Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 31 2015

May’n to release Best-Of compilation Powers of Voice

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J-Pop singer May’n, known internationally for numerous anime and game themes (Macross Frontier, Accel World, Blood Lad) has announced a best-of compilation CD Powers of Voice, due for release August 26. on the same day, may’n will hold a special live titled “May’n 10th Anniversary Special Concert at Budokan- POWERS OF VOICE”.

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Jul 29 2015

GAMeBoi and Tune in Tokyo present J-Pop artists FEMM Live in West Hollywood

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GAMeBoi Los Angeles and J-Pop promoters Tune in Tokyo have announced that Japanese pop duo FEMM will perform live on Friday, August 7th. The high-concept act, which Vice calls “a mesmerizing J-pop electro duo with a backstory more inventive than anything on the SyFy channel right now” will perform at West Hollywood’s long-running GameBoi event …

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Jul 26 2015

Japanese Mascots Bring Laughter and Culture to J-Pop Summit 2015

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Japanese mascot Ossan returns to the U.S just a few weeks after his American debut at Anime Expo. This time around, he’s bringing fellow “Go-Torch” (or “Yuru-Kyara”) characters Sanasenabona (idols from Sasebo) and Koakkuma & Akkuma (twin bears from Hokkaido) to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit on August 8 and 9. The mascots will perform both …

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Jul 26 2015

Dreams Come True takes over Shinkansen for 260 km/hr live show

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J-Pop group Dreams Come True took over the Kyushu Shinkansen train for a special live concert for fans on July 7, 2015. On a special train decorated with images of Dreams Come True members Masato Nakamura and Miwa Yoshida, lucky passengers applied for a limited number of seats and were treated to performances of campaign …

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Jul 24 2015

Singer and Voice Actress Becca to Perform at Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival 2015 in Los Angeles

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Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival 2015 in Los Angeles announces the addition of singer and voice actress BECCA as a performance guest of honor at its inaugural event this August. She will be performing as part of the entertainment for the KKS Audition 2015 finals on August 1st hosted by Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi.

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Jul 22 2015

MTV World Stage Malaysia announces Apink and SEKAI NO OWARI for September event

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MTV has revealed its first wave of performers today with Korea’s favorite K-pop idol female group, Apink and hottest Japanese band, SEKAI NO OWARI to perform for the first time at MTV World Stage Malaysia, which is set to take place at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon on Saturday, 12 September 2015. Recorded live for global …

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Jul 22 2015

ADDICTION Performs One Year Anniversary One Man Live Show

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Dance-vocal group ADDICTION performed their One Year Anniversary One Man Live show (individual show), “The first anniversary memory Live” at Shin-Okubo SHOBOX on June 28. ADDICTION performed their original songs in front of a full house – ADDICTION PARTY, STAY, HOLD YOU – and then a number of K-Pop covers including Growl (EXO), Horumon Sensou …

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Jul 21 2015

Ossan – Interview (2015)

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Ossan Interview by Nhu Nguyen July 21, 2015 On day three of Anime Expo, I went to meet Ossan, a popular Japanese mascot from Hyogo prefecture who was making his American debut at the expo. Other than our first exchange of “Hello”, the second thing he said to me was, “I’m going to ink you.” …

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