Monthly Archive: August 2014

Aug 29 2014

INORAN confirms Asia Tour 2014 in November


INORAN has just announced his ASIA TOUR 2014 to be held in November. Further details will be announced soon. While LUNA SEA is holding their first nationwide tour in fourteen years including 32 shows in 16 cities, INORAN, as a solo artist, set out for overseas as well. INORAN B-DAY LIVE CODE 929/2014 – B-DAY …

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Aug 28 2014

exist†trace reveals WORLD MAKER music video


Japanese all-female visual kei band exist†trace revealed their new music video today, the title track from their upcoming album WORLD MAKER. WORLD MAKER will be released September 24. The limited edition comes with 2 music videos, including “WORLD MAKER” and “Spiral Daisakusen”. TRACK LIST 01. WORLD MAKER* 02. ダイアモンド (DIAMOND) 03. スパイラル大作戦 (Spiral Daisakusen) 04. …

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Aug 28 2014



Aug 23 2014

Schwarz Stein to appear at Anime USA

Schwarz Stein

Japanese visual kei electronic unit Schwarz Stein will make their overseas debut appearance at Anime USA October 3rd – 5th, 2014. Produced in 2002 by Mana of Moi dix Mois (ex-Malice Mizer), Schwarz Stein is the collaboration of vocalist Kaya and programmer Hora on keyboards. They released their debut single Perfect Garden under Mana’s label, …

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Aug 19 2014

exist†trace reveals WORLD MAKER new look and track list


exist†trace – WORLD MAKER Regular Edition (Left) / Limited Edition w/ DVD (Right) TRACK LIST 01. WORLD MAKER* 02. ダイアモンド (DIAMOND) 03. スパイラル大作戦 (Spiral Daisakusen) 04. JUST ONE 05. Imagination* 06. Feel* 07. SHOOTING STAR* 08. アンティークドール (Antique Doll) 09. くちびる (Kuchibiru) 10. RAZE* 11. 長い夢の終わりに (Nagai Yume no Owari ni)* 12. VOICE* *=previously unreleased …

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Aug 13 2014



Check out the interview with URBANGARDE in this month’s issue of Otaku USA magazine.

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Aug 11 2014

ONE OK ROCK – Mighty Long Fall (MV)


Aug 10 2014

Budo Grape at Nagoya Tokuzo (Aug 9 2014)


Photos from Nagoya New-Wave Rock group Budo Grape’s show at Nagoya’s Tokuzo live house August 9, 2014. Photos by Ichiro Takami

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Aug 05 2014

BACK-ON – Departure (MV)

BACK-ON – Departure (MV)

BACK-ON brings some of the whimsical fonts and stamps from purikura to their video for “Departure”.

Aug 04 2014

GANGLION to make USA debut at Oni-Con


All-female J-Rock band GANGLION will make their USA debut at Oni-Con in Galveston, TX on Oct. 31. Their third mini-album Infinity will be released in Japan on September 5.