In honor of Cowboy Bebop director Shinichiro Watanabe's birthday, I'll be exploring the artistic depth of three anime from his impressive oeuvre and celebrating the very special spark that can be found in all his works. Read more after the jump!
Warner Music Japan's official YouTube channel has started streaming a full-length music video for "Sayonara Watashi no Seishun" (Good Bye, My Adolescence), the lead track from rookie voice actress Moeko Yuki's major debut single "innocent moon" to be released on August 28, 2019. Check out her singing voices after the jump!
It's composer Yoko Kanno's birthday, and we hardly know where to start! From Escaflowne to Cowboy Bebop to Kids on the Slope, she's created memorable music for some of our favorite titles. So instead, we're going to go a little lesser known! From earlier projects like Please Save My Earth and Cardcaptor Sakura to her days writing music for turn-based strategy games, we're finding Yoko Kanno in unexpected places! Join the conversation after the jump!
Given the proliferation of geek burlesques, you better bet that some of the risque shows have been inspired by anime. Heck, there's even been Hayao Miyazaki burlesques. As in, more than one. Now, Yoko Kanno, composer of music for jingles, games, and highly regarded anime, is the subject of a show. Presented by Unnatural Redhead Productions, "Strip Alone Complex" is planned for May 13th at Seattle, WA's The Rendezvous Jewelbox Theater.
35-year-old anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto's official YouTube channel has posted a one-minute CM for the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray "Maaya Sakamoto 20th Anniversary Live 'FOLLOW ME'." The over three-hour disc contains her memorial concert held at Saitama Super Arena with Yoko Kanno as special guest pianist. Check the clip after the jump.
As reported, popular anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto is now preparing two plans for her debut 20th anniversary project next spring, a memorial concert "FOLLOW ME" and a tribute album "REQUEST." Her official YouTube channel has posted a message video from her introducing the project. Check the video after the jump.
Flying Dog's official artist page for popular anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto has announced two plans for her debut 20th anniversary project. Her memorial concert titled "FOLLOW ME" will be held at Saitama Super Arena on April 25, 2015, with Yoko Kanno and the band apart as special guests. Check more details after the jump.