July 18, 2012

exist†trace / Rebroadcasting of Nico Nico Live Streaming!

The brilliantly creative stage of exist†trace’s solo live on 6/23/2012 at Shibuya O-WEST drew the curtain in great success. This live was broadcasted live via Nico Nico Live Streaming for all the fans around the world. If you missed out on the day of the live, wipe your tears and mark your calendar! exist†trace’s solo live “Just Like a Virgin” will be rebroadcasted on 7/20/2012(Fri/JST). Please check the information below. Rebroadcasting Information: Date: 7/20/2012... Read More

July 17, 2012


in Czech Republic, KENZO (DA PUMP) was chosen as the LOCKIN’ winner. This was the very first time an Asian dancer won this category. With more than 3000 participants in total, winners of the best dance battles around the world and special teams of 5 members from each country among Japan, Germany, France, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Spain, Italy, US and UK competed in the WORLD TEAM BATTLE at “SDK EUROPE WORLD BATTLE.” The SOLO BATTLE took place on 7/4 and the TEAM BATTLE... Read More

July 12, 2012

GILLE / Digital Release of AKB48’s ‘Flying Get’ Cover

The official cover of AKB48’s ‘Flying Get’ has been digitally released for the very first time for a unit outside of the AKB-related group by a mysterious female singer “GILLE.” GILLE made her world debut in May without revealing herself and her cover video clips on her YouTube channel were viewed in 163 different countries. Among these video clips, AKB48’s ‘Flying Get’ by GILLE has the highest number of views along with comments of praise not only those in Japan... Read More

July 11, 2012

D=OUT / Successful First Asia Tour!

D=OUT’s very first Asia tour in Taiwan and Hong Kong drew the curtains in great success. The tour covered Taipei and Kaohsiung in Taiwan and Hong Kong during 6/22~6/24. Despite the worries of bad storms during the rainy season, they were blessed with clear skies throughout the tour. This was D=OUT’s 4th visit to Taipei with their brand new album release. With their previous visits, they have been given so much support and love by the welcoming local fans for their loveable... Read More

July 10, 2012

Osaka Monaurail / Making the Best of 20th Anniversary Tour

As part of their 20th anniversary world tour, Osaka Monaurail participated in “Montreal International Jazz Festival,” a renowned festival with an audience of 2.5 million that holds a Guinness Record as the biggest jazz festival in the world. They recently finished their Europe tour that lasted for a month to cover 8 locations while holding 24 lives in total. They are currently on a world tour which includes 2 more festivals in Canada other than “Montreal International Jazz... Read More

July 9, 2012

Fujii Fumiya / Live Streaming of Premium Live for New Album

In commemoration of Fujii Fumiya’s long-awaited new album “Life is Beautiful” to be released in about 3 years since his last release, an invitation-only premium live is scheduled to be held on 7/11/2012(Wed). This special live will now be broadcasted live on USTREAM and Nico Nico Live. The venue for this special live is Billboard Live Tokyo in Roppongi, a place known to be suitable for quality lives. This premium live is an invitation-only live designed for a few hundreds... Read More

July 9, 2012

Angela Aki / 1st promotional visit overseas to Hong Kong

Angel Aki visited Hong Kong June 30th –July 1 as an initial promotion overseas since her debut. Her most successful single tune “Tegami〜Haikei Juhgono kimie〜” released in 2008 was covered by a Hong Kong singer Sherman Chung titled “A Letter to Myself (給自己的信)” and became a smash-hit song. Accordingly, Angela Aki’s original album “ANSWER” which contained the above mentioned song ranked number one in Hong Kong Chart and stayed on top 10 in 55... Read More

July 6, 2012

Koda Kumi / New Song for Anime “Total Eclipse”

At the premiere of Tokyo TV’s new anime “Total Eclipse” starting in July, Koda Kumi’s new song ‘Go to the top’ was presented for the first time as the opening theme song. Koda Kumi wrote the lyrics for this song herself, sending out a message that reflects the main characters’ determination to fight against a significant crisis of the human race. Based on the original story of “Muv-Luv Alternative Total Eclipse” by ENTERBRAIN, “Total Eclipse” depicts the... Read More

July 5, 2012

JAM Project / First in the Anisong Scene! Large-Scale Live Tour in South America by Super Unit “JAM Project”!!

“JAM Project,” a top anisong artist unit consisted of Kageyama Hironobu, Endoh Masaaki, Kitadani Hiroshi, Okui Masami and Fukuyama Yoshiki, is facing a brand new challenge. This super group will participate in a large-scale live tour “JAM Project Latin America LIVE TOUR 2012 ARIGATO TOMODACHI” to be held in 4 countries in South America. This tour will cover Brazil, one of the locations covered in their 2008 world tour, and 3 new locations—Peru, Argentina and Chile.... Read More

July 4, 2012

Kyaripamyupamyu / “HARAJUKU KAWAii!!!! in Paris” at JAPAN EXPO!

Kyaripamyupamyu will participate in a live for a Paris version of “HARAJUKU KAWAii!!!!” at JAPAN EXPO 2012. This special event will take place on the last day of JAPAN EXPO on 7/8 15:15~16:00 (local time). Along with Kyari’s stage, many leading models of Harajuku fashion such as Aoyagi Fumiko, Apochi, Seto Ayumi and Una will participate in a fashion show as a part of this event. This will be an excellent chance to introduce the “Kawaii” fashion and culture of Japan... Read More