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    Sunday May 24, 2020
  • Happy Birthday, Space Cowboy: A Shinichiro Watanabe Retrospective

    In honor of his birthday, let's celebrate the tremendous work by anime auteur and 'Cowboy Bebop' director Shinichiro Watanabe

    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!

  • Tuesday August 13, 2019
  • Rookie Voice Actress Moeko Yuki Releases New Music Video from Her Singer Debut Single

    Acclaimed anime soundtrack composer Yoko Kanno joins as arranger

    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!

  • Saturday May 18, 2019
  • Six Yoko Kanno Projects We Don't Talk About Enough

    From Nobunaga's Ambition to Cardcaptor Sakura, we're digging a little deeper on the composer's birthday!

    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!

  • Tuesday April 12, 2016
  • Burlesque Pays Tribute To The Work Of Anime Composer Yoko Kanno

    Presented by Unnatural Redhead Productions, "Strip Alone Complex" is planned for May 13th at Seattle, WA's The Rendezvous Jewelbox Theater

    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. 

  • Sunday September 6, 2015
  • VIDEO: CM for Maaya Sakamoto 20th Anniversary Concert DVD/Blu-ray

    "FOLLOW ME" filmed at Saitama Super Arena on April 25, 2015

    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.

  • Sunday December 7, 2014
  • VIDEO: Message from Maaya Sakamoto for Her Debut 20th Anniversary Project

    Tribute album and memorial concert in spring of 2015

    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.

  • Tuesday December 2, 2014
  • Maaya Sakamoto to Hold 20th Anniversary Concert with Yoko Kanno Next April

    Anniversary tribute album "REQUEST" is also planned

    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.