Male Voice Actors/Artists Affiliated with Lantis Label to Hold Live Event Titled “Lantis MENS GIG ‘A・C・E’ 2024”! Shugo Nakamura, Tasuku Hatanaka, Makoto Furukawa to Perform!

Lantis MENS GIG “A・C・E” 2024 is a live event for male voice actors/artists affiliated with the Lantis label. It was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but in response to the wishes of many fans, it will be held again on October 13 at Zepp Shinjuku (Tokyo). Appearing at the event will be … Read more

Walküre to Release “W encore” Album to Commemorate One Year Anniversary of Emotionally Charged Final Live Tour

Walküre’s FINAL LIVE TOUR 2023 Last Mission, the largest arena tour in Macross history, kicked off on May 20, 2023, at the Tokyo Ariake Arena and spanned six performances across Tokyo, Osaka, and Chiba. In response to the passionate support that has yet to fade, a live album titled “W encore” will be released on … Read more

Global Release of Limited Edition Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints for the Timeless Masterpiece Cowboy Bebop!

Tokyo Dub Agent Company, Ltd. announced the global release of ukiyo-e woodblock prints featuring the timeless masterpiece Cowboy Bebop. This product will be available on AKIHABARA PREMIUM COLLECTION, an EC platform known for bringing together Akihabara’s otaku culture and the Japanese passion for craftsmanship, from 12:00 (JST) on March 16, 2024. Our feelings toward the … Read more

Manga Is Taking the World by Storm! MyAnimeList’s Ultimate Manga Reading List Receives 2024 Renewal

What You Need to Know: MyAnimeList has released the 2024 edition of its annual You Should Read This Manga, a selected reading list built by avid manga readers from across the globe. Divided into sections, the list consists of four categories which can be enjoyed by both newcomers to the medium as well as experienced … Read more

MIYAVI’s Long-Awaited First New Album in Three Years to Release in Two Parts. Part 1 Arrives on April 3!

What You Need to Know: At his year-end live performance, MIYAVI announced his first album release in three years to the enthusiastic cheers of the audience. This album, titled “Lost In Love, Found In Pain,” will be a two part series with the theme of “duality.” The release date of the first part, “Lost In … Read more

Bandai Namco Music Live Launches “MoooD Records”!

What You Need to Know: Bandai Namco Music Live already manages various labels such as Lantis, which produces music related to anime, and Kiramune, a label for talented male voice actor artists. With the evolving definition of “anime songs” and the surging global popularity of Japanese anime, we have launched the new label MoooD Records. … Read more

Maaya Sakamoto to Release “Dakishimete” as CD Single on April 3! Short Music Video and Jacket Photos Also Released!

Maaya Sakamoto’s new single “Dakishimete,” which is already available on digital platforms, will also be released as a CD single on April 3. The lead track, “Dakishimete,” serves as the ending theme for the second season of the WOWOW original anime The Fire Hunter. The lyrics and composition were handled by Senri Oe, a renowned … Read more

Voice Actress/Artist Azusa Tadokoro to Stream Her First-Ever Acoustic Live Performance Online

What You Need to Know: Azusa Tadokoro, known for her work as a voice actress and artist, will be holding her first-ever acoustic live performance on December 22, 2023, and the entire show will be streamed online. While she has included acoustic arrangements in past solo shows, this occasion marks her first exclusively acoustic performance. … Read more

Maaya Sakamoto’s Long-Awaited New Single, “Dakishimete,” the ED Theme for The Fire Hunter Season 2, to be Released on Digital Platforms on January 15, 2024! New Artist and Jacket Photos Also Revealed!

Maaya Sakamoto has announced the digital release of a new single, titled “Dakishimete” (meaning “hug” or “embrace”). This song has been chosen as the ending theme for the second season of the WOWOW original anime The Fire Hunter, which will be available for streaming from January 14, with the first episode offered for free. This … Read more

Samurai Champloo Soundtrack by Nujabes, fat jon, FORCE OF NATURE, and Tsutchie Released on Music Subscription Services Worldwide!

What You Need to Know: Samurai Champloo, airing in 2004, stands as a groundbreaking anime directed by Shinichirō Watanabe. Seamlessly blending historical drama and hip-hop elements, it crafts a unique visual and musical experience that captivated anime enthusiasts and hip-hop fans alike, earning acclaim domestically and internationally. Director Watanabe, known for his deep appreciation of … Read more