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English interviews with Japanese performing artists.

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Album reviews of Japanese CD releases

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Press Release: PIKOTARO releases PIKO 10 PROJECT album worldwide, featuring “Everyone must die”

November 6, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIKOTARO RELEASES “PIKO 10 PROJECT” ALBUM WORLDWIDE 10-SONG COLLECTION FEATURES NEW VIRAL HIT “EVERYONE MUST DIE” International sensation PIKOTARO released a collection of 10...

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Press Release: Rock Star YOSHIKI’s “Live At Carnegie Hall” PBS Special Expanding To Major U.S. Markets

November 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEGENDARY JAPANESE ROCK STAR YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL PBS SPECIAL EXPANDING TO MAJOR MARKETS NATIONWIDE BEGINNING NOVEMBER 2019 YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL...

Press Release: FAKY delivers the “ANTIDOTE” for too-cute J-Pop with new music video out November 1

November 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese dance/vocal group FAKY dropped their new music video “ANTIDOTE” on November 1, their second song in the dance song trilogy based on the...

Press Release: YOSHIKI brings 70 artists to the stage for TV Asahi Dream Festival finale

October 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI took the stage on October 14, 2019, as the headliner of TV Asahi Dream Festival 2019 at Makuhari Messe. “I’m honored to be...

Press Release: Yoshikimono wins industry acclaim at Tokyo Fashion Week 2020 S/S

October 20, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKIMONO WINS INDUSTRY ACCLAIM AT TOKYO FASHION WEEK 2020 S/S ROCK STAR YOSHIKI’S KIMONO BRAND MAKES HEADLINES AROUND THE GLOBE YOSHIKI HONORS HIS FAMILY’S...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates 10 million yen to aid Typhoon Hagibis victims in Eastern Japan

October 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI has donated 10 million yen (appx. $93,000) to the Japanese Red Cross Society in support of areas affected by Typhoon Hagibis (Typhoon 19)...

Press Release: Wasuta performs “Yuumei ni, Nyaru!!!!!” free concert in Yoyogi Park

October 15, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASUTA PERFORMS “YUUMEI NI, NYARU!!!!!” FREE CONCERT IN YOYOGI PARK 3000 FANS PACKED THE OUTDOOR STAGE FOR SPECIAL LIVE EVENT BACKED BY “NEKONOTE BAND”...

Press Release: BESPA KUMAMERO releases new digital single “NINJA Hanakage”

October 14, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese electronic performance unit BESPA KUMAMERO has released their new single “NINJA -Hanakage-“, now available on streaming platforms worldwide. Vocalist Azumi created the lyrics...

Press Release: Wasuta looks to the future in uplifting music video “Shani Muni Ikiru!”

October 7, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASUTA LOOKS TO THE FUTURE IN UPLIFTING MUSIC VIDEO “SHANI MUNI IKIRU!” IDOL GROUP LAUNCHES OFFICIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL WITH SPECIAL SONG DEDICATED TO THEIR...

Press Release: YOSHIKI’S kimono brand Yoshikimono to open Tokyo Fashion Week 2020 S/S

September 19, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI’S kimono brand Yoshikimono to open Tokyo Fashion Week 2020 S/S Authentic and cutting edge kimono brand created by Japanese rock star takes center...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates 10 million yen to hometown struck by disastrous typhoon

September 19, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI has donated 10 million yen (appx. $93,000) to Japan’s Chiba prefecture which suffered a devastating blow from Typhoon Faxai on September 10, 2019....

Press Release: BRATS to make USA debut at Anime Los Angeles 2020

September 9, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock band formed by sisters Rei Kuromiya and Aya Kuromiya Anime and Film Themes include To Be Hero and Slavemen Girls rock band BRATS...

Press Release: At Home Cafe (@home cafe) brings Akihabara to Arizona at Saboten Con 2019

September 6, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AT HOME CAFE (@HOME CAFE) BRINGS AKIHABARA TO ARIZONA AT SABOTEN CON 2019 @home Ambassadors Hitomi, Chimu, and Mizukin perform new single “Aikome♡Forever” at...

Press Release: Japanese rock star YOSHIKI donates $100,000 to Earth Alliance to prevent destruction of Amazon Rainforest

August 29, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI—internationally renowned, composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer and leader of the rock group X JAPAN—has announced his support for Earth Alliance and its Amazon...

Press Release: Wasuta performs first Mongolia concert

August 26, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wasuta performs first Mongolia concert Idol group presented 4 concerts in 2 days Next overseas appearance scheduled for Thailand in September Japanese idol group...

Press Release: FAKY releases hot dance performance video “GIRLS GOTTA LIVE”

August 24, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAKY releases hot dance performance video “GIRLS GOTTA LIVE” Sexy, powerful choreography and message of female empowerment launch trilogy of singles based on “GIRLS...

Press Release: URBANGARDE announces lineup for subculture music festival Utsu Fes 2019

August 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE has announced the final line-up for UTSU Fes (Depression Festival) 2019, the band’s alternative subculture music festival held yearly at Tsutaya O-East in...

Press Release: Wasuta reveals PLATONIC GIRL studio live video, announces free Yoyogi Park concert

August 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wasuta Reveals “PLATONIC GIRL” Studio Live Video Free Live Concert Announced for October 8 in Yoyogi Park Contest to Design Stage Banner Open to...

Aimi (BanG Dream!) – Interview: NekoPOP (2019)

I feel like performing nonstop with a shining smile on my face while playing really energetic rock music is something unique we can do as a girls band. Full Interview:...

@home cafe – Interview: Neo Tokyo 2099 (2019)

Hitomi: I’ve been to 10 different countries to introduce our authentic maid culture, so it’s easy to see that maid culture is getting very popular all over the world, not...

Yoko Hamasaki – Interview: JaME (2019)

Morality is created by the people who watch, not by the person who is having the experience. Full interview (English): http://resonance-mms.com/2019/08/yoko-hamasaki-interview-jrock247-2019/ Polish: https://www.jame-world.com/pl/article/151033-wywiad-z-yoko-hamasaki.html Finnish: https://www.jame-world.com/fi/article/151018-haastattelu-yoko-hamasakin-kanssa.html Russian: https://www.jame-world.com/ru/article/151029-intervyu-s-yoko-hamasaki.html

@home cafe – Interview: Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi (2019)

Hitomi: Always love your job! When you’re passionate about your work, you can keep going no matter what. The thing you love will encourage you to do your best to...

Yoko Hamasaki – Interview: JRock247 (2019)

I think everyone is strongly attracted to things that are forbidden… and those are moments you can’t always control. Full interview: http://jrock247.com/2019/08/yoko-hamasaki-interview-2019/

Press Release: FAKY to Perform at Otakuthon 2019

August 9, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAKY TO PERFORM AT OTAKUTHON ON AUGUST 16 CANADA PERFORMANCE FOLLOWS J-POP DANCE GROUP’S WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW SONG AT ANIME FRIENDS IN BRAZIL...