Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released their new music video for "Kimarigoto", featuring a montage of live performance clips cut to one of the most popular tracks from their July 25th full-length album BRATS.
X JAPAN's third-straight night of sold-out concerts — X JAPAN LIVE IN JAPAN 2018 THREE DEEP RED NIGHTS AT MAKUHARI MESSE — was suddenly cancelled on September 30th due to the impending weather effects of Typhoon Trami.
YOSHIKI completed his 5th Anniversary solo concert series on September 1st at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, bringing the total to 10 sold-out performances over 6 days.
Japanese trauma techno pop band URBANGARDE has announced the release date of the their next album, Ai to Gensou no URBANGARDE.
The newly-founded association SYNC NETWORK JAPAN has launched with the goal of delivering Japanese contents to the world and increasing concert tours and promotion opportunities for Japanese music artists.
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.