Category Archive: Japanese Video Games

Feb 27 2018

PROMIC launches Japan Anime Music LAB. to promote anisong industry worldwide

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PROMIC, the leading Japanese entertainment industry foundation to support the growth of Japanese music internationally, has announced the launch of the Japan Anime Music LAB. (JAM LAB.) website. http://www.japan-animemusic.com JAM LAB. serves to connect international music and licensing professionals as well as event and concert promoters with the top echelon of Japanese ani-song artists and …

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Dec 28 2017

Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 coming to USA & Mexico

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Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 has announced summer dates for the United States and Mexico. Information: http://mikuexpo.com/usamx2018 June 29th (Fri) Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles July 1st (Sun) City National Civic, San Jose July 6th (Fri) The Bomb Factory, Dallas July 8th (Sun) H.E.B. Center, Austin July 12th (Thu) Washington, D.C., The Anthem July 14th (Sat) New …

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Nov 19 2017

maidreamin challenges players to Kurokishi RPG game battles

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As part of their 10th Anniversary, top Japanese maid cafe chain maidreamin has announced a special, limited-time event for the Japanese mobile game “Kurokishi to Shiro no Maou”. From now through December 15th, customers can challenge their favorite maids to a match of the real-time RPG in between delicious parfaits, drinks, and dancing at the …

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Nov 07 2017

Omodoka feature on toco toco

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Japanese house music pioneer Soichi Terada (also known as Omodaka) is featured on toco toco’s new episode on YouTube. Known for his chiptune music and various video game soundtracks (“Ape Escape”), the multi-talented producer/composer toured the U.S. in 2009 and 2010 as part of the Japan Nite ensemble.

Aug 24 2017

Puzzle and Dragons opens bilingual Instagram

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If your fingers haven’t done enough “PazuDora” for one day, check out the new Instagram account from the insanely popular mobile game Puzzle and Dragons showcasing first-look images of new monster art! (Pictured: Devil Star Divine Queen, Hera-Nyx) https://www.instagram.com/puzzleanddragons_official

Aug 15 2017

FLOW and Yousei Teikoku complete 2-day Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon

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Anisong World Matsuri completed its 2-day event at Otakon in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, August 12, with performances by two diverse anisong artists – gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku and rock group FLOW. 3000 fans filled the event hall at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to experience a second day of anisong entertainment.

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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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