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    Friday January 29, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 January 18-24

    "Love Live!" unit BiBi's new single dominates the week

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of January 18-24. The number one single of the 3rd week of the year 2016 is "Sakkaku CROSSROADS," a new single by one of the three-member units from the Love Live! franchise, BiBi. Check this week's ranking after the jump!

  • Thursday January 28, 2016
  • Anison Singer Faylan to Take a Long Hiatus Due to Autoimmune Disease

    Her fan club will be closed for uncertain time

    The official website for 33-year-old anison singer Faylan announced on January 27 that she will have to take a long hiatus from activities due to autoimmune disease. Her health condition has become bad since early this month. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sunday January 24, 2016
  • Anison Singer Mami Kawada Announces Retirement from Music

    Final concert will be held at Tokyo Dome City Hall on May 21

    Anison singer Mami Kawada announced at the sold-out LisAni! Live 2016 Sunday Stage event held at Nippon Budokan yesterday that she will end her activities as a professional singer within this year and will hold her final concert at Tokyo Dome City Hall on May 21. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday January 23, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 January 11-17

    Voice actor/singer-songwriter Naozumi Takahashi dominates the week

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of January 11-17. The number one single of the 2nd week of the year 2016 is "MOB/MayQ," one of the four singles released by anime voice actor/singer-songwriter Naozumi Takahashi simultaneously on January 13. Check the latest ranking after the jump.

  • Anison Singer Minami Kuribayashi Changes Her Stage Name to "Minami"

    The voice of Haruka Suzumiya (Kimi ga Nozomu Eien), Erstin Ho (Mai Otome)

    39-year-old anison singer Minami Kuribayashi announced on her official blog yesterday that she changes her stage name from the original "Minami Kuribayashi (栗林みな実 in Japanese)" to just "Minami" from this year. She is best known for her theme song works for My-HiME, Total Eclipse, and the most recent Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!. Hit the jump for more.

  • Saturday January 16, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 January 4-10

    "Monogatari" series theme song CD becomes the top-selling album of the week

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of January 4-10. The number one album of the 1st week of the year 2016 is "Utamonogatari - Monogatari Series Theme Song Compilation Album" released in Japan on January 6. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.

  • Thursday January 7, 2016
  • Anison Singer LiSA Needs Your Ideas for Her New Song

    Submissions will be accepted till February 1

    The official website for J-MELO, NHK's weekly Japanese music television program broadcasted internationally via its NHK World service, has announced that anison singer LiSA will perform the program's theme song for the coming April. The site has been accepting ideas for the lyrics in foreign languages. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday December 26, 2015
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 December 14-20

    "Osomatsu-san" ED song is mainly purchased by women in their teens to thirties

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of December 14-20. The number one single of the 50th week is "Six Same Faces ~Konya wa Saikou!!!!!!," the ED theme song for the ongoing TV anime Osomatsu-san, sung by Kenichi Suzumura as Iyami. Check this week's ranking after the jump.

  • Tuesday December 22, 2015
  • VIDEO: Anison Singer Nagi Yanagi's 1st Live DVD/Blu-ray Digest

    Filmed at Shibuya Public Hall in Tokyo on February 21, 2015

    NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan today posted a five-minute digest video of anison singer Nagi Yanagi's 1st live DVD/Blu-ray "Yanagi Nagi Live Tour 2015 Polyomino." She is well known for the them songs for Waiting in the Summer, Nagi no Asukara, and the most recent Seraph of the End: Battle in Nagoya. Check her performance after the jump.

  • Saturday December 19, 2015
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 December 7-13

    "Tokyo 7th Sisters" Unit Le☆S☆Ca's debut single gets the top spot

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of December 7-13. The number one single of the 49th week is "Yellow," the debut single of the three-member idol unit Le☆S☆Ca from the Tokyo 7th Sisters smartphone game. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.

  • Saturday December 12, 2015
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 November 30-December 6

    Voice actress Maaya Uchida's 1st album gets the top spot

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of November 30-December 6. The number one album of the 48th week is 25-year-old anime voice actress Maaya Uchida's 1st album "PENKI" released on December 2. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.

  • Saturday December 5, 2015
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 November 23-29

    PriPara Dream☆All Stars 1st single takes the top place

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of November 23-29. The number one single of the 47th week is "Rainbow Melody," the 3rd ED song for the PriPara TV anime 2nd season performed by its 11-member VA unit PriPara Dream☆All Stars. Check this week's ranking after the jump.

  • Saturday November 28, 2015
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 November 16-22

    CHiCO's 1st major album gets the top spot

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of November 16-22. The number one album of the 46th week is CHiCO with HoneyWorks' 1st major album "Sekai wa i ni Michiteiru" released on November 18. Check this week's ranking after the jump.

  • Friday November 27, 2015
  • Anison Dance Battle Championship First World Preliminaries Begin

    Finalists get paid trip to Japan

    The pioneers of anison dance, the Real Akiba Boyz, are sponsoring the first-ever global Anison Dance Battle called “Akiba Street” Tokyo Otaku Mode brings us a intro video and full details on how YOU can enter, after the jump!

  • VIDEO: Two Digests for Violinist Ayako Ishikawa's Anison Cover Album

    12-song album "ANIME CLASSIC" hits stores December 9

    Following the music video for "Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari" (Bakemonogatari ED), avex has also posted two digest videos to introduce all 12 songs from 31-year-old internationally acclaimed Japanese violinist Ayako Ishikawa's upcoming 1st anison cover album "ANIME CLASSIC." Check more of her performance after the jump.