October 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kodansha will release the new high-art photobook “XY” featuring rock star and fashion icon YOSHIKI on his birthday, November 20, 2020.
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September 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International rock star/composer YOSHIKI stars in “Disney – My Music Story: Yoshiki”, now premiering exclusively on the Disney+ Japan streaming service and expected for release internationally.
September 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International rock star and fashion innovator YOSHIKI lends his provocative artistic aura to the cover of Numero Tokyo for their November issue on sale September 28. This marks the second appearance of YOSHIKI in a major fashion publication, as he was also the first and only Japanese male to […]
SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI STARS IN ATTACK ON TITAN-THEMED COMMERCIAL AS SUPER-POWERED DRUM TITAN Japanese rock star YOSHIKI transforms into a super-powered titan in the new “ATTACK ON YOSHIKI” commercial campaign for Asahi’s Wonda Coffee which begins September 3.
August 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Multiple Grammy-winning artist ST. VINCENT has partnered with international rock star/composer YOSHIKI to craft a fresh version of her song “New York”, released August 28 through Loma Vista and Concord in association with Universal Music.
June 9, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKITTY DEFEATS HELLO KITTY TO WIN NO.1 IN FRANCE, GERMANY, AND BRAZIL, NO.2 IN CHINA BELOVED CHARACTER REACHES THE TOP 10 FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR IN SANRIO CHARACTER RANKING The final results of the 2020 Sanrio Character Ranking were announced on June 8, and Yoshikitty defeated Hello Kitty to […]
May 14, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The mid-term results of the 2020 Sanrio Character Ranking were announced on May 12, showing Yoshikitty in the Top 5 of the current worldwide totals.
APRIL 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI has donated 10 million yen (appx. $100,000) to the National Center for Global Health and Medicine through his 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Yoshiki Foundation America. The National Center for Global Health and Medicine researches infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases, including the coronavirus. The organization’s Center Hospital is the National […]
March 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI has donated $100,000 to the COVID-19 Relief Fund established by the Recording Academy and its charitable foundation MusiCares to help music creators and professionals affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
March 25, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE will.i.am has released the uplifting track “#SING4LIFE” on his YouTube channel, created with fellow musicians Bono, Jennifer Hudson, and YOSHIKI. #SING4LIFE” is based on a song written by Bono, who was impressed by the citizens of Italy singing together from their rooftops and balconies while isolated due to COVID-19.
February 21, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKIMONO – the cutting-edge fashion brand created by Japanese rock star YOSHIKI – has been chosen to be displayed at the prestigious V&A Museum in London during Europe’s first major kimono exhibition. Opening February 29, “Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk” features YOSHIKIMONO alongside works from other prominent fashion designers Alexander […]
January 31, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HITMAKER YOSHIKI STRIKES PLATINUM WITH 1.3 MILLION FIRST-WEEK CD SALES OF SIXTONES’ DEBUT SINGLE “IMITATION RAIN” GROUP SHOCKS INDUSTRY TO ACCOMPLISH NEAR-IMPOSSIBLE CD SALES IN DIGITAL AGE Rock star and composer YOSHIKI continues his latest string of chart-topping hits with his newest song “Imitation Rain”, written and produced for […]
January 13, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI – internationally renowned, composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer and leader of the rock group X JAPAN – has donated $100,000 ($50,000 to the Australian Red Cross to aid victims of the Australian wildfires and $50,000 to the Rainforest Trust’s Conservation Action Fund) to two of the world’s most […]
December 26, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI AND KISS WILL COLLABORATE FOR ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME NEW YEAR’S EVE TELEVISION PERFORMANCE ROCK LEGENDS FROM AMERICA AND JAPAN WILL PERFORM ON WORLDWIDE MUSIC SPECIAL BROADCAST Japanese rock star YOSHIKI will team up with American rock legends KISS for a once-in-a-lifetime television performance on Japan’s NHK network. The artists will […]
December 20, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ROCK STAR YOSHIKI’S CLASSICAL MUSIC SPECIAL IS SMASH HIT FOR THE HOLIDAYS ON PBS YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL TO AIR ACROSS THE U.S. ON NEW YEAR’S EVE YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL will air on PBS in 14 cities across the U.S. on New Year’s Eve and New […]
December 12, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI appeared as a surprise guest on December 11 during the Tokyo Dome performance of KISS’s “End of the Road World Tour”. He shocked the audience by performing piano and drums for two songs during the encore of KISS’s only Tokyo show on the band’s “Final Tour Ever”. YOSHIKI […]
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 honors billionaires, entrepreneurs, and celebrities who are committed to solving the most pressing issues facing the Asia-Pacific, including Jack Ma (former chairman of Chinese multinational […]
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 by YouTube Originals as part of a select group of internationally-renowned artists such as Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, BTS, Robert Downey Jr., Will […]
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 rock star YOSHIKI joined Sarah Brightman at Royal Albert Hall for their final live performance of “Miracle” on November 11. The collaboration of the two […]
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 will begin airing in major markets across the U.S. on PBS stations in November 2019. The classical music special was filmed during YOSHIKI’s sold-out solo […]
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 on stage alongside such wonderful artists today. I hope we can all put on a concert to remember together,” and, mentioning the typhoon, shouted “Today, […]
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 TRADITIONS AND CHALLENGES CULTURAL BOUNDARIES Yoshikimono – the cutting-edge kimono fashion brand created by Japanese rock star YOSHIKI – opened Tokyo Fashion Week 2020 S/S […]
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) on October 12, 2019. YOSHIKI’s donation through his 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Yoshiki Foundation America came immediately after the storm, one of the strongest in Japan’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 stage at Japan’s top fashion event. Yoshikimono – the cutting-edge kimono fashion brand created by Japanese rock star YOSHIKI – has been chosen for the […]
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. YOSHIKI posted his personal message on Twitter after the disaster. “I’m in America now, and I just became aware that my hometown of Tateyama was […]
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 Forest Fund. YOSHIKI has donated $100,000 to Earth Alliance and its Amazon Forest Fund in support of local efforts on the ground that are working […]
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 Fire YOSHIKI has donated 10 million yen to in support of the victims and survivors of the Kyoto Animation fire which occurred on July 18. […]
Yoshiki Talks Music as Therapy at University of Miami Master Class Story and video: https://extratv.com/2019/07/02/yoshiki-talks-music-as-therapy-at-university-of-miami-master-class/
Composer of Attack on Titan and Saint Seiya theme songs to perform in Paris July 5 July 2, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI — composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer, and leader of the rock group X Japan — will return to Japan Expo in Paris on July 5, 2019, for a special performance in celebration […]
Japanese rock star Yoshiki will conduct a masterclass at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami Thursday, June 27. Yoshiki was invited to make his first-ever academic presentation in the United States by the music school’s dean, Shelton G. Berg, with whom he has collaborated on many notable projects including the “Golden […]