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    Wednesday October 27, 2021
  • LiSA Takes Back Top Download Female Artist Crown in 2021 with Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Arc Opening Theme

    Hikaru Utada previously held the title with Evangelion 3.0+1.0 theme "One Last Kiss"

    Japanese industry tracking website Oricon announced the leader of the weekly digital charts yesterday, revealing that for the second week in a row, LiSA topped them, this time with the opening theme song for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc. With "Akeboshi," LiSA become the top-selling female digital artist, dethroning Hikaru Utada. More after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 20, 2021
  • The Pokemon Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary Soundtrack With Custom Cards For Performers

    Post Malone, J Balvin and Katy Perry trading cards unveiled

    To celebrate the release of the Pokémon 25: The Album major label partnership with Universal Music, The Pokémon Company has revealed a set of three artist-specific trading cards as a tribute to the artists featured on the soundtrack. Read on for the card designs.

  • Monday September 20, 2021
  • NARUTO Anime Soundtracks To Debut Via US Music Streaming Services On Friday, September 24

    Multiple soundtracks across film and TV series available for first time outside Japan

    Milan Records is set to release multiple soundtracks from the hit Naruto anime franchise spanning TV anime and feature films this Friday, September 24th. Read on for the full list of soundtracks that will debut for the first time digitally outside of Japan.

  • Saturday September 11, 2021
  • Studio 4ºC Creates Anime Ad For 20th Anniversary Aaliyah Album Release (UPDATED)

    Ad serves as continuation to original 2001 teaser ad

    Internationally renowned Japanese animation studio 4ºC recently collaborated with record label Blackground Records to animate a new commercial for the 20th anniversary release of R&B singer Aaliyah's third and final album to major streaming services. Read on for the original teaser and the new commercial.

  • Tuesday September 7, 2021
  • GACKT To Suspend Activities Indefinitely Due To Health Issues

    Management team releases official statement on singer's condition

    Fans of Japanese superstar vocalist GACKT awoke to some pretty troubling health news regarding the 48-year-old singer on Wednesday when the singer and actor's management agency released a lengthy press release. Read on for a summary of the statement.

  • Wednesday August 11, 2021
  • Ed Sheeran and Rui Ikeda Vamp Out for "Bad Habits" Anime Music Video

    Animated take on lead single for English musician's 5th studio album features animation production by CALF

    English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has teamed up with Japanese illustrator / manga artist Rui Ikeda for an animated adaptation of the music video for "Bad Habits", the lead single for Sheeran's fifth studio album. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Tuesday June 8, 2021
  • Netflix Announces Live-Action Cowboy Bebop's Music Being Composed By Yoko Kanno

    Series to premiere this Fall after being delayed by injury and COVID-19

    During Netflix's themed "Geeked Week", the streaming service has provided an update, however slight on the long-planned and delayed live-action Cowboy Bebop TV series. Read on for the update, including the release timeframe.

  • Saturday April 24, 2021
  • Roujin-Z Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Soundtrack Release

    Record featuring music by Bun Itakura is released in Japan on CD and vinyl on April 24, 2021

    Roujin-Z, a 1991 theatrical anime film written by Katsuhiro Otomo and directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo about a high-tech hospital bed that runs amok after it is imprinted with the personality of an elderly patient's deceased wife, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a special soundtrack release on CD and vinyl. Hit the jump to learn more.

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