For many of us, summer just ended with the last episode of Free! Eternal Summer. In the same fashion as the last episode of the first season, the second season finale concluded with a special ending theme and Lantis wasted no time posting the preview video! The rest of the Samezuka team will also have their character songs released and preview videos were posted for those songs as well. Watch the video after the jump!
Harajuku kawaii ambassador Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is no stranger to appearing in commercials, and now she's signed up for a new CM promoting Addidas' special sneaker for the fall season. Watch it after the jump!
Japanese idol groups typically come saddled with a gimmick of some sort, and the new 10 girl troupe known as Chubbiness has one in the form of their love of eating and singing. Watch the video for their first clip after the jump!
Anime great, and Final Fantasy, artist Yoshitaka Amano has teamed up with J-rock musician Hyde of L’Arc~en~Ciel to collaborate on a pair of striking iPhone accessories. Get a look after the jump courtesy of YATTAR JAPAN!
Top Vocaloid tunesmith Hachioji-P has a new LP slated for release next week in Japan. And to help spread the word, the full length (and fully animated) PV for “Carry Me Off” starring Hatsune Miku has now been revealed. Watch after the jump!
New preview videos of the Character Song Series albums for Rin, Nagisa and Rei from Free!-Eternal Summer- have been posted and vols. 3, 4 and 5 in the series will be on sale on the same day of September 3rd in Japan for 1200 yen each. Watch all 3 videos after the jump!
Hot on the heels of opening dates for Lady Gaga and a world tour, those pint-sized musical terrors BABYMETAL are planning a return trip to old London town later this year. And that means a new video message from the unholy trio is now available for your viewing pleasure. Watch after the jump!
Idol singer Seiko Omori goes for the “kawaii and crazy” gold in her new music video, which has her trapped in the back of a truck decorated to look like her room. Watch after the jump!
Our pals at MTV81 recently got a chance to sit down and chat with j-pop and anime songstress May’n when she appeared at the J-Pop Summit in San Francisco. Read a full interview after the jump!
The Lantis official channel has posted preview videos of the Haruka Nanase vol. 1 and Makoto Tachibana vol. 2 Character Song series mini albums for Free! Eternal Summer. The first two volumes will be released on August 20th in Japan. The Character Song series is confirmed to have total of 8 volumes, including the new members of the Samezuka swimming team.Listen to Haruka and Makoto's songs after the jump!
News editor in chief Patrick Macias continues his journey into the Tokyo underground in pursuit of the new Anison (“anime song”) club scene. Read his report and watch video from the event known as "Heavy Pop" after the jump!
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to hang out in a dressing room with a Japanese idol group under the influence of a super slow motion camera, wonder no more! The new PV clip from Denpagumi.inc has got you covered. Watch after the jump!
Otaku idol group du jour Denpagumi.Inc recently performed a landmark concert at Japan's historic Budokan arena, joining the ranks of the Beatles and Cheap Trick in the process! Now, as a DVD of the show is set to go on sale, a live trailer has been unleashed. Grab a glowstick and watch after the jump!
New school idol group Denpagumi.inc delivers a tour de force of a music video today with their eye popping time-traveling new clip for their new song “Chururi Chururira”. Grab a samurai sword and watch after the jump!
Electro idols Perfume finally see fit to release the full-length version of their very first lyric video which features pictorial contributions from their fans around the globe. Watch “Hold Your Hand” after the jump!