Category: Japanese Electronic

m-flo’s OTAQUEST LIVE full of beats and surprises (Live Report)

m-flo presents “OTAQUEST LIVE” powered by LDH USA m-flo, PKCZ®, YASUTAKA NAKATA, Crystal Kay, Hachioji P, TeddyLoid, Masayoshi Iimori, and YUC’e Microsoft Theater, July 5, 2018 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Kaori Suzuki Six hours of dance music can be kind of intense for some people if you’re not used to it. While …

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BESPA KUMAMERO releases special cyber-stickers for LINE app

Japanese electronic performance unit BESPA KUMAMERO has released a set of illustrated stickers for the popular LINE messaging app, featuring composer/programmer Monkichi and the energetic, unstoppable vocalist Azumi. Presenting comical chibi versions of the cyberpunk duo, BESPA KUMAMERO takes fans through a wide range of hyper-expressive emotions, with plenty of chances to make your friends …

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Good Smile Racing and Team UKYO reveal 2018 Hatsune Miku Super GT design

GOODSMILE RACING (GSR) & Team UKYO with HATSUNE MIKU GT Project have officially unveiled their 2018 SUPER GT contender at Wonder Festival 2018 Winter on 18th February. GSR has already announced that it will compete in the Japanese premier racing series AUTOBACS SUPER GT with Kanzaki Hiro’s Racing Miku 2018. They aim for a 2-year …

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NekoPOP’s Best J-Pop Album Covers 2017

Check out NekoPOP′s best J-Pop album/single jackets for 2017, chosen by NekoPOP contributors David Cirone, Nhu Nguyen, Todd Nelson, and John Winner. Click here to view the full list, including LiSA, Koda Kumi, BiSH, AKB48, YUZU, NECRONOMIDOL, Daoko, and many more!

FEMM teases the future at CES 2018

J-Pop musical mannequin duo FEMM are featured in the newly-released teaser video for the “ACRONS” AR/MR Nightscape Live Show at CES 2018. The augmented reality/mixed reality presentation at the Las Vegas electronics trade show features new music and immersive visuals by FEMM set in the year 2025’s “Special Entertainment District”.

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Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 coming to USA & Mexico

Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 has announced summer dates for the United States and Mexico. Information: http://mikuexpo.com/usamx2018 June 29th (Fri) Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles July 1st (Sun) City National Civic, San Jose July 6th (Fri) The Bomb Factory, Dallas July 8th (Sun) H.E.B. Center, Austin July 12th (Thu) Washington, D.C., The Anthem July 14th (Sat) New …

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Virtual artist IA to premiere new musical ARIA in France

After completing her 11-city “PARTY-A-GO-GO” world tour, IA has announced that her next international concert titled “ARIA” will premiere next June in Enghien-les-Bains, France.

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Best J-Pop on Spotify: FEMM – PoW!

Gallery: FEMM at Underworld Camden, November 2017

FEMM Live at the Underworld, Camden, London, November 2017 – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods. Live photos from FEMM’s performance as part of LOVEBITES’ November 2017 show.

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Charisma.com calls it quits in 2018

Charisma.com has announced the duo will go on indefinite hiatus next year due to the departure of founding member DJ Gonchi. They will release their Charisma Best compilation album on January 10, 2018, and perform their final live shows on January 12 at Osaka BIGCAT and Zepp Tokyo on January 27.

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