Tag Archive: Kamen Joshi

Jan 13 2018

SURIJIE announces first single and upcoming one-man live


Kamen Joshi’s new idol spinoff group SURIJIE (Cerisier) has announced their first single release, the self-titled song “SURIJIE~Cerisier~”, coming February 21. The single include new tracks “You Are No. 1″ and “Start Line”. The young group has also set the date for their first one-man live show to be held on November 23 at Zepp …

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Dec 20 2017

Kamen Joshi sets idol industry record with 3 million Facebook followers


Japanese underground idols Kamen Joshi achieved a social media milestone this week by surpassing 3 million Facebook followers. The masked idols from Akihabara currently hold the highest count of Facebook followers among all Japanese idol groups, and hitting the 3 million mark places them among the most popular of all Japanese entertainers. Kamen Joshi, who …

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Dec 14 2017

Kamen Joshi creates Infinity Girls unit for iiyama PC


On December 13, Kamen Joshi revealed their limited-time unit “”Mugen Joshi” (Infinity Girls), created for their collaboration with Japanese PC manufacturer Iiyama. The four members performed a new tie-in song “Shining Road ~ tanoshii koto o zenryoku de!~” and modeled special costumes and custom masks connected to the new “infinity” line of PCs, optimized for …

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Dec 07 2017

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18


Kamen Joshi member Nanaka Kawamura won her mixed martial arts match at the Deep Jewels 18 fighting event on December 3. Kawamura is the first active idol to participate in this type of athletic contest in the history of the Japanese idol genre. After six months of training, Kawamura pushed herself to reach her target …

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Nov 20 2017

Erina Kamiya walks red carpet for feature film debut


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


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


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


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


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


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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