Category Archive: J-Pop News

Feb 16 2018

maidreamin collaborates with Candy holic for idol takeover event

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Japanese idol group Candy holic will take over maidreamin’s Akihabara Live Restaurant Heaven’s Gate on February 18th. The idols will wear maidreamin’s signature maid cafe outfits and perform special mini-concerts on the Heaven’s Gate music stage.

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Feb 09 2018

Namie Amuro 25th Anniversary documentary 〜glorious days〜

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Namie Amuro has released a 20-minute English-documentary on her official YouTube channel to commemorate her 25th Anniversary and upcoming Domestic Dome Tour & Asia Tour “Namie Amuro Final Tour 2018 – Finally ~”. Chronicling her career from her start with Super Monkeys at 14 years old through her million-plus record sales in every decade since, …

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Feb 03 2018

FLOW announces 2018 Latin America Tour

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FLOW (Naruto, Code Geass, Durarara, Eureka Seven) has announced “FLOW 15th Anniversary TOUR 2018 Anime-Shibari —Latin America Tour—”, which will feature all of the band’s 21 anime theme songs performing 9 shows in 5 countries: Argentina, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Brazil.

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Feb 03 2018

maidreamin celebrates Twin Tail Day in Japan

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Japanese maid cafe chain maidreamin celebrated “Twin Tail Day” (February 2nd) with special events at its shops across Japan. Each of maidreamin’s over 400 maids wore their hair in “twin tail” style and offered guests 2-for-1 photos with their favorite maids and “twin dessert” specials to commemorate the experience.

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Feb 02 2018

Charisma.com bids farewell at final Tokyo concert

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Charisma.com performed their final live show together on January 27, 2018, at Zepp Tokyo. MC Itsuka and DJ Gonchi emerged from white coffins to open the set with the new song “Ribbon”, which was included in the recently released Charisma Best album. The duo led the audience through 32 songs, ending with “HATE”, the music …

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Feb 02 2018

Koda Kumi teases first 2018 album AND with hot new covers

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Koda Kumi has revealed four hot poses for her new album AND, the first of two planned albums for 2018. No track list yet, but there will 10 songs total and bonus music videos for “LIT”, “Never Enough”, and “Party” when AND drops on February 28th.

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Feb 02 2018

Hello! Project’s ANGERME to make overseas performance debut in Paris

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Hello! Project idol group ANGERME will make their overseas performance debut on June 3rd, 2018 at La Cigale in Paris, France. Tickets are on sale now: https://www.weezevent.com/angerme Starting off as S/mileage in 2010, the group evolved into ANGERME in late 2014. Originally made up of four former Hello-pro Egg members (Hello! Project trainees), ANGERME has …

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Feb 01 2018

BRATS is back with new music video Kimarigoto

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Japanese girls rock band BRATS has released the music video for their new song “Kimarigoto”. Shot at remote locations including the Yamba Dam construction site and the abandoned Taishi station in Gunma prefecture, “Kimarigoto” features a new studio recording of the song previewed in last year’s “Ainikoiyo/Nounai Shoukyo Game” release.

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Jan 31 2018

maidreamin featured in Fuji TV show Kuragehime

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The cast of the Fuji TV program Kuragehime (“Princess Jellyfish”) dropped by maidreamin’s Ekimae store for a short dose of sweets in the romantic comedy’s third episode, which aired January 29th in Japan. Filmed in January during the restaurant’s off-hours, eagle-eyed viewers can spot famous maid Peace (this year’s “Moe Kawaii Queen”) in the background …

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Jan 24 2018

Tomomi Itano finds her way back in new photobook and single

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Tomomi Itano will release two projects in February, her latest photobook Wanderer and a new maxi-single “Just As I Am”. Itano says she’s been thinking a lot about self-awareness and acceptance, and she created the two projects to complement each other and express the full scope of her feelings. Wanderer, shot by photographer ND Chow …

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