Category Archive: Japanese Electronic

Sep 24 2016

PERFUME delights with hits, dreams, and Pokemon (The Wiltern 2016 Live Report)

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PERFUME The Wiltern, August 26, 2016 Live report by Nhu Nguyen The three members of Perfume, a-chan, Nocchi, and Kashiyuka, looked like the most prim-and-proper, best-dressed space invaders a sci-fi movie could ever ask for as they slowly walked down the Wiltern Theater stage staircase on the first night of the U.S. leg of their …

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Sep 23 2016

ShuuKaRen reveals album jackets, special editions for Universe debut

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ShuuKaRen, the dance/fashion duo formed by Shuuka Fujii (E-girls/Flower) and Karen Fujii (E-girls/Happiness), has revealed the jacket art for the triple editions of their debut CD Universe, coming out October 5. The limited edition is bound to be the hot fan item, packing in a CD, DVD, and 52-page magazine, while the one-coin (500 yen) …

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Sep 11 2016

Hatsune Miku opens online store for North America

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Fans of Japanese Vocaloid sensation Hatsune Miku can pick up some rare and super-cool merchandise at the newly-announced Miku Expo North American online store. The store boasts a sizable collection of official T-shirts, posters, keychains, wall scrolls, CDs, hats, and other accessories and fashion items. https://mikumerch.com

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Sep 02 2016

Take home a slice of Miku with DECO*27’s new release GHOST

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Japanese music producer DECO*27 has released a preview video of the 13 tracks included on his latest album GHOST, due for release September 28.

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Aug 16 2016

FEMM teams up with Takashi Okada for ISETAN ART & CREATION 2016

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Japanese mannequin pop duo FEMM has teamed with graphic designer Takashi Okada for a limited-run promotional campaign in Tokyo’s Shunjuku district titled ISETAN ART & CREATION 2016, running August 10-22 at the Isetan deparment store. Information at: http://www.isetanguide.com/20160810/art/ FEMM’s Riri and Lulu have revealed a special photo shoot for the campaign, along with a mind-bending …

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Aug 04 2016

FEMM live video features 3D holograms and FAKY’s Lil Fang

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Japanese mannequin dance duo FEMM has released the video of their March performance at “VRDG+H,” held at DMM VR THEATER, the world’s best holographic entertainment theater. “VRDG+H” is a new image and music event launched by the collaboration between “BRDG” and “HIP LAND MUSIC”, mixing electric music and images with their own point of view. …

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Jul 17 2016

Perfume – Interview (2016)

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Perfume Interview by Nhu Nguyen July 17, 2016 When the word ‘perfume’ comes up, the first thought many people may have is of their favorite fragrance or the song by Britney Spears. But for J-Pop fans, Perfume is the name of one of the hottest pop acts in Japan. The group has released five albums, …

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Jul 12 2016

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Brings 5th Anniversary World Tour to NY’s PlayStation Theater

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Celebrating the fifth anniversary of her recording debut, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is bringing her colorful and energetic “KPP 5iVE YEARS MONSTER WORLD TOUR 2016″ to New York City’s PlayStation Theater on July 25. Tickets are still available for Kyary’s unique celebration event, featuring bright costumes, dancing, and the chance to sing along with Kyary on …

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Jul 06 2016

FEMM releases 80s-sci-fi music videos Neon Twilight and Countdown

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Japanese mannequin duo FEMM has released two 80’s-revival music videos inspired by the 80 science-fiction themes from AKIRA and Blade Runner. FEMM made their major-label debut earlier this year and have been receiving increased attention from the international music and fashion industries. For the first time in their career, they have issued a double-video release …

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Jul 05 2016

Perfume World Tour 3rd Document Blu-ray releases July 6 with extra content

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Perfume will release the Blu-Ray edition of WE ARE Perfume -WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT on July 6. The feature-length documentary captured the famed Japanese pop trio during its recent international concert tour and features live performances and interviews. The film was previously screened in American theaters last year, and the home video release also includes …

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