April 22, 2014

J-Pop duo YANAKIKU’s new single “FIJUIYAMA DISCO” gets worldwide release

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU’s new song “FUJIAYAMA DISCO” is set for digital release on May 7, 2014. The rising star Kimo-Cos (kimono cosplay) singer/songwriters made the announcement during their April 19 live show at Ikebukuro mismatch to the excitement of their fans. Earlier this month, YANAKIKU released the eye-popping, colorful music video for “FIJUYAMA DISCO”, which has already scored nearly 50,000 views. YANAKIKU wrote the song to inspire... Read More

April 22, 2014

Japanese girls rock band exist†trace released a video message on “Igu Day” April 19, announcing the official start date of their international fan club Archangel Diamond.

May 19 will be the first day of registration for fans worldwide to connect to exist†trace members through exclusive fan club goods and messages. Archangel Diamond links http://archangel-diamond.com https://www.facebook.com/ArchangelDiamond https://twitter.com/SwordOfAngels For the video comment, the band members wore their new stage outfits straight from a photo shoot for their new single “Spiral Daisakusen”, due for release on May 14. Fans can listen to previews... Read More

April 22, 2014

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Becomes Cardboard Robot In Music Video For New Song

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, who is currently in the middle of her world tour, revealed the music video for her new song “Family Party”. “It turned out to be a very strange music video where I compete with a robot in a mysterious sport. I’d like for people to catch the fact that the cardboard robot is also being controlled by myself disguised as a robot. With the theme of the video being sports, I’d also like for people to look out for the uniform that I wear too!” –Kyary... Read More

April 22, 2014

Miku Hatsune, Appearing in Lady Gaga’s US Tour as Opening Act

It was announced that the virtual singer “Miku Hatsune” will be participating in the concert tour of Lady Gaga. The concert she will participate is Lady Gaga’s world tour, “LADY GAGA’S artRAVE: the ARTPOP ball”. She will be in charge of the opening act from May 6th to June 3rd in 16 venues of the U.S. Miku Hatsune was originally born as “a vocal module software”, and since its release, many songs sung by her voice has been composed by many creators. Currently... Read More

April 21, 2014

May’n returns to Los Angeles for special show at Musicians Institute

J-Pop and anime singer May’n returns to L.A. for a special performance at the Musicians Institute (http://www.mi.edu) in Hollywood, CA, on July 17, 2014. The popular Japanese singer is famous worldwide for her music for numerous films, television series, and anime programs. The concert event is the first American stop in her 10th Anniversary “dots and lines” World Tour which began in February this year. Known for her work as Sheryl Nome (singing voice) in Macross... Read More

April 21, 2014

FAKY rising on American Billboard Dance Club Play Chart

FAKY’s January 2014 release, “Better Without You”, was No.3 on the March 22 Billboard Breakout for Hot Dance Club Play Chart, a ranking chart that showcases new songs. No.2 was Pharell’s “HAPPY”. “Better Without You” also ranked in at No.49 on the Dance Club Play chart. “Better Without You” was the first music video FAKY premiered on YouTube. Dave Aude, who has remixed Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and One Direction, remixed the song and created a lot of talk among... Read More

April 20, 2014

Global Artist Yoshiki Pens Theme Song for Globally Anticipated SAINT SEIYA (a.k.a Knights of the Zodiac) Film. World’s hottest collaboration finally a reality.

We are pleased to announce that Yoshiki, leader of globally renowned band X Japan, has written the worldwide theme song for the new movie version of SAINT SEIYA (a.k.a Knights of the Zodiac), brought to film to honor the 40th anniversary Masami Kurumada’s passionate career as a manga creator. SAINT SEIYA was a highly popular series in the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump in 1985-1990. The manga was made into anime and broadcast on television only nine months after it... Read More

April 20, 2014

The fin. Releasing a 7 inch vinyl on RECORD STORE DAY.

The fin. is a four piece band from Kobe prefecture, who released an EP, “Glowing Red On The Shore EP” on March 19th. Now they will be releasing a 7 inch vinyl with “Faded Light” from the EP included on April 19th from FLAKE RECORDS, a label based in Osaka. And the vinyl will be distributed at CD stores nationwide as RECORD STORE DAY special item. The B-side song for the vinyl is “Night Time”, which was not included in “Glowing Red On The Shore EP”. You can listen... Read More

April 19, 2014

Music for the Sweet Heart. A singer drawing international attention, Mayuko’s first album “Vista Bouquet”Coming Out !

The album is filled with songs of sounds and emotions beyond words. Mayuko has just released her first album “Vista Bouquet”. Mayuko seems to be confident about the content of the album released after making a buzz on American and European TV and radio as a mysterious singer whose name means a cocoon child. The words that fell on to Mayuko will be painted onto the canvas called “Music” and when it’s combined with her spiritual clear voice, it get as colorful as... Read More

April 19, 2014

ELISA, releases 3 singles, including her newest single “Millenario”!

ELISA, making her U.S. debut this weekend at Sakura-Con 2014*, has just released 3 singles including her brand new single “Millenario”! Her latest song has been gaining attention for its tie-in to the popular TV anime series “The irregular at magic high school” as the ending theme song. Also released today are singles, “REALISM” and “Sobani Iruyo”, which were featured as ending theme songs for the hit TV anime series “Valvrave the Liberator”. These singles... Read More