March 2014 archive

AMIAYA – DREAMER’S DREAM (PV)

J-Pop duo AMIAYA’s PV for “Dreamer’s Dream” from their debut mini-album “Tokyo Pop”. Twin sisters and Harajuku fashion models Ami and Aya are also behind the jouetie brand, and have been featured in magazines like Popsister and NYLON JAPAN.

BABYMETAL Live at Budokan (Nu-Mag)

BABYMETAL Live at Budokan photo gallery at Nu-Mag: http://nu-mag.com/gallery/babymetal/

BUMP OF CHICKEN feat. HATSUNE MIKU – Ray (MV)

Before Gaga and K-Pop, Crayon Pop debuted as a J-Pop act

Lady Gaga surprised K-Pop fans with her announcement that Crayon Pop would be the opener for her artRave: The ARTPOP Tour for a number of US dates. Crayon Pop debuted in 2012, and actually launched their promotions in Japan first. Check out their intriguing single “Saturday Night”! This infectious, 80s-inspired synth number was released in …

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What’s the secret for Tomomi Itano’s style?

Tomomi Itanofor KIREIMO

AKB48-graduate and Japanese television talent Tomomi Itano partners with KIREIMO hair removal salon as an image model. “Tomochin” just released her fifth single, “little” through King Records.

Starmarie at Japan Nite 2014 – New York City

Photos from Starmarie’s performance at Japan Nite 2014 at the Knitting Factory in New York City. More photos: http://www.imposemagazine.com/photos/japan-nite-at-knitting-factory

Tune in Tokyo and J-Pop Idol Unit Starmarie Team-Up for Fantasy World 2.5 Giveaway

Los Angeles J-Pop promoters Tune in Tokyo have teamed up with “Fantasy Idol” unit Starmarie for the “Fantasy World 2.5 Giveaway”! Prize packages include autographed CDs, photo sets and more. Between March 16th – 30th, visitors to the official Tune in Tokyo Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/tuneintokyoclub) may enter by clicking “like” on the contest photo, featuring …

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Da-iCE – TOKI (PV)

BABYMETAL – Gimme Choco!! (Live)

BABYMETAL madness is hitting critical mass as their new album BABYMETAL hits #1 on iTunes heavy metal charts all over the world. Check out their live video of “Gimme Choco!!”

Superfly – Ai wo Komete Hanataba wo (cover)

8-year-old YouTube singer mash790823 is no stranger to Superfly — she’s been studying the best since she was 5 years old. Check out the 5-year-old and 8-year-old versions of her singing “Ai wo Komete Hanataba wo”:

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