jp/eir-ruru/ mixi: http://p.mixi.jp/aoieir YouTube:... 

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angela

angela, Receive Theme Song Award of “19th Animation Kobe Award”

Monday, October 27, 2014

The prize winners and pieces of 19th Animation Kobe Awards were announced, and angela’s single “Shidonia” (Opening theme song of TV animation “Shidonia no Kishi”) won the Theme song award (Radio Kansai Award). As for angela, they will be attending Southeast Asia’s largest J-POP culture festival AFA 2014 (Anime Festival Asia 2014) I LOVE ANISONG concert held from the 5th to 7th of December in Singapore. AFA 2014 – Anime Festival Asia2014 Date:Dec. 5th (Fri.), 2014 /6th (Sat.) / 7th (Sun.) Site:Suntec... 

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Sheena-Ringo

Music video for Ringo Sheena’s new song, “ARIKITARI ONNA”

Friday, October 24, 2014

Ringo Sheena will release a new album, “HIIZURUTOKORO”, on November 5. The short version of the music video for her new song, “ARIKITARI ONNA”, was released. The “HIIZURUTOKORO” special site was launched just the other day and features album info, “ARIKITARI ONNA”, and comment videos from Sheena herself. “HIIZURUTOKORO” special site: http://sp.universal-music.co.jp/ringo/sunny/ The album is about the stage called life and going from an ordinary girl to a woman, becoming a mother and connecting life.... 

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taffy

Japanese four-piece band, Taffy, on their first European tour. Germany and Italy shows were a success

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Taffy has released three albums on the famous British indie label, “ClubAC30”. They were also featured in CLASH music magazine just the other day. The band already has a following in England and are preparing for their fourth American tour with their first European tour. Taffy started the tour at Berlin, Germany’s White Trash on Tuesday September 30 (local time). They then went on to play Munich, which was hyped from Oktoberfest, and Cremona, Italy (near Milan) with local bands as support. These shows were... 

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Passepied

Passepied’s “MAKUNOUCHI-ISM”, English version out to the world

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Passipied’s new release, “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM e.p” will be released in Japan and overseas on October 22. “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM e.p” is an EP of English versions of “MATATABISTEP”, “TORYANSE”, “Tokyo City•Underground” and “MEISO” off of their latest release, “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM”. It also contains a remix of “MATATABISTEP” by beat maker Seiho. Seiho appeared at Passepied’s “INSHO C” Osaka show, and also works in a unit called Sugar’s Campaign. There is a lot to look forward to with... 

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FEATURE


The world’s first virtual reality music video by Kumi Koda. Her talked about new song available for pre-order in 110 countries

Friday, October 31, 2014
Kumi-Koda

Kumi Koda announced the world’s first 360° virtual reality music video (VRMV), which uses the much talked about “Oculus Rift” technology. The video is for her new song, “Dance In The Rain”, which is available to preorder on iTunes in 110 countries (including North America and Europe). This song is an emotional dance ballad which we haven’t heard in a while. A 2D music video has been produced along with the VRMV. The grand-scale video is linked to the VRMV and... Read More


Crossfaith UK “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL” Live Image Made Available, Ranked 5th of TOP 20 Bands Chosen by UK Music Magazine

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Crossfaith

Crossfaith attended one of the world’s largest rock festival “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2014” in June this year at England and performed main stage. They released a part of the Live image at this festival’s official home page. The song available was “Monolith” released in 2012. This is one of the songs that made their popularity high within Europe and U.S.. Make sure to check the thrilling stage highly praised by the UK media, and was also chosen as one of this year’s... Read More


FOUR GET ME A NOTS’ Korean record release concert

Thursday, October 30, 2014
FOUR-GET-ME-A-NOTS

FOUR GET ME A NOTS will hold “TRIAD TOUR in KOREA” at Prism Hall in Korea on November 29. The show will commemorate the October 21 Korean CD and digital release of their mini-album “TRIAD”. Two Korean bands, The Strikers and FOUR GET ME A NOTS label mates, Yellow Monsters, will perform as guests for a concert that surpasses national boundaries. Official website: http://www.fourgetmeanots.net/ Chie’s blog: http://ameblo.jp/chiegohan7734/ Chie’s Twitter: http://twitter.com/chiegohan Myspace:... Read More


FoZZtone will broadcast a live concert on YouTube before their latest release

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
FoZZtone

FoZZtone will release their new album, “Return to Earth”, on November 12. They will broadcast their live studio appearance on YouTube on November 9. They are planning to perform their new song, have a talk session, and show the video to their lead track, “OBORERU KUJIRA”, on the show. FoZZtone Youtube Live Broadcast date & time: November 9, 2014 (Sunday) 18:00 ~ Broadcast URL: https: //www.youtube.com/user/spaceshowermusic Official website: http://www.fozztone.com/ Facebook:... Read More


Yui Ishikawa to appear at Europe’s oldest comic festival

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Yui-Ishikawa

Voice actress Yui Ishikawa will appear at “Lucca Comics & Games 2014” in Lucca, Italy from October 30 to November 2. “Lucca Comics & Games” is Europe’s oldest comic event. This will be it’s 46th event since it was started in 1966. She was invited to participate in the event due to her great local popularity from her numerous anime appearances. Ishikawa will perform live on the main stage as well as be a guest judge for the “DAM presents NIPPON World... Read More


Eir Aoi confirmed to perform at J-FEST2014 in Moscow

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Eir-Aoi

Eir Aoi will appear as a guest at J-FEST2014 in Moscow on November 29 and 30. J-FEST2014 is Russia’s biggest modern Japanese culture event. This year, the festival will feature movie premiers, theater shows, a national cosplay contest, a karaoke contest, and a lolita contest, among other events. Official Website: http://www.aoieir.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/aoieir Twitter: http://twitter.com/eir_ruru Google+: http://www.google.com/+aoieir/ Blog: http://ameblo.jp/eir-ruru/ mixi:... Read More


angela, Receive Theme Song Award of “19th Animation Kobe Award”

Monday, October 27, 2014
angela

The prize winners and pieces of 19th Animation Kobe Awards were announced, and angela’s single “Shidonia” (Opening theme song of TV animation “Shidonia no Kishi”) won the Theme song award (Radio Kansai Award). As for angela, they will be attending Southeast Asia’s largest J-POP culture festival AFA 2014 (Anime Festival Asia 2014) I LOVE ANISONG concert held from the 5th to 7th of December in Singapore. AFA 2014 – Anime Festival Asia2014 Date:Dec. 5th (Fri.),... Read More


Music video for Ringo Sheena’s new song, “ARIKITARI ONNA”

Friday, October 24, 2014
Sheena-Ringo

Ringo Sheena will release a new album, “HIIZURUTOKORO”, on November 5. The short version of the music video for her new song, “ARIKITARI ONNA”, was released. The “HIIZURUTOKORO” special site was launched just the other day and features album info, “ARIKITARI ONNA”, and comment videos from Sheena herself. “HIIZURUTOKORO” special site: http://sp.universal-music.co.jp/ringo/sunny/ The album is about the stage called life and going from an ordinary girl to a woman,... Read More


Japanese four-piece band, Taffy, on their first European tour. Germany and Italy shows were a success

Thursday, October 23, 2014
taffy

Taffy has released three albums on the famous British indie label, “ClubAC30”. They were also featured in CLASH music magazine just the other day. The band already has a following in England and are preparing for their fourth American tour with their first European tour. Taffy started the tour at Berlin, Germany’s White Trash on Tuesday September 30 (local time). They then went on to play Munich, which was hyped from Oktoberfest, and Cremona, Italy (near Milan) with... Read More


Passepied’s “MAKUNOUCHI-ISM”, English version out to the world

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Passepied

Passipied’s new release, “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM e.p” will be released in Japan and overseas on October 22. “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM e.p” is an EP of English versions of “MATATABISTEP”, “TORYANSE”, “Tokyo City•Underground” and “MEISO” off of their latest release, “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM”. It also contains a remix of “MATATABISTEP” by beat maker Seiho. Seiho appeared at Passepied’s “INSHO C” Osaka show, and also works in a unit called Sugar’s Campaign.... Read More


ROCK

Crossfaith UK “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL” Live Image Made Available, Ranked 5th of TOP 20 Bands Chosen by UK Music Magazine

Crossfaith

Crossfaith attended one of the world’s largest rock festival “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2014” in June this year at England and performed main stage. They released a part of the Live image at this festival’s official home page. The song available was “Monolith” released in 2012. This is one of the songs that made their popularity high […]


POP

The world’s first virtual reality music video by Kumi Koda. Her talked about new song available for pre-order in 110 countries

Kumi-Koda

Kumi Koda announced the world’s first 360° virtual reality music video (VRMV), which uses the much talked about “Oculus Rift” technology. The video is for her new song, “Dance In The Rain”, which is available to preorder on iTunes in 110 countries (including North America and Europe). This song is an emotional dance ballad which […]


IDOL

BABYMETAL at the top of the US Billboard “World Albums” chart

BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL’s self-titled album is at the top of the US Billboard “World Albums” chart as of September 20. The group already holds the record for being the youngest artists on “The Billboard 200”. The “World Albums” chart monitors international albums sales in the United States. BABYMETAL has been on the chart for 27 weeks and […]


ANIME

Eir Aoi confirmed to perform at J-FEST2014 in Moscow

Eir-Aoi

Eir Aoi will appear as a guest at J-FEST2014 in Moscow on November 29 and 30. J-FEST2014 is Russia’s biggest modern Japanese culture event. This year, the festival will feature movie premiers, theater shows, a national cosplay contest, a karaoke contest, and a lolita contest, among other events. Official Website: http://www.aoieir.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/aoieir Twitter: http://twitter.com/eir_ruru […]