January 2014 archive

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Dreams Come True announces 25th Anniversary single

Legendary J-Pop duo Dreams Come True has announced the release of their 25th anniversary single “AGAIN”, scheduled for release on March 26. The celebration also brings the release of a special cover album from EPIC Records titled Watashi to Dorikamu – DREAMS COME TRUE 25th ANNIVERSARY BEST COVERS, featuring Koda Kumi, HY, SCANDAL, and Mika …

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FAKY – The One (PV)

FAKY’s “The One” – Bilocation movie version (from the film starring Asami Mizukawa and Kenichi Takito)

FUDANJUKU presents coming of age ceremony for Ryoma at Zepp Tokyo tour final

On Jan 13th, Fudanjuku held their Tour Finale at Zepp Tokyo as a conclusion to their 4-city-walking-tour (Sendai, Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo) titled “Fudanjuku Boisterous Dance, 4-City-Walking-Tour ~Seven Wind Samurais~.” The tour started off from Sendai RENSA, to Zepp NAMBA (Osaka) and Zepp NAGOYA (Nagoya), and held the final show as their first one-man live …

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FictionJunction Updates Homepage and Begins Limited-Time Web Radio Program

FictionJunction’s homepage has been updated with links and audio samples for their new album elemental. Promotion for the group’s first new album in five years also includes a special radio program airing once a week in January featuring Yuki Kajiura. Full story on Barks.JP

Tune in Tokyo presents 5th Anniversary Art Show and “YSTK” ‘Zine Release Party

Tune in Tokyo has announced its first art show in conjuncture with Ultranimbus and Deathpop, commemorating five years of J-Pop and K-Pop in Los Angeles. Tune in Tokyo will be showcasing their favorite Tune in Tokyo flyer and promotional art from 2008 to the present at Agit Gallery in Koreatown with a free, all ages …

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YANAKIKU previews new songs at Harajuku one-man live show

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU previewed several new songs during their one-man live show at Harajuku’s Astro Hall on December 23, 2013, including “Ninja Iroha,” “Game Controller,” and a new English version of the upcoming release “Fuijyama Disco”. The rising star KIMOCOS (Kimono Cosplay) performers displayed a variety of Harajuku-inspired fashion, including outfits combining the …

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Tokyo Girls’ Style – Himawari to Hoshikuzu (PV)

Great, early TGS. Their strong vocals and great dance moves really make them a cut above the rest. http://youtu.be/CXM0jSS2dc4

PicSpam: Mika Nakashima

Mika Nakashima in H Magazine, June 2003

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Rihwa – Haru Kaze (preview)

Rihwa has released a preview of her new song “Haru Kaze,” the theme for the new television drama Boku no Ita Jikan starring Haruma Miura.