Category Archive: J-Pop News

Dec 14 2017

Kamen Joshi creates Infinity Girls unit for iiyama PC

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On December 13, Kamen Joshi revealed their limited-time unit “”Mugen Joshi” (Infinity Girls), created for their collaboration with Japanese PC manufacturer Iiyama. The four members performed a new tie-in song “Shining Road ~ tanoshii koto o zenryoku de!~” and modeled special costumes and custom masks connected to the new “infinity” line of PCs, optimized for …

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Dec 11 2017

maidreamin chooses Akihabara’s Moe Kawaii Queen 2017

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On November 25, 2017, maidreamin cafe gathered the chain’s top maids for the annual Moe Kawaii Queen competition at their Heaven’s Gate Live Restaurant in Akihabara. The title of maidreamin’s Moe Kawaii Queen is given to the best representative of the restaurant’s mission of top-level service, hospitality, and entertainment. Popular maids from maidreamin’s 16 restaurants …

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Dec 07 2017

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

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Kamen Joshi member Nanaka Kawamura won her mixed martial arts match at the Deep Jewels 18 fighting event on December 3. Kawamura is the first active idol to participate in this type of athletic contest in the history of the Japanese idol genre. After six months of training, Kawamura pushed herself to reach her target …

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Dec 06 2017

moumoon new digital single Let It Shine

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moumoon has announced the release of their new digital single “Let it shine”. The quiet ballad was chosen as the theme song for the WOWOW drama Ishitsubute ~Gaimushou kimitsuhi wo abaita sousa nika no otoko tachi~ starring Koichi Sato and Yosuke Eguchi. “Let it shine” is available worldwide on iTunes and Spotify.

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Nov 27 2017

FEMM at Hyper Japan 2017

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FEMM @ Hyper Japan London Friday November 24, 2017 01 My Revolution 02 Samishii Nettaigyo 03 CANDY GIRL 04 Konya wa Boogie Back (nice vocal) 05 Astroboy (Invaderous Remix) 06 Kill The DJ (Invaderous Remix) 07 Fxxk Boyz Get Money (Invaderous Remix)

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Nov 22 2017

Jin Akanishi drops new album in time for the holidays

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The mega hot Jin Akanishi is “Blessèd” this holiday season. His seventh album is available worldwide on December 12. The digital and standard versions of Blessèd contain a bonus track while the limited editions come with different DVDs.

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Nov 21 2017

Wednesday Campanella at Clockenflap Hong Kong (2017)

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Wednesday Campanella’s performance at Clockenflap 2017, Hong Kong’s largest outdoor music festival. Photos by Mariko Kurose

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Nov 20 2017

Erina Kamiya walks red carpet for feature film debut

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Kamen Joshi’s Erina Kamiya made her feature film debut in Umi ni nose ta Gazu no yume (“Gaz’s Dreams on the Sea”) at the 4th New Movie Director’s Film Festival on November 11th. Erina earned a starring role in the film, where she portrays a high school student in Kumano who joins a movie production …

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Nov 20 2017

NECRONOMIDOL launches Darkness Over The Pacific USA Tour

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NECRONOMIDOL, the ultradark Japanese idol unit based out of Tokyo, has annoucned the first USA tour, beginning December 15 at L.A.’s Whisky A Go Go. NECRONOMIDOL, known for their ethereal choreography and striking visual style, will be accompanied by Tokyo Prog rockers Zeroshiki.

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Nov 19 2017

maidreamin challenges players to Kurokishi RPG game battles

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As part of their 10th Anniversary, top Japanese maid cafe chain maidreamin has announced a special, limited-time event for the Japanese mobile game “Kurokishi to Shiro no Maou”. From now through December 15th, customers can challenge their favorite maids to a match of the real-time RPG in between delicious parfaits, drinks, and dancing at the …

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