The music of Higurashi When They Cry - a series of murder-mystery sound novels that has inspired numerous adaptations in other media such as manga, anime, live-action film, and TV drama - is coming to Tokyo for a one-night only performance on September 23, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
The "Magical Mirai 2016" concert and exhibition series has just concluded in Japan, and already Crypton Future Media and company are announcing the dates for the "Magical Mirai 2017" series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Conductor, composer, and orchestrator Koichi Sugiyama - best known internationally for his work on Square Enix's Dragon Quest games - was recently honored with his 2nd Guinness World Record award: as of January 28, 2016, Mr. Sugiyama is on record as the "Oldest videogame music composer". Hit the jump to learn more.
Nintendo's classic fantasy adventure game series, The Legend of Zelda, is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary, and as part of the celebrations Nippon Columbia is releasing a deluxe, limited edition 2-disc music CD collection. Hit the jump to learn more.
Singer / voice actor Natsuki Hanae is performing the new opening theme for the 2nd cour of The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., a humorous TV anime about teens with psychic powers that continues its Japanese broadcast in October of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new album entitled EVERYDAY LIFE WITH MONSTER GIRLS BEST ALBUM has been released, and it features 2 discs with 22 tracks of Monster Musume-related music. Hit the jump to learn more and check out a 7 minute preview of the album.
For one night only, a special musical event entitled "Go Nagai x Orchestra Dynamite Concert" is coming to the concert hall of Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in Nishiikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
A recent poll on Goo Ranking posed the question: "What J-pop bands would they like to see Stands named after in Hiroaki Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure?" The results may surprise you. Hit the jump to check them out.
A new trailer for BanG! Dream - a cross-media franchise that includes manga, a 2017 TV anime, and live concerts featuring the voice actors performing in character as the girl band Poppin'Party - is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
Vocaloid music producer Mitchie M has composed a new song entitled "Mirai Jokyoku" ("Future Overture") that will serve as the official opening them for the "Hatsune Miku Symphony" concert event in Tokyo on August 26, 2016. Hit the jump to check out a preview version of the song.
Thanks to a livestreaming event held on Niconico, new details are now available concerning the 1st live concert event for Aqours, the 9 member voice unit from Love Live! Sunshine. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official album for virtual idol Hatsune Miku's "Magical Mirai 2016" has been announced for a release in Japan on August 03, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Pikachu will finally have a chance to flex his musical talents, because thanks to the Pokémon Character Song Project, beginning on August 04, 2016, the new ending theme for Pokémon: XY & Z will be "Pikachu no Uta" ("Pikachu's Song"). Hit the jump to learn more pika pika.
Miss Monochrome, the virtual idol alter-ego of voice actress / singer Yui Horie, will be performing her 2nd live concert event at the PARMS venue in Akihabara on November 06, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.