every♥ing！, a voice unit composed of singers / voice actresses Ibuki Kido and Erii Yamazaki, have announced that they both will graduate from the group with a final concert performance that will be held at the Nakano Sun Plaza venue in Tokyo on November 26, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Who remembers Takeo Ischi? No? What if we called him the "chicken yodeler"? The Japanese performer who achieved notoriety in Germany (and the weird part of YouTube) is back, performing with the Gregory Brothers in a new music video. And while "Chicken Attack" may never make it to the big screen, it's a pretty cool mini martial arts adventure. Hit the jump to watch!
Japan’s famed electro divas Perfume are previewing their upcoming single「TOKYO GIRL」with a slick and vaguely sci-fi themed promo video. Enjoy a look and listen after the jump!
Japanese rock band RADWIMPS has released a new music video with lyrics and visuals that pay tribute to the worlds of imagination contained within the pages of Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine. Hit the jump to check it out.
Cross-media project BanG Dream! is gearing up to launch its third live concert event with a one-day collaboration with icecream vendors Baskin Robbins. Hit the jump to learn more.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hatsune Miku, Crypton Future Media's Vocaloid virtual diva, Exit Tunes is releasing a limited edition, 4 disc album entitled "Vocalohistory feat. Hatsune Miku". Hit the jump to learn more.
A classic of video game music is returning to its roots later this month: TV Asahi will be airing a Dragon Quest concert performed by the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra! Find out more about the orchestra, the concert, and the original game music after the jump!
Fans of Hyde, K.A.Z, or their music duo VAMPS will want to take note of a new Universal Music release: VAMPS -HISTORY-, a collection of seven years' worth of music videos. Limited edition versions come with extra commentary, exclusive videos, and goods. Hit the jump to find out more!
A group of young men studying abroad in Japan want to help create cultural appreciation across borders -- through music. The first members of Guyjin48 are looking for more young men abroad to help build their idol group. Hit the jump to find out more!
The legendary Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Central Band is taking to the world of anime, games, and Vocaloid on their latest CD collection. The "Niconico Collection" features a dozen covers from Monster Hunter, Final Fantasy, Digimon, and more. Hit the jump for a sample and a complete track list!
Saturday, SMAP, one of Japan’s oldest and most beloved pop idol bands still together, broke up. Though fans attempted to convince the group not to break up, even taking out newspaper ads worth $342,000 USD, the band decided to break up.
To celebrate the 35th year of her musical career, avant-garde musician Jun Togawa recently released an album alongside metal band Vampillia entitled "Watashi ga Nakou Hototogizu" ("I Will Sing Like a Cuckoo"), and now Hunter x Hunter author Yoshihiro Togashi has hopped on board to create illustrations for the collaboration. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese pop band Momoiro Clover Z is celebrating the holidays with a new album entitled "MCZ WINTER SONG COLLECTION" and a little help from fellow musician, Shigeru Matsuzaki. Hit the jump to check out their new promo video.
Get ready for a new cover of one of the most popular anime theme songs of recent years. Singer Akina Nakamori is bringing back the 90s with a familiar anison on her latest cover album, Belie. See the full track listing and the CM after the jump!