July 24, 2013

Theme Song of Chinese Movie “101st Proposal” is CHAGE and ASKA

Fuji TV network`s legendary popular Japanese Drama of 1991, “101st Proposal” was made into a movie in China. CHAGE and ASUKA`s “SAY YES” was used as the theme song of Japan`s version of this “101st Proposal ~SAY YES~”. “SAY YES” made a record as a great hit at the time as the original drama`s theme song. The movie ending is the edit of the Japanese version and the memorable scenes from the original drama will be shown along with “SAY YES”. Also, Tetsuya Takeda... Read More

July 24, 2013

the GazettE Concert DVD Excerpt on YouTube

the GazettE released their concert DVD, entitled “the GazettE LIVE TOUR 12-13 [DIVISION] FINAL MELT LIVE AT 03.10 SAITAMA SUPER ARENA” on June 26th. At the time of the release, they also opened their official YouTube channel, onto which they uploaded an excerpt of the DVD as well as some of the music videos they have released up until this point. The footage from “the GazettE LIVE TOUR 12-13 [DIVISION] FINAL MELT LIVE AT 03.10 SAITAMA SUPER ARENA,” as... Read More

July 23, 2013

ORANGE RANGE’s new album “spark” will be out on iTunes stores in many countries same time as Japanese release

A five-piece Japanese band, ORANGE RANGE will release a new album called “spark” on July 24th. The album includes previously released singles OBORO NA AGEHA and Moshimo and remix version of Sadistic Summer. The album will be available on iTunes in North, Central and South America, Europe, Oceania and Asia on the same date. Their previous album “Neo Pop Standard” will be also available on iTunes. The band will perform at Formoz Festival in Taiwan (http://formoz.com/artists)... Read More

July 23, 2013

TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE to Sing New Song written by J of LUNA SEA

TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE will sing a song written by their dream artist, J from JUNA SEA. Having been a featured artist through a popular TV program, the members of TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE learned about the difficulty of communication, and challenged themselves to come out of their comfort zones. The last challenge, which awaits this all-girl dance & vocal unit, is to sing a song written by J from LUNA SEA. Not to mention that this new challenge is also part of the TV program,... Read More

July 23, 2013

CROSSFAITH: Music video from new album & Europe tour dates

A music video for CROSSFAITH’s new song, “We Are The Future” has been released on the band’s official YouTube channel. “We Are The Future” is featured on the band’s new album, “APOCALYZE”, and the video is reminiscent of science fiction TV classics such as Star Trek. The video had an advance release on the official website of the UK newspaper, The Guardian, on July 10 (local time). Additionally, the details of the European tour in November; a leg of CROSSFAITH’s... Read More

July 22, 2013

Fumiya Fujii Will Perform at Ise Jingu for the First Time as a J-Pop Artist in the Year of Shikinen Sengu.

Fumiya Fujii will be performing at Ise Jingu to sing the theme song of Ise Jingu Shikinen Sengu “Chinju no Sato”. “Shikinen Sengu” is the most important festival of Ise Jingu that has been celebrated every 20 years for 1300 years, and this is its 62nd festival. This is a cultural festival with one of the longest history in the world and Fumiya will be the first J-Pop artist to perform inside Ise Jingu. The application for the ticket lottery has been open since June 26.... Read More

July 22, 2013

Open Reel Ensemble, songs used at Paris Fashion Week recorded for CD

Open Reel Ensemble’s new album, “Tape and Cloth” was released on July 17. Open Reel Ensemble has supplied the music for Issey Miyake at Paris Fashion Week for three seasons running; Fall/Winter 2012, Spring/Summer 2013, and Fall/Winter 2013. All the songs written and recorded for the three seasons, plus some versions that weren’t actually used in the show are packaged together in this release. As a bonus, a DVD of Issey Miyake’s Paris Fashion Week collections is also... Read More

July 19, 2013

WORLD ORDER had enormous access rushing on the Internet Radio for overseas.

WORLD ORDER appeard on radio program “Artist of the Month”of Internet Radio Station for overseas called “Enjoy Network Japan”in this month and it has been getting enormous number of accesses. WORLD ORDER has been monthly guest in July and appears on the program on July 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th for 4 weeks. For first week and second week, 5 members Hayato Uchiyama, Yusuke Morisawa, Akihiro Takahashi, Takashi Uenishi, Ryuta Tomita appear at studio and they... Read More

July 19, 2013

HARAJIUKU KAWAii!! FES 2013 Makes Triumphal Return to Japan

HARAJUKU KAWAii!!, which jacked Harajuku in September 2012 will be held again in Japan on October 5th and 6th, 2013. The event is already scheduled to be held at numerous big-name Japanese cultural events around the globe including -HARAJUKU KAWAii!! In PARIS 2013- which will be held in France at “JAPAN EXPO”, in London at “HYPER JAPAN”, and at San Francisco’s “J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL”. Many of the currently popular artists will make their appearance at the event... Read More

July 19, 2013

Una, Success of First Live at Paris “Japan Expo” & Will Return for a Live

Una appeared in “Japan Expo” held in Paris FRANCE from July 4th to the 7th. As part of the event, they had their first Live in “HARAJUKU KAWAii!! in Paris 2013” on July 5th.“HARAJUKU KAWAii!! in Paris 2013” was held on the main stage of the building, and three artists Una, AKIRA, Denpa gumi.inc joined in. Una appeared also as a model, and did a fashion show along with popular models of unique fashion magazines such as Fumiko Aoyanagi, Ayumi Seto, and Yurato. During... Read More