December 20, 2014

LANTIS FESTIVAL AT LAS VEGAS ADDS SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY HATSUNE MIKU Virtual Singer to Join Anime Song Artists for Live Performance

The 2-day Festival at The Joint – Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is the beginning of the world tour celebration marking the Lantis label’s 15th anniversary, featuring seven powerful music artists, many of them making their American performance debut. Attendees have the chance to purchase VIP tickets for the shows, which include: – Early Entry – VIP Laminate Pass – Lucky Bag with many exclusive goods from Japan unavailable in the U.S. –... Read More

December 20, 2014

LANTIS FESTIVAL LAUNCHES YOUTUBE CHANNEL Exclusive Full-Length Music Videos Released For Las Vegas Event

Lantis Records has created a special YouTube channel showcasing the superstar lineup of anime song artists appearing at next month’s Lantis Festival at Las Vegas. Anisong fans can subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjR6YoI3EYrJXoQlEHt4HfQ Many of the videos are being officially released in full-length and HD versions for the first time. Full-length music videos from anisong performers JAM Project (Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters GX), YOUSEI TEIKOKU (Future Diary), Sayaka... Read More

December 18, 2014

HKT48 will recruit members in Taiwan

HKT48 held a concert in Taiwan as an extra date on the tour that started in September 2014. This was the first Taiwan show for anyone from the AKB48 group. Rino Sashihara was handed a piece of paper during her speech in the middle of the show. This made the fans and the other members anxious and restless. Because of the huge reception of the Taipei 101 event from the previous night, “Taiwan AKB48 group member auditions” were suddenly confirmed and announced. The members... Read More

December 18, 2014

MIYAVI releases his American-produced “Let Go” to the world

MIYAVI’s new song, “Let Go”, was released via iTunes Store on December 10. “Let Go” was written by American pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph and produced by Drew Ramsey and Shannon Sanders, aka “Drew and Shannon”. “Let Go”, MIYAVI’s first Nashville recording experience, will be released worldwide. The song is simple yet powerful, just as the title suggests. The song can be previewed on iTunes Store, so check it out. Official website: http://myv382tokyo.com/ Official... Read More

December 17, 2014

Leo Ieiri receives “Best Asian Artist Japan” award at 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards

Leo Ieiri received the “Best Asian Artist Japan” award at the ”2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards” on December 3 (Japan time). Kyary Pamyu Pamyu won the same award in 2013, and AKB48 won it in 2012. “Mnet Asian Music Awards” (MAMA) was started in 1999 as the Mnet KM MUSIC Festival. It evolved into a global award ceremony that represents Asia and in 2009, it became what it is now. The awards show was held in Macao in 2010, Singapore in 2011, and Hong Kong in 2012. It... Read More

December 16, 2014

Crystal Lake’s exciting concert footage released

Live footage of Crystal Lake’s “Twisted Fate” was just released on YouTube. “Twisted Fate” is off of Crystal Lake’s November 2010 release, “INTO THE GREAT BEYOND”, and is a fan favorite that is frequently played at their shows. The video shows the band’s energetic performance as well as the reaction of the enthusiastic audience. Official website: http://crystallake.jp/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crystallake777 Twitter: https://twitter.com/CrystalLake777 YouTube:... Read More

December 15, 2014

Tokyo Performance Doll distribute 2 singles worldwide

Tokyo Performance Doll’s songs will be distributed worldwide via iTunes Store and Amazon MP3. The group’s debut song, “BRAND NEW STORY” and “DREAM TRIGGER”, released on November 26, will be distributed. iTunes distributes to 36 countries and regions and Amazon MP3 distributes to eight countries. Tokyo Performance Doll is also confirmed to perform at Taiwan’s “KAWAII POP FES by @JAMxJ-GIRL POP WAVE vol.4 in Taiwan 2015”, which will be held on January 24 and 25,... Read More

December 15, 2014

SCANDAL SAY HELLO WORLD WITH FIRST INTERNATIONAL ALBUM AND WORLD TOUR

Japan’s all-girl guitar group SCANDAL mark their international debut with a special edition of their sixth album HELLO WORLD, out now on iTunes, and released from London’s JPU Records on CD across Europe from 19 January 2015. Preorder now direct from JPU Records. Living up to its name, HELLO WORLD will also be supported with a headline world tour, including a show at France’s Le Bataclan in Paris on 25 April 2015 (tickets), London’s O2 Islington Academy on 26 April 2015... Read More

December 13, 2014

KAMIJO’s world tour for his 20th Anniversary confirmed

KAMIJO has announced his first world tour as solo artist. It will be a dream tour to celebrate his 20th Anniversary and the set list will include songs from NEW SODMY, LAREINE and Versailles as well as KAMIJO’s Solo works. The Tour information for Europa and Japan has been revealed. Details for North and Latin America will be comming soon. Stay tuned! World Tour 2015 -20th ANNIVERSARY BEST- EUROPE 2/28(Sat.) Moscow @ Red Club 3/1(Sun.) Helsinki @ Gloria 3/3(Tue.) London... Read More

December 12, 2014

JAM Project “Lantis Festival” Special Interview

The Japanese biggest anime song festival, “15th Anniversary Live Lantis Matsuri 2014” was held at Shiokaze Park in Tokyo on September 12th 2104. This event was organized so as to celebrate its 15th anniversary , featuring a lot artists from the label including JAM Project who have founded the label since the launch. 12 thousand audience got together at Odaiba to celebrate the anniversary. The following interview with JAM Project is on the world tour titled ”Anisong World... Read More