Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 30 2013

Ayane releases new theme for Steins;Gate PS Vita game

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Japanese anime/game singer Ayane (11eyes, Ayakashi, s-CRY-ed) released her new single “Kaiko no Fetariteto” on November 27. The song is used as the OP theme for the PS Vita game Steins;Gate Senkeikosoku no Phenogram. The single includes 5 tracks and features a new illustration of Steins;Gate characters Kurisu Makise and Mayuri. Track List 1. Kaiko …

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Nov 29 2013

Shiina Ringo x Yasutaka Nakata – J’ai trouvé l’amour (MV)

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Shiina Ringo ups the body count on this special collaboration single with producer Yasutaka Nakata (CAPSULE, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Perfume). Killer dress, Ms. Ringo.

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Nov 25 2013

FAKY – Girl Digger (MV)

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Second video release from FAKY! (Check out FAKY’s NekoPOP interview here!) “…Ask your mama about your stupid drama!” Definitely strong urban influences in their dance and lyric style.

Nov 21 2013

YANAKIKU – UP↑SIDE↓DOWN (PV)

YANAKIKU – UP↑SIDE↓DOWN (PV)

Nov 17 2013

YANAKIKU opens official Facebook page for international fans

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J-Pop vocal and KIMOCOS (“Kimono Cosplay”) performance group YANAKIKU opened their official Facebook page this month, following their performances for international audiences at Hyper Japan in London this summer and the Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM) in October. The duo released the music video for their second single “UP↑SIDE↓DOWN” earlier this year. YANAKIKU Official Facebook: …

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Nov 17 2013

Koda Kumi Live Tour 2013 Japonesque DVD

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Koda Kumi released a preview video for her upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray release Koda Kumi Live Tour 2013 Japonesque One normally expects great showmanship and fantastic costumes from Koda Kumi, but I can’t wait to see her pound those drums! Check out the video:

Nov 17 2013

AKB48 – Koi Suru Fortune Cookie (MV)

AKB48 – Koi Suru Forune Cookie (MV)

Nov 16 2013

Kanako Ito releases theme song for PSP/PS Vita game Hanasaku Manimani

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Anime and video game vocalist Kanako Ito will release her new single “Yuukyuu No Sora Saku Hana” on November 27. The song was produced for the new PSP/PS Vita game Hanasaku Manimani and features artwork by Guilty Crown artist Redjuice. The single will also include the Hanasaku Manimani image song “morning glory”.

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Nov 16 2013

BABYMETAL promotes new Metallica film in Japan

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Japanese heavy metal idol trio BABYMETAL released a new comment video this week to promote the Japanese release of Metallica’s IMAX 3D concert film Metallica Through The Never. The film opens November 22 in Japan. Members Su-metal, Moametal, and Yuimetal give their heroes support in a video message shot during their preparations for their first …

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Nov 15 2013

Kalafina – Red Moon (Review)

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Kalafina Red Moon Retro Review by Jen Wang Listening to Kalafina’s 2010 album Red Moon is like riding a magic carpet. With international influences, the songs travel through different landscapes with the three vocalists as navigators. There’s also a mix of past and future with founder/composer Yuki Kajiura’s mastery of both classical instrumentals and techno …

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