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Cultivating the Heart of Japanese Song in the United States

Noriko Yonami performs a duet of “Amagi Goe” with Mr. Arai. (Photos by TOMOKO NAGAI / Rafu Shimpo) Nippon Kashu Kyokai USA Tomonokai (Japan Singers Association USA Friendship Club) had its inauguration ceremony on September 5th at the Miyako Hybrid hotel in Torrance. USA Tomonokai was born from a meeting between the association and its […]

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“Never Gonna Give You Up” Reaches Final Anime Song Form

The meta-meme of “Never Gonna Give You Up” by Rick Astley and its seemingly endless permutations feeling a bit like the internet’s own cosmic background radiance – a static synth-pop hiss playing on a loop against all the other chaos. Pausing long enough to consider the dynamics at play in the cyclical nature of references […]

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TWICE gives powerful performance of Japanese song Perfect World at 2021 Music Festival

TWICE first performed their new Japanese single “Perfect World” as part of a Japanese program called “The Music Day 2021”. All nine women looked immaculate in black outfits of various models. The song ‘Perfect World’ is part of the Japanese studio album of the same name. The entire album will be released on July 28 […]

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SONY Music Japan Releases Anime Song Remixes Via Sakura Chill Beats

SONY Music Japan taps into childhood and releases official remixes for several anime-themed songs, including Naruto and Boruto. For people who have followed the anime, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations’, recent arcs have started to get tougher. To help celebrate and share their own love for the Naruto series, dance music artists, including Slushii, CORSAK, and […]

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Outdoor Song Festival “Nagano Aniera Festa 2020 to 2021” to be held on September 18 and 19

“Aniera Festa” is the largest outdoor anime song festival in Nagano Prefecture, held annually in September since 2017. After last year’s cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the This year’s event will be held at Komaba Park in Saku City, Nagano, on September 18-19, 2021, under the new name “Nagano Aniera Festa 2020 to 2021.” […]

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Greatest anime singer of all time releases all albums, 41 singles for online streaming services

The day of his birthday, Megumi Hayashibara gives fans a reason to celebrate, too. There is a lot of anime voice actresses, but there is only one Megumi Hayashibara. After debuting voicing an invisible (and upset) neighbor in Ikkoku House in 1986, Hayashibara worked in the industry continuously without any ebb in his popularity, currently […]

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BTS announces new Japanese album “BTS, The Best” and new Japanese song “Film Out” – Celeb Secrets

If any of you have been waiting for some new music from the Grammy nominees BTS, well, the wait is over. The news has just fallen that they are going to release a Japanese album, BTS, THE BEST, June 16! The album will contain a total of 23 tracks which will be mostly made up […]

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Real Akiba Boys Anime Song Dance Performance Group: Combining Otaku Life With Street Dancing

Otaku come in all types. Some like to collect all the merchandise, some prefer to decorate their cars with their favorite anime, and some learn every dance from their favorite idol anime. Dancing is actually a popular pastime for many otaku; for example, one way for fans of otaku idol and anime songs to show […]

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After 10 years of secrecy, anime song duo ClariS finally take off their masks and show their faces

Reveal comes 10 years to the day after the group’s debut. One of the big changes in anime songs in the modern age is the rise of on-camera performances by singers. It is now a given that top talent will not only appear at fan events promoting individual anime, but also on tour and produce […]

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Billboard JAPAN: LiSA’s Demon Slayer OP Becomes Best-Selling Anime Song in H1 2020

Billboard JAPAN has released the sales rankings for the first half of 2020 (November 25, 2019 to May 24, 2020). Highest Ranked Song in its Overall Anime Song Ratings “HOT Animation” is, as expected, “Gurenge”, the OP theme for tv anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba interpreted by LiSA. The song was released digitally on […]