SILENT-SIREN

SILENT SIREN sets sail for night of miracles at Budokan

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Photo Credit: Hajime Kamiiisaka On November 13 and 14, on the fifth anniversary of their major-label debut, SILENT SIREN held the final Japanese performances of their 26-show tour, “5th ANNIVERSARY SILENT SIREN LIVE TOUR 2017 — The New World” at Nippon Budokan. Following their Nippon Budokan debut on January 17, 2015, this was the all-female band’s second appearance at Japan’s rock mecca, this time holding a back-to-back two-day event. On November 13th, the first day of the “Miracle” event, SILENT SIREN... 

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Amuse

Amuse launches international multi-lingual talent search

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Top talent agency Amuse opens doors for new talent from all countries Current Amuse roster includes superstars Perfume, One OK Rock, BABYMETAL, Takeru Satoh, Masaharu Fukuyama, Haruma Miura Japanese talent agency Amuse has begun accepting entries for “Amuse Multilingual Artists Audition 2″. Anyone from age 6 to 30 who can speak at least 2 different languages including Japanese is welcome to apply. Deadline: Sunday, December 3, 2017 (Sun) 23:59 Tokyo time. Website: http://www.amuse-audition.jp/index_en.html Facebook:... 

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Kamen-Joshi

Kamen Joshi appointed official Akihabara Ambassadors

Friday, November 17, 2017

Kamen Joshi will support Akihabara tourism leading up to 2020 Olympics Anime voice actress Moa Tsukino (Clione no Akari ,To Be Hero) will perform AI-character promotion song Masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara Tourism. Five years after the underground idol group established their permanent home at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater in Akihabara, the performers have been featured in international news media and achieved over 2.8 million followers on Facebook, the highest number of... 

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AIMI

AIMI , a former Stereo Pony member, is going to release her first solo album and has launched a fund-raising project.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

AIMI, a guitarist and vocalist from a Japanese girl band “Stereo Pony” has announced that she is going to release her first solo album. She started her solo career in September 2016, and her solo show at Shibuya O-nest in April 2017 was a success. AIMI on the rise has reached out to her international fans to encourage them to support her fund-raising project on “TOKYO MIRAI MODE” for her first album . Her domestic fund-raising project already reached its goal within eight minutes and the recording has... 

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THE SxPLAY (Sayuri Sugawara) Will Be Releasing Anime PV Theme Song “Boku ha Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru” Adapted from Yusuke Yamada’s Novel on November Third (Fri). Also Short version of the Anime PV Has Been Published.

Friday, October 13, 2017

THE SxPLAY (Yukari Sugawara) will be releasing a single titled “Boku ha Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru” on November third (Fri) as digital downloads. This is the anime PV theme song for “Boku ha Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru” ,originally written as a novel by Yusuke Yamada for the first time in four years. She came up with the title after reading the novel and named the song after the novel. The Anime PV production team was named “Boku Robo Project“ including YHE SxPLAY (Sayuri Sugawara) for... 

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Yoshiki

Yoshiki completes sold-out 2017 Dinner Show tour in Tokyo

Monday, September 11, 2017

On Saturday, September 2nd, “EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2017 IN NAGOYA & OSAKA & TOKYO JAPAN” ushered in its final day at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. The sold-out tour, which began with a first-ever set in Nagoya, moved on to Osaka and Tokyo for a total of 7 shows, including the addition of a last-minute breakfast show to meet the overwhelming demand to witness a rare, intimate YOSHIKI performance. The Grand Hyatt Tokyo Ballroom — having undergone 2 months of extensive renovations — was unveiled for the first... 

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Urbangarde

URBANGARDE announces all-day lineup of Utsu Fes 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

Japanese rock band URBANGARDE has announced the full lineup of their all-day Utsu Fes 2017, to be held September 10 at Tsutaya O-East in Shibuya. URBANGARDE will headline the annual event with guests A9 (Alice Nine), Kenji Ohtsuki, Kinoco Hotel, Mio Yamazaki, Akito Matsumoto (Vacuum Hollow), Nana Kitade, and BRATS, among others. URBANGARDE presents UTUS FES 2017 Tsutaya O-East September 10, 2017 Schedule: 13:30 – Doors Open 14:00 – BRATS (Main-Stage) 14:30 – milkyway (Extra-Stage) 14:50 – Za Ningen (Main-Stage) 15:20... 

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VAMPS

VAMPS – North & Latin America Tour Announcement

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The rock duo VAMPS are coming back to the US and Latin America for live shows! Please join us in spreading the news where possible (thank you if you already have!), and it would be appreciated if you’d share the URLs with us when posted. Attached is the admat that shows all the dates. VAMPS FALL 2017 TOUR DATES (DANZIG Dates = * Headline Dates = **) 9/22* San Francisco, CA The Warfield 9/23* Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl 9/25* Tempe, AZ Marquee Theater 9/26** Los Angeles, CA The Roxy 9/28** Seattle, WA El Corazon 10/3**... 

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

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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 was diagnosed with functional dysphonia. We have had discussions with the doctor, her parents, herself and management, and have... 

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FEATURE


SILENT SIREN sets sail for night of miracles at Budokan

Sunday, November 19, 2017
SILENT-SIREN

Photo Credit: Hajime Kamiiisaka On November 13 and 14, on the fifth anniversary of their major-label debut, SILENT SIREN held the final Japanese performances of their 26-show tour, “5th ANNIVERSARY SILENT SIREN LIVE TOUR 2017 — The New World” at Nippon Budokan. Following their Nippon Budokan debut on January 17, 2015, this was the all-female band’s second appearance at Japan’s rock mecca, this time holding a back-to-back two-day event. On November 13th, the first day... Read More


Amuse launches international multi-lingual talent search

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Amuse

Top talent agency Amuse opens doors for new talent from all countries Current Amuse roster includes superstars Perfume, One OK Rock, BABYMETAL, Takeru Satoh, Masaharu Fukuyama, Haruma Miura Japanese talent agency Amuse has begun accepting entries for “Amuse Multilingual Artists Audition 2″. Anyone from age 6 to 30 who can speak at least 2 different languages including Japanese is welcome to apply. Deadline: Sunday, December 3, 2017 (Sun) 23:59 Tokyo time. Website: http://www.amuse-audition.jp/index_en.html Facebook:... Read More


Kamen Joshi appointed official Akihabara Ambassadors

Friday, November 17, 2017
Kamen-Joshi

Kamen Joshi will support Akihabara tourism leading up to 2020 Olympics Anime voice actress Moa Tsukino (Clione no Akari ,To Be Hero) will perform AI-character promotion song Masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara Tourism. Five years after the underground idol group established their permanent home at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater in Akihabara, the performers have been featured in international news media and achieved over 2.8 million followers... Read More


AIMI , a former Stereo Pony member, is going to release her first solo album and has launched a fund-raising project.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
AIMI

AIMI, a guitarist and vocalist from a Japanese girl band “Stereo Pony” has announced that she is going to release her first solo album. She started her solo career in September 2016, and her solo show at Shibuya O-nest in April 2017 was a success. AIMI on the rise has reached out to her international fans to encourage them to support her fund-raising project on “TOKYO MIRAI MODE” for her first album . Her domestic fund-raising project already reached its goal within... Read More


THE SxPLAY (Sayuri Sugawara) Will Be Releasing Anime PV Theme Song “Boku ha Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru” Adapted from Yusuke Yamada’s Novel on November Third (Fri). Also Short version of the Anime PV Has Been Published.

Friday, October 13, 2017
171103_TheSxPLAY_bokurobo_JK_FIX

THE SxPLAY (Yukari Sugawara) will be releasing a single titled “Boku ha Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru” on November third (Fri) as digital downloads. This is the anime PV theme song for “Boku ha Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru” ,originally written as a novel by Yusuke Yamada for the first time in four years. She came up with the title after reading the novel and named the song after the novel. The Anime PV production team was named “Boku Robo Project“... Read More


Yoshiki completes sold-out 2017 Dinner Show tour in Tokyo

Monday, September 11, 2017
Yoshiki

On Saturday, September 2nd, “EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2017 IN NAGOYA & OSAKA & TOKYO JAPAN” ushered in its final day at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. The sold-out tour, which began with a first-ever set in Nagoya, moved on to Osaka and Tokyo for a total of 7 shows, including the addition of a last-minute breakfast show to meet the overwhelming demand to witness a rare, intimate YOSHIKI performance. The Grand Hyatt Tokyo Ballroom — having undergone 2 months of extensive renovations... Read More


URBANGARDE announces all-day lineup of Utsu Fes 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017
Urbangarde

Japanese rock band URBANGARDE has announced the full lineup of their all-day Utsu Fes 2017, to be held September 10 at Tsutaya O-East in Shibuya. URBANGARDE will headline the annual event with guests A9 (Alice Nine), Kenji Ohtsuki, Kinoco Hotel, Mio Yamazaki, Akito Matsumoto (Vacuum Hollow), Nana Kitade, and BRATS, among others. URBANGARDE presents UTUS FES 2017 Tsutaya O-East September 10, 2017 Schedule: 13:30 – Doors Open 14:00 – BRATS (Main-Stage) 14:30 – milkyway (Extra-Stage) 14:50... Read More


VAMPS – North & Latin America Tour Announcement

Thursday, August 31, 2017
VAMPS

The rock duo VAMPS are coming back to the US and Latin America for live shows! Please join us in spreading the news where possible (thank you if you already have!), and it would be appreciated if you’d share the URLs with us when posted. Attached is the admat that shows all the dates. VAMPS FALL 2017 TOUR DATES (DANZIG Dates = * Headline Dates = **) 9/22* San Francisco, CA The Warfield 9/23* Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl 9/25* Tempe, AZ Marquee Theater 9/26** Los Angeles,... Read More


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


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

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
juicejuice-1-©UP-FRONT-PROMOTION-Co.,-Ltd.

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 was diagnosed with functional dysphonia. We have had discussions with the doctor, her... Read More


ROCK

AIMI , a former Stereo Pony member, is going to release her first solo album and has launched a fund-raising project.

AIMI

AIMI, a guitarist and vocalist from a Japanese girl band “Stereo Pony” has announced that she is going to release her first solo album. She started her solo career in September 2016, and her solo show at Shibuya O-nest in April 2017 was a success. AIMI on the rise has reached out to her international […]


POP

SILENT SIREN sets sail for night of miracles at Budokan

SILENT-SIREN

Photo Credit: Hajime Kamiiisaka On November 13 and 14, on the fifth anniversary of their major-label debut, SILENT SIREN held the final Japanese performances of their 26-show tour, “5th ANNIVERSARY SILENT SIREN LIVE TOUR 2017 — The New World” at Nippon Budokan. Following their Nippon Budokan debut on January 17, 2015, this was the all-female […]


IDOL

Kamen Joshi appointed official Akihabara Ambassadors

Kamen-Joshi

Kamen Joshi will support Akihabara tourism leading up to 2020 Olympics Anime voice actress Moa Tsukino (Clione no Akari ,To Be Hero) will perform AI-character promotion song Masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara Tourism. Five years after the underground idol group established their permanent home at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater […]


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 […]