Oct 25 2016

maidreamin brings Akihabara’s maid culture to the Middle East for ANI:ME Abu Dhabi


Japan’s internationally-famous maid cafe maidreamin will present authentic and fun maid service at ANI:ME Abu Dhabi October 27-29. The three-day event is a celebration of Japanese popular culture, showcasing the best of anime, manga, cinema, music, and games, as well as anime-influenced comics, animation and films from around the world.

maidreamin will bring kawaii delight to their masters and princesses, with three of maidreamin’s most loved and awarded maids, Mariru (Akihabara), Hinata (Shibuya), and Peace (Shinjuku), performing songs as “maidreamin Special Unit: 003″.

maidreamin is presented at ANI:ME by NePt Japan, Inc.

Other guests of the first-year event include renowned Japanese cosplayer Enako, Japanese mascots SANASENABONA, manga artist Shinji Hiramatsu (Doberman Deka, Black Angels), writer Kaworu Kurosaki (Rurouni Kenshin, Captain Tsubasa), satsuma biwa musician Yuiko Mizushima, Japanese comedian Amezari Hirai, and E-Sports events presented by SUPICO featuring Japanese pro-gamers EITA (Street Fighter) and RIRAN (Call of Duty: Black Ops).

ANI:ME will also present musical performances by JAM Project, FLOW, Mika Kobayashi (Attack on Titan), and a Hatsune Miku augmented reality photo booth.

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Oct 21 2016

Starmarie’s Hiroka loves her Adventure Time!


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Starmarie Hiroka’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/HIROKA_104

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Oct 17 2016

Tomomi Itano reveals triple jackets for 2nd album Get Ready


Tomomi Itano’s second full album will be released November 2 in three different editions, with bonus content including a photo book and music video DVD. The ex-AKB48 model/singer has just unleashed her hot new music video for the new track, “OMG”.

Itano will also release a live DVD “Tomomi Itano Asia Tour 2016 [OOO]” at the end of November, recorded at Hong Kong’s STAR HALL during her May 28, 2016 live performance.

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Oct 17 2016

Tomomi Itano hits the gym in OMG music video


Ex-AKB48 member Tomomi Itano has released the music video for her new song “OMG”, from her forthcoming album Get Ready, due for release November 2.

For international fans, there’s just enough English to get her point across. Look out for the dance-break mid-song — not for the faint of heart.

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Oct 16 2016

Super Sonico Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Website and Announcements


Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico celebrated her 10th Anniversary in Japan this week with several announcements and a special website.

In her first decade of representing the successful video game company, Super Sonico has been portrayed as a fashion model, university student, and aspiring musician (with her band FAV – First Astronomical Velocity). The theme of her 10th anniversary is “Now I’ll become an adult”, and the mascot has revealed a massive list of imagery and products highlighting her newfound maturity.

New additions to her popular series of 3D display figures have been announced for 2017, including a special “10th Anniversary Birthday” figure (designed by Tsuji Santa), a black-costumed figure based on T.M. Revolution’s “Hot Limit” music video, a “Wet Photo Session” figure based on artwork from her top-selling dakimakura (“love pillow”), and a “Wedding Super Sonico” figure, based on the 10th Anniversary website’s key image of Super Sonico in a revealing bridal gown.

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Oct 14 2016



PassCode is back with a new look and on a major label, Universal. Here is a preview of their new single, MISS UNLIMITED.



PassCode Website: http://passcode-official.com/

Via: Straight From Japan


Oct 14 2016

Idoling!!!’s Ai Okawa releases photobook iamai


Third-generation Idolling!! member Ai Okawa has released her latest photobook entitled iamai, full of alluring bikini photographs shot in Maui this past spring. Okawa makes regular appearances in the popular Japanese magazines Weekly Playboy and Young Magazine.

Check out some preview images (and a special surprise for adventurous mouse-clickers) at the photobook’s special website: http://www.lespros.co.jp/special/ai_okawa/iamai/

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Oct 13 2016

DECO*27 – Reversible Campaign feat. Hatsune Miku (MV)


DECO*27 goes all sorts of cyber-crazy in the music video for “Reversible Campaign”, featuring Vocaloid superstar Hatsune Miku. The song is the first release from DECO*27’s new album GHOST.

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