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Asian Kung-Fu Generation to Strike Europe

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Asian Kung-Fu Generation have been described by The Guardian as “one of Japan’s biggest rock bands… in terms of homegrown talent, you can’t get much bigger.” A multi-award-winning rock band hailing from Yokohama, they’ve performed alongside Oasis, Weezer and Third Eye Blind, and curate their own event, the Nano-Mugen Festival, which has featured Ash, Stereophonics and Manic Street Preachers amongst many more British and Japanese bands. Anime fans may recognize "Relight" above as the high-octane fourth opening from the first Fullmetal Alchemist series.

Now Japan’s black belts of alt-rock have confirmed that two of their high-hitting albums will be localized by London’s JPU Records ahead of the influential quartet’s headline tour of Europe in November 2015.

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