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Press Releases

Professional English-language press releases and media kits for artist promotion worldwide.

Artist Interviews

English interviews with Japanese performing artists.

CD Reviews

Album reviews of Japanese CD releases

Event Management

Live J-Pop/J-Rock concert events

Artist Updates

Wasuta – Interview: J-Generation (Dec 2019)

As they prepare for their 5th Anniversary solo concert next March, Hazuki (Pastel Yellow), Nanase (Pastel Green), Miri (Pastel Purple), Ririka (Pastel Blue), and Ruka (Pastel Pink) reflect on memories...

Press Release: @home cafe holds outdoor concert celebrating “Aikome Forever” worldwide release

December 6, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE @HOME CAFE HOLDS OUTDOOR CONCERT CELEBRATING “AIKOME FOREVER” WORLDWIDE RELEASE 15th Anniversary Single Written by Akihiko Yamaguchi (THE IDOLM@STER Side M) and Saori Kodama...

Press Release: BACK-ON performs live Fairy Tail collaboration with OSAKA☆SYUNKASYUTO at Shinjuku Loft

December 5, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BACK-ON Performs Live Fairy Tail Collaboration With OSAKA☆SYUNKASYUTO At Shinjuku Loft Concert Included Hits from anime series Gundam Build Fighters, Eyeshield 21, and Fairy...

Press Release: Forbes Asia names YOSHIKI one of the 30 Heroes of Philanthropy 2019

December 4, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Forbes Asia has named Japanese rock star YOSHIKI one of Asia’s 30 Heroes of Philanthropy in 2019. Forbes’ 13th annual Heroes of Philanthropy list...

Jun Amaki – Interview: J-Generation (2019) Pt. 2

Jun Amaki: If I don’t change, if I don’t push myself, then I’ll slow down, and that’s something I never want to do. Full interview: http://j-generation.com/jun-amaki-interview-2019-pt-2/

Press Release: URBANGARDE technopop album TOKYOPOP gets deluxe special edition and nationwide tour

November 29, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE will release a deluxe edition of their next album, TOKYOPOP, scheduled for release on January 1, 2020. The concept album includes new songs,...

Press Release: FAKY completes “GIRLS POWER” trilogy with hot dance single “NEW AGE”

November 29, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAKY COMPLETES “GIRLS POWER” TRILOGY WITH HOT DANCE SINGLE “NEW AGE” J-POP LEGEND KUMI KODA WROTE THE LYRICS FOR FAKY’S FOLLOW-UP TO “GIRLS GOTTA...

Press Release: @home cafe to livestream opening of second Osaka restaurant

November 27, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Akihabara-based maid cafe @home cafe (“at-home cafe”) will hold a special pre-opening event for the opening of its second Osaka restaurant with a special...

Leetspeak monsters – Interview: JaME (2019)

Euskyss: In the story of “Gothic”, the museum guard encounters the monsters lurking in the dark and his spirit becomes dyed in a “strong black” that cannot be affected by...

BAND-MAID – Interview: J-Generation (2019)

Miku: Sometimes the world needs rebellion to create peace. It’s rock, but we also want to bring people happiness. Full interview: http://j-generation.com/band-maid-interview-2019/

Jun Amaki – Interview: J-Generation (2019) Pt. 1

Jun Amaki: I want to show them everything. I want my fans to love all the sides of me, not just the shiny, celebrity part. Full interview: http://j-generation.com/jun-amaki-interview-2019-pt-1/

Leetspeak monsters – Interview: JRock News (2019)

Euskyss: The songs so far have often focused on expressing the world of Leetspeak monsters, but this album does more to emphasize our message. Adding more Japanese lyrics makes it...

Press Release: YOSHIKI -Life of a Japanese Rock Star- documentary series to premiere via YouTube Originals in March 2020

November 18, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI -Life of a Japanese Rock Star-, a new documentary series, is slated to premiere on YouTube Originals in March 2020. YOSHIKI was hand-picked...

exist†trace – Halloween Night 2019 (live report)

exist†trace knows how to rock Halloween. Performing an amazing 20-song set during their “IGU-day” (19th of the month) one-man concert, the five members of the all-female rock group launched straight...

Press Release: Sarah Brightman and YOSHIKI bring audience to their feet at Royal Albert Hall

November 14, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SARAH BRIGHTMAN AND YOSHIKI BRING AUDIENCE TO THEIR FEET AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTARS DELIVER EMOTIONAL FINAL PERFORMANCE OF “MIRACLE” IN LONDON Japanese...

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...

Sokoninaru – Shindaita FEVER (Live Report)

Sokoninaru‘s sold-out two-man show (with openers Lie and a Chameleon) at Shindaita FEVER was a masterclass in power-rock technique. A sonic feast from start to finish, the group’s live sound...

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...