The Idol Formerly Known as Ladybaby has used up 2 of its (hopefully) 9 lives with the departures of first Ladybeard and now Rei Kuromiya, but the group will live on with remaining performer Rie Kaneko and possibly some new members after the recently-announced auditions. Time will tell what the future brings for TIFKA Ladybaby …
Sep 01 2017
TIMM 2017 confirms showcase lineup featuring Silent Siren, FAKY, and The Idol Formerly Known As Ladybaby
The 14th Tokyo International Music Market (14th TIMM) will take place this year at SHIBUYA EXCEL HOTEL TOKYU on October 23rd and 24th (at Ikebukuro Sunshine City on October 25th), with an exciting live music showcase event will take place at TSUTAYA O-EAST in Shibuya on October 23rd, 24th, and 25th.
Apr 13 2017
The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY, Japan’s international rule breakers, threaten to lick all who underestimate them with second single “Pelo”, out now globally. Special bundles for the single include exclusive A3 poster, t-shirt and download card, available only for the release outside of Asia via JPU Records.
Apr 05 2017
BRATS will release a double-single CD on June 21, 2017, featuring their new songs “Ainikoiyo” (theme from the anime To Be Hero) and “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (theme from the film Slaveman). The CD will be released in Japan in 2 editions: a regular version with 2 songs plus 2 instrumental tracks, and a limited edition …
Mar 03 2017
Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released their new music video “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”), the theme song from the upcoming film Slaveman, directed by Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, Robogeisha, Prison School). BRATS (featuring Rei Kuromiya of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) recently announced their return to live performances, and the applications for …
Dec 27 2016
Japanese girls band BRATS have released a scorching new music video for their theme song “Ainikoiyo” from the television anime To Be Hero. Showcasing the powerhouse combination of sisters Rei Kuromiya (vocals) and Aya Kuromiya (bass), the high-energy song moves BRATS into a rock-influenced style that’s also hinted at in the preview of their song …
Dec 24 2016
Japanese girl group BRATS released a mysterious teaser image on Saturday, December 24, at 22:00 (Japan time), hinting at an announcement on December 27. The young rock band fronted by model and singer Rei Kuromiya (of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) recently announced that their new song “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”) will be …
Dec 02 2016
Japanese girls band BRATS (featuring Rei Kuromiya of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) will contribute the song “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”) to the soundtrack of the upcoming Japanese film Slaveman, directed by Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, Robogeisha, Prison School). “Nounai Shoulyo Game” is the second new BRATS song to be announced this year, …
Nov 14 2016
The Idol Formerly Known as Ladybaby — Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya — return post-“Beard” with their new music video “Sanpai！Goshuin girl☆”. On top of some crazy choreography by Mikity Honmono of Nichohalo, Rei and Rie headbang and scream above some serious shredding and mysteriously male shouts. “Sanpai！Goshuin girl☆” releases November 30.
Nov 26 2015
BRATS, featuring Rei Kuromiya (LADYBABY) and Aya Kuromiya have released their music video for the song “14-sai byou” (“14 year old disease”), arranged by URBANGARDE’s leader Temma Matsunaga. With shocking, intense lyrics and visuals to match, mental illness has never been so irresistibly cute.