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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

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...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates 10 million yen to Kyoto Animation

August 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese Rock Star Deeply Moved by His Connection to Anime Creators and Fans YOSHIKI Hopes “Circle of Support Will Expand” For Victims of Tragic...

Press Release: At Home Cafe (@home cafe) to appear at Saboten Con 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona

@home cafe to Appear at Saboten Con 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona Akihabara’s Top-Level Maids Will Present Kawaii Maid Cafe Service and Live Music Performances Aug. 30-Sep. 2 July 26, 2019...

Press Release: Punk rockers KiLLKILLS return with new single Crucify

July 19, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese punk rock band KiLLKiLLS has released their first new music in nearly 7 years with this week’s hard-driving single “Crucify”, now available on...

Gacharic Spin at Anime Matsuri 2019 (Live Report)

Gacharic Spin rocked Houston as the headliners for Anime Matsuri 2019 in their only international appearance for their 10th anniversary tour. It was the band’s third appearance as a musical...

Press Release: BRATS brave rainstorm for Wake Up Festival 2019 in Taiwan

July 12, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fans of Japanese girls rock band BRATS powered through heavy rain to support the band’s first-ever outdoor concert appearance at Wake Up Festival 2019...

Gacharic Spin – Interview: JRock247 (2019)

We spend everyday playing together, and do a lot of other things together too, so we share all of our hardships. Everyone is saying “let’s do our best”, “let’s be...

OTAQUEST LIVE 2019 in Los Angeles – CAPSULE, CrazyBoy, Hiroomi Tosaka, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, m-flo (Live Report)

With props to last year’s event, OTAQUEST 2019 at the Novo upped the bar significantly from 2018, largely in part to the venue’s open area giving people the room to...

Press Release: URBANGARDE’s Yoko Hamasaki dives into BLIND LOVE with double album release

July 5, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE lead vocalist Yoko Hamasaki has released a remastered version of her first album Film noir (2010), now titled Film noir ultime. The album...

Press Release: Ai Otsuka’s new single “Chime” chosen as opening theme for TV anime Fruits Basket

Singer-songwriter to perform the song live for the first time at Japan Expo in Paris, France Digital single available July 5 worldwide July 5, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Celebrating the...