June 23, 2015

The Trailer for Documetary Video on LITE’s US Tour Just Published!

A four-piece instrumental rock band, LITE, just published a trailer of their US Tour titled “Past 7days”. The video features their East coast tour from Chicago to New York for seven days in March, including comments from audience. At the end, the video says “2015 SUMMER Coming Soon”. The band will go on a solo tour called “APPROACHES4” from June 19th (Fri), starting at Shangri-La Umeda. There will be some exclusive version of their CD/DVD set titled “APPROACHES4”... Read More

June 23, 2015

BABYMETAL: First Japanese artist to receive award from British music magazine “KERRANG!”

BABYMETAL won THE SPIRIT OF INDEPENDENCE AWARD at at Troxy, UK on June 11 (local time). This was the first time that a Japanese artist won anything at the “KERRANG! AWARDS”. Huge applause rang out after YOUNG GUNS introduced the group and their image came on the screen. Vocalist SU-METAL expressed her joy and commented that they will be returning to England in August. The crowd cheered. BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2015 August 26 Batschkapp – Frankfurt, Germany –... Read More

June 22, 2015

GOTCHAROCKA will release their first full album in two years on August 18, their three-year anniversary. Japan “one-man” tour also to be held

GOTCHAROCKA is comprised of Jui, JUN, and Toya. Their first album in two years has just been released. It’s been two years since GOTCHAROCKA’s first album, “Crisis”. This new album, titled “Royale”, goes back their natural form of expression that says, “If Jui sings and JUN and Toya play, then that’s the GOTCHAROCKA sound”. They expose all with this album. The singles include “UCHIAI”, which sparks the live shows, “Shortcake”, which is the ending... Read More

June 22, 2015

KEMURI: US west coast tour documentary digest video released

KEMURI went on their first US west coast tour in 17 years in April. A digest video of the tour documentary was just released. KEMURI started their US tour in San Francisco just after recording their album in March. The documentary will be included in KEMURI’s all-time, best-of album “SKA BRAVO” (CD + DVD) that will be released on June 17. The teaser video features the band riding around in a van and scenes with enthusiastic fans. It shows us a glimpse KEMURI’s aggressive... Read More

June 19, 2015

SKE48’s First Documentary Film and Blue-ray and DVD Coming Out!

“Idol no Namida, DOCUMENTARY of SKE48 “ is a documentary on the 6 years of SKE48 since its formation. The documentary’s Blu-ray and DVD will be out on September 9th (Wed). SKE was formed as the first sister group of AKB48 in 2008. Their energy and persistence is known to be one of the strongest among the sister groups. The documentary is like the concentrated version of their 6 years featuring interviews with members and graduates including Jyurina Matsui, Rena Matsui,... Read More

June 19, 2015

You Kikkawa’s Taiwan “one-man” show confirmed. Joint Japan/Taiwan idol event with STARMARIE

You Kikkawa’s Taiwan “one-man” show has been confirmed. Kikkawa will perform with STARMARIE for JOSHI GUZO ONGAKUSAI at PIPE Live Music in Taipei, Taiwan on July 4. This is a joint Japan/Taiwan idol event with Taiwanese idol JURIRIJURIRIRAN MIRAI GOROGORO KOLONI JUUSANSEI. You Kikkawa Live Tour in Taipei ~TOMOGEN JIKKO!~ will be held on July 5 at PIPE Live Music at 13:00. STARMARIE TANDOKU KOEN ~THE FANTASY WORLD~ will start at 16:00. The two will appear as special... Read More

June 18, 2015

Amuro Namie music video is the first to use Google Chrome extension

Amuro Namie released a music video that is the first in the world to use Google Chrome extension. This latest music video is for the Google Chrome edition of “Anything” off of her “_genic” album that was released in May. It is the first-ever video to use Google Chrome extension. The released version of the video reveals clues and features windows and tabs that move. The computer becomes the world of “Anything”. In the last scene, Amuro raises her right hand and... Read More

June 17, 2015

Kumi Koda to play her first Singapore concert on her Asia tour

Kumi Koda will go on an Asia tour titled “Koda Kumi Asia Live 2015” in July. Koda will play ATT SHOWBOX in Taipei, Taiwan and *SCAPE The Ground Theater in Singapore. This will be her fourth time in three consecutive years playing in Taiwan, but her very first time in Singapore. The set list will be reconfigured for the Asia tour, and the anticipation has been mounting. Koda Kumi Asia Live 2015 July 11, 2015 (Saturday) Taipei, Taiwan ATT SHOWBOX July 12, 2015 (Sunday) Taipei,... Read More

June 16, 2015

Angela: Tour starts off well with Hong Kong “Gelakko”

Angela’s “ONE WAY” concert tour started at Music Zone@E-Max in Hong Kong on June 7 (local time). Angela has performed at several overseas conventions before, but this was their first solo tour under their own name. Local “Gelakko” (angela fans) mingled with “Gelakko” that rushed over from Japan for this momentous occasion. Official website: http://style-market.com/angela/ Blog: http://ameblo.jp/angela-official/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/angelaOfficialCh Related... Read More

June 15, 2015

GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE on world tour. “ONE PIECE” theme song to be released in August

GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE will release their new single, “Hard Knock Days”, on August 12. “Hard Knock Days” is a powerful rock number about facing struggles and overcoming them. It is currently the theme song to Fuji TV anime “ONE PIECE”. The boys will start the overseas portion of their world tour on June 12. They will hit Paris, London, Los Angeles, New York, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. “GENERATIONS WORLD TOUR 2015″ GENERATION EX” overseas performances June... Read More