Sayuri x MY FIRST STORY – Reimi

Sayuri and My First Story team up for the track “Reimi” which is used as the opening theme for the second season of the anime Golden Kamui. Both great musical acts in their own right, Sayuri’s unique vocals compliment My First Story’s rock-driven style perfectly. The single for Reimi is being released in three different…

SECONDWALL – Beautiful Lie

SECONDWALL’s first full-length album “Beautiful Lie,” will be released on June 6th, 2018. It features ten tracks of infectiously catchy J-Pop/Rock songs that will have you going back for more. The album has a good mixture of upbeat and mid-paced tracks. You can listen to a preview for the entire album below, and also watch…

Ena Fujita – Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka Single

  “Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka” is the latest single from Ena Fujita. If you are unfamiliar with her work, you may check out my previous post on her here. She’s a great J-rock/pop artist who also dabbles in gravure modeling. Coming on June 20th,¬†Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka contains four tracks, two…

Band-Maid Start Over Single Pre-Order

The girls of Band-Maid may just be one of the hardest working bands out there. Not too long ago they released their album “World Domination” (get yourself a copy ASAP if you haven’t), play live shows consistently, and are already releasing a new single: Start Over. At this point, we don’t even have cover art,…

Band-Maid Becomes Band-Maiko for Special Music Video “Secret Maiko”

Band-Maid has become Band-Maiko for this very cool crossover of the Japanese tradition of Maiko and the band’s awesome style of rock music. The song is a new version of “Secret My Lips,” now called “Secret MAIKO Lips” with some new instrumentals in the¬†traditional Japanese style added in, and a beautifully filmed video featuring all…

Band-Maid – World Domination

The ladies of Band-Maid have been very busy with touring, releasing an album earlier this year, and a single over the summer, and they already have a 2nd full album on the way! The details are slim so far, but “World Domination” is the title of the album and accompanying tour. There will be three…

Ena Fujita – Bikini Riot & Tsuyome no Shinzo

Up and coming singer song writing gravure idol Ena Fujita released her first major label album in Japan on August 9th of 2017, titled Tsuyome no Shinzo. There are two versions available for sale, the standard edition titled “Chakui Edition” and the special edition which features a DVD with two music videos titled the “Datsui…

Do As Infinity Alive/Iron Hornet Single

After about a year since their last release, Do As Infinity returns today with their latest single “Alive,” produced by none other than Sawano Hiroyuki. Alive is an upbeat rock song that showcases the band’s incredible talent with a hint of Sawano’s touch to it. There are three different versions of this release! The Limited…

Band-Maid Daydreaming/Choose Me Amazon Pre-order!

Great news for Band-Maid fans! It appears that once again Amazon in the U.S. is taking pre-orders for the latest Band-Maid release. The first time I noticed them doing this was with Just Bring It, so I’m glad to see the trend continuing. If you haven’t seen my previous write-ups then check out my announcement…

Ayano Mashiro – New Look (Re:Creators Ending Theme)

  May 17th, 2017 was the release date of Ayano Mashiro’s “New Look” single, which is used as the ending theme for the Re:Creators anime. I’m a little late to the punch on this, but I just received my copy today. As you can see in the photo above, my copy came with a lyrics…

Band-Maid Daydreaming Music Video

Today marks the release of Band-Maid’s music video for their newest song: Daydreaming! The music video is really well-produced with a lot of beautiful imagery and great shots of the girls solo and together as a group. It seems like they really focused on giving everyone a decent amount of screen time. As for the…

Band-Maid Daydreaming/Choose me

  Band-Maid quickly became one of my favorite bands since I discovered them. It seems they’ve been very busy lately between touring and releasing their first full-length album Just Bring It earlier this year. If you haven’t heard it yet, definitely check it out because it’s amazing! Their entire discography thus far is quite good,…