Red-hot Japanese girls rock band BAND-MAID will make their American live performance debut at Seattle's Sakura-Con in March 2016. The five-member group has made waves over the past few months for their cute, authentic maid outfits combined with their impressive musical skills.
This week's roundup covers more AKB48 idols graduating, Japanese acts appearing at SXSW, and artists starting to go on tour in 2016.
It's TOZ's turn to wax poetic about Selective Hearing and get a little nostalgic about his time with the site.
I love writing, and I love writing about Idols and the music they produce. Before I loved Idols of all forms though, I loved Hello! Project, and before that, anime music. The list of the music I love and have loved can go on, and it is a love that has been expressed here in review more than once. I just happen to condense that love, is all.
Steve discusses his experiences in writing with Selective Hearing, continuing the 10th Anniversary retrospective
Selective Hearing's maknae kicks off the 10th anniversary posts with short a self reflection on why she chooses to write and how it relates to her joining Selective Hearing.
This week's roundup is very thin and only has one item in it. Ladies (and some men) stop jumping the suicide doors at the train stations, SMAP is still together.
Fans of all-girl Japanese rock group BAND-MAID showered drummer Akane with piles of drumsticks last month, delivered from several countries around the world in support of her recent injury which stopped her from touring to support the band’s latest CD, New Beginning.
Just one month after the release of their alternate-future album Showa 90, URBANGARDE members have revealed even more artistic projects for the start of 2016.