August 28, 2013

Shoko Nakagawa to Perform at One-man Concert in Hong Kong

The singer, voice actor, illustrator and fashion producer Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan, hosted her second one-man live concert in Hong Kong for the first time since her last performance in 2012. Shoko Nakagawa GIZA☆HONKONG was held at Music Zero @ E-Max starting 8 pm on July 28 local time. Shokotan had prepared herself by studying Cantonese for this day and also through serving as friendship and tourism ambassador of Hong Kong. Right in the beginning as the intro... Read More

August 27, 2013

Hemenway / Release of 8th Digital Single “The Music”

Hemenway is bringing you anther upbeat tune for this summer! As the 8th digital single of their 10-month release series, “The Music” will be released on 8/28/2013(Wed). This new single expresses what ‘music’ means to Hemenway and their determination to keep going forward as they reach out and touch the hearts of listeners with their music. Presented for the first time at their 7th shibuya eggman live on 8/7(Wed) with the theme of “Summer Festival,” the new number... Read More

August 27, 2013

YOSHIKI TO BROADCAST FIRST-EVER U.S. SOLO PERFORMANCE VIA USTREAM

Starts at 8pm PST – Monday, August 26th Yoshiki, considered to be one of Asia’s most influential music artists and their biggest rock icon, will be broadcasting his first-ever U.S. solo performance at The GRAMMY Museum on Ustream on August 26th, 2013. The event – dubbed An Evening With Yoshiki – sold out within a few days of going on sale. Yoshiki will be performing songs from his highly-anticipated classical album entitled Yoshiki Classical (set for digital... Read More

August 27, 2013

AYABIE, DaizyStripper, and Megamasso Participate in “Visual-kei x Anime Song” Cover Album

A collaboration entitled “V-ANIME ROCKS evolution,” which will feature new recordings of famous anime songs, will be released on October 2. It is a fusion of anime and visual-kei, both of which are examples of Japanese culture that have become popular overseas. This is the next release following that of the smash hit “V-ANIME ROCKS!” which was released in August of 2012. Participating on this album are Royz, whose most recent single reached number one... Read More

August 27, 2013

POLYSICS Going Through Europe for the First Time in 5 Years with The Telephones

POLYSICS will be having their first European Tour in 5 years, “POLYSICS WORLD TOUR OR DIE!!! 2013 `Weeeeeeeeee are in Europe!!!` “. This is a tour going through 12 cities of 5 countries, mainly within France, with their new album released within Europe in June, “Weeeeeeeeee!!!” From the Pierres, FRANCE performance, their junior of office, the telephones will be joining them, and they will go through 6 cities of 4 countries with POLYSICS. This will be the telephones`s... Read More

August 26, 2013

Flumpool’s First Collaboration with Mayday to Become “Oshin” Theme

flumpool, celebrating their fifth debut anniversary on October 1, and Taiwanese popular band Mayday have collaborated for their first song entitled “Belief ~Haru wo Matsu Kimi e~” (Japanese release date TBA) which will become the opening theme for the film “Oshin”. “Oshin” was originally an NHK serial drama which began on April 4, 1983 and ran until May 31, 1984 as part of the network’s 30-year anniversary. Broadcast not only in Japan, but in a total of 68 countries... Read More

August 26, 2013

C&K Going to Asia with Their New Single “Hebereke Sengen”

C&K is releasing the new single, “Hebereke Sengen”, on August 28th. C&K made a record in a row with “Ai-Ai no Uta ~Boku to Kimi to Bokura no Hibi~” and “Aiwoabite, Bokugairu” in 2013. The new single “Hebereke Sengen” is one of their best dance numbers. The new music video was taken in the Paradise of Asia, Macau, and has humorous touch, dancing the “Hebereke Dance” with the local extras. The “Hebereke Dance” was created with a classical Japanese... Read More

August 23, 2013

girugamesh- with the whole world in mind, a new music video is released!!

The rock band girugamesh will break their silence on September 11, releasing “INCOMPLETE,” their first single in 1 year. The music video will be available today on Facebook with English subtitles, and the regular version will also be available on Danger Crue Records’ YouTube channel. The English subtitles on the “INCOMPLETE” video will allow it to be noticed by a multinational audience. girugamesh are using the occasion of their 10th anniversary to look globally, and... Read More

August 23, 2013

LoVendoЯ: first overseas concert in San Francisco

LoVendoЯ, led by Reina Tanaka, played their first overseas concert in San Francisco. Here is the official report. There is a Japanese pop-culture festival called “J-Pop Summit Festival” every summer in San Francisco. On July 27, LoVendoЯ performed for “TOYOTAxSTUDIO 4˚C meets ANA LIVE” on the PEACE PLAZA outdoor stage. They played at the famous Union Square on the following day. When the MC introduced the group, “For LoVendoЯ! Here we go!,” the energy that... Read More

August 23, 2013

Nagareda Project to Give First Overseas Live Performance

Masked rock band Nagareda Project will give a performance at the connichi anime event held in Kassel, Germany, September 13-15. connichi, which has been held since 2002, is welcoming its 12 year and is the largest anime event in the German speaking world. Nagareda Project will give a live performance on the main stage at the event and will also hold an autograph session and other opportunities to interact with fans. Nagareda Project, which is popular for its videos in which rock... Read More