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On set of a J-pop music video shoot: Da-iCE “Two As One”

On May 31, 2016, I was on set of the “Two As One” music video shoot for J-pop group Da-iCE on top of Hollywood Bowl Overlook. It felt more like watching a J-drama filming in Los Angeles though. There was no singing or dancing, or even music. Only acting. Two vocalists (Sota Hanamura and Yudai …

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Da-iCE teases NEXT PHASE album with “Two As One” music video shot in LA

After surprising fans with their cover of Ariana Grande’s hit single “Into You” a month ago, five member male vocal and dance group Da-iCE has released the music video for their new original single “Two As One”, a mid-tempo track from their third album NEXT PHASE, which comes out on January 25, 2017. Shot in …

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Da-iCE releases ballad Koigokoro for new single

Da-iCE releases a ballad for their 10th single “Koigokoro”. The choreography for their new single, which will drop November 2, incorporated contemporary dance moves that meld with the soft and mellow atmosphere.

Da-iCE at Fanime 2016: Photos and Set List

Da-iCE at Fanime 2016 05.28.2016 City National Civic San Jose, CA Photo credit: ©AMG/ALC

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Da-iCE ushers in summer with new single and music video “Paradive”

Male vocal and dance group, Da-iCE, have released a short version of their music video for their new single “Paradive.” Filmed in a span of three days, the MV shows the members on the beaches and sets of Yoron Island in Kagoshima prefecture (neighboring Okinawa prefecture). One of the choreography scene was taken on Yurikehama, …

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J-Pop dance/vocal group Da-iCE to make overseas debut at Fanime 2016

Japanese dance/vocal group Da-iCE will make their American performance debut at Fanime later this month at the San Jose Convention Center, May 27-30. The groundbreaking five-member group has scored multiple chart-topping hits in Japan, becoming a pop music sensation for their multi-octave range, modern dance style, handsome looks, and sophisticated fashions. Their concert at Fanime …

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Da-iCE – Every Season (MV)

Da-iCE is a class act, but this new video for “Every Season” is way off base. Too many filter overlays and retro “film” effects take away the song & dance group’s modern edge. Da-iCE is always worth checking out, and their spot-on harmonies and synchronized dancing reflect the true style of these young men. Beautiful …

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Da-iCE – TOKI (PV)

Da-iCE – Interview (2014)

Da-iCE Interview by Nhu Nguyen February 14, 2014 (L to R) Toru Iwaoka, Sota Hanamura, Hayate Wada, Yudai Ohno, Taiki Kudo On a beautiful Saturday morning in Los Angeles, I was able to sit down with members of Da-iCE in between their busy schedule in the states rehearsing and composing, among other things. The rising-star …

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