Tag Archive: X Japan

Sep 09 2018

YOSHIKI completes 5th Year Anniversary dinner concerts with 10 straight sold-out shows

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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. “EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2018 IN TOKYO JAPAN 6 DAYS 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL” ran from July 13th to 16th, with additional shows August 31st and September 1st, including six …

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Aug 26 2018

YOSHIKI gives special performance in Hollywood for Japan House Los Angeles

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YOSHIKI stunned an invitation-only audience at Hollywood & Highland with an emotional musical performance at the Japan House Los Angeles grand opening ceremony on August 24th. The event opened with a greeting from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti while George Takei acted as the master of ceremonies with numerous Japanese and U.S. government official in …

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Aug 21 2018

X JAPAN announces Three Deep Red Nights at Makuhari Messe

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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. With an expected audience of 100,000 fans, announcing the three-day event just one month …

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Jul 25 2018

HYDE – Interview (July 2018)

HYDE Interview by Michelle Minikhiem July 24, 2018 In the midst of a whirlwind tour, HYDE took some time to talk to JRock247 about performing solo again and working together with YOSHIKI to create the recently-debuted “Red Swan”.

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Jul 22 2018

YOSHIKI releases Instagram preview of new Attack on Titan theme

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YOSHIKI gave fans a special preview of his new theme song for the anime series Attack on Titan on his official Instagram page, revealing the clip of “Red Swan” by “YOSHIKI feat. HYDE” along with a montage of imagery from the anime’s third season which begins July 22 on NHK in Japan.

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Jul 19 2018

YOSHIKI performs marathon of sold-out dinner shows in Tokyo

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YOSHIKI completed the first wave of his sold-out dinner shows in Tokyo on July 16, a marathon 7 shows over 4 days celebrating the fifth anniversary of his intimate concert series. “EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2018 IN TOKYO JAPAN 6 DAYS 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL” included guest appearances by Yoshikitty, a string quartet, guest vocalists Katie …

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Jul 12 2018

YOSHIKI donates 10 million yen to heavy rain disaster area in western Japan

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After YOSHIKI received the report of heavy downpours and flooding in July 2018 which greatly damaged various places around western Japan, he made a donation of 10 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society through his own 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Yoshiki Foundation America. The Japanese Red Cross Society also began accepting donations for the …

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Jul 11 2018

X JAPAN feat. HYDE to perform Attack on Titan Season 3 opening

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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.

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Jul 01 2018

Yoshikitty breaks into Top 3 in 2018 Sanrio Character Ranking

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Yoshikitty’s worldwide popularity has taken a great leap forward by placing third in the 2018 Sanrio Character Awards, announced July 1st at Sanrio Puroland in Tokyo. This year’s results mark the highest ranking ever for Yoshikitty, who has now placed in the top 10 for three years in a row. The popular character, based on …

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Jun 29 2018

YOSHIKI shocks fans at LUNATIC FEST. 2018 with HIDE collaboration and all-star guest performances

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YOSHIKI shocked fans at LUNATIC FEST. 2018 with a moving tribute to X Japan guitarist hide and guest collaborations with members of LUNA SEA, GLAY, and MUCC in his first-ever solo classical performance at a music festival. YOSHIKI opened his set with Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” as a thematic homage to the festival’s organizers, LUNA SEA. …

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