The official YouTube channel of 43-year-old singer/actor GACKT has posted a 30-second preview video for his upcoming 47th single "Kimi dake no Boku de Iru Kara" (I'll be the one only for you), the OP song for the ongoing TV anime Trickster in which he also voices the main villain Kaijin Nijumensou. Check the clip featuring him as an anime character after the jump.
Japanese singer GACKT may be better known as a broding, mysterious musician, but who knew the guy also played in high-stakes poker tournaments in his spare time? The musician has apparently been quietly building his skills as a poker player in the past few years, as the singer recently placed 7th out of 96 total entrants in the recently held APT Kickoff 2017 tournament. Hit the jump for pictures
The official website of the upcoming TV anime TRICKSTER has posted a 100-second second PV introducing its OP song "Kimi dake no Boku de Iru Kara" (I'll be the one only for you) performed by GACKT. It is also confirmed that the 42-year-old singer voices The Fiend with Twenty Faces, the main villain in the story. Check the new clip after the jump!
Singer/actor/general celebrity GACKT has charged into the new year along side 2015's majestic zodiac anime... the sheep. Media shop TSUTAYA has teamed up with the artist to sell a 2015/2016 calendar celebrating the 15th anniversary of his (1999) solo debut. They then amazed and possibly traumatized fans by giving away a trio of digital calendar wallpapers with epic scenes of GACKT and his furry friend.
Joining a strong voice cast and a star roster of artists like Final Fantasy vets Shingo Kosuge and Yoshitaka Amano, the multi-talented Gackt is headlining Square Enix's new iOS game 3594e – Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hero’s Song. In addition to singing the theme, Gackt voices the role of Han dynasty warlord Lu Bu. Get a look after the jump.
March 1st is high school graduation day all around Japan. It is already a somewhat emotional day for Japanese students, but a surprise celebrity guest to the ceremony pushed the excitement of the day over the top. Click for the photo of Gackt at the ceremony and a video of him performing a special song!
Singer/actor/general celebrity GACKT has unveiled a line of "women friendly" Chateau GACKT sake. Their definition of female friendly is 12% alcahol versus an average of 15-17% for other labels. The 2013 vintage comes in three varieties - blood colored tinted "Vampire," melon scented "Lei-Crescent" and flavor enhancing "Gen-Sake Dolce." See the premiere after the jump.