Category: J-Pop News

Macross Frontier’s May’n and Megumi Nakajima reunite with “Good Job!”

A new single celebrating the 10th anniversary of Macross Frontier is reuniting May’n and Megumi Nakajima, the fan-favorite performers behind heroines Sheryl Nome and Ranka Lee. “Good Job !” will be released on September 26th and features three new tracks coupled with karaoke versions.

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BanG Dream! 5th Live Concerts screening across USA and Canada this September

Azoland Pictures has announced that BanG Dream! 5th Live Concerts will be screened in select U.S. and Canadian theaters in September 2018. “Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018!” is scheduled to be shown on September 8th and “Roselia -Ewigkeit-“ on September 15th (September 16th for Canada). The concerts will be shown with English subtitles except for the …

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Gallery: Screaming Sixties at Night & Day, Manchester, 2018

Screaming Sities Live at Night & Day Cafe, Manchester, 2018 – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods – visit the Flickr album for many more photos from the night.

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maidreamin treats Toronto to maid culture at Fan Expo Canada 2018

​Japan’s top maid cafe chain maidreamin gives Canadian fans a double dose of Akihabara culture this month, returning to North America to perform at the four-day Fan Expo Canada event at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, August 30 – September 2. maidreamin’s upcoming appearance at Fan Expo Canada will be one of their biggest-ever overseas events …

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AnimeNYC 2018 reveals final artist lineup for and ticket dates for Anisong World Matsuri

Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll has announced the final artist to join the lineup of the inaugural Anisong World Matsuri concert event in New York City, to be held November 16 and 17 at the historic Hammerstein Ballroom. nano (Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Btooom!) will join previously announced J-Pop artists Luna Haruna, Shoko Nakagawa, Morning …

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Gallery: London Blue live at Hyper Japan Summer 2018

London Blue Live at Hyper Japan, London, 2018 – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods. More photos from Hyper Japan 2018 and an exclusive London Blue interview coming soon!

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Gallery: NECRONOMIDOL in Manchester, Black Winds Over Albion

NECRONOMIDOL Live at Night & Day Cafe, Manchester, June 4, 2018 – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods. Visit the Flickr album for more photos. Exclusive NekoPOP photos from NECRONOMIDOL’s debut UK performance at Night & Day Cafe, Manchester, June 2018.

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BESPA KUMAMERO releases emotional memorial song “Inori”

BESPA KUMAMERO’s new digital single “Inori” (“Prayer”) was released worldwide on August 10, 2019. The Japanese electronic performance unit has included ballads on previous releases (“Losing Time”, “Pop (Breeze Piano Version”), but “Inori” is their most personal song to date. August 10 marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of vocalist Azumi’s father, and even …

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Wasuta teams with Spanish YouTube superstars Adexe & Nau for “Yo Quiero Vivir” music video

The music video for Japanese idol group Wasuta (The World Standard)’s surprise collaboration with hit Spanish duo Adexe & Nau was released today on YouTube. In the multi-language remix of “Yo Quiero Vivir” (“I want to live”), Wasuta members sing verses in Japanese while dancing through Akihabara, Shibuya, Odaiba, and Tokyo Bay. Video:

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Gallery: Deadlift Lolita at Hyper Japan Summer 2018

DEADLIFT LOLITA Live at Hyper Japan, Olympia, London, July 2018 – Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods – check out the full album on Flickr.

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