Yoshiki Announced X JAPAN’s “JAPAN TOUR” at the last minute press conference on August 19th. X JAPAN hasn’t toured for 20 years since “DAHLIA TOUR” in 1995 and 1996. The press conference revealed the promotion video of “#XDAY”, to be held at SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY in UK, and a trailer of the documentary film which is to be aired for the first time at “#XDAY”. Moreover, it was announced that on October 23th, a new song from the new album will be released... Read More
X JAPAN has announced to hold urgent press conference from 2PM (JST) today, on August 19th. On behalf of the band, YOSHIKI will unveil their important announcement. This conference will be also live-streamed via Nico Nico. Furthermore, after the conference, an exclusive live interview with YOSHIKI will be live-streamed exclusively for the Nico Nico premium members or YOSHIKI channel members. He will answer to questions from fans in the program. Nico Nico Live “X JAPAN... Read More
“YOSHIKI CHANNEL” Opens on Nico Nico Video! There will be a live stream of premium dinner show exclusively for the channel members!
“YOSHIKI CHANNEL” is renewed on Nico Nico Video, One of Japan’s major video platforms. To celebrate its launch, the channel will live-stream the premium dinner show on August 14th (Fri), and 15th (Sat), which is to be held exclusively for the channel ‘s premium members (paid membership required). The channel will stream exclusive live shows and distribute links for movies and mail magazines. *Paid membership is available only in Japan. Do not take your... Read More
The DVD & Blu-ray of “hide 50th anniversary FILM ‘JUNK STORY’”, a documentary movie about hide’s 50th birthday, will be released on December 11. A project to premier the movie overseas has started. The film is planning to premier in Los Angeles where hide was aiming for, as well as in France and Germany where culture events on Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, and Japan are abundant. A crowdfunding project to gather funds for the overseas premier was started on the Makuake... Read More
X JAPAN Releasing Their First Album After 20 Years on March 11th! CD Release Event “#XDAY” Announced!
You might remember X JAPAN from their performance at Madison Square Garden in New York last year. At the main stage of “JAPAN EXPO” in Paris, France, on July 4th, The band leader, YOSHIKI, announced they are releasing their first studio album in 20 years on March 11th 2016. Also, another concert project will be held on March 12th at a traditional venue in UK, as legendary as Madison Square Garden in US, SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY. At the same time, there will be a documentary film... Read More
YOSHIKI (X JAPAN) LINE stamps are now for sale via the LINE STORE “Creator’s Stamp”. This is the first time that YOSHIKI has been digitally distributed as a digital content original character. The stamp is now available as Japanese version, but an English version will also be released as YOSHIKI’s world tour approaches. There are 40 different stamps, including YOSHIKI with a microphone and YOSHIKI on drums. Interactions between fans are sure to surge because of this... Read More
“New Economy Summit 2015” was held by Japan Association of New Economy on April 8th (Wed). Along with notable names from different industries including George Roberts (KK & Co. L.P. Co-founder, CEO), Drew Houston (Dropbox Co-Founder, CEO), Larry Ellison (Oracle Corporation CEO, CTO), Shinya Yamanaka (a Noble Prize Winner for Stem Cell Research at Kyoto University Institute of Science and Technology), Yoshiki joined the conference as a guest speaker. Yoshiki played on... Read More
X JAPAN is currently in the No.1 spot for “2014 Most Devoted Fans” popular vote for America’s Loudwire. 2014 Most Devoted Fans: http://loudwire.com/most-devoted-fans-2014-4th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/ Last time, a “CAGE MATCH” fan battle was held where X Japan went head-to-head against In Flames, Jane’s Addiction, Bush, The Used, and Black Veil Brides. They won five straight online battles. This time seems the same in that X Japan is significantly surpassing... Read More
Yoshiki Performed the Worldly-Known Japanese Character, Hello Kitty’s Official Theme Song for the First Time!
Yoshiki just had a successful performance at Madison Square Garden in New York and just made another history of performing his own composition of Hello Kitty’s official theme song at the world’s first Hello Kitty convention held in Los Angeles on October 29th. Yoshiki has already had some collaboration character with Hello Kitty, called Yoshikitty, and this dates back to the offer from Hello Kitty’s designer Yuko Yakaguchi in 2007. Yoshiki is also known for... Read More
X JAPAN will perform at Madison Square Garden on October 11th(Sat) (October 12th 9AM JP time) and the show will be on screen as live-view in theaters all over Japan and overseas. The live-view is to be held not only in Japan but also in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Mexico, and moreover, requests from France, Peru, Columbia are following. October 11th 2014 will mark a historical day for both X JAPAN and for their fans, and also will be a milestone for the band’s future. This is... Read More