Monthly Archive: September 2018

Sep 30 2018

Four Ways J-Pop Could Expand More Internationally

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GUEST EDITORIAL J-Pop has grown a lot since it first emerged as its own form on the Japanese music scene. While it’s expanded to influence other Asian nations and even gain some popularity in the West however, it doesn’t quite have the reach of some other nation-specific pop genres (such as K-Pop, for instance). This …

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Sep 18 2018

STARMARIE to perform at Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018

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Japanese dance and vocal quintet STARMARIE will perform on the main stage of Anime Weekend Atlanta in Georgia, USA, on September 22. STARMARIE’s song “Hime wa Rankiryuu☆Goikkou-sama” was used as the opening theme of the anime Onigiri in 2016 and their song “Natsu ni nare!” was chosen as the ending theme of the anime Cardfight!! …

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Sep 14 2018

Gallery: 2& live at Night & Day, Manchester, 2018

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2& (“Double And”) Live at Night & Day Cafe, Manchester, 2018 – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods; visit the Flickr album for many more photos from the night!

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Sep 12 2018

The 10 Most Poppin’ist Highlights from BanG Dream! “Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018!”

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The Ten Most Poppin’ist Highlights from BanG Dream! Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018! by Dave Cirone I knew nothing about BanG Dream! Girls Band Party‘s characters — I’d never even played the game or listened to the music — but last Saturday’s Delayed Viewing screening of the BanG Dream! 5th☆Live “Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018!” concert film …

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Sep 02 2018

Gallery: Tokyo FLAVOR at Hyper Japan Summer 2018

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Tokyo FLAVOR Live at Hyper Japan Summer 2018, London – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods

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