Category Archive: J-Pop

Sep 18 2018

STARMARIE to perform at Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018

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Japanese dance and vocal quintet STARMARIE will perform on the main stage of Anime Weekend Atlanta in Georgia, USA, on September 22. STARMARIE’s song “Hime wa Rankiryuu☆Goikkou-sama” was used as the opening theme of the anime Onigiri in 2016 and their song “Natsu ni nare!” was chosen as the ending theme of the anime Cardfight!! …

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Sep 12 2018

The 10 Most Poppin’ist Highlights from BanG Dream! “Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018!”

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The Ten Most Poppin’ist Highlights from BanG Dream! Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018! by Dave Cirone I knew nothing about BanG Dream! Girls Band Party‘s characters — I’d never even played the game or listened to the music — but last Saturday’s Delayed Viewing screening of the BanG Dream! 5th☆Live “Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018!” concert film …

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Aug 29 2018

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

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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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Aug 29 2018

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

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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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Aug 24 2018

maidreamin treats Toronto to maid culture at Fan Expo Canada 2018

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​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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Aug 23 2018

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

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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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Aug 07 2018

m-flo’s OTAQUEST LIVE full of beats and surprises (Live Report)

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m-flo presents “OTAQUEST LIVE” powered by LDH USA m-flo, PKCZ®, YASUTAKA NAKATA, Crystal Kay, Hachioji P, TeddyLoid, Masayoshi Iimori, and YUC’e Microsoft Theater, July 5, 2018 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Kaori Suzuki Six hours of dance music can be kind of intense for some people if you’re not used to it. While …

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Aug 06 2018

May’n – Interview (2018)

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May’n Interview by David Cirone August 10, 2018 Legendary among anime fans for her performances in Macross Frontier, Accel World, and her latest theme song for Lord of Vermilion, May’n reflects on the first decade of her singing career, her approach to creating her anime theme performances, and her eternal love for taiyaki in our …

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Aug 03 2018

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

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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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Aug 02 2018

GARNiDELiA – Interview (2018)

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GARNiDELiA Interview by Todd Nelson July 27, 2018 GARNiDELiA is a Japanese pop duo consisting of singer MARiA, and producer/composer toku. Their songs have been featured in many anime series such as Kill la Kill and Fate/Apocrypha. Recently they performed as a musical guest at anime convention A-Kon in Fort Worth, Texas. Your live performance …

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