Category Archive: Japanese Idols

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

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 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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Jul 23 2018

THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 (Gallery)

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THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS performing at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 2018.07.07 Los Angeles – Microsoft Theater Set List 1. Shine!! (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS anime) 2. SUN♡FLOWER (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS anime) 3. Love∞Destiny (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS: Starlight Stage game) 4. Tulip (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS: Starlight Stage game) 5. Onegai! …

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Jul 18 2018

Anisong World Matsuri presents rainbow of talent at Japan Kawaii Live

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“Japan Kawaii Live”, the final night of Anisong World Matsuri’s three-day concert event at Anime Expo, was held on July 7, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, featuring AKB48 Team 8, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, i☆Ris, and Shoko Nakagawa. THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS returned for the second year in a row with a new lineup pulled …

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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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