March 28, 2014

BUMP OF CHICKEN to play Taiwan in June

BUMP OF CHICKEN announced on their official website that they will play at Legacy Taipei in Taiwan on June 28. The concert is titled , and tickets will available starting March 23 1:00pm Taiwan time. Tickets will only be sold in Taiwan and will not be available for purchase in Japan. BUMP OF CHICKEN Live in Taiwan 2014 Saturday, June 28, 2014 Taipei – Legacy Taipei OPEN/START: 5:00pm/6:00pm Contact: (Japanese available) Official Website:... Read More

July 18, 2013

BUMP OF CHICKEN、New Song Theme for ‘GATCHAMAN’ Movie

The new song by BUMP OF CHICKEN “Niji wo Matsu Hito” was chosen for the theme song of the movie “GATCHAMAN” which will be released on August 24th. Details on how this came about is that there was hot offer from the film production side. BUMP OF CHICKEN’s song was necessary for the outlook of the world of “GATCHAMAN”. It has the perfect harmony of deep theme and unique SF action where children to adults can enjoy. Regardless of the category of usual simple hero story,... Read More

January 1, 2011


Bump of Chicken was a highly successful Japanese rock act that formed in 1994 for a high school “cultural festival.” Members Motoo Fujiwara (vocals and guitar), Hiroaki Masukawa (guitar), Yoshifumi Naoi (bass), and Hideo Masu (drums) all met each other as youngsters at school, and would eventually release their first album, Flame Vein, in 1999 with High Line Records. The deal with High Line only lasted through one more album, 2000s Living Dead, but their new deal... Read More