Masami Okui celebrates the beginning of her 25th anniversary with a new single “Innocent Bubble”, to be released August 30.
ALI PROJECT has revealed the elegant photography of their 25th Anniversary Best Album, Chi to Mitsu – Anthology of Gothic Lolita & Horror, which will be released on June 21, 2017, on two discs with Blu-ray bonus.
Anisong artist unit angela has released the music video for "Zenryoku☆Summer!", the theme song for the upcoming anime series Aho Girl.
During a press conference held in Tokyo on June 9th, X Japan members Toshl, Pata, and Heath, along with host Udo Artists, Inc., announced that the “X JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2017 WE ARE X” concerts in Japan at Osaka-jo Hall and Yokohama Arena will be performed as acoustic concerts. The title of the tour will be changed to “X JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2017 WE ARE X Acoustic Special Miracle 6 DAYS”.
X Japan leader Yoshiki will return to Paris in July for special screenings of the award-winning X Japan documentary We Are X.
Hello! Project’s rising idol group Juice=Juice has announced details of their first worldwide tour.
Starting in July 2017, FLOW will begin their 15th anniversary year, beginning with the release of a new mini-album Fighting Dreamers. This 15th anniversary commemorative album features 11 anime voice actors taking part in the lead song’s chorus, and each of the 5 members writing a new song, coming together to create an album featuring the new FLOW.
Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released a live music video for "Pain".
Japanese gothic metal band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has announced a series of stunning, limited-edition “tarot cards” for fans who purchase their 20th anniversary single, flamma idola, at selected stores in Japan.