Dec 02 2016

BRATS song featured in new Japanese film Slaveman

Japanese girls band BRATS (featuring Rei Kuromiya of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) will contribute the song “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”) to the soundtrack of the upcoming Japanese film Slaveman, directed by Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, Robogeisha, Prison School).

“Nounai Shoulyo Game” is the second new BRATS song to be announced this year, following their recent release of “Ainikoiyo” (“Come see me”), the opening theme for the animated series To Be Hero.

“I still can’t believe our song is being used in a movie. I can’t get over it,” BRATS vocalist Rei commented. “I think the song and the film ended up being the perfect match.”

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Nov 26 2016

Ena Fujita’s Cursed EVIL IDOL SONG Gets Europe Release on JPU Records

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JPU Records has announced the release of the cursed debut EP EVIL IDOL SONG from Japan’s hot rising star Ena Fujita. The singer-songwriter, recently crowned MISS iD 2017 by Japan’s publishing giant Kodensha and celebrity chart topper on LINE Blog, has been turning heads ever since she moved to Tokyo in pursuit of her dream.

Hardworking Ena Fujita spent several years putting out her music independently, performing on the streets with just a guitar, amp and her pink, gem encrusted microphone. She also performed at various indie music events and clubs while paying bills as a gravure idol (model).

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Nov 15 2016

Lantis artists Kenichi Suzumura, ZAQ, and Sayaka Sasaki join Sims 4 soundtrack

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Electronic Arts’ hit video game The Sims 4™, released worldwide in September 2014, will be releasing a new expansion pack – The Sims 4 City Living. In the new pack, four Lantis music artists – Kenichi Suzumura, ZAQ, Sayaka Sasaki and Shuhei Kita – will be featured.

The songs include Kenichi Suzumura’s “SHIPS”, ZAQ’s “Philosophy of Dear World”, Sayaka Sasaki’s “WASTELANDERS”, and Shuhei Kita’s “Kinzakura no Chigiri.” All of the songs were great hits released in the past, and the artists re-recorded the songs in Simlish, a fictional language in
the game. The Simlish version of the songs will be releasing on November 16th in digital format on US iTunes.

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Nov 02 2016

Jyu Jyu – Noroihajime (MV)

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Jyu Jyu (じゅじゅ) unleashes the title track from their new single, Noroihajime (ノロイハジメ). They are not pulling any punches with this in your face, POV video. There is only one question. Will you survive?

 

Jyu Jyu Website: http://jyujyu.info/

Via: Straight From Japan

Nov 01 2016

Tokyo’s CyberJapan Dancers murder Halloween 2016

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Tokyo-based dance group CyberJapan Dancers aced the “spooky-sexy” zombie look for their busy slate of Halloween parties, including ageHa’s “AgeHalloween16″ event and Wired Music Festival’s “Knife Party”. The femme fatales also returned to their collaboration with design company Clearstone for a special line of premium club-ready costumes.

https://www.facebook.com/cyberjapandancers

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Oct 26 2016

Guso Drop – Guushin (MV)

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Guso Drop has released a video for the title track of their upcoming EP Guushin (偶神). The video gives a feel for the chaotic nature of one of their live performances and puts you right in the middle of it.

 

Guso Drop Website: http://gusodrop.info

Via: Straight From Japan

Oct 25 2016

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

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

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