Category Archive: Japanese Idols

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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Jun 30 2018

i☆Ris – Interview (2018)

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i☆Ris Interview by DJ Greg Hignight (Tune in Tokyo) June 30, 2018 i☆Ris is best known for starring in the popular franchise PriPara. The five-member idol unit’s ambitious undertaking as idols has encompassed voice acting in both anime and gaming as well as live music performances. Their cheery stage presence and contagious enthusiasm will be …

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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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Apr 12 2018

maidreamin serves “moe” to Montreal at Otakuthon in August

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​Japan’s top maid cafe chain maidreamin will perform their first Canadian service at Montreal’s Otakuthon, August 3-5, 2018. maidreamin will perform on the event’s main stage at the Palais des congrès de Montréal Convention Center, featuring a live music concert followed other fun weekend activities including an autograph session, fan Q&A, and panel discussion on …

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Apr 08 2018

Erina Kamiya (Kamen Joshi) – Interview (2018) Pt. 1

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Erina Kamiya (Kamen Joshi) Interview by David Cirone Part 1 April 8, 2018 How long have you been a member of Kamen Joshi? How did you get your start? Erina: It’s my sixth year now. I came to Tokyo hoping to become an idol and was looking for an audition. On YouTube, I saw an …

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Apr 05 2018

Momoiro Clover Z celebrates 10th Anniversary with Greatest Hits album

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Momoiro Clover Z has announced the release of their first greatest hits album on May 23, 2018, commemorating the 10th anniversary of their career. The special edition contains three music CDs and two Blu-ray discs, box packaging, and a photo booklet. The Blu-rays contains documentary footage and the group’s live concert held on January 21, …

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