Category Archive: J-Pop News

Jul 20 2018

Sanketsu-girl Sayuri at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

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Sanketsu-girl Sayuri (Fate/Extra: Last Encore, Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace) performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.06 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. Heikousen (Scum’s Wish) 2. Sore wa Chiisana Hikari no youna (Erased) 3. Tsuki to Hanataba (Fate/Extra: Last Encore) 4. Furaregai Girl 5. Mikazuki (Rampo Kitan: Game of …

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Jul 20 2018

May’n at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

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May’n (Macross Frontier, Accel World) performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.06 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. Chase the world (Accel World) 2. One In A Billion – May’n Ver.- (Restaurant to Another World) 3. Northern Cross (Macross Frontier) 4. You (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) 5. Belief (Taboo Tattoo) …

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Jul 18 2018

Anisong World Matsuri presents rainbow of talent at Japan Kawaii Live

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“Japan Kawaii Live”, the final night of Anisong World Matsuri’s three-day concert event at Anime Expo, was held on July 7, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, featuring AKB48 Team 8, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, i☆Ris, and Shoko Nakagawa. THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS returned for the second year in a row with a new lineup pulled …

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Jul 17 2018

Anime superstars thrill fans at Anisong World Matsuri’s Japan Super Live 2018

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On July 6, 2018, anisong fans packed the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for “Japan Super Live” — the second night of Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 — to see rare U.S. performances by anime superstars May’n, Aimer, Sanketsu-girl Sayuri, and Yuki Kajiura. May’n charged onto the stage to open the concert and …

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Jul 05 2018

Aqours celebrates first American solo live show at Anisong World Matsuri

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Love Live! Sunshine!! school idol group Aqours kicked off the three-day Anisong World Matsuri concert event at Anime Expo with an electric, non-stop performance at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on July 4, 2018. Performing to a near-capacity audience of enthusiastic fans, Aqours flew in to the United States in the middle of their …

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May 25 2018

Wasuta dances through Harajuku for summertime love song Tapioca Milk Tea

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Japanese idol group Wasuta (The World Standard) has released the music video for their new digital single “Tapioca Milk Tea”. The song’s theme was inspired by Taiki Kudo from Da-iCE, who played a part in providing music for Wasuta’s recent solo live concert. After the performance, Taiki gave the members tapioca milk tea to drink, …

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May 10 2018

Kamen Joshi’s Tomoka Igari shows true idol spirit, vows to move forward after injury

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On April 11, Kamen Joshi member Tomoka Igari was hospitalized following an accident where a sudden gust of wind blew over a signboard which collapsed on top of her, causing injuries to her head, legs, and spine. After several weeks of private discussions with Igari, her family, and her doctors, Kamen Joshi’s management issued a …

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May 09 2018

Maison book girl – UK tour news and Ticket Giveaway

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JaME UK x NekoPOP Maison book girl UK Tour Ticket Giveaway! — please visit Facebook for details. (courtesy of Read The Air Records) Japanese idol pop group Maison book girl has announced “Bath Room – UK Version” as the AA-side track on their forthcoming single, available on limited-edition blue 7″ vinyl May 18, 2018. The …

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Apr 25 2018

Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 announces musical performers

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An all-star lineup of nine Japanese anime song performers will take over L.A.’s Microsoft Theater on July 4th, 6th, And 7th. Anisong World Matsuri (AWM) and Anime Expo (AX) have announced the complete lineup for the three-day music festival to be held in conjunction with AX 2018, the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in …

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Apr 23 2018

Erina Kamiya (Kamen Joshi) – Interview (2018) Pt. 2

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Erina Kamiya (Kamen Joshi) Interview by David Cirone Part 2 April 23, 2018 Your YouTube channel became super-popular as soon you started, and you’ve created some outrageous, crazy videos. How do you come up with the ideas? Erina: When I was little, I would imagine swimming in a pool filled with pudding, or filling a …

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