Tag Archive: Kamen Joshi

Nov 20 2017

Erina Kamiya walks red carpet for feature film debut

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Kamen Joshi’s Erina Kamiya made her feature film debut in Umi ni nose ta Gazu no yume (“Gaz’s Dreams on the Sea”) at the 4th New Movie Director’s Film Festival on November 11th. Erina earned a starring role in the film, where she portrays a high school student in Kumano who joins a movie production …

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Nov 17 2017

Kamen Joshi announces new trainee group SURIJIE

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Akihabara’s masked idols Kamen Joshi have announced the formation of several new trainee groups under the new SURIJIE unit (stylized after “cerisier”, the French word for “cherry blossom”). On November 10th, the applicants gathered at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater in Akihabara to face the verdict of the judges, with the results broadcast live on the SBS …

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Nov 14 2017

Kamen Joshi appointed official Akihabara Ambassadors

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Masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara Tourism. Five years after the underground idol group established their permanent home at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater in Akihabara, the performers have been featured in international news media and achieved over 2.8 million followers on Facebook, the highest number of any group in the …

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Nov 07 2017

Kamen Joshi’s Erina Kamiya scores high with new YouTube channel

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Kamen Joshi’s Erina Kamiya recorded the second-highest number of subscribers for the week on her new YouTube channel (behind only ex.SMAP’s Tsuyoshi Kusanagi). The performer and best-selling gravure idol shows her silly side with outrageous stunts like attempting to break tiles with her chest and submerging herself in a tub full of Coke and Mentos. …

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Nov 05 2017

Kamen Joshi celebrates Halloween Night 2017 in Akihabara

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Masked idols Kamen Joshi held their special “Alice Halloween Night” holiday concert on October 29th, 2017, featuring the full lineup of Akihabara’s underground idols (Steam Girls, Armor Girls, Alice Juban) and their trainee groups (Slime Girls, Kamen Joshi Trainees) in a 3-hour event at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater.

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Oct 07 2017

Kamen Joshi x Astro Boy collaboration goods in Akihabara

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Kamen Joshi has teamed up with Astro Boy for special merchandise available in Akihabara for a limited time. Acrylic picture frames, keychains, and pin badges showcase the performers of the “Masked Girls” idol group and the iconic Astro Boy character wearing Kamen Joshi’s trademark horror hockey mask. Goods are available while supplies last at TOKYO …

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Sep 25 2017

Akihabara shoppers peek through the mask in Kamen Joshi’s Yahoo campaign

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Kamen Joshi’s strict rules normally forbid them from removing their masks outside the the P.A.R.M.S. Theater, where they perform over 1000 shows a year, but shoppers outside Akihabara’s Yodobashi Camera will get a chance to literally see behind the mask in a special “Follow Me!” campaign display presented by Yahoo! Japan.

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Feb 28 2014

Alice Juban death-threat stalker arrested

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A 33-year-old Japanese salaryman was arrested this month in connection to several death-threats he’d posted online directed at Alice Juban member Anna Tachibana. Tachibana had been forced to cancel several public appearances since early 2013 as the stalker continued to post threatening words and pictures on Twitter and the performer’s blog, including a grisly image …

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