The music of Shin Godzilla and Neon Genesis Evangelion will soon square off in the "Shin Godzilla vs. Evangelion Symphony", a concert event featuring a full orchestra that will run for 4 performances on March 22 - March 23, 2017, at the Bunkamura Orchard Hall venue in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Folks who enjoy the comedic musical antics of Beethoven, Mozart, and the rest of the ClassicaLoid crew will soon be able to take home a 17 track album featuring the opening theme and insert songs from Sunrise's original TV anime series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Chill out your playlist with some jazz covers of your favorite anime theme. Platina Jazz has you covered... and their latest video is a one-man piano duet of a Joe Hisashi classic. Yes, you read that right: a one-man duet. Hit the jump to see for yourself!
The art for the 2016 Berserk OST is just as dark and gritty as the show itself. And the CD goes on sale at the end of this month! Check out the cover art and find out how to get your own copy after the jump.
Music duos angela and fripSide are collaborating again to bring you a new Ajin: Demi-Human song starting with the November 18 episode. You can get a sneak preview of the new music video for "The end of escape" right now, as well as cover art for the upcoming single. Hit the jump for more!
Those diabolical monsters of rock known as BABYMETAL are set to release a live album to commemorate their historic concert at the UK’s famed Wembley arena, which kicked off their infernal 2016 world tour earlier this year. To crank start the hype machine, the trio of terror has now released a promo video full of band footage and apocalyptic foreboding. Watch after the jump!
In line with the new NEW GAME! game (try sorting that one out), you can pick up a mini-album featuring the game's theme songs and more solo tracks from the series voice actresses! Hit the jump for a preliminary track listing!
The robotic dancing salarymen known as WORLD ORDER have gone viral on YouTube and gained a global following. Next month, see them in concert when their WORKING WORLD concert Blu-Ray premieres, with two special behind-the-scenes features! Hit the jump to find out more.
SMAP isn't leaving their fans emptyhanded when they go their separate ways on December 31. They'll be releasing a three-disc "best of" set, with songs voted on by millions of fans from around the world. See which songs made the cut after teh jump!
On December 10th and 11th, the casts and theme song performers from the top anime on TV Tokyo throw down for a two day Anime Jam 2016 anison super-show at Chiba's Makuhari Messe. The line-up looks a little weird at first blush in that idol unit AŌP is on Saturday's Rock stage, but harder-edged anison duo MYTH&ROID are on Sunday's Pop stage. There is however some method to the madness.
Having completed tours in Japan, North America, and Taiwan, the "Hatsune Miku Expo 2016" is adding two venues in China to its globe-trotting tour for dates in December of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
GameLark, a community of musical artists who specialize in remixing video game music, has released a 2-Disc album that pays tribute to Square Enix's Final Fantasy series of Japanese RPGs. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.