Category Archive: Japanese Electronic

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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Jun 28 2016

YANAKIKU return to J-Pop Summit as Iichiko Shochu Ambassadors

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Japanese kimono-cosplay duo YANAKIKU will return to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit at the Fort mason Center on July 23 and 24, 2016. YANAKIKU made their American performance debut at the Japanese cultural festival in 2014, and they returned last year to host J-Pop Summit’s Ryokan Pavilion. This year, singers YANA and KIKU will appear at …

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May 25 2016

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu celebrates Five Years a Monster with Best Of CD

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J-Pop phenom Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is celebrating her fifth anniversary as a major recording artist with the upcoming KPP BEST album, collecting over twenty-four songs and loaded with bonus features. The limited edition KPP Best: KPP’s Face Packaging version, dropping May 25th, also includes a “self-mix” disc produced by Yasutaka Nakata, a bonus DVD, and …

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May 02 2016

Hatsune Miku gets high-fashion makeover in Vogue

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Virtual idol Hatsune Miku traded in her iconic digital aquamarine for some awe-inspiring threads at Givenchy’s Paris studio for a special article this month in Vogue magazine. “The outfit has multiple types of lace with some crocodile trim,” notes designer Riccardo Tisci, “and, though you can’t see them from far away, there are individual Swarovski …

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Apr 29 2016

J-Pop Summit announces World Order, Silent Siren, and GARNiDELiA for July festival

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J-POP SUMMIT 2016 has announced its first line-up of music artists set to perform this year. This summer’s festival will be highlighted by a 3-day slate of live music from a wide range of top Japanese pop idol, anisong, electronica, and rock artists that will complement an extensive roster of attractions, participants and exhibits, and …

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