January 2016 archive

FAKY to live stream release of new music video “You”

Internationally-acclaimed J-Pop group FAKY will celebrate the release of their new music video “You” with a live streaming program featuring members Anna, Lil’ Fang, Mikako and Akina on January 27th. Fans will be able to participate in a live Q&A with the group during the event.

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FEMM to Release Double Album Through JPU Records

FEMM, a groundbreaking latex-clad performance duo consisting of mannequins RiRi and LuLa, has announced their first international physical release; “PoW! / L.C.S. + Femm-Isation”. The special two-disc package will be released across the UK and Europe through London’s JPU Records on 4th March 2016, along with a limited edition “Fxxk Boyz Get Money” t-shirt bundle. …

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Prizmmy☆ – Love Trooper (MV)

Break out your glow sticks and get ready for a sugar high — Prizmmy☆ is just too sweet to drop the bass on their new track “Love Trooper”, but there’s plenty of solid beats to match the light-show dazzle of their high-energy dancing.

LOL – ladi dadi Dance Practice MV

Japanese dance-vocal unit LOL proves they’re the real deal with this extended dance practice video for their second single “ladi dadi”. Fierce moves, urban style, just the right amount of street attitude = 100% WIN. LOL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lol.avex.official

Da-iCE – Every Season (MV)

Da-iCE is a class act, but this new video for “Every Season” is way off base. Too many filter overlays and retro “film” effects take away the song & dance group’s modern edge. Da-iCE is always worth checking out, and their spot-on harmonies and synchronized dancing reflect the true style of these young men. Beautiful …

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ZAQ teases new MV for Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn

Anisong vocalist ZAQ shows off her powerful voice in this teaser MV for the new opening theme “hopeness” she composed for the TV anime Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn (Koukaku no Pandora).

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BABYMETAL Funko POP! Figures (Review)

BABYMETAL Funko POP! Figures Review by David Cirone When Funko announced the series of BABYMETAL POP! figures, I pre-ordered my set of 3 (honestly, who’s going to buy just 1 member?) pretty much instantly. It’s a no-brainer — the kawaii-rock princesses captured in ultra-kawaii form… “gimme choco”, indeed! The figures make an impression, especially if …

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JAST USA announces SoniComi Collector’s Edition

Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico is exploding in popularity this year as her 10th anniversary approaches. Following closely after the announcement of the international music release of First Astronomical Velocity’s albums and Sonico’s appearance in the PS4 game Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel, JAST USA has announced the release of the popular PC game SoniComi (Communication …

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Charisma.com announces new album Aidoro C

Japanese electronic duo Charisma.com has announced a new 9-track CD titled Aidoro C, due for release March 2, 2016. Members MC Itsuka and DJ Gonchi have also released a mysterious, gender-bending new visual in connection with the album. More details will be revealed soon at the group’s official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Charismacom-297737716967012/

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FEMM launches New Year with POW! music video

J-Pop dance duo FEMM (female mannequins RiRi and LuLa) dropped a double dose of attitude on the world on New Year’s Day, with the music video for their new song “PoW!”, directed by Midori Kawano who also created FEMM’s 1Mil+ YouTube breakout video “Fxxk Boys Get Money“. To prep fans for their upcoming February 3rd …

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