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JAM Project and T.M.Revolution bring Anisong World Matsuri to Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Anisong World Matsuri made its east coast American debut at Otakon’s new home in Washington, D.C. on Friday, August 11. The ambitious concert series, produced by Japan’s leading entertainment companies with the goal of delivering Japan’s anisong concerts worldwide in the highest quality, opened the Friday concert with a striking video depicting AWM’s logo covering the planet, highlighting the tour’s 2017 stops in Los Angeles and Shanghai before landing on the nation’s capital. The crowd of 3000 fans at... 

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FLOW

FLOW celebrates 15th Anniversary year with Fighting Dreamers

Sunday, June 4, 2017

11 Anime Voice Actors (from NARUTO, CODE GEASS and Others) Provide Guest Chorus for “GO!!! ~15th Anniversary ver.〜”. FLOW Will Perform Live at Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon® in August Starting in July 2017, FLOW will begin their 15th anniversary year, beginning with the release of a new mini-album Fighting Dreamers. This 15th anniversary commemorative album features 11 anime voice actors taking part in the lead song’s chorus, and each of the 5 members writing a new song, coming together to create an album... 

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BRATS

BRATS preview live DVD with “Pain” music video

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released a live music video for “Pain” (with lyrics co-written by singer Rei Kuromiya), one of the new songs they debuted at their March 29 “Reborn” concert at Ikebukuro Live Inn Rosa, the band’s first live event in over 2 years. The full 6-song live performance is included as a special DVD in the limited-edition release of BRATS’ double-A-side single “Ainikoiyo”/”Nounai Shoukyo Game”, on sale in Japan on June 21. BRATS gave international fans a... 

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YOUSEI-TEIKOKU

YOUSEI TEIKOKU announces tarot card exclusives for 20th Anniversary single

Friday, June 2, 2017

Japanese gothic metal band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has announced a series of stunning, limited-edition “tarot cards” for fans who purchase their 20th anniversary single, flamma idola, at selected stores in Japan. Store details on the Lantis official website (Japanese): http://lantis.jp/artist/dasfeenreich/news_1495069200.html The band revealed the mysterious cover art for flamma idola earlier this month, depicting a beautiful but strangely-transformed portrait of YOUSEI TEIKOKU’s lead singer, Empress Yui. The leader of... 

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JAM-Project

JAM Project announces new album and World Cosplay Summit performance

Monday, May 29, 2017

Anisong super unit JAM Project (Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani, Masami Okui, and Yoshiki Fukuyama) appeared together on the live broadcast “MOTTO! MOTTO!! Radio Vol. 1″ on May 19 to promote the upcoming release “JAM Project LIVE TOUR 2016 ~AREA Z~” Blu-ray and DVD, due for release May 24. The first edition of “MOTTO! MOTTO!! Radio” on Niconico was also broadcast on JAM Project’s mobile fan app “MOTTO! MOTTO!! App”, achieving more than 10,000 views. The app was released in Japan... 

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BLAME!

Netflix Original BLAME! Starts Today Featuring angela Theme Song “Calling you”

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Netflix Original BLAME! Starts Today Featuring angela Theme Song “Calling you” Anisong artist angela will perform live at Anime Expo on July 1 at Anisong World Matsuri Japanese pop group angela’s latest theme song “Calling you” will reach a worldwide audience today with the premiere of the Netflix original film BLAME!, based on the manga by Tsutomu Nihei. angela, formed by vocalist atsuko and guitarist KATSU, has created theme songs for many popular anime series, including FAFNER in the azure, K, KNIGHTS... 

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MinoriChihara

Minori Chihara announces annual festival concert Summer Dream 5

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Anisong singer Minori Chihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Mitsuki Nase from Beyond the Boundary, and Kaori Nakaseko from Sound! Euphonium) has announced the return of her annual “Summer Dream” concert held every August at Lake Kawaguchi’s Stellar Theater. The event will be held three days this year from August 4th to 6th. The first day of the concert will be performed in a special acoustic style, and on the second and third day, the concerts will feature Chihara with a full electric band. The concert... 

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existtrace

exist†trace reveals “The story of existence” in second night of The 19th Challenge

Friday, May 26, 2017

All-female J-Rock band exist†trace performed the second night of their one-man concert series “The 19th Challenge” on May 19th at Ebisu’s club aim. The 20-song “A story of existence” recounted the musical journey of the pioneering visual kei rockers beginning with original fan-favorites like “Judea” and “liquid” moving through “Get Back” and “Sky” from their recent release ROYAL STRAIGHT MAGIC. The monthly events, which began last month with “chain resonance”, are held the 19th day of... 

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ANiUPa!!

Anime streaming service ANiUTa holds first celebration concert ANiUPa!!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The anime music streaming service “ANiUTa” held their first anisong concert event “ANiUTa LIVE 2017 ANiUPa!!” on May 13, 2017 at Yoyogi National 1st Gymnasium. Approximately 9,000 fans gathered at the venue for performances by ALI PROJECT, Aqours, May’n, and Wake Up, Girls ! The concert also included special “ANiUTa Premium” segments where each artist covered popular anime music. In addition, secret guests Hiroaki “Tommy” Tominaga and Hiroshi Kitadani appeared and performed classic hits for the fans. Another... 

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BRATS

BRATS Reveal New Image and CD Release Live Events for Ainikoiyo / Nounai Shoukyo Game Sisters Rock Band Led by Rei Kuromiya (Ladybaby) Performs Themes from “To Be Hero” (Anime) and “Slaveman” (Film)

Friday, May 5, 2017

BRATS have revealed an aggressive, “in-your-face” promo image for their upcoming double-A-side single CD release on June 21, 2017, featuring their new songs “Ainikoiyo” (theme from the anime To Be Hero) and “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (theme from the film Slaveman). The CD will be released in Japan in 2 editions: a regular version with 2 songs plus 2 instrumental tracks, and a limited edition CD+DVD package with 2 music videos and the full 6-song set of performance videos from their March 29 “Reborn” concert... 

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JAM Project and T.M.Revolution bring Anisong World Matsuri to Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
RMMS-AWMOTA17-JAM-Project-2017-08-11-0103S

Anisong World Matsuri made its east coast American debut at Otakon’s new home in Washington, D.C. on Friday, August 11. The ambitious concert series, produced by Japan’s leading entertainment companies with the goal of delivering Japan’s anisong concerts worldwide in the highest quality, opened the Friday concert with a striking video depicting AWM’s logo covering the planet, highlighting the tour’s 2017 stops in Los Angeles and Shanghai before landing on the nation’s... Read More


FLOW celebrates 15th Anniversary year with Fighting Dreamers

Sunday, June 4, 2017
FLOW

11 Anime Voice Actors (from NARUTO, CODE GEASS and Others) Provide Guest Chorus for “GO!!! ~15th Anniversary ver.〜”. FLOW Will Perform Live at Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon® in August Starting in July 2017, FLOW will begin their 15th anniversary year, beginning with the release of a new mini-album Fighting Dreamers. This 15th anniversary commemorative album features 11 anime voice actors taking part in the lead song’s chorus, and each of the 5 members writing a new... Read More


BRATS preview live DVD with “Pain” music video

Saturday, June 3, 2017
BRATS

Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released a live music video for “Pain” (with lyrics co-written by singer Rei Kuromiya), one of the new songs they debuted at their March 29 “Reborn” concert at Ikebukuro Live Inn Rosa, the band’s first live event in over 2 years. The full 6-song live performance is included as a special DVD in the limited-edition release of BRATS’ double-A-side single “Ainikoiyo”/”Nounai Shoukyo Game”, on sale in Japan on June... Read More


YOUSEI TEIKOKU announces tarot card exclusives for 20th Anniversary single

Friday, June 2, 2017
YOUSEI-TEIKOKU

Japanese gothic metal band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has announced a series of stunning, limited-edition “tarot cards” for fans who purchase their 20th anniversary single, flamma idola, at selected stores in Japan. Store details on the Lantis official website (Japanese): http://lantis.jp/artist/dasfeenreich/news_1495069200.html The band revealed the mysterious cover art for flamma idola earlier this month, depicting a beautiful but strangely-transformed portrait of YOUSEI TEIKOKU’s... Read More


JAM Project announces new album and World Cosplay Summit performance

Monday, May 29, 2017
JAM-Project

Anisong super unit JAM Project (Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani, Masami Okui, and Yoshiki Fukuyama) appeared together on the live broadcast “MOTTO! MOTTO!! Radio Vol. 1″ on May 19 to promote the upcoming release “JAM Project LIVE TOUR 2016 ~AREA Z~” Blu-ray and DVD, due for release May 24. The first edition of “MOTTO! MOTTO!! Radio” on Niconico was also broadcast on JAM Project’s mobile fan app “MOTTO! MOTTO!! App”, achieving more than... Read More


Netflix Original BLAME! Starts Today Featuring angela Theme Song “Calling you”

Sunday, May 28, 2017
BLAME!

Netflix Original BLAME! Starts Today Featuring angela Theme Song “Calling you” Anisong artist angela will perform live at Anime Expo on July 1 at Anisong World Matsuri Japanese pop group angela’s latest theme song “Calling you” will reach a worldwide audience today with the premiere of the Netflix original film BLAME!, based on the manga by Tsutomu Nihei. angela, formed by vocalist atsuko and guitarist KATSU, has created theme songs for many popular anime series, including... Read More


Minori Chihara announces annual festival concert Summer Dream 5

Saturday, May 27, 2017
MinoriChihara

Anisong singer Minori Chihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Mitsuki Nase from Beyond the Boundary, and Kaori Nakaseko from Sound! Euphonium) has announced the return of her annual “Summer Dream” concert held every August at Lake Kawaguchi’s Stellar Theater. The event will be held three days this year from August 4th to 6th. The first day of the concert will be performed in a special acoustic style, and on the second and third day, the concerts will feature Chihara... Read More


exist†trace reveals “The story of existence” in second night of The 19th Challenge

Friday, May 26, 2017
existtrace

All-female J-Rock band exist†trace performed the second night of their one-man concert series “The 19th Challenge” on May 19th at Ebisu’s club aim. The 20-song “A story of existence” recounted the musical journey of the pioneering visual kei rockers beginning with original fan-favorites like “Judea” and “liquid” moving through “Get Back” and “Sky” from their recent release ROYAL STRAIGHT MAGIC. The monthly events, which began last month with “chain... Read More


Anime streaming service ANiUTa holds first celebration concert ANiUPa!!

Thursday, May 25, 2017
ANiUPa!!

The anime music streaming service “ANiUTa” held their first anisong concert event “ANiUTa LIVE 2017 ANiUPa!!” on May 13, 2017 at Yoyogi National 1st Gymnasium. Approximately 9,000 fans gathered at the venue for performances by ALI PROJECT, Aqours, May’n, and Wake Up, Girls ! The concert also included special “ANiUTa Premium” segments where each artist covered popular anime music. In addition, secret guests Hiroaki “Tommy” Tominaga and Hiroshi Kitadani appeared... Read More


BRATS Reveal New Image and CD Release Live Events for Ainikoiyo / Nounai Shoukyo Game Sisters Rock Band Led by Rei Kuromiya (Ladybaby) Performs Themes from “To Be Hero” (Anime) and “Slaveman” (Film)

Friday, May 5, 2017
BRATS

BRATS have revealed an aggressive, “in-your-face” promo image for their upcoming double-A-side single CD release on June 21, 2017, featuring their new songs “Ainikoiyo” (theme from the anime To Be Hero) and “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (theme from the film Slaveman). The CD will be released in Japan in 2 editions: a regular version with 2 songs plus 2 instrumental tracks, and a limited edition CD+DVD package with 2 music videos and the full 6-song set of performance videos... Read More


ROCK

FLOW celebrates 15th Anniversary year with Fighting Dreamers

FLOW

11 Anime Voice Actors (from NARUTO, CODE GEASS and Others) Provide Guest Chorus for “GO!!! ~15th Anniversary ver.〜”. FLOW Will Perform Live at Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon® in August Starting in July 2017, FLOW will begin their 15th anniversary year, beginning with the release of a new mini-album Fighting Dreamers. This 15th anniversary commemorative […]


POP

JAM Project and T.M.Revolution bring Anisong World Matsuri to Washington, D.C.

RMMS-AWMOTA17-JAM-Project-2017-08-11-0103S

Anisong World Matsuri made its east coast American debut at Otakon’s new home in Washington, D.C. on Friday, August 11. The ambitious concert series, produced by Japan’s leading entertainment companies with the goal of delivering Japan’s anisong concerts worldwide in the highest quality, opened the Friday concert with a striking video depicting AWM’s logo covering […]


IDOL

Juice=Juice has a Special Announcement about their First Upcoming World Tour

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UP-FRONT PROMOTION management announced the following regarding Juice=Juice member, Karin Miyamoto’s condition: “Thank you for your support of Juice=Juice. This is an announcement about Karin Miyamoto. Miyamoto recently has had difficulty with her voice, so last week, she performed without using her voice. Her condition had not improved thereafter, and after being tested again, Miyamoto […]


ANIME

JAM Project and T.M.Revolution bring Anisong World Matsuri to Washington, D.C.

RMMS-AWMOTA17-JAM-Project-2017-08-11-0103S

Anisong World Matsuri made its east coast American debut at Otakon’s new home in Washington, D.C. on Friday, August 11. The ambitious concert series, produced by Japan’s leading entertainment companies with the goal of delivering Japan’s anisong concerts worldwide in the highest quality, opened the Friday concert with a striking video depicting AWM’s logo covering […]