Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 28 2016

YANAKIKU return to J-Pop Summit as Iichiko Shochu Ambassadors

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Japanese kimono-cosplay duo YANAKIKU will return to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit at the Fort mason Center on July 23 and 24, 2016. YANAKIKU made their American performance debut at the Japanese cultural festival in 2014, and they returned last year to host J-Pop Summit’s Ryokan Pavilion. This year, singers YANA and KIKU will appear at …

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Jun 28 2016

Namie Amuro creates Olympics song “Hero” for NHK

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Namie Amuro’s new single “Hero” will be released on July 27th, recorded as the theme song for the 2016 NHK Rio de Janeiro Olympic & Paralympic broadcast. the limited edition version will include 2 music videos, “Hero” and “Show Me what You’ve Got”.

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Jun 26 2016

Avex Group launches Avex Star Search Audition 2016 in NYC, L.A., and Tokyo

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Avex Group Holdings Inc., one of Japan’s leading entertainment companies, will be hosting “avex star search audition 2016” in USA from June 22nd, 2016 to July 31st, 2016, to discover the next generation of top entertainers active in Japan, Asia, and around the world. In addition to musicians, talents of all genres such as dancers, …

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Jun 11 2016

Da-iCE at Fanime 2016: Photos and Set List

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Da-iCE at Fanime 2016 05.28.2016 City National Civic San Jose, CA Photo credit: ©AMG/ALC

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Jun 07 2016

Da-iCE ushers in summer with new single and music video “Paradive”

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Male vocal and dance group, Da-iCE, have released a short version of their music video for their new single “Paradive.” Filmed in a span of three days, the MV shows the members on the beaches and sets of Yoron Island in Kagoshima prefecture (neighboring Okinawa prefecture). One of the choreography scene was taken on Yurikehama, …

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