June 23, 2014

HAPPY’s First Album “HELLO” To Be Released, and US TOUR Documentary Clips Published.

HAPPY will release their first album “HELLO” on August 6th. The 10-song album will include songs from their previous releases such as “SUN” and Wake Up/Lucy”. To celebrate the release of this album, documentary clips on their recent US tour was published on June 18th. The clip will be updated every Wednesday till August 6th. HAPPY “HELLO” Track Listing ・Color ・Cycle of Life ・Lift This Weight ・Lucy ・Magic ・Pity Xmas ・Run Run Run ・Time Will Go On ・Wake... Read More

June 21, 2014

Kidori Kidori Release a New EP from a New Label.

Kidori Kidori has played monthly at Shelter Shimokitazawa for three months and they announced the movement to a new label and the release of a new EP. This fourth album distributed nationwide is titled “El Blanco2” and its concept follows the previous album “El Blanco”. The total of six songs include “Come Together”, written when they decided to come to Tokyo, “Mass Murder” a song from the single exclusively sold at the show venues, and “99 %” from the vinyl... Read More

June 20, 2014

Shoko Nakagawa to perform at Japan Expo 2014 in France

“JAPAN EXPO” showcases Japanese pop culture such as manga, anime, video games, and music as well as traditional culture such as calligraphy, martial arts, tea ceremony, and origami to the rest of the world. Shokotan is known as a Japanese culture icon and has deep roots in anime and video games. “JAPAN EXPO” was excited to invite her to the event. Shokotan will be the special guest at “JAPAN EXPO” on July 2 and 3. She is also scheduled to... Read More

June 20, 2014

TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE Tour Final Show Exclusive T shirt Sold on Line for Oversea Fans!

TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE’s tour merchandise T-shirts, sold exclusively at “4th JAPAN TOUR 2014 CONCERT*04 Yaon Again with Hijikata Takayuki Band (bonsai)”, will be available on BARKS x ARTIST DELI from June 15th 2PM. This will be the first three-quarter sleeve T-shirt for TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE merchandise. The cross printed in the front and the back represents the concept of their latest hit song “Jujika(Cross)”. The song is included in their fourth album “Killing Me... Read More

June 20, 2014

Kimyo Reitaro Travel Swing Orchestra Announced a Solo Show at Shibuya Public Hall This Fall!!

Kimyo Reitaro Travel Swing Orchestra, led by Kimyo Reitaro from Tensai Band, which is on a tour right now, announced a solo show at Shibuya Public Hall on October 16th (Thurs) this fall. The caption “Rolling Thunder Revue” is from the event title held at Umeda Shanfri-La every two months, and the orchestra will share the stage with Scha Dara Parr in July. The pre-sale ticket will be available on Kimyo Reitaro Travel Swing Orchestra’s official website from next week. June... Read More

June 19, 2014

MomoClo’s opening theme featured in “BISHOJO SENSHI Sailor Moon Crystal” trailer. First new anime in 17 years.

The trailer for Sailor Moon’s first new anime in 17 years, “BISHOJO SENSHI Sailor Moon Crystal”, was just revealed. A portion of Momoiro Clover Z’s theme song for the movie, “MOON PRIDE”, is featured in the trailer. “BISHOJO SENSHI Sailor Moon Crystal” will be broadcast worldwide on Saturday, July 5 at 7:00pm Japan time on NicoNico and other outlets. Finally after 17 years, the anime series will be in “moving” pictures. Revo (Linked Horizon / Sound Horizon),... Read More

June 19, 2014

BEGIN, First Solo Concert in Hawaii

On May 18th, BEGIN had a solo concert,<BEGIN Yafaiian Music Concert 2014 in HAWAII> in Waikiki Shell of Honolulu, HI. “Yafaiian”, a word created by mixing a Hawaiian word and a Okinawa word means “a breeze of early summer”. With that word in the performance title, BEGIN appeared on a stage surrounded by palm trees and started out with “K Nohona Pili kai”. This song was written when an Hawaian musician, Kealiʻi Reichel, heard the song “Nada Sousou” on... Read More

June 18, 2014

sukekiyo Out to the World! Touring in 6 European Cities

sukekiyo, Kyo’s (DIR EN GREY) solo project, is going to Europe. The first stage will be in the capital of Russia, Moscow on September 3rd, and starting from that solo performance, he will go through a total of 6 cities of Finland, France, England, and Germany. It was also announced that the performance title was named “sukekiyo Peformance of Year 2014 ‘Ameagari no Yu-shi’” For those in “attendence”of the performance in Japan, it was asked that they wear black... Read More

June 18, 2014

FUDANJUKU: First play, and sweet words, “OJOSAMA”

FUDANJUKU held a female only event called “KAZE SHITSUJI NO KAI” at The Garden Hall in Ebisu, Tokyo on Sunday, June 8. It was the first show in seven months and was a packed house. The sound of female applause filled the venue on this night. They talked about their upcoming Japan tour, “FUDANJUKU RANBU Tour 2014 ~IKKI NIJUIKKAI~”, and their upcoming September 24 release, which will be their 13th single. They also promised to play their new songs at every show.... Read More

June 17, 2014

ANISAMA 2014: Yoshino Nanjo, OLDCODEX, and Kalafina added to the lineup

ANIME ROSAMA Live 2014 -ONENESS- will be held at Saitama Super Arena on Friday, August 29, Saturday the 30th, and Sunday the 31st. Additional artists have been confirmed and announced. Yoshino Nanjo and Petit Milady have been added on to the 29th, Kalifan has been added on to the 30th, and Peach MAKI and OLDCODEX have been added onto the 31st. Petit Milady consists of Yuki Aoi and Ayana Taketatsu. Peach MAKI is a character from TV anime “HOZUKI NO REITETSU” that is played... Read More