Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 31 2017

FLOW celebrates 15th Anniversary year with Fighting Dreamers

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Starting in July 2017, FLOW will begin their 15th anniversary year with the release of a new mini-album Fighting Dreamers. This 15th anniversary commemorative album features 11 anime voice actors taking part in the lead song’s chorus, and each of the 5 band members writing a new song, coming together to create an album representing …

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May 30 2017

BRATS preview live DVD with “Pain” music video

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Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released a live music video for “Pain” (with lyrics co-written by singer Rei Kuromiya), one of the new songs they debuted at their March 29 “Reborn” concert at Ikebukuro Live Inn Rosa, the band’s first live event in over 2 years.

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May 23 2017

JAM Project announces new album and World Cosplay Summit performance

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Anisong super unit JAM Project (Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani, Masami Okui, and Yoshiki Fukuyama) appeared together on the live broadcast “MOTTO! MOTTO!! Radio Vol. 1″ on May 19 to promote the upcoming release “JAM Project LIVE TOUR 2016 ~AREA Z~” Blu-ray and DVD, due for release May 24. The first edition of “MOTTO! …

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May 23 2017

Minori Chihara announces annual festival concert Summer Dream 5

Anisong singer Minori Chihara (Yuki Nagato from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Mitsuki Nase from Beyond the Boundary, and Kaori Nakaseko from Sound! Euphonium) has announced the return of her annual “Summer Dream” concert held every August at Lake Kawaguchi’s Stellar Theater. The event will be held three days this year from August 4th to …

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May 19 2017

Netflix original BLAME! starts today featuring angela theme song “Calling you”

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Japanese pop group angela’s latest theme song “Calling you” will reach a worldwide audience today with the premiere of the Netflix original film BLAME!, based on the manga by Tsutomu Nihei. angela, formed by vocalist atsuko and guitarist KATSU, has created theme songs for many popular anime series, including FAFNER in the azure, K, KNIGHTS …

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May 18 2017

Anime streaming service ANiUTa holds first celebration concert ANiUPa!!

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The anime music streaming service “ANiUTa” held their first anisong concert event “ANiUTa LIVE 2017 ANiUPa!!” on May 13, 2017 at Yoyogi National 1st Gymnasium. Approximately 9,000 fans gathered at the venue for performances by ALI PROJECT, Aqours, May’n, and Wake Up, Girls ! The concert also included special “ANiUTa Premium” segments where each artist …

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May 13 2017

BRATS to release bonus international content for Ainikoiyo / Nounai Shoukyo Game

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Japanese girls rock band BRATS will release their double-A-side single “Ainikoiyo”/”Nounai Shoukyo Game” on digital platforms worldwide with bonus international content on May 25, one month before the CD release of the single in Japan. “Ainikoiyo” (theme from the anime To Be Hero) and “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (theme from the film Slaveman) will also be …

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May 12 2017

Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours tour goods now available for overseas fans

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Overseas fans of Love Live! Sunshine!! school idol group Aqours can now get access to official goods from the “Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! HAPPY PARTY TRAIN TOUR”, available through May 27th — great news for idol fans who want to gear up for the group’s upcoming live concert at Anisong World Matsuri at …

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