This week’s highlights include: Tomiko van announces pregnancy, Orange Range embarking on first Asia tour, Morning Musume get a name change in the new year and dates for the J-POP Summit Festival 2014 announced.
All-female J-Rock band exist†trace is featured in the February 2014 issue of Otaku USA magazine.
This week’s highlights include: Fukumoto Aina makes comedy stage debut, Lupin III being made into a live action move, Berryz Koubou perform at Budokan and information on upcoming releases and PV’s.
This week’s highlights include: The return of Ayumi Shibata, more idol graduations, the line up for the 2013 Kohaku Uta Gassen announced, nominees and winners for the 55th Japan Record awards revealed, information on upcoming releases and PV’s.
Japanese heavy metal idol trio BABYMETAL released a new comment video this week to promote the Japanese release of Metallica’s IMAX 3D concert film Metallica Through The Never. The film opens November 22 in Japan.
Anime and video game vocalist Kanako Ito will release her new single “Yuukyuu No Sora Saku Hana” on November 27. The song was produced for the new PSP/PS Vita game Hanasaku Manimani and features artwork by Guilty Crown artist Redjuice.
This week’s highlights include: Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 breaking up, the AKB48 draft, a plethora of idols leaving their groups, upcoming concerts, new releases and PV’s.
Pop singer May’n will release her new single “Kyou ni Koiiro” on January 29, 2014. The song will be used as the opening theme for the Japanese television anime Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha.
Japanese screamo rock band DAZZLE VISION released 3 early classic albums on Spotify this month, including their re-mastered debut EP ORIGIN OF DAZZLE. Fans can also stream the band’s first full-length albums Camellia Japonica and Crystal Children and share music links via Facebook and Twitter.