Category Archive: Japanese Video Games

Aug 14 2017

JAM Project and T.M.Revolution bring Anisong World Matsuri to Washington, D.C.

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Anisong World Matsuri made its east coast American debut at Otakon’s new home in Washington, D.C. on Friday, August 11. The ambitious concert series, produced by Japan’s leading entertainment companies with the goal of delivering Japan’s anisong concerts worldwide in the highest quality, opened the Friday concert with a striking video depicting AWM’s logo covering …

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Jul 22 2017

Super Sonico and First Astronomical Velocity unleash the Complete Collection

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Super Sonico and her band First Astronomical Velocity will release a giant-size (could it be anything else?) 8-disc music collection at Comiket, starting August 11, 2017. The “First Astronomical Velocity – Complete Collection” box set features 76 songs assembled from the international icon’s various group and solo releases, plus new arrangements and a DVD of …

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Dec 29 2016

Super Sonico teases wedding bells in Kamu Kamu Wedding music video

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Nitroplus has released a teaser video featuring Super Sonico in the wedding dress revealed last October in commemoration of the game company mascot’s 10th Anniversary. In a new song penned by Sonico herself, “Kamu Kamu Wedding”, she imagines married life as she takes her first steps toward adulthood. Super Sonico debuted in 2006 as the …

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Nov 15 2016

Lantis artists Kenichi Suzumura, ZAQ, and Sayaka Sasaki join Sims 4 soundtrack

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Electronic Arts’ hit video game The Sims 4™, released worldwide in September 2014, will be releasing a new expansion pack – The Sims 4 City Living. In the new pack, four Lantis music artists – Kenichi Suzumura, ZAQ, Sayaka Sasaki and Shuhei Kita – will be featured. The songs include Kenichi Suzumura’s “SHIPS”, ZAQ’s “Philosophy …

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Oct 25 2016

maidreamin brings Akihabara’s maid culture to the Middle East for ANI:ME Abu Dhabi

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Japan’s internationally-famous maid cafe maidreamin will present authentic and fun maid service at ANI:ME Abu Dhabi October 27-29. The three-day event is a celebration of Japanese popular culture, showcasing the best of anime, manga, cinema, music, and games, as well as anime-influenced comics, animation and films from around the world. maidreamin will bring kawaii delight …

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Oct 16 2016

Super Sonico Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Website and Announcements

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Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico celebrated her 10th Anniversary in Japan this week with several announcements and a special website. In her first decade of representing the successful video game company, Super Sonico has been portrayed as a fashion model, university student, and aspiring musician (with her band FAV – First Astronomical Velocity). The theme of …

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Oct 13 2016

DECO*27 – Reversible Campaign feat. Hatsune Miku (MV)

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DECO*27 goes all sorts of cyber-crazy in the music video for “Reversible Campaign”, featuring Vocaloid superstar Hatsune Miku. The song is the first release from DECO*27’s new album GHOST.

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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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Sep 01 2016

Super Sonico 10th Anniversary Book to be released in December

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Super Sonico, the world-famous Nitroplus mascot, will receive a 10th Anniversary tribute book from Japanese publisher Kadokawa. The 256-page deluxe collection of images will chronicle her career as gravure model and musician (with band First Astronomical Velocity) since her debut in October 2006. The book also includes a double-sided poster. Release date: 12/20/2016 Item info …

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