October 19, 2012

Onmyo-Za / Powerful Live Performance in Full Spirit in Taiwan

Having established a wide range of fans in and out of Japan with their extremely unique style of music, Onmyo-Za carried out their first tour in Taiwan, titled “Uruwashi no Shimani Tamashiiwo Aunari.” They haven’t been active overseas since their very first tour in Europe in 2006, so it was such a pleasant surprise when their tickets for Taiwan lives were sold out immediately after the ticketing began. THE WALL has become a common live venue for Japanese artists, but it... Read More

October 18, 2012

Aki Yashiro / Debut as Jazz Singer in 75 Countries

Aki Yashiro’s jazz album “SONGS AROUND MIDNIGHT” will be simultaneously released on download service sites such as iTunes and Spotify in 75 countries. This is the biggest scale digital release by a Japanese artist in history. Aki Yashiro is about to unfold new chapters for her stage as “the queen of jazz” around the world. The first track ‘Fly Me to the Moon’ has already been available as pre-release track since 9/26/2012. This number is a special track as it kindled... Read More

October 17, 2012

AISHA / Release of Debut Album!

R&B singer AISHA already showed her potentials when she was chosen to participate as a guest artist in Guru’s album before her debut. As D.M.C. (Run-D.M.C.) was invited to collaborate for AISHA’s debut release, he described her as “one of the most powerful artists in the history of music.” In much anticipation of AISHA’s debut, she is finally releasing the first album “I, Shout!!!” AISHA’s debut album “I, Shout!!!” (pun intended) includes the collaboration... Read More

October 16, 2012

WEAVER / Simultaneous Live Streaming of Live at WWW on 4 Websites!

WEAVER’s solo live “Will!” to be held at WWW in Tokyo on 10/18 will be broadcasted live via live streaming on 4 different websites. Its tickets were sold out immediately after the ticketing began, so they decided to make this live available for simultaneous live streaming on USTREAM, Nico Nico Live Streaming, YouTube Live and JAMBORiii STATION. Please check the live information below for more details. Live Information: WEAVER TV Special Live Streaming of [Brand New Live... Read More

October 15, 2012

“Sync Summit 2012″ / Seminar at TIMM by MPAJ

As part of the program for a special event where those in music business can come together to interact with one another, “9th Tokyo International Music Market(TIMM)” to be held at Hotel Grand Pacific and Zepp DiverCity TOKYO on 10/24-25, Music Publishers Association of Japan(MPAJ) is hosting a seminar titled “Sync Summit 2012: Under-exploited opportunities overseas for Japanese rights holders.” The moderator of this seminar is Mr. Charles Mikami(Senior... Read More

October 13, 2012

DAZZLE VISION returns to America for Tekkoshocon 2013

September 24, 2012 – Japanese hard-rock screamo band DAZZLE VISION will return to America to perform at Japanese anime and culture event Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh, PA. Famous for her “Death Voice,” melodic vocals, and high-fashion lolita style, singer Maiko and her band-mates made their USA debut at Sakura-Con 2010 as the opening act for HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR. Since then, DAZZLE VISION has toured in Japan with American rock band Evanescence, released two more... Read More

October 13, 2012

BABYMETAL sells out solo live show at Shibuya O-East

October 11, 2012 – Japanese “kawaii metal” idol group BABYMETAL performed a sold-out one-man show titled “I,D,Z – LEGEND ‘I'” at Shibuya O-EAST on Saturday, October 6, in Tokyo. The trio of Moa Metal, Su-Metal, and Yui Metal sang, danced, moshed, and screamed through a one-hour set including fan favorites “II NE!” and “Headbangeeeeerrrrr!!!!!” Set List BABYMETAL DEATH II NE! Kimi to Anime ga Mitai – Answer for... Read More

October 12, 2012

LUNA SEA / Opening of Second Chapter! Release of New Album & Asia Tour

LUNA SEA recently made an announcement that they will be releasing a new original album for the first time in 13 long years. After drawing the curtain on their last stage in 2000, they made a one-night comeback for “GOD BLESS YOU ~One Night Dejavu~” held at Tokyo Dome in 2007. LUNA SEA then resumed their activities with the world tour ““REBOOT-to the New Moon,” including 3-day stages at Tokyo Dome. After long 13 years of times, LUNA SEA finally made an announcement... Read More

October 11, 2012

j-Pad Girls / Facebook Page Reached 10,000+ Fans!

With the “Zenbu Jibun (All by Myself)” project by the social media beauties of “j-Pad Girls” who present each of their songs in ultimate human beat box skills, their official Facebook page already reached over 10,000 fans! As a part of the Zenbu Jibun series, the cover of ‘Kimi wo nosete’ from “LAPUTA” by Maki Aizawa is now finally available for all the fans around the world! Both the song and its video clip have been released worldwide on music download services... Read More

October 10, 2012

LIV MOON / Worldwide Release of New Album

LIV MOON’s 4th album “THE END OF THE BEGINNING” released on 9/26/2012 was created with a concept based on a Norse myth that has been passed down in Sweden, the birthplace of AKANE LIV. This album is now also available for download in USA, UK, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. The overseas release will continue on to Central/South Americas and Asia that eventually, “THE END OF THE BEGINNING” will have been released in 67 countries in total.... Read More