June 2014 archive

New AKB48 photo book features some very lucky dogs

AKB48’s new photo book “AKB48 no Inu Kyoudai” features photos of 35 members in special poses with dogs during the production of the music video for their latest chart-topper “Labrador Retriever,” plus 2-shots of the ladies snuggling up to their favorite pooches.

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BABYMETAL World Tour Messages to England, France, and Germany

BABYMETAL posted video welcome messages to England, France, and Germany today in preparation for their upcoming World Tour. Fans can look forward to celebrations of YUIMETAL and MOAMETAL’s birthdays during the live concert events.

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Perfume announces first USA tour

Perfume announced their third world tour dates with a special English-language video today, revealing their first-ever American performances in New York and Los Angeles. Perfume WORLD TOUR 3rd Schedule Oct 31 – Taiwan Nov 2 – Singapore Nov 9 – Los Angeles Nov 12 – London Nov 15 – New York Ticket information: http://www.perfume-web.jp/cam/WORLD/#usa1

Koda Kumi announces new single “HOTEL”

Koda Kumi will release her new single “HOTEL” on August 06, 2014. The single includes the title track “Hotel,” designed to be a “summer” song (re: last year’s “LaLaLaLaLa” from Summer Trip), plus a hip hop/R&B track “Money In My Bag,” and a slow ballad “Turn Around.” The limited edition comes with a bonus DVD …

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FEMM – Fxxk Boys Get Money (MV)

Mannequin dance duo from Japan, FEMM promises to assimilate the world with heavy beats and an amazingly fierce attitude, especially by modern J-Pop standards. On-point lyrics and hot twerking included.

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Tomomi Itano – Crush (MV)

Tomomi Itano asks, “Hey Boy! You gotta crush on me?”

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BABYMETAL hits L.A. on July 27

BABYMETAL will make their American debut in Los Angeles at the Fonda Theater on July 27, 2014. Tickets Available Friday, June 20. http://www.axs.com/events/251359/babymetal-tickets Plus more US dates as part of LADY GAGA’S artRAVE : the ARTPOP ball 7/30 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Arena 8/01 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena 8/02 Stateline, NV Harveys …

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New and revamped FAKY to be announced in early 2015

J-Pop band FAKY made an announcement today on their official Facebook page, declaring a temporary stop on all activities, the cancellation of their new CD, and promising a new lineup in 2015. https://www.facebook.com/FAKYjp New and Revamped “FAKY” to be Announced in Early 2015 First and foremost, thank you for your continuous support for FAKY. As …

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YANAKIKU performance at China’s AnimeparTy

YANAKIKU performed a mini-concert at China’s second AnimeparTy event on May 24 at Shanghai’s Everbright Convention Center Fans got to see live performances of the Kimo-Cos performer’s recent sings including “Fujiyama Disco” and “Paku Paku Kingyo”. Set List: PAKU PAKU KINGYO UP SIDE DOWN FUJIYAMA DISCO Orihime

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MacrossWorld Con 2014 comes to California in October

MacrossWorld Con 2014 celebrates the popular anime franchise at the Torrance Cultural Center on Saturday, October 4th. MacrossWorld Convention is the Super Dimensional event for fans of Macross and other classic mecha anime. Scheduled activities and attractions include a cosplay and performance contest, the annual Bandai 1/55 VF-1 “Transformation Contest”, a custom toys and model …

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