Kodansha is teaming up with Polygon Pictures to create Hop Step Sing!, an idol music project specifically designed to be experienced via virtual reality systems. Hit the jump to learn more.
After a run of some three and a half years, idol band Otome Shintō is disbanding after their live-performance scheduled for July 3, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Idol Shiina Pikarin is at it again with a new single, but this time around things are decidedly darker as she's singing about a double-suicide, essentially. That's nothing new for the creepy little pixie if you've seen any of her live shows or are familiar with her. Her latest song is no different! Hit the jump to hear it!
Grab a hockey mask and the weapon of your choice! Crunchyroll News brings you a breaking report on Japan’s latest underground idol sensation: Kamen Joshi, a wild pack of masked girls who will stop at nothing to entertain you. Enjoy an exclusive interview and live footage after the jump!
During AnimeJapan on Saturday, the cast members for the forthcoming stage play adaptation of the EnsembleStars mobile game joined developers Happy Elements to confirm a future anime adaptation. Hit the jump for the confirmation and details on a new stage play also set for June.
The official home page for Macross Delta, the latest installment in the long-running Super Dimension Fortress Macross franchise which mixes music with mecha mayhem, has unveiled the character designs for the members of Walküre, the 5-member idol unit at the center of the story. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ensemble Stars, a free-to-play mobile game by Happy Elements Corporation that allows players to train up male idols at an exclusive private school, has announced that the game will be receiving an anime adaptation and a live-action stage-play. Hit the jump to learn more.
This week’s International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo got a power-up in the form of Premaid AI, a “robot idol” with an uncanny ability to mime idol music and dance moves. Crack open a glow stick and enjoy the sight of Premaid AI getting’ down after the jump!
Following up on last week's IDOL WARS (Part 1), Isaac returns with the second installment of this idol battles—featuring a death match between Love Live!, The Idol Master, and AKB0048. Which idol show will come out on top? Hit the jump to find out!
Ever wonder who the best anime idol character is? Don't worry, Isaac's got you covered in this week's ANIWORDS! And not only does he have the authoritative list of the best five anime idols, he's also got some thoughts on the battle he endured to acquire such knowledge—hit the jump for all of this, and more!
The singing, dancing electro-divas of Perfume had a busy year performing around the world in cities like LA, New York, Taipei, and London. Now, their globe-trotting adventures have been captured in a documentary film to be released next month. Enjoy the trailer, and a tease of a new song, after the jump!
Akiahabara-bred idol group Dempagumi.inc bring it all back home with their new song and promo video “Akihabalife”, a time-travelling trip through Tokyo’s world famous otaku neighborhood. Enjoy after the jump!
Akihabara’s other sensational idol group, Denpagumi.inc, deliver their latest visually stunning and brain-busting new PV today in the form of the manga-inspired “If the Earth Breaks into Bits Tomorrow". Enjoy some trippy sights and sounds after the jump!