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Interviews

Hironobu Kageyama – Interview: JaME (2019)

When I’m singing live, that’s the most fun time in my life. That’s why I’ve been able to come this far. These days, we make our own songs. When I...

nano – Interview: Anime News Network (2019)

Before I made my debut, it was just me experimenting with myself and not knowing whether I had a future in music or not. It was just me chasing after...

Konomi Suzuki – Interview: Manga Tokyo (2019)

“I am so filled with joy and happiness to have been able to perform the role of Rin in LOST SONG. It was much more difficult than I expected, especially...

Luna Haruna – Interview: Manga Tokyo (2019)

I’ve been fortunate enough to perform in many countries, and I’ve come to realize the impact of anisong. When I do concerts and perform anisong, a lot of people sing...

Hiroshi Kitadani – Interview: JaME (2019)

The most important thing on my mind is thinking about how I can communicate the world of the anime. I’m not trying to be like an instruction manual for the...

Morning Musume ’18 – Interview: Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi (2019)

Kaede Kaga: I think the reason that people from all around the world have loved this group for twenty years is because of the effort of all the performers who...

TRUE – Interview: NekoPOP (2019)

I’ve been holding a microphone for more than 15 years, and the one thing I’ve never given up on is singing. But to tell the truth, I didn’t start off...

Konomi Suzuki – Interview: Arama Japan (2019)

Now I’m able to express my feelings more freely and show my true self without holding back. I’ve always had fun performing live, but the ability to fully be myself...

Shoko Nakagawa – Interview: NekoPOP (2019)

Shoko Nakagawa: I was actually still writing the “blue moon” lyrics on the airplane on the way to Los Angeles, and it had been 10 years since I had performed...

Naoki Urasawa – Interview: NekoPOP (2019)

Urasawa: When someone mentions the world “manga”, I think the first impression most people have is like what they think when they see the “smiley-face” on the Nirvana T-shirt you’re...

nano – Interview: JRock News (2019)

When I first made my debut, I was more focused on looking into the American aspect of myself. Because I was living in Japan, I wanted to re-connect to that...

Luna Haruna – Interview: Anime Herald (2019)

The character that influenced me the most is Road Kamelot from D.Gray Man. Because of her style, I started wearing Lolita fashion – she’s the one who got me started....

Morning Musume ’18 – Interview: Selective Hearing (2018)

Miki Nonaka: I get the impression that fans can become really good friends at our concerts. Japanese people have an impression of keeping to ourselves, but since everyone has a...

Hiroshi Kitadani – Interview: NekoPOP (2018)

It’s the power of the song itself, that’s what really fuels my passion. And then when the audience is added on top of that, it turns into “stage magic”. The...

TRUE – Interview: JaME (2018)

Voice actors deliver their lines, and there’s a director who guides them, but singers should not be told too much how to sing — they can produce more interesting music...

Luna Haruna – Interview: Anime News Network (2018)

The anime that influenced me the most in terms of music was the Gundam Seed series. This series made me believe that I might be able to help someone with...

TRUE – Interview: Anime News Network (2018)

Every song I create is like one of my children, so I feel very happy to see them grow and live out in the world being experienced by others. But...

Morning Musume ’18 – Interview: Arama Japan (2018)

Haruna Iikubo: “…Concerts are my most fun activity. Not just in Japan, but all over the world. During the concerts, I always feel grateful that I was able to come...

nano – Interview: Manga Tokyo (2018)

It’s like a dream come true to perform in New York City. I’ve been aiming for this opportunity since my debut, and to be able to reach that goal proves...

Luna Haruna – Interview: My Anime List (2018)

I was blessed enough to able to visit so many different countries. It was a surreal feeling to see that people know your song in a place you’ve never been....

Morning Musume ’18 – Interview: JaME (2018)

How is Morning Musume。’18 similar to or different from the Morning Musume。of previous years in terms of vibe and energy? Mizuki Fukumura: Mostly, our dancing became more intricate and there’s...

Hironobu Kageyama – Interview: NekoPOP (2018)

The other day, I came up with a really great melody so easily, but I realized that is was really similar to a song I released a while ago and...

Konomi Suzuki – Interview: My Anime List (2018)

For me, singing is where I’m most secure, so I’d rather be singing than playing an instrument. But ever since I started playing the guitar at my shows, I genuinely...

nano – Interview: Anime Herald (2018)

Performing around the world has opened my eyes both as a musician and as a person. I love connecting with people of different cultures. It teaches me so many things...