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

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English interviews with Japanese performing artists.

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Album reviews of Japanese CD releases

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Live J-Pop/J-Rock concert events

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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...

Press Release: BRATS to perform first overseas live in Korea next January

Japanese girls rock band BRATS will make their first live concert appearance outside of Japan at “AMBITIOUS GIRLS SERIES 1” at West Bridge Hall in Seoul, South Korea, alongside idol-metal...

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...

Shoko Nakagawa – Interview: Arama Japan (2018)

I love to sing and my favorite place is the stage, but the stage is where you put all your emotions for the people you meet there but who you’ll...

Hiroshi Kitadani – Interview: Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi (2018)

During the time I’ve spent with the members of JAM Project, I’ve grown in every way – technically, mentally, and as a human being. Link: https://www.kawaiikakkoiisugoi.com/2018/10/21/interview-hiroshi-kitadani/

Wasuta posts video message for international fans / 100k Facebook Likes

Idol group Wasuta (The World Standard) has posted a video message in English on their Facebook page to thank fans for surpassing 100,000 likes on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/tws.wasuta/videos/542942002798755/ Wasuta’s overseas popularity...

Konomi Suzuki – Interview: Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi (2018)

I feel like I sing for the people more. In the beginning, I wanted to sing for myself, because I wanted to do something to make my dream come true...

Press Release: maidreamin wraps Canada tour with sugary smiles in Montreal and Toronto

October 15, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japan’s top maid cafe chain maidreamin wrapped up their first-ever tour of Canada in early September with live performances and fan events at Fan...

Press Release: Wasuta performs first concerts in Spain at Japan Weekend Madrid

October 13, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese idol group Wasuta (The World Standard) performed their first-ever concerts in Spain at Japan Weekend Madrid with back to back shows September 29...

Press Release: BRATS release new live video for “Kimarigoto”

— New “Live Cut” MV from (ex. Ladybaby) Rei Kuromiya’s rock band BRATS — BRATS have performed theme songs for To Be Hero (anime) and Slavemen (film) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...

YOSHIKI feat. HYDE “Red Swan” from Attack on Titan – #1 iTunes Rock Chart debut in 10 countries

Released October 3, The Attack on Titan theme song “Red Swan” by YOSHIKI feat. HYDE debuted at #1 on iTunes Rock Charts in 10 countries (Japan, Finland, Greece, Chile, Argentina,...

Press Release: X JAPAN sends fans home for safety, performs unprecedented “closed-door” concert at Makuhari Messe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2018 X JAPAN’s third-straight night of sold-out concerts — X JAPAN LIVE IN JAPAN 2018 THREE DEEP RED NIGHTS AT MAKUHARI MESSE — was suddenly...

maidreamin – Interview: J-Pop Idols (2018)

(French) Le monde merveilleux de maidreamin est à l’intérieur du coeur de chacun. Quelle que soit son humeur, chaque personne sera heureuse ici. Lorsque vous avez eu une journée difficile...

Press Release: YOSHIKI and HYDE premiere full version of Attack on Titan theme “Red Swan”

September 22, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI and HYDE unveiled the long-awaited full version of the new Attack on Titan theme song, “Red Swan”, on Music Station Ultra Fes 2018,...

Press Release: X JAPAN counts down to “Three Deep Red Nights” at Makuhari Messe with headliner performance at TV Asahi Dream Festival

September 19, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE X JAPAN played a special concert as the headliner of TV Asahi Dream Festival 2018 at Makuhari Messe on September 15 in Chiba, Japan....

Press Release: YOSHIKI reveals YOSHIKI CLASSICAL 2018 dates plus Sarah Brightman collaboration

September 19, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI — composer, classically trained pianist, rock drummer, and leader of rock group X JAPAN — accepted an invitation to meet with the Foreign...

Press Release: URBANGARDE celebrates Tokyo subculture at Utsu Fes 2018

September 18, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese trauma techno pop band URBANGARDE presented the 5th annual UTSU FES (Depression Festival) on September 8, 2018 at Tsutaya O-East. The eight-hour, all-day...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates 10 miilion yen to Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake relief

September 12, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI has donated 10 million yen to the areas affected by the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake. Upon receiving the news of the large scale...

THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS – Interview: Selective Hearing (2018)

THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS is all about the fans – that is, the Producer, and going out as the characters to meet these Producers in real life. We want to...

Press Release: YOSHIKI completes 5th Year Anniversary dinner concerts with 10 straight sold-out shows

September 9, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI completed his 5th Anniversary solo concert series on September 1st at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, bringing the total to 10 sold-out performances over...

Press Release: URBANGARDE announces compilation album “Ai to Gensou no URBANGARDE”

Second Compilation Album Continues 10th Anniversary Celebration Full-length Concert DVD from Nakano Sun Plaza “Kekkon Shiki” Event UTSU FES 2018 Concert features guests PASSPO☆, Eren-chan, R-Shitei, Maison book girl, Kinoco...

Press Release: YOSHIKI gives inspiring performance with young blind drummer at Budokan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29, 2018 YOSHIKI made his first appearance on 24 Hour Television’s “Love Saves the Earth” on Sunday, August 26th, with a moving performance on the stage...