On June 24, 2017 it was announced that AKB48 would follow up their Japanese TV Academy award winning late night drama Tofu Pro Wrestling with an actual pro wrestling event featuring the cast of the show and the new additions to the roster who appeared in the drama's final episode. This brought up a very big question, can these idols pull off a live wrestling event?
On September 9, 2017, YOSHIKI made a special guest appearance during the opening ceremonies of VOGUE FASHION'S NIGHT OUT 2017, sponsored by Condé Nast Japan.
3/4 of the Selective Hearing Wrestling crew have gathered to discuss what is WWE's second biggest PPV show, Summerslam and the third installment of NXT Takeover in Brooklyn.
Half of the Selective Hearing wrestling crew have gathered to discuss the NXT Takeover Brooklyn III and Summerslam 2017 cards.
X Japan leader Yoshiki will host a special screening of the documentary film We Are X at Anime Expo on July 2. In his first USA public appearance since his surgery last month, Yoshiki will participate in a live Q&A with fans to discuss the award-winning film and the past, present, and future of X Japan.
WE ARE X--the critically acclaimed documentary film about the rock group X JAPAN will receive a special screening at the Anime Expo in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 2. The screening of WE ARE X will be followed by a live Q&A with X JAPAN’s YOSHIKI.
The anime music streaming service "ANiUTa" held their first anisong concert event "ANiUTa LIVE 2017 ANiUPa!!" on May 13, 2017 at Yoyogi National 1st Gymnasium.
Overseas fans of Love Live! Sunshine!! school idol group Aqours can now get access to official goods from the “Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! HAPPY PARTY TRAIN TOUR”, available through May 27th.
Aquors, from the multimedia project “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, and THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS are the final performers announced in Anime Expo’s week-long reveal of guests for this year’s back-to-back Anisong World Matsuri concerts on June 30 ("Japan Kawaii Live") and July 1 ("Japan Super Live").