Category: J-Pop News

m-flo’s Taku Takahashi, Yasutaka Nakata, and TeddyLoid at OTAQUEST KICKOFF 2019

The Tokyo club scene comes to Los Angeles for OTAQUEST KICKOFF, a special event featuring legendary Japanese DJs Taku Takahashi, Yasutaka Nakata, and TeddyLoid all on one stage, July 3 at The Novo in L.A. Live. OTAQUEST KICK OFF is a celebration of Japan’s electronic music culture, accented with exciting visuals, stage lighting, and the …

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Perfume brings FUTURE POP to LA at The Theatre at Ace Hotel

Perfume The Theatre at Ace Hotel, April 19, 2019 Live Report by Nhu Nguyen In between their two weekends at Coachella, Perfume brought their own headlining show to eager fans in Los Angeles for their 4th world tour “FUTURE POP” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 19. The setlist was solid and refreshing …

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Wasuta to make North American debut at Anime North 2019

Japanese idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) will make their North American performance debut at Anime North 2019 in Toronto, Canada, with a live concert on Saturday, May 25, and additional fan events to be announced. Event info: https://www.animenorth.com/live/

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BiSH brings all the bullets in post-apocalyptic TSUiNiSHi (MV)

BiSH has always held their place at the far end of sanity, and their post-apocalyptic new music video for “TSUiNiSHi” (“Finally Dead”) pushes things into the morbid Great Beyond. Created by MAXIMUM THE HORMONE’s music video director Yasuhiko Shimizu, bullets and laughter prove the best weapons when your BFF goes full zombie. Featuring an aggressive …

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Wasuta starts official group Instagram on CAT’CH THE WORLD release day

Idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) launched their official group Instagram on March 6, announcing the news at their HMV LaLaport TOYOSU in-store event in Tokyo to celebrate the release of their third full album CAT’CH THE WORLD. https://www.instagram.com/wasuta.world/

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ChouCho performs acoustic “naked garden” vol. 5 in Tokyo

Anisong singer ChouCho held her 5th acoustic live concert, “ChouCho Acoustic Live – naked garden vol. 5” at Hakuju Hall in Tokyo on February 16, 2019, expanding the event from previous live house settings to a larger music hall for the first time. The artist performed several of her popular anime themes backed by piano, …

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Wasuta releases “Neko Punch” teaser and CAT’CH THE WORLD track list

Japanese idols Wasuta (“The World Standard”) has revealed the track list for their third full album titled CAT’CH THE WORLD, scheduled for release on March 6. The group has also released a teaser version of their new music video, the video game-themed “Kurae! Hissatsu! Neko Punch★ ~ Watashitachi Tatakau Nyakotan [Level 5]“, designed as a …

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TRUE holds 5th Anniversary concert at TSUTAYA O-EAST

Anisong singer TRUE began celebrating the 5th anniversary of her singing debut at the special “TRUE 5th Anniversary Live Sound! Vol.1 ~SINGLE COLLECTION~” concert at TSUTAYA O-EAST in Tokyo. The “SINGLE COLLECTION” event featured several of TRUE’s TV anime themes including Sound! Euphonium OP theme song “DREAM SOLISTER”, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans ED theme …

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Wasuta celebrates third year performance at Japan Expo Thailand 2019

Japanese idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) returned for their third straight year of performances at Japan Expo Thailand on January 26 and 27, 2019. Wasuta delivered five mini-concerts in two days at the Central World complex in Bangkok, Thailand, connecting with overseas fans who traveled from throughout Asia to support the group. Wasuta’s recent …

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JAM Project unleashes furious combo of One Punch Man and Super Robot Wars T theme songs

Anisong super unit JAM Project — comprised of Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endo, Hiroshi Kitadani, Masami Okui, Yoshiki Fukuyama — held a special concert at January 25 and 26 at Toyosu PIT in Tokyo. On the second day’s performance, they announced the release of their new song “Seijaku no Apostle”, the theme for One Punch Man …

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