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    Tuesday August 6, 2019
  • Celebrate the Music of FLCL with an Exhibition by the pillows

    Band marks its 30th anniversary with diner-themed pop-up museum

    Get ready to celebrate 30 years of the pillows, the iconic band behind the music of FLCL! The trio is hosting a diner-themed pop-up museum in honor of the group. Get an early look at their art and merch after the jump!

  • Tuesday April 30, 2019
  • J-Rock Band The Pillows Celebrates 30 Years with Feature Film Drama

    "Ousama ni Nare" stars Amane Okayama and features music and original story by Sawao Yamanaka

    Although they are probably best known among anime fans for their musical stylings for the FLCL series, the Japanese rock band known as The Pillows have been touring since 1989, and to celebrate their 30th anniversary, the group is trying their hand at another cinematic medium: dramatic, live-action theatrical film. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday September 3, 2018
  • The Pillows Rock Out in New FLCL Music Video

    Anime and concert footage blend in most recent MV

    FLCL wouldn't be the same without the music of The Pillows, and the show's return brought the band back for its themes. Now they've released a new MV for "Star overhead" and "Spiky Seeds," featuring anime moments and clips of their US tour. Check it out after the jump!

  • Wednesday July 11, 2018
  • Japan Gets FLCL Alternative/Progressive Compilation Films in September

    Compilation films follow US broadcast of sequel series

    A new incredibly fitting key visual drawn by original FLCL character designer Yoshiuki Sadamoto leads off the news that Japan will get to see FLCL Alternative and Progressive a bit differently later this year.. Hit the jump for the visual and the promo.

  • Tuesday May 29, 2018
  • Adult Swim Announces "the pillows tour featuring FLCL" (Updated)

    Tour dates and ticket sales now live

    Adult Swim announces a new US headlining tour for the pillows ahead of this weekend's premiere of FLCL2: Progressive.

  • Monday May 28, 2018
  • Jam With the Pillows in "FLCL" Behind the Scenes Video

    Go behind the unforgettable music that fueled the series

    The June 2 premiere of FLCL Progressive is right around the corner, but there's room for more behind the scenes fun in the meantime. Adult Swim's latest video focuses on the heart and soul of the FLCL series' sound: The music of The Pillows. 

  • Monday July 4, 2016
  • Rock Band The Pillows and Character Designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto To Return For FLCL Sequels

    Speaking of Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, he says he'll be reselling his pencil works from the last Winter Comiket at this summer Comiket event

    At their Anime Expo panel, Production I.G announced that both original character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (plus a founding member of Gainax, and character designer on Evangelion, Nadia, .hack, Summer Wars) and theme song/soundtrack rock band The Pillows will be returning for the FLCL sequels. More after the jump.

  • Friday October 10, 2014
  • VIDEO: "Moondust", the New PV from The Pillows

    25th anniversary album on sale 10/22

    J-rock band The Pillows are much loved for their contributions to the FLCL and BECK anime soundtracks. Now, the group has a new album slated for release later this month. Get a peep at the promo video for “Moondust” after the jump!


  • Wednesday February 12, 2014
  • VIDEO: ROCK & SYMPATHY tribute to the pillows

    Celebration of FLCL band's 25th anniversary continues February 26th

    The celebration of the 25th anniversary of The Pillows, beloved to anime fans for their inclusion on the FLCL soundtrack, continues on February 26th with the release of "ROCK AND SYMPATHY -tribute to the pillows," a collection of song covers from the likes of WHITE ASH (Gatchaman Crowds), UNISON SQUARE GARDEN (Tiger & Bunny) and more. Get a preview after the jump.

  • Saturday August 17, 2013
  • VIDEO: The Pillows Celebrate 25th Anniversary With New Single

    "Happy Birthday" and two other songs to be released on September 16th

    The Pillows, beloved to anime fans for their inclusion on the FLCL soundtrack, are set to celebrate their 25th anniversary on September 16th with a single featuring "Happy Birthday" with other, unnamed song. Get a look at the preview after the jump.

  • Friday December 9, 2011
  • VIDEO: TV Spot for New the pillows Album, "Trial"

    Get a quick sample of the January release!

    Japanese rock band the pillows, most famous in the minds of anime fans for the unforgettable FLCL soundtrack, are releasing a new album on January 18. Take an early listen via the quick TV spot for Trial after the jump.

  • Thursday November 10, 2011
  • the pillows Announce Next Album

    January's "Trial" Follows December Single

    Japanese rock band the pillows, best known to anime fans from the soundtrack of FLCL, announced that they will follow December's release of the single "Energia" with a January 18th release of their new album, "TRIAL." More after the jump.

  • Thursday April 14, 2011
  • Songs from French Kiss, the pillows Sandwich Sket Dance

    the pillows "Comic Sonic" single available June 8

    All it took to get the pillows' vocalist Yamanaka Sawo on board with the Sket Dance anime adaptation was a sly nod in Kenta Shinohara's original manga. In one of the chapters, fictional rockers The Sketchbook cover the pillows' "Funny Bunny" at a rock festival. As a result, the band will now be providing the ending theme with their latest song, "Comic Sonic."

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