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Apr. 15, 2014 07:005

Scandal to Sing Pokémon the Movie Theme Song “Yoake no Ryūseigun”

Scandal to Sing *Pokémon the Movie* Theme Song “Yoake no Ryūseigun”

A countrywide roadshow release will begin for the movie Pokémon the Movie: Diance and the Cocoon of Destruction in Japan on July 19.

Apr. 14, 2014 01:002

Interview with Anison Singer Gero

Interview with Anison Singer Gero

Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.

Apr. 13, 2014 01:003

Cover Album of Songs by Overseas Music Divas Sung by Hatsune Miku to Release

Cover Album of Songs by Overseas Music Divas Sung by Hatsune Miku to Release

The release of a mini album of house covers of slightly nostalgic hits from the 2000s by Jennifer Lopez, Melanie C., and other overseas divas sung by Vocaloid Hatsune Miku has been announced.

Apr. 10, 2014 09:171

MimimemeMIMI to Perform First Concert, Opening Theme to TV Anime Blade & Soul to Release

MimimemeMIMI to Perform First Concert, Opening Theme to TV Anime *Blade & Soul* to Release

New information regarding the two-person female unit MimimemeMIMI, which is comprised of singer/songwriter Yuka and illustrator Chamooi, has been announced.

Apr. 9, 2014 04:0036

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [1/2]

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [1/2]

“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa

Apr. 8, 2014 01:0053

A Robot Dance with Akihabara as the Backdrop - What is the Appeal of Music Group World Order’s New PV?

A Robot Dance with Akihabara as the Backdrop - What is the Appeal of Music Group World Order’s New PV?

Embodying the stereotypical “salaryman” image that many foreigners have of clean-cut men in suits with glasses and well-groomed hairstyles, seven men each sporting a poker face dance a choreographed, robot-inspired routine.

Mar. 24, 2014 13:001

10th Annual Animelo Summer Live Being Held Three Days on Aug. 29, 30, 31 - Ticket Sales to Open Soon

10th Annual Animelo Summer Live Being Held Three Days on Aug. 29, 30, 31 - Ticket Sales to Open Soon

As the biggest anime song event in Japan, Animelo Summer Live has become a summer tradition.

Mar. 18, 2014 07:005

Ghibli Best Stories - Best-of Album Focusing on Joe Hisaishi’s Music from Ghibli Movies Releases

*Ghibli Best Stories* - Best-of Album Focusing on Joe Hisaishi’s Music from Ghibli Movies Releases

Ghibli Best Stories, a collection of composer Joe Hisaishi’s music from Ghibli films, was released by Universal Sigma on March 12.

Mar. 15, 2014 01:002

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to Release Ninth Single, “Family Party,” in April

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to Release Ninth Single, “Family Party,” in April

It has already been announced that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will be releasing her ninth single, “Family Party,” on April 16.

Mar. 9, 2014 01:000

Twin☆Doraemon Song Best 40 - Character Song Album from the Popular Anime to Release

*Twin☆Doraemon Song Best 40* - Character Song Album from the Popular Anime to Release

2013 marked what would have been Fujiko F. Fujio’s 80th birthday. Even this year, many events and projects themed after Doraemon are planned.

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