The official YouTube channel of Yoshiki, the leader/drummer of X Japan, has posted a full version promotional video for their 1994 song "Rusty Nail," titled "X Japan - Rusty Nail (Anime Version 1994)." The anime footage was originally produced as a pilot film for the band's anime feature film project. Check the clip after the jump.
Cinema Today has posted a 70-second latest trailer for the upcoming full CG film Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary, which is scheduled to hit Japanese theaters next week. It features "Hero (Yoshiki Classical Version)," the theme song for the film composed by Yoshiki (X-Japan). Check the latest clip after the jump.
It is officially announced today that Yoshiki, the leader/drummer/pianist of X Japan, writes the theme song for the upcoming full CG film Saint Seiya: LEGEND of SANCTUARY. The world-wide popularity of both Yoshiki and Seiya makes this great collaboration possible. Check the short clip of the song after the jump.
If ever you wondered much it would cost to have a dinner date with YOSHIKI of X-JAPAN fame, finally, your dream has a price tag: $37,100 smackeroos. That's how much someone just bid in a chairty auction to wine and dine with the legendary Japanese musician. Full details after the jump!
This week, rock band X JAPAN was recongized with the “Best International Band” award at the music festival, ‘Golden Gods Award 2012‘, in Los Angeles, California. Not the Golden Globes, that might be a conflict of interest considering that they composed the Golden Globes' theme this year. The Golden God Award, established by music magazine Revolver in 2009. More after the jump.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that Yoshiki, the leader of one of most successful rock band in Japan, X Japan, is now writing the theme for this year's Golden Globe Awards show. The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be broadcasted on Sunday, Jan. 15. Check the details and his interview video after the jump.
The Los Angeles Times' Hero Complex blog spoke to Spawn creator about the collaboration with Stan Lee and X Japan's Yoshiki on Blood Red Dragon. Ahead of his San Diego Comic Con debut, check out designs for Yoshiki's super hero alter ego after the jump.
FanimeCon, which takes place at the San Jose Convention Center from May 27-30, already has a pretty impressive Guests of Honor lineup. Well, they recently announced two more additions: Japanese rock icon Yoshiki, and illustrator Mamoru Yokota.
May 12, 2011 -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Yoshiki, Japanese icon and leader of Japan’s multi-million-selling, superstar rock band X Japan, will host his first-ever radio show, “Yoshiki Radio,” on SiriusXM’s The Boneyard, Channel 38. “Yoshiki Radio,” the hour-long monthly show, will launch on Friday, May 27 at 8:00PM ET. Beginning Sunday, June 5, “Yoshiki Radio” will air the first Sunday of every month at 9:00PM ET.
Though it's currently unclear whether or not Yoshiki will actually be performing, the X Japan co-founder has been announced as the latest addition to Anime Central's guest lineup.