Category Archive: J-Pop News

Aug 15 2017

FLOW and Yousei Teikoku complete 2-day Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon

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Anisong World Matsuri completed its 2-day event at Otakon in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, August 12, with performances by two diverse anisong artists – gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku and rock group FLOW. 3000 fans filled the event hall at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to experience a second day of anisong entertainment.

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Aug 14 2017

JAM Project and T.M.Revolution bring Anisong World Matsuri to Washington, D.C.

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Anisong World Matsuri made its east coast American debut at Otakon’s new home in Washington, D.C. on Friday, August 11. The ambitious concert series, produced by Japan’s leading entertainment companies with the goal of delivering Japan’s anisong concerts worldwide in the highest quality, opened the Friday concert with a striking video depicting AWM’s logo covering …

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Aug 09 2017

LiSA at Saitama Super Arena – Live Report

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LiSA Live Report Saitama Super Arena, June 25, 2017 In support of her new album, LiTTLE DEViL PARADE, LiSA performed before a packed Super Saitama Arena Sunday evening. It was her second evening at the venue and is one of the stops on her first ever arena tour. Fans familiar with LiSA’s previous major concert …

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Aug 07 2017

Kalafina releases 21st single featuring Touken Ranbu theme

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Kalafina will release their 21st single on August 9th, 2017. The title song “Hyakka Ryoran” is the outro theme song for the TV anime series “Katsugeki Touken Ranbu.” The single will be available in five editions with bonus music videos, including one with cover artwork from the hit anime and a limited-edition vinyl release.

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Aug 06 2017

FLOW announces 15th Anniversary anime-only concert Carnival 2017

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Last month, in July 2017, FLOW began their 15th Anniversary year, and the band recently finished the first round of their 6-city celebration tour in Fukuoka August 6th. On the final night of the tour, FLOW announced a special, one-night-only concert to take place on December 21st titled “FLOW THE CARNIVAL 2017 ~Anime-only~”, which will …

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Jul 31 2017

LiSA reveals jackets images for My Hero Academia single

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LiSA has revealed the jacket images for her upcoming single “Datte Atashi no Hero”, the ending theme from the popular anime series My Hero Academia. The new release comes with 3 different covers featuring LiSA and the anime characters and a special edition DVD.

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Jul 28 2017

Charisma.com helps the Rock “Dominate the Day” in new iPhone 7 campaign

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Charisma.com drops the beat with their international hit “HATE” in Apple’s new iPhone 7 campaign featuring Siri and Dwayne Johnson (The Rock). Check out the slick cameo during the Rock’s fashion show clip at 1:30. “It’s showtime.”

Jul 21 2017

BRATS Rei Kuromiya to release first photobook 0-Rei

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BRATS singer Rei Kuromiya will release her first photobook “O-Rei” on August 21, 2017. Rei will express herself through the lens of 3 different photographers: Ayumi Shikata, Ichiro Senoh, and Maki Taguchi. The photobook will also include a personal interview with Rei and personal messages from other artists. Rei will promote the book’s release with …

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Jul 18 2017

Masami Nagasawa lets loose for Under Armour campaign

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Actress Masami Nagasawa (Gintama, Sanada Maru, Proposal Daisakusen) goes all out (and all-in-the-pool) for the latest commercial for Under Armour. Nagasawa was also featured in a print campaign for the athletic brand back in March.

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Jul 17 2017

BRATS reunite with fans during CD release mini-tour

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Girls rock band BRATS took to the road in late June to promote the release of their double-A-side single “Ainikoiyo” / “Nounai Shoukyo Game”. The band, led by sisters Rei and Aya Kuromiya, reunited with fans in a series of signing sessions and mini-concerts at Ikebukero Live Inn Rosa (June 21), Village Vanguard Shimokitazawa (June …

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