May 2016 archive

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu celebrates Five Years a Monster with Best Of CD

J-Pop phenom Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is celebrating her fifth anniversary as a major recording artist with the upcoming KPP BEST album, collecting over twenty-four songs and loaded with bonus features. The limited edition KPP Best: KPP’s Face Packaging version, dropping May 25th, also includes a “self-mix” disc produced by Yasutaka Nakata, a bonus DVD, and …

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Eir Aoi, FLOW, JAM Project, OLDCODEX to headline Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo

Anisong World Matsuri makes American debut at Anime Expo 2016! Anisong World Matsuri is a series of events and music concerts featuring: Japan Super Live (7/2): Eir Aoi, JAM Project, Luna Haruna, Minami, sphere, T. M. Revolution, Yoko Ishida, DJ Kazu Japan Band Battle (7/3): FLOW, OLDCODEX ONE PUNCH MATSURI at AX (7/2): Performance by …

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Alisa Mizuki video clips released for 25th Anniversary

Avex has released a large set of Alisa Mizuki’s music video clips to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the actress and pop singer’s recording debut. Alisa Mizuki (credited in her early works a “Arisa”) broke into the Oricon Top 10 with each of her first 8 singles from 1991-1995, and some of her most popular …

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J-Pop dance/vocal group Da-iCE to make overseas debut at Fanime 2016

Japanese dance/vocal group Da-iCE will make their American performance debut at Fanime later this month at the San Jose Convention Center, May 27-30. The groundbreaking five-member group has scored multiple chart-topping hits in Japan, becoming a pop music sensation for their multi-octave range, modern dance style, handsome looks, and sophisticated fashions. Their concert at Fanime …

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Dreams Come True announces Wonderland 2015 Blu-ray release and track list

Dreams Come True has released the cover image (castles + dragons + kings and queens? DCT has been watching GoT!) for the Blu-ray release of their epic Shijyo Saikyo no Ido Yuenchi DREAMS COME TRUE WONDERLAND 2015 Wonderland Okoku to 3 Tsu no Dan concert film, recorded during last year’s dome tour that played for …

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Namie Amuro – Mint (MV)

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Hatsune Miku gets high-fashion makeover in Vogue

Virtual idol Hatsune Miku traded in her iconic digital aquamarine for some awe-inspiring threads at Givenchy’s Paris studio for a special article this month in Vogue magazine. “The outfit has multiple types of lace with some crocodile trim,” notes designer Riccardo Tisci, “and, though you can’t see them from far away, there are individual Swarovski …

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