YOSHIKI announced X JAPAN's new tour "X JAPAN Live in Japan 2018 Three Deep Red Nights at Makuhari Messe" on his Yoshiki Channel broadcast on August 19th, with ticket pre-sales for the September 28-30 dates beginning immediately after the program aired.
The music video for Japanese idol group Wasuta (The World Standard)'s surprise collaboration with hit Spanish duo Adexe & Nau was released on YouTube. In the multi-language remix of "Yo Quiero Vivir" ("I want to live"), Wasuta members sing verses in Japanese while dancing through Akihabara, Shibuya, Odaiba, and Tokyo Bay.
Japanese electronic performance unit BESPA KUMAMERO has released a set of illustrated stickers for the popular LINE messaging app, featuring composer/programmer Monkichi and the energetic, unstoppable vocalist Azumi.
YOSHIKI gave fans a special preview of his new theme song for the anime series Attack on Titan on his official Instagram page.
PAPP star, PIKOTARO, is releasing his latest sushi themed song, prior to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020! The title is "Can you see? I'm SUSHI"!!
X JAPAN's "Red Swan" has been chosen as the opening theme for Season 3 of the TV anime Attack on Titan. The new song, featuring YOSHIKI's first-ever recording collaboration with vocalist HYDE (L'Arc~en~Ciel), was announced at Anime Expo on July 8, 2018 at the season opener's world-premiere screening in Los Angeles.
YOSHIKI has announced a solo performance at this year's LUNATIC FEST 2018, to be held at Makuhari Messe on June 24.
BRATS have released their music video for "Doudatte yokatta", one of the newly-recorded songs for the band's first full-length album BRATS, scheduled for international release on July 25.