Surprise hit TV anime Kemono Friends continues to plug along, this time with two new music releases: an album entitled "Japari Café2" and the 2nd single from Doubutsu Biscuits x PPP, entitled "Fure! Fure! Best Friends". Hit the jump to check out a music video of the single, featuring animal girls performing in costume.
The "One-Punch Man Maji CD Drama & Song" collection is gearing up to release its 2nd album of original audio drama and image songs featuring everyone's favorite cast of misfit superheroes, and to whet the audience's appetite, a new music video for JAM Project's contribution to the album has been released. Hit the jump to check it out.
Singer Ichirou Mizuki began his musical career in 1968, and in January of 2018, the man known as the "Aniki of Anisong" will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his debut with a two day live concert event at Yomiuriometachi Hall in Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
Four-woman band SILENT SIREN has completed the Asian leg of their tour, and they're on their way to North America! The band will be appearing in California in December, playing "JUST MEET" and other favorite songs. Find out more after the jump!
In a new album cover for Wind of Femme Fatale ZANAM (known in Japan as Raijin Hakkei -ZANAM- Femme Fatale Unmei no Hito), manga artist / illustrator Kia Asamiya revisits the science fiction world of a classic 1990's mecha anime TV series that doesn't actually exist. Hit the jump to learn more.
Voice actress / singer Maaya Sakamoto will be traveling abroad for a series of live concert events entitled the "Maaya Sakamoto LIVE TOUR 2018 'ALL CLEAR'", a tour which features performances in Taiwan and Hong Kong in March of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Singer / voice actress / TV talent / illustrator Shoko Nakagawa (known to her fans as Shokotan) has illustrated the album cover art for "Anisong Academy School Song", a single that celebrates NHK-FM's anime music show with a duet between "Great King of the Anisong Kingdom" Isao Sasaki and "Emperor of the Anisong Kingdom" Ichirou Mizuki. Hit the jump to learn more.
After a (fictitious) absence of nearly 20 years, voice actor Nozumu Sasaki (Yusuke Urameshi in Yu Yu Hakusho) is returning to reprise his role for Wind of Femme Fatale ZANAM, a 1990s mecha TV anime that doesn't actually exist. Hit the jump to learn more.
At the conclusion of their "ClariS 2nd HALL CONCERT in Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall ~ Sayonara no Saki e ...Hajimaru no Melody" concert event, pop duo ClariS - who are known for performing their live events while wearing masks - removed their masks and greeted their audience for the first time with uncovered faces. Hit the jump to learn more.
Miss Monochrome, the virtual alter ego of singer / voice actress Yui Horie, will be releasing her 2nd studio album on September 27, 2017, and to celebrate the release a live music event will be held on March 21, 2018, at the Laforet Museum Harajuku venue in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new preview video goes behind the scenes for Hatsune Miku Sings Osamu Tezuka and Isao Tomita Live Music, an upcoming concept album featuring a three way collaboration between the virtual idol, the godfather of manga, and one of the pioneers of electronic music. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bring chiptune cheer with you throughout your day! Sokoban Online has released its soundtrack in digital album form, featuring 15 tracks by chiptune pioneer beek. Check out samples and grab it for yourself after the jump!
Demon Kakka (formerly Demon Kogure of the band Seikima-II) is branching out from his roles as a heavy metal musician, journalist, and sumo commentator with a series of TV ads promoting Ontex house painting and roof repair services in which Kakka's oversized face assumes the role of a house. Hit the jump to check them out.
Ahead of its Japanese home video release, the BanG Dream! OAV will be broadcast on a variety of Japanese TV stations, and to celebrate this announcement a playful new teaser trailer has been published that features the girls of Poppin'Party and Roselia having fun at the beach. Hit the jump to learn more.
On Halloween, filmgoers at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 will have a chance to experience the original 1954 Gojira like never before: with live music performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. Hit the jump to learn more.