Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 31 2015

CyberJapan Dancers rule Tokyo’s Halloween EDM scene


With a packed Halloween-week schedule, Tokyo’s CyberJapan Dancers and DJ Motomi Tokoto ruled over the Halloween EDM party scene with sexy costumes and lots of high-energy fun. The dancers also got a chance to model their Clearstone collaboration costumes for fans who lined up for hours to meet the girls at various holiday parties across …

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Oct 26 2015

Perfume world tour documentary premieres this weekend in L.A., N.Y., and Japan


Live Viewing Japan will present the exclusive New York City and Los Angeles theatrical premieres of WE ARE Perfume World Tour 3rd DOCUMENT, a new, feature-length documentary capturing the famed Japanese pop trio during its recent international concert tour. The film will screen in New York and Los Angeles on two consecutive days, Saturday, October …

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Oct 26 2015

Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Complete gets U.S. release


Japanese music sensation and virtual pop star Hatsune Miku has announced the release on October 26th of her latest limited edition box set collection, Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Complete. The new set features 5 CDs and 1 Blu-ray disc that include: 100 VOCALOID Tracks, Opening Movies, Official Theme Songs, Music Videos (up to Project Mirai …

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Oct 21 2015

BABYMETAL gets Funko POP! figures


Funko announced a new line of “Straight From Japan!” figures featuring the members of BABYMETAL (plus some Doraemon too)! All three members — Su-MEtal, Yuimetal, and Moametal — will be available in December.

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Oct 15 2015

International J-Pop artist Beckii Cruel models for OMAKASE launch

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Viewster announced today that it is now taking pre-orders for OMAKASE, its premium service featuring merchandise, streaming video, music and comics. The first bimonthly box of merchandise will feature exclusive limited edition goods from the hit anime series Kill la Kill. Every month, the service will also offer original digital music EPs featuring artists from …

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Oct 15 2015

CyberJapan Dancers collaborate with Clearstone for sexy Halloween club costumes


The ultra-hot EDM dance team of CyberJapan Dancers has collaborated with Japanese designers Clearstone to model a selection of sexy Halloween costumes with club-ready lights built in to the fabric. CyberJapan Dancers and DJ Mitomi Tokoto have topped Japan’s dance charts after the release of their Sexy Size DVD and CD featuring “Call On Me”. …

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Oct 11 2015

IGN drops Top 5 Things Every Gamer Needs to do in Tokyo


While various Akihabara destinations are a given for every gamer or just general otaku heading for Tokyo, props to IGN for highlighting Shibuya’s settngs for Jet Set Radio Future (Guitar Vader fans know it well) and The World Ends With You. Pokemon burgers and the Evangelion cafe might be the hot ticket when you’ve got …

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Oct 06 2015

Promic TV’s Joann – Interview (2015)


PROMIC TV’s Joann Interview by David Cirone October 6, 2015 For over two years, PROMIC TV’s YouTube channel has brought the world news and interviews from the richly fantastic world of Japanese music. On the eve of this year’s Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM), I got a chance to know the channel’s energetic host Joann …

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Oct 05 2015

Koda Kumi announces Walk Of My Life Blu-ray release


J-Pop superstar Koda Kumi will release a concert DVD and Blu-ray of her 15th anniversary tour “Walk Of My Life”. The video will include 32 songs as well as documentary on the tour and rehearsals. Bonus video footage includes songs she performed by special requests from fans. “Walk Of My Life” 15th Anniversary Concert Blu-ray/DVD …

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