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

ZAQ to Perform OP Theme, Yui Ninomiya to Perform ED Theme! Latest PV Featuring ZAQ’s “Minor Piece” Out Now!

What You Need to Know: The TV anime Classroom of the Elite, based on the highly popular light novel series with a cumulative total of 8.4 million copies sold (including e-books), is set to air its 3rd season starting from January 3 in Japan. ZAQ will handle the opening theme, and Yui Ninomiya will take … Read more

16-Year-Old Singer Yuyu Digitally Releases English Version of “fam,” ED Theme of The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 Part 2!

Illustration: Zombie Numata What You Need to Know: Yuyu, the 16-year-old Grand Prize winner in the Next Artist category of the “Inucon 2022!” FlyingDog Artist Discovery Audition held last year, has digitally released an English version of “fam,” the ending theme of Season 2 Part 2 of The Ancient Magus’ Bride, the anime adaptation of … Read more