February 15, 2013

L’Arc-en-Ciel / DVD & Blu-ray Release of World Tour Final Live

L’Arc-en-Ciel is releasing a new DVD/Blu-ray of “20th L’Anniversary WORLD TOUR 2012 THE FINAL LIVE at National Stadium” on 3/20/2013. This DVD/Blu-ray features the memorable scenes from the final live of L’Arc-en-Ciel’s world tour held at National Stadium in Tokyo in May last year. L’Arc-en-Ciel is proud to bring three ‘firsts’ with this phenomenal release. The final live of L’Arc-en-Ciel ‘s world tour was the very ‘first’ time for... Read More

February 14, 2013

flumpool / Stage with Mayday from Taiwan for Earth Day

flumpool and a famous Taiwanese band “Mayday” will stand on the same stage for a live on 4/17/2013 at NHK Hall in Tokyo. This special stage beyond national boundaries will take place at “EARTH×HEART LIVE” hosted by TOKYO FM and JFN38 to commemorate Earth Day. flumpool and Mayday are known for their special friendship as Mayday’s vocalist Ashin wrote the Chinese lyrics for ‘Akashi’ in flumpool’s new worldwide release “experience” out in February, sung by Ryuta... Read More

February 13, 2013

SCANDAL / New album topped Oricon Daily Single Ranking!!

Popular girls band SCANDAL’s latest album “ENCORE SHOW“, which was released on February 6th, topped Oricon daily single ranking on the release date. Throughout their career, this is the first time for the band to rank as No.1.Their album got off to an excellent start. SCANDAL members were delighted with this news and commented on their twitter as follows: @scandal_haruna (Vo.&Gt. HARUNA twitter account) We, the non stopping girls band is now to begin!! Thanks to you... Read More

February 13, 2013

ACIDMAN / 4th Budokan Solo Live & New Tour Schedule

ACIDMAN announced the schedule for their nationwide tour [ACIDMAN LIVE TOUR “Shinsekai.”] This tour will kick off on 6/7/2013(Fri) at Zepp Tokyo and continue on until 7/26(Fri) with its tour final live at Budokan, marking the 4th Budokan live in their history. Including Korea and Taiwan, this tour will cover 18 lives in total. After 2 years and 3 months since their last album release, ACIDMAN’s 9th original album “Shinsekai” will be finally released on 2/27/2013(Wed).... Read More

February 12, 2013

Illion / PV of ‘MAHOROBA’ from “UBU” Out!

“illion,” a solo project by Yojiro Noda (vocalist/guitarist of RADWIMPS) has revealed the PV of a new song ‘MAHOROBA’ on his official YouTube channel. Directed by Tetsuya Nagato (director of illion’s album artwork) in collaboration of Daito Manabe (renowned media artist), it took months to complete this masterpiece PV. Noda’s ambition to take his music to a worldwide level and his unique world of music are reflected well in this clip. “UBU” Track List: 1.... Read More

February 8, 2013

Hemenway / 2nd Single of 10 Consecutive Monthly Releases

As the 2nd single of the 10 consecutive monthly release series, Hemenway is brining you a new song with a special message. To be released on 2/27/2013, the new single “Inori” (means ‘prayer’ in Japanese) was written by Charm with an inspiration to encourage those who suffered from the disasters of the Great East Japan Earthquake that broke out on 3/11/2011. Strong feelings of compassion and encouragement make up an earnest prayer throughout this song as it sends out a... Read More

February 7, 2013

A warm welcome! Enako from Panache! performs a return concert in Myanmar.

After becoming the first Japanese pop idol to perform live in Myanmar in October 2012, Enako returned to perform four concerts on January 26 (Sat.) & 27 (Sun.) at the Comic Party 41th in Yangon @ International Food Expo, where she thrilled the 1500 fans that clamored to see her. This time around, Enako appeared as a guest on television program, “5 NETWORK,” one of Myanmar’s biggest, proving the immense popularity she has garnered in the country. Enako also... Read More

February 7, 2013

Tekkoshocon Guests DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY comment videos

February 5, 2013 — Tekkoshocon music guests DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY have released comment videos for fans on YouTube. The Japanese rock bands will perform live at Tekkoshocon on April 6, 2013, and have made special messages for their fans with English subtitles, featuring introductions by the band members and remarks about their plans for the concert in Pittsburgh. DAZZLE VISION Comment video Facebook event page – http://www.facebook.com/events/159456090872050 CANTOY Comment... Read More

February 6, 2013

Lambsey’s last concert will stream live on NicoNico Douga and USTREAM.

Lambsey has announced that the group will dissolve as of March 31. The band’s last concert––THANK YOU SO MUCH.––will be held in February 8 at MT. RAINIER HALL SHIBUYA PLEASURE PLEASURE in Shibuya, and will be broadcast live on NicoNico Douga and USTREAM. Since their major debut in 2005, Lambsey has released four albums and six singles. Tickets for the band’s final performance after eight years in action sold out instantly, but the live broadcast comes as good... Read More

February 5, 2013

T.M.Revolution & Home Made Kazoku returns for a special Saturday concert at Otakon 2013!

Otakon welcomes back T.M.Revolution who made his US debut performance 10 years ago at Otakon 2003, as well as Home Made Kazoku who last brought their unique “large, medium, small” style to Otakon in 2010, for a joint concert event on Saturday, August 10, 2013. T.M.Revolution (T.M.R.) was the first major Japanese rock/pop performance at Otakon. The success of that show demonstrated that Japanese acts could find an audience in America by leveraging the fanbase for anime.... Read More