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    Sunday September 27, 2020
  • Bands Hit the Big City in SHOW BY ROCK!! STARS!! TV Anime Teaser

    Latest entry in Sanrio's musical mixed media project hits Japanese airwaves in January of 2021

    Cute animal people prepare to rock out in a new teaser trailer for SHOW BY ROCK!! STARS!!, the fourth installment in the anime version of Sanrio's mixed media project. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Wednesday September 2, 2020
  • FEATURE: Anime Explained Celebrates the Music & Sound Design of Studio Ghibli

    Video essay examines the efforts of composer Joe Hisaishi with a close look at Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

    The Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan is re-opening to the general public on September 05, 2020, and there's no time like the present to take another look at the landmark animated works of Hayao Miyazaki that have won critical acclaim and fan adulation all over the world. Hit the jump to join Tim Lyu and Crunchyroll's Anime Explained video essay series as they explore how Miyazaki uses music and sound in his films with a close examination of the classic 1984 animated environmental film, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.

  • Tuesday September 1, 2020
  • FEATURE: Samurai Guitarist MIYAVI Recalls His Anime Roots

    Singer/songwriter MIYAVI discusses his artistic influences and the hope music inspires

    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.

  • Saturday August 15, 2020
  • FEATURE: Why Tite Kubo Giving Characters Personal Songs is So Important

    Tite Kubo’s Secret to Memorable Characters: Music!

    As we get ready for the return of Bleach, it’s worth thinking about why the series has so much staying power, and the most obvious choice is it’s characters! But what makes the characters of Bleach so unique? It isn’t just their powers and aesthetics; it’s also the way in which author Tite Kubo ensured that every one of them was a fleshed out personality. And the cherry on top of that personality? The songs hand-picked by Kubo! Curious as to what we mean? Hit the jump to read on!

  • Monday July 27, 2020
  • Sponsored Post: Arknights Releases Music Video Collaboration “Last Of Me” With DJ Steve Aoki

    Arknights releases full version of the music video “Last of Me ft. RUNN”

    Half a month after the debut of Arknights new collaboration with two-time Grammy-nominated DJ/producer Steve Aoki, Arknights officially releases a full version of the music video Last of Me ft. RUNN after releasing a teaser video. Read on for the video.

  • Wednesday July 22, 2020
  • The Angelic Soundtrack From the Evangelion Anime Films Are Now Streaming in Japan

    Spotify, Apple Music, LINE and many more were graced by the sweet sounds of Evangelion

    Around 200 tracks composed by Shiro Sagisu from the new Evangelion anime films were released on music streaming services in Japan today to "look back" at the soundtracks before the release of Evangelion 3.0+1.0. Alongside that, two new collections were announced, with one featuring the voices of A Cruel's Angel Thesis singer Yoko Takahashi and the voice actor of Rei, Megumi Hayashibara, were announced. Get the low down after the jump!

  • Tuesday July 7, 2020
  • Final Fantasy IX Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Original Soundtrack

    Bluray music disc features 110 tracks as well as a 42 bonus MP3 tracks of unused game music

    July 07, 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Final Fantasy IX, a much beloved fantasy JRPG published by Square Enix for the Sony PlayStation, and to celebrate this auspicious occasion, Square Enix has announced the FINAL FANTASY IX OFFICIAL REVIVAL DISC, an upcoming Bluray audio disc that will be released in Japan in September of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday July 4, 2020
  • Sponsored Post: Arknights Updates Main Storyline “Partial Necrosis” with A New Theme Song Produced by Popular DJ Steve Aoki!

    After sharing a few side stories and events with players, Arknights extends its major storyline by launching Chapter 6 – Partial Necrosis and unveils more aspects of the in-game world. To coincide with the launch of the new chapter, Arknights also surprised its fans with a brand new theme song “Last of Me ft. RUNN”, produced by two-time Grammy-nominated DJ/Producer Steve Aoki. This song is also Arknights’ fourth music collaboration, marking a special milestone for Arknights’ global music project. Read on for the details.

  • Thursday April 30, 2020
  • Streets of Rage Goes Retro with Soundtracks on CD & Cassette

    France's Wayo Records offers digital versions of classic beat-em-up video game scores composed by Yuzo Koshiro

    Vinyl isn't the only format for music enthusiasts, and soon fans of the classic soundtracks for Streets of Rage and Streets of Rage 2 will have a new way to experience the immortal music composed by Yuzo Koshiro: in limited edition releases using older formats such as audio CD and audio cassette tapes. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday March 10, 2020
  • 2020 Edition Of Coachella Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

    2020 Edition To Be Held In October

    Following up on January's shock news that this year's edition of the Coachella Music Festival was to feature a performance by virtual idol Hatsune Miku, the promoter for the event in Goldenvoice has officially released a statement through Coachella's social media channels confirming that the music festival is officially postponed. Read on for the confirmation.

  • Monday March 9, 2020
  • Gintama Live Music Events Rock Tokyo and Osaka in Summer of 2020

    "GINTAMA SOUND ULTRA SOUL!" celebrates the music of Gintama with performances in June and July

    Tokyo and Osaka will soon experience the silver soul of rock and roll, because "GINTAMA SOUND ULTRA SOUL!" - a live-concert event celebrating the music of Gintama, the hit TV anime based on Hideaki Sorachi's sci-fi comedy samurai manga - will be performing there in June and July of 2020, respectively. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday March 1, 2020
  • LISTENERS TV Anime Unleashes the Power of Rock in New PV

    New key visual revealed for upcoming original project that hits Japanese airwaves in April of 2020

    Music and mecha collide in a fashion that threatens to rock your face off in a new key visual and a new trailer for LISTENERS, an upcoming original TV anime that celebrates the history of rock-and-roll as viewed through a science fiction lens. Hit the jump to learn more.