Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 26 2015

May’n releases digest video for Powers of Voice

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May’n has released a digest video featuring multiple clips from her best album Powers of Voice spanning her 10-year career, including “Scarlet Ballet”, “Brain Diver”, “Run Real Run”, and “HEAT of the Moment’.

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Aug 25 2015

fhána to perform at Anime Weekend Atlanta

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Lantis Company Ltd., a niche Japanese record label specializing in releasing anime and video game soundtracks, has announced that fhána, will perform at the upcoming Anime Weekend Atlanta (AWA) convention. The catchy pop group comes to the U.S. for this special show just one year after they debuted at the 10th annual Animelo Summer Live …

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Aug 21 2015

Momoiro Clover Z – Microsoft Theater 2015 Live Report

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Momoiro Clover Z Live at Microsoft Theater, July 2, 2015 Live report by Nhu Nguyen “U.S. is the best! Japan is the best! KISS is the best! Momoiro Clover Z is the best! Woo!” exclaimed Momoka Ariyasu. Momoiro Clover Z (MCZ) performing their first U.S. concert at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles was akin …

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Aug 20 2015

Capsule releases Wave Runner Deluxe Edition

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Capsule has released a preview of their upcoming deluxe edition of Wave Runner, featuring two new remix tracks (“Dancing Planet” features m-flo’s VERBAL) and a bonus DVD of an amazing live show at Asakasa BLITZ. Dare you to not start jumping when you play this at full volume.

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Aug 19 2015

YANAKIKU delights fans at J-Pop Summit, announces Tokyo one-man show

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Japanese vocal/dance unit YANAKIKU made their triumphant return to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit during the August 8-9 weekend, returning to the spot of their American debut last year. YANAKIKU presided over the event’s Cosplay Masquerade and J-Pop Idol Contests with laughter and smiles and welcomed visitors to the Ryokan Pavilion where attendees donned kimono and …

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Aug 17 2015

Ossan and Go-Torch characters dance through J-Pop Summit

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Japanese mascot Ossan brought dancing and laughter to Japanese pop culture fans in San Francisco during the annual J-Pop Summit festival at Fort Mason Center held August 8th and 9th. Joined by fellow “Go-Torch” characters (also known as “yuru-kyara”) SanaSenaBona from Sasebo and the brother and sister bears Akkuma and Koakkuma from Hokkaido, Ossan urged …

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Aug 15 2015

X4 – Killing Me (MV)

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On Yuya Matsushita’s 6th anniversary show in December 2014, the solo artist announced that he was joining a four member boy group called X4.The group is comprised of two Japanese members, Yuya and Koudai, and two South Korean members, SJ and T-MAX. They released their first full album in February but didn’t release a proper …

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Aug 11 2015

TEMPURA KIDZ – LOLLiPOP (MV)

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Aug 11 2015

May’n suits up as Tower Records shop girl for No Anime, No Life campaign

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J-Pop and anime songstress May’n put on her Tower Records apron and name tag to prepare for “TOWER Anime ♡ May’n” special events this month to celebrate the release of May’n’s best album Powers of Voice and her 10th anniversary concert at Budokan. The in-store events include limited edition poster campaign, special coupons, and audio …

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Aug 06 2015

Hachioji P – Little Scarlet Bad Girl feat. Hatsune Miku (MV)

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Vocaloid electronic pop producer Hachioji P has released the MV for “Little Scarlet Bad Girl” feat. Hatsune Miku with lyrics by q*Left. The video, directed by wakamura P, portrays the virtual singer Hatsune Miku dancing to the rhythm accompanied by bold on-screen messages and electrifying splashes of color. Hachioji P has composed numerous songs with …

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