You may have heard his music on stage and screen. You may have seen his acting in films like Kong: Skull Island and the live-action Bleach film. You may have seen him perform on tour or anime conventions. But did you know that "samurai guitarist" singer/songwriter/actor MIYAVI has been a big anime fan since he was a kid and that his love of the medium has influenced his music and style? Hit the jump to find out more in a Q&A interview video where MIYAVI explores his anime roots.
Crunchyroll is excited to announce a one-of-a-kind livestream concert event with legendary Japanese guitarist MIYAVI that will excite long-time fans and make new fans alike! Read on for the details.
Japanese guitarist MIYAVI, often called "Samurai Guitarist," has launched a new virtual project named "MIYAVI Virtual" and posted an anime music video for "Holy Nights," the lead track from his latest album of the same name released on April 22. As the first clip from the project, it was supervised by the MIYAVI creative team in US. Check out his new world after the jump!
Japanese musician MIYAVI has revealed two jacket images for his new album "NO SLEEP TILL TOKYO" drawn by manga artist Sui Ishida, best known for his internationally popular series Tokyo Ghoul. Check out the special illustrations after the jump!
The 35th anniversary website for Buronson and Tetsuo Hara's post-apocalyptic violence manga series Hokuto no Ken/Fist of the North Star announced the seven artists for the forthcoming special compilation album titled "Denshou (Tradition)," including three-member rock unit ALFEE who perform the first TV anime's iconic OP theme song "Ai wo Torimodose!" originally recorded by Crystal King in 1984. Check out the seven artists after the jump!
In addition to Sota Fukushi as Ichigo Kurosaki and Hana Sugisaki as Rukia Kuchiki, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga revealed three more cast members today: Japanese guitarist MIYAVI as Rukia's brother Byakuya, Taichi Saotome as Rukia's childhood friend Renji Abarai, and Ryo Yoshizawa as Ichigo's classmate Uryu Ishida. Check out their character visuals after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal action jidaigeki manga has released a two-minute clip featuring each main characters' action scenes and Japanese guitarist MIYAVI's performance of the film's theme song "Live to Die Another Day -Sonzai Shoumei (Existence Proof)-."
Following the studio performance clip, internationally-known Japanese musician MIYAVI today posted a three-minute anime music video for the title track of his latest album "Fire Bird." As the title suggests, the video features the phoenix from Osamu Tezuka's lifework manga series Hi no Tori/Phoenix. Check the clips after the jump!