Category: Japanese Anime

JAM Project announces new album and World Cosplay Summit performance

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

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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Anime streaming service ANiUTa holds first celebration concert ANiUPa!!

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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Aqours and THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS are final reveals for AX’s Anisong World Matsuri

Aqours, from the multimedia project “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, and THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS are the final performers announced in Anime Expo’s week-long reveal of guests for this year’s back-to-back Anisong World Matsuri concerts on June 30 (“Japan Kawaii Live”) and July 1 (“Japan Super Live”). Information: http://www.anime-expo.org/aqours-idolmster-cinderella-girls-join-anisong-world-matsuri-anime-expo-2017/ Pre-sale and VIP information has been posted on …

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Wake Up, Girls ! and JUNNA and Minori Suzuki from Walküre to perform Day Zero concert at Anime Expo

This year’s Anime Expo will kick off their event with a major concert on June 30, “Day Zero” of the popular anime convention which officially begins July 1. Two more performers have been announced in the penultimate reveal of this year’s Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017: Wake Up, Girls ! and JUNNA and …

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Mashiro Ayano and angela join AX lineup for Anisong World Matsuri

Japanese anisong artists Mashiro Ayano (Fate/stay night, GUNSLINGER STRATOS, D.Gray-man HALLOW) and angela (FAFNER in the azure, K, KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA) will perform at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017 on July 1. The renowned performers were announced on Day 3 of Anime Expo’s week-long announcement event highlighting 2 new artists each day through …

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GARNiDELiA and Konomi Suzuki revealed in Round 2 of Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo announcements

Anime Expo has revealed the second round of performers for this year’s Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017, part of the anime con’s week-long announcement event highlighting 2 new artists each day through Friday. GARNiDELiA (Kill la Kill) and Konomi Suzuki (No-Game, No-Life) will join the lineup for the July 1 concert. Details: http://www.anime-expo.org/garnidelia-and-konomi-suzuki-join-anisong-world-matsuri-at-anime-expo-2017/

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Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017 announces first round of performers

Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017 has announced its first round of performers for the special concert event coming this June 30 and July 1, 2017, to the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Two performers will be announced each day this week, for a total of ten amazing anisong artists at this year’s …

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Anisong subscription service ANiUTa launches in Japan, international due later this year

The worldʼs first anime music subscription service ANiUTa (Anime + Uta/”song”) launched in Japan on March 24. The combined production of multiple record companies, the streaming service is currently exclusive to Japan and will launch in other countries later this year. The music lineup includes an extensive 50,000-track catalog of anime, game, and vocaloid selections, …

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