Category: Japanese Anime

BRATS mess with your head in Nounai Shoukyo Game (“Brain Erase Game”)

Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released their new music video “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”), the theme song from the upcoming film Slaveman, directed by Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, Robogeisha, Prison School). BRATS (featuring Rei Kuromiya of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) recently announced their return to live performances, and the applications for …

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Super Sonico teases wedding bells in Kamu Kamu Wedding music video

Nitroplus has released a teaser video featuring Super Sonico in the wedding dress revealed last October in commemoration of the game company mascot’s 10th Anniversary. In a new song penned by Sonico herself, “Kamu Kamu Wedding”, she imagines married life as she takes her first steps toward adulthood. Super Sonico debuted in 2006 as the …

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BRATS reveal new music video “Ainikoiyo” from To Be Hero

Japanese girls band BRATS have released a scorching new music video for their theme song “Ainikoiyo” from the television anime To Be Hero. Showcasing the powerhouse combination of sisters Rei Kuromiya (vocals) and Aya Kuromiya (bass), the high-energy song moves BRATS into a rock-influenced style that’s also hinted at in the preview of their song …

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Puffy AmiYumi to perform at Anime Boston 2017

Puffy AmiYumi will return to America for Anime Boston 2017, March 31 – April 2, 2017. Info and tickets: http://www.animeboston.com/ Puffy AmiYumi are one of the most famous music icons in Japan, where they are a household name synonymous with all things pop and fun. Featuring dual vocalists Ami and Yumi, the group has reached …

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BRATS song featured in new Japanese film Slaveman

Japanese girls band BRATS (featuring Rei Kuromiya of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) will contribute the song “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”) to the soundtrack of the upcoming Japanese film Slaveman, directed by Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, Robogeisha, Prison School). “Nounai Shoulyo Game” is the second new BRATS song to be announced this year, …

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maidreamin brings Akihabara’s maid culture to the Middle East for ANI:ME Abu Dhabi

Japan’s internationally-famous maid cafe maidreamin will present authentic and fun maid service at ANI:ME Abu Dhabi October 27-29. The three-day event is a celebration of Japanese popular culture, showcasing the best of anime, manga, cinema, music, and games, as well as anime-influenced comics, animation and films from around the world. maidreamin will bring kawaii delight …

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Super Sonico Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Website and Announcements

Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico celebrated her 10th Anniversary in Japan this week with several announcements and a special website. In her first decade of representing the successful video game company, Super Sonico has been portrayed as a fashion model, university student, and aspiring musician (with her band FAV – First Astronomical Velocity). The theme of …

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nowisee multimedia project combines anime, manga, and music

“nowisee” (pronounced “noise”) is a cross-content creation between music, animation, novel and comics. On August 8th, 2015, 08:08:08, the music video titled “Vibration” was released online. With mind-blowing music and stunning visuals, the video spread over the internet, gaining 100,000 views in only a week. Behind the unit name “nowisee” stands 6 anonymous professional musicians …

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