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Anisong 2015 World Tour Details Announced at Japan’s Biggest Anime Song Festival “Lantis Matsuri”!!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

A record label focused on anime theme songs and other music in the genre held a 3-day event called “Lantis Matsuri 2014” at Taiyo no Hiroba Special Outdoor Stage in Tokyo Shiokaze Park. This is one of the biggest events for Anime song festivals in Japan and the event was held for two days in Mie Nagashima Spa Land in July, and in Osaka Expo Park for two days, and then for three days in Tokyo on the 13th, 14th and 15th of September. The total draw for the three days is estimated to be 8,000 people. On September... 

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Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014

International sensation Hatsune Miku, the virtual idol at the forefront of Crypton Future Media’s vocaloid software, will make her American television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS on October 8. Hatsune Miku’s appearance on the nationally-televised show will give American audiences a preview of the MIKU EXPO performance awaiting fans at L.A.’s Nokia Theater and New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom later this month. Celebrating the music, imagery, and interactive excitement of... 

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X-JAPAN_s

X JAPAN fans can win tickets with #WeAreXposed contest

Saturday, September 20, 2014

X JAPAN announced #WeAreXposed contest. Fans can win the ticket of Madison Madison Square Garden Concert with posting photo to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #WeAreXposed #Xposed. Contest Info and Rules: http://xposexjapan.com Madison Square Garden Concert October 11th (Sat) 08PM Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Ticket : http://bit.ly/xjapanMSGny #XjapanMSG X JAPAN Official Website: http://www.xjapanmusic.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/XJapan Twitter: http://twitter.com/xjapanofficial Google+: https://plus.google.com/114456011706841066067/about YouTube:... 

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Dazzle-Vision

DAZZLE VISION releases official Hakaine Maiko LINE stickers

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Japanese hard rock band DAZZLE VISION has released a set of official LINE stickers for Hakaine Maiko, the UTAU vocal software character modeled after screamo vocalist Maiko. The stickers are designed to “let you show your angry side with no limits!” A video preview has been created using DAZZLE VISION’s song “Second” to demonstrate the feelings users can communicate with the stickers. Check out the stickers at: https://store.line.me/stickershop/product/1017770/en DAZZLE VISION Official... 

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MTH1

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE to play solo show in New York City

Saturday, September 20, 2014

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE will return to the United States for a solo show at New York’s Best Buy Theater on October 27 following their appearance at KNOTFEST October 25. The one-man live in New York will be a rare opportunity for American fans to see this powerful band best known in the West for their contributions “What’s Up People?!” and “Zetsubou Billy” for the hit anime series Death Note. Notorious for sold-out shows and high-voltage stage antics, MAXIMUM THE HORMONE’s latest album... 

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Perfume

Perfume to make their American debut on established EDM label, Astralwerks

Friday, September 19, 2014

Perfume will make their American debut soon. Perfume announced that they would make their American debut just before their third world tour, , which starts on October 31. They will digitally release “LEVEL3 (Bonus Edition)” on October 7, and then the CD version at the end of October. Perfume’s American debut will be through established EDM label, Astralwerks. The label is based out of New York and has released big-name artists such as The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, Kraftwerk, David Guetta, Kylie Minogue,... 

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QURULI

QURULI’s new album “THE PIER” is out on iTunes worldwide!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

QURULI, Japanese alternative rock band from Kyoto, has just released their latest studio album “THE PIER” on September 17th. The album, a dazzling reflection of various kinds of music from the world / different periods, is now available on iTunes worldwide. Jun Tamukai who has directed videos by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, RIP SLYME, and SEKAI NO OWARI created unique video clips. You can watch the videos on the band’s official YouTube Channel. The band will hold an annual outdoor festival “Kyoto... 

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KANA-BOON

KANA-BOON’s dream comes true! NARUTO opening theme

Thursday, September 18, 2014

KANA-BOON’s new song, “Silhouette” will be the opening theme song to TV Tokyo anime “NARUTO SHIPPUDEN”. The band members, who are huge fans of “NARUTO SHIPPUDEN”, had always dreamed of doing the opening theme of the anime. Maguro Taniguchi (vocals & guitar) told the crowd at their show the other day, “Another dream has come true for us. I believe it will be a song that will connect us with many people.” He made the announcement with excitement as if to hint at something. There is no release... 

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AIMER

Aimer, releases “Dareka, Umiwo” Ending theme song for the anime series Terror in Resonance

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A breakout year for singer-songwriter, Aimer (Eme) in which she played her first show at the Nippon Budokan and released 2 new albums, in which both ranked in the top 10 of the Oricon weekly album chart. Her newly released EP, “Dareka Umiwo” is now available and the title track is featured as the ending theme song for the anime series Terror in Resonance which is produced by the renowned composer, Yoko Kanno. Other tracks from this EP feature collaborations with artists including, Mao Abe, Yuuki Ozaki (Galileo... 

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Cheeky-Parade

Cheeky Parade will end their tour at a New York music festival

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Cheeky Parade started their national tour, “NINE LIVES TOUR ~ROAD TO NY~”, in April. They will play their final show at “The 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival”, which starts on October 8 in New York. This event, which bears the name of the legendary New York music venue, “CBGB”, is the biggest music and film festival in New York. 10 artists, ranging from Billy Idol to newer artists, will take part this year. The Cheeky Parade tour organizers decided to make this show the tour finale. Official... 

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Anisong 2015 World Tour Details Announced at Japan’s Biggest Anime Song Festival “Lantis Matsuri”!!

Saturday, September 20, 2014
lantis1

A record label focused on anime theme songs and other music in the genre held a 3-day event called “Lantis Matsuri 2014” at Taiyo no Hiroba Special Outdoor Stage in Tokyo Shiokaze Park. This is one of the biggest events for Anime song festivals in Japan and the event was held for two days in Mie Nagashima Spa Land in July, and in Osaka Expo Park for two days, and then for three days in Tokyo on the 13th, 14th and 15th of September. The total draw for the three days is estimated... Read More


Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014
MIku-Expo-LA-wall-scroll1

International sensation Hatsune Miku, the virtual idol at the forefront of Crypton Future Media’s vocaloid software, will make her American television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS on October 8. Hatsune Miku’s appearance on the nationally-televised show will give American audiences a preview of the MIKU EXPO performance awaiting fans at L.A.’s Nokia Theater and New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom later this month. Celebrating the music,... Read More


X JAPAN fans can win tickets with #WeAreXposed contest

Saturday, September 20, 2014
X-JAPAN_s

X JAPAN announced #WeAreXposed contest. Fans can win the ticket of Madison Madison Square Garden Concert with posting photo to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #WeAreXposed #Xposed. Contest Info and Rules: http://xposexjapan.com Madison Square Garden Concert October 11th (Sat) 08PM Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Ticket : http://bit.ly/xjapanMSGny #XjapanMSG X JAPAN Official Website: http://www.xjapanmusic.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/XJapan Twitter: http://twitter.com/xjapanofficial Google+:... Read More


DAZZLE VISION releases official Hakaine Maiko LINE stickers

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dazzle-Vision

Japanese hard rock band DAZZLE VISION has released a set of official LINE stickers for Hakaine Maiko, the UTAU vocal software character modeled after screamo vocalist Maiko. The stickers are designed to “let you show your angry side with no limits!” A video preview has been created using DAZZLE VISION’s song “Second” to demonstrate the feelings users can communicate with the stickers. Check out the stickers at: https://store.line.me/stickershop/product/1017770/en DAZZLE... Read More


MAXIMUM THE HORMONE to play solo show in New York City

Saturday, September 20, 2014
MTH1

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE will return to the United States for a solo show at New York’s Best Buy Theater on October 27 following their appearance at KNOTFEST October 25. The one-man live in New York will be a rare opportunity for American fans to see this powerful band best known in the West for their contributions “What’s Up People?!” and “Zetsubou Billy” for the hit anime series Death Note. Notorious for sold-out shows and high-voltage stage antics,... Read More


Perfume to make their American debut on established EDM label, Astralwerks

Friday, September 19, 2014
Perfume

Perfume will make their American debut soon. Perfume announced that they would make their American debut just before their third world tour, , which starts on October 31. They will digitally release “LEVEL3 (Bonus Edition)” on October 7, and then the CD version at the end of October. Perfume’s American debut will be through established EDM label, Astralwerks. The label is based out of New York and has released big-name artists such as The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim,... Read More


QURULI’s new album “THE PIER” is out on iTunes worldwide!

Thursday, September 18, 2014
QURULI

QURULI, Japanese alternative rock band from Kyoto, has just released their latest studio album “THE PIER” on September 17th. The album, a dazzling reflection of various kinds of music from the world / different periods, is now available on iTunes worldwide. Jun Tamukai who has directed videos by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, RIP SLYME, and SEKAI NO OWARI created unique video clips. You can watch the videos on the band’s official YouTube Channel. The band will hold... Read More


KANA-BOON’s dream comes true! NARUTO opening theme

Thursday, September 18, 2014
KANA-BOON

KANA-BOON’s new song, “Silhouette” will be the opening theme song to TV Tokyo anime “NARUTO SHIPPUDEN”. The band members, who are huge fans of “NARUTO SHIPPUDEN”, had always dreamed of doing the opening theme of the anime. Maguro Taniguchi (vocals & guitar) told the crowd at their show the other day, “Another dream has come true for us. I believe it will be a song that will connect us with many people.” He made the announcement with excitement as if... Read More


Aimer, releases “Dareka, Umiwo” Ending theme song for the anime series Terror in Resonance

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
AIMER

A breakout year for singer-songwriter, Aimer (Eme) in which she played her first show at the Nippon Budokan and released 2 new albums, in which both ranked in the top 10 of the Oricon weekly album chart. Her newly released EP, “Dareka Umiwo” is now available and the title track is featured as the ending theme song for the anime series Terror in Resonance which is produced by the renowned composer, Yoko Kanno. Other tracks from this EP feature collaborations with artists... Read More


Cheeky Parade will end their tour at a New York music festival

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cheeky-Parade

Cheeky Parade started their national tour, “NINE LIVES TOUR ~ROAD TO NY~”, in April. They will play their final show at “The 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival”, which starts on October 8 in New York. This event, which bears the name of the legendary New York music venue, “CBGB”, is the biggest music and film festival in New York. 10 artists, ranging from Billy Idol to newer artists, will take part this year. The Cheeky Parade tour organizers decided to... Read More


ROCK

Anisong 2015 World Tour Details Announced at Japan’s Biggest Anime Song Festival “Lantis Matsuri”!!

lantis1

A record label focused on anime theme songs and other music in the genre held a 3-day event called “Lantis Matsuri 2014” at Taiyo no Hiroba Special Outdoor Stage in Tokyo Shiokaze Park. This is one of the biggest events for Anime song festivals in Japan and the event was held for two days in […]


POP

Anisong 2015 World Tour Details Announced at Japan’s Biggest Anime Song Festival “Lantis Matsuri”!!

lantis1

A record label focused on anime theme songs and other music in the genre held a 3-day event called “Lantis Matsuri 2014” at Taiyo no Hiroba Special Outdoor Stage in Tokyo Shiokaze Park. This is one of the biggest events for Anime song festivals in Japan and the event was held for two days in […]


IDOL

Cheeky Parade will end their tour at a New York music festival

Cheeky-Parade

Cheeky Parade started their national tour, “NINE LIVES TOUR ~ROAD TO NY~”, in April. They will play their final show at “The 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival”, which starts on October 8 in New York. This event, which bears the name of the legendary New York music venue, “CBGB”, is the biggest music […]


ANIME

Anisong 2015 World Tour Details Announced at Japan’s Biggest Anime Song Festival “Lantis Matsuri”!!

lantis1

A record label focused on anime theme songs and other music in the genre held a 3-day event called “Lantis Matsuri 2014” at Taiyo no Hiroba Special Outdoor Stage in Tokyo Shiokaze Park. This is one of the biggest events for Anime song festivals in Japan and the event was held for two days in […]