BRATS will release a double-single CD on June 21, 2017, featuring their new songs “Ainikoiyo” (theme from the anime To Be Hero) and “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (theme from the film Slaveman).
URBANGARDE will release their first live album Urbangarde 2016 Xmas Special Hall Live Tenshi De Akuma ("Angel and Devil") on April 12, 2017. The CD will also be released in an extended limited edition with bonus tracks and a live performance DVD.
This month’s set features tracks from Rebecca Sales, DJ SGZ, SEL, Disco Dice, Latest Craze and Discorocks.
The Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon 2017 in Washington, DC, August 11-13 will feature gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku.
The AniSong World Matsuri is a festival focused on music and animation featuring collaboration among several leading Japanese entertainment companies including Lantis Co., Ltd., AMUSE Inc., BANDAI VISUAL CO. LTD., BANDAI NAMCO Live Creative Inc. This year, 4 versions of the matsuri (festival in Japanese) in 3 different countries are confirmed.
EXILE THE SECOND (formerly known as the THE SECOND from EXILE) return from their hiatus with their second studio album BORN TO BE WILD.
With the impending graduation of one of Hello! Project's leading groups this June, veteran Idols ℃-ute bring their 31st and final single, To Tomorrow / Final Squall / The Curtain Rises.
exist†trace members Jyou (vo.) and miko (vo./gt.) appear as models for the Japanese fashion brand CIVARIZE 2017 Spring Season Collection, with limited in-store flyers available through the end of March.
X Japan leader Yoshiki performed a selection from his composition “Art of Life” at the 11th Asian Film Awards held in Hong Kong on March 21, 2017.