September 24, 2014

20 hours of Fumiya on Nico Live special broadcast

Fumiya Fujii’s special live broadcast, “20 JIKAN BUCHINUKE Fumiya Fujii TOKUBAN!”, will air on Niconico at 7:00pm Friday, September 26. The event is to commemorate Fumiya’s 20th anniversary of his solo debut. The program will delve into Fumiya’s past, just as the title states. Legendary video clips and footage from Nippon Budokan concerts will be mixed in with Fumiya’s talks. “20 JIKAN BUCHINUKE Fumiya Fujii TOKUBAN!” Broadcast date & time: September 26,... Read More

September 23, 2014

Frederic confirms a Ustream broadcast for their major debut

Frederic will celebrate their major debut on Wednesday, September 24 with the release of their mini-album, “Oddloop”. They will celebrate their major debut with a live broadcast on Ustream. The commentator duties for “Frederic Debut Mini-Album ‘Oddloop’ Special Ustream” will be handled by Atsushi Shikano, who has been following the band since their audition at the first MASH A&R. The band will talk about their thoughts towards their long-awaited major debut.... Read More

September 22, 2014

“JAPAN NIGHT” in TIMM will be held! There will be special live shows by [Alexandros], SAKANACTION, and VAMPS.

Tickets for fans living overseas will be sold on September 22, 2014. The cutting-edge music venue “JAPAN NIGHT” which started on July 28 & 29, 2014 at the National Stadium, will enter its second phase as “JAPAN NIGHT in TIMM”. Tickets sales for overseas fans began September 22, 12:00. JAPAN NIGHT in TIMM Date:October 23 (Thursday) Time:Doors open at 5:30pm Show starts at 6:30pm Venue:Zepp Divercity Tokyo DiverCity... Read More

September 22, 2014

L’Arc-en-Ciel confirms worldwide distribution of “EVELASTING”

L’Arc-en-Ciel confirmed that they will distribute their song, “EVELASTING”, worldwide. “EVERLASTING” is a song off of their limited edition release from August of this year. The ballad was first performed at the Kokuritsu Kyogijo event that was held on March 21 and 22. Aside from Japan, the song will also be distributed in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Canada, the United States, Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Austria,... Read More

September 20, 2014

Anisong 2015 World Tour Details Announced at Japan’s Biggest Anime Song Festival “Lantis Matsuri”!!

A record label focused on anime theme songs and other music in the genre held a 3-day event called “Lantis Matsuri 2014” at Taiyo no Hiroba Special Outdoor Stage in Tokyo Shiokaze Park. This is one of the biggest events for Anime song festivals in Japan and the event was held for two days in Mie Nagashima Spa Land in July, and in Osaka Expo Park for two days, and then for three days in Tokyo on the 13th, 14th and 15th of September. The total draw for the three days is estimated... Read More

September 20, 2014

Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

International sensation Hatsune Miku, the virtual idol at the forefront of Crypton Future Media’s vocaloid software, will make her American television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS on October 8. Hatsune Miku’s appearance on the nationally-televised show will give American audiences a preview of the MIKU EXPO performance awaiting fans at L.A.’s Nokia Theater and New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom later this month. Celebrating the music,... Read More

September 20, 2014

X JAPAN fans can win tickets with #WeAreXposed contest

X JAPAN announced #WeAreXposed contest. Fans can win the ticket of Madison Madison Square Garden Concert with posting photo to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #WeAreXposed #Xposed. Contest Info and Rules: Madison Square Garden Concert October 11th (Sat) 08PM Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Ticket : #XjapanMSG X JAPAN Official Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+:... Read More

September 20, 2014

DAZZLE VISION releases official Hakaine Maiko LINE stickers

Japanese hard rock band DAZZLE VISION has released a set of official LINE stickers for Hakaine Maiko, the UTAU vocal software character modeled after screamo vocalist Maiko. The stickers are designed to “let you show your angry side with no limits!” A video preview has been created using DAZZLE VISION’s song “Second” to demonstrate the feelings users can communicate with the stickers. Check out the stickers at: DAZZLE... Read More

September 20, 2014

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE to play solo show in New York City

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE will return to the United States for a solo show at New York’s Best Buy Theater on October 27 following their appearance at KNOTFEST October 25. The one-man live in New York will be a rare opportunity for American fans to see this powerful band best known in the West for their contributions “What’s Up People?!” and “Zetsubou Billy” for the hit anime series Death Note. Notorious for sold-out shows and high-voltage stage antics,... Read More

September 19, 2014

Perfume to make their American debut on established EDM label, Astralwerks

Perfume will make their American debut soon. Perfume announced that they would make their American debut just before their third world tour, , which starts on October 31. They will digitally release “LEVEL3 (Bonus Edition)” on October 7, and then the CD version at the end of October. Perfume’s American debut will be through established EDM label, Astralwerks. The label is based out of New York and has released big-name artists such as The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim,... Read More