October 31, 2014

The world’s first virtual reality music video by Kumi Koda. Her talked about new song available for pre-order in 110 countries

Kumi Koda announced the world’s first 360° virtual reality music video (VRMV), which uses the much talked about “Oculus Rift” technology. The video is for her new song, “Dance In The Rain”, which is available to preorder on iTunes in 110 countries (including North America and Europe). This song is an emotional dance ballad which we haven’t heard in a while. A 2D music video has been produced along with the VRMV. The grand-scale video is linked to the VRMV and... Read More

October 30, 2014

Crossfaith UK “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL” Live Image Made Available, Ranked 5th of TOP 20 Bands Chosen by UK Music Magazine

Crossfaith attended one of the world’s largest rock festival “DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2014” in June this year at England and performed main stage. They released a part of the Live image at this festival’s official home page. The song available was “Monolith” released in 2012. This is one of the songs that made their popularity high within Europe and U.S.. Make sure to check the thrilling stage highly praised by the UK media, and was also chosen as one of this year’s... Read More

October 30, 2014

FOUR GET ME A NOTS’ Korean record release concert

FOUR GET ME A NOTS will hold “TRIAD TOUR in KOREA” at Prism Hall in Korea on November 29. The show will commemorate the October 21 Korean CD and digital release of their mini-album “TRIAD”. Two Korean bands, The Strikers and FOUR GET ME A NOTS label mates, Yellow Monsters, will perform as guests for a concert that surpasses national boundaries. Official website: http://www.fourgetmeanots.net/ Chie’s blog: http://ameblo.jp/chiegohan7734/ Chie’s Twitter: http://twitter.com/chiegohan Myspace:... Read More

October 29, 2014

FoZZtone will broadcast a live concert on YouTube before their latest release

FoZZtone will release their new album, “Return to Earth”, on November 12. They will broadcast their live studio appearance on YouTube on November 9. They are planning to perform their new song, have a talk session, and show the video to their lead track, “OBORERU KUJIRA”, on the show. FoZZtone Youtube Live Broadcast date & time: November 9, 2014 (Sunday) 18:00 ~ Broadcast URL: https: //www.youtube.com/user/spaceshowermusic Official website: http://www.fozztone.com/ Facebook:... Read More

October 29, 2014

Yui Ishikawa to appear at Europe’s oldest comic festival

Voice actress Yui Ishikawa will appear at “Lucca Comics & Games 2014” in Lucca, Italy from October 30 to November 2. “Lucca Comics & Games” is Europe’s oldest comic event. This will be it’s 46th event since it was started in 1966. She was invited to participate in the event due to her great local popularity from her numerous anime appearances. Ishikawa will perform live on the main stage as well as be a guest judge for the “DAM presents NIPPON World... Read More

October 28, 2014

Eir Aoi confirmed to perform at J-FEST2014 in Moscow

Eir Aoi will appear as a guest at J-FEST2014 in Moscow on November 29 and 30. J-FEST2014 is Russia’s biggest modern Japanese culture event. This year, the festival will feature movie premiers, theater shows, a national cosplay contest, a karaoke contest, and a lolita contest, among other events. Official Website: http://www.aoieir.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/aoieir Twitter: http://twitter.com/eir_ruru Google+: http://www.google.com/+aoieir/ Blog: http://ameblo.jp/eir-ruru/ mixi:... Read More

October 27, 2014

angela, Receive Theme Song Award of “19th Animation Kobe Award”

The prize winners and pieces of 19th Animation Kobe Awards were announced, and angela’s single “Shidonia” (Opening theme song of TV animation “Shidonia no Kishi”) won the Theme song award (Radio Kansai Award). As for angela, they will be attending Southeast Asia’s largest J-POP culture festival AFA 2014 (Anime Festival Asia 2014) I LOVE ANISONG concert held from the 5th to 7th of December in Singapore. AFA 2014 – Anime Festival Asia2014 Date:Dec. 5th (Fri.),... Read More

October 24, 2014

Music video for Ringo Sheena’s new song, “ARIKITARI ONNA”

Ringo Sheena will release a new album, “HIIZURUTOKORO”, on November 5. The short version of the music video for her new song, “ARIKITARI ONNA”, was released. The “HIIZURUTOKORO” special site was launched just the other day and features album info, “ARIKITARI ONNA”, and comment videos from Sheena herself. “HIIZURUTOKORO” special site: http://sp.universal-music.co.jp/ringo/sunny/ The album is about the stage called life and going from an ordinary girl to a woman,... Read More

October 23, 2014

Japanese four-piece band, Taffy, on their first European tour. Germany and Italy shows were a success

Taffy has released three albums on the famous British indie label, “ClubAC30”. They were also featured in CLASH music magazine just the other day. The band already has a following in England and are preparing for their fourth American tour with their first European tour. Taffy started the tour at Berlin, Germany’s White Trash on Tuesday September 30 (local time). They then went on to play Munich, which was hyped from Oktoberfest, and Cremona, Italy (near Milan) with... Read More

October 22, 2014

Passepied’s “MAKUNOUCHI-ISM”, English version out to the world

Passipied’s new release, “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM e.p” will be released in Japan and overseas on October 22. “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM e.p” is an EP of English versions of “MATATABISTEP”, “TORYANSE”, “Tokyo City•Underground” and “MEISO” off of their latest release, “MAKUNOUCIHI-ISM”. It also contains a remix of “MATATABISTEP” by beat maker Seiho. Seiho appeared at Passepied’s “INSHO C” Osaka show, and also works in a unit called Sugar’s Campaign.... Read More