Hatsune Miku Hits Vogue
Virtual idol Hatsune Miku traded in her iconic digital aquamarine for some awe-inspiring threads at Givenchy’s Paris studio.
ZAQ to Make US Debut at AnimeNEXT
Songrwriter/performer ZAQ will make her American performance debut at New Jersey’s AnimeNEXT in June 2016.
FEMM Plays Head Games in 'White Noise'
Japanese mannequin-pop duo FEMM are back in their signature latex.
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to Open J-Pop Summit 2016
J-Pop Summit 2016, one of the world’s biggest Japanese pop culture events, will present a live concert performance by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu in San Francisco.
Babymetal Goes Spooky with Karate MV
Babymetal is growing up, and their “Karate” music video is definitely darker in tone.
FEMM — PoW! / L.C.S. Review
POW!/L.C.S. is packed with some killer remixes, but it’s not the new material that’s the star here—it’s the (finally!) CD release of Femm-Isation, FEMM's previously digital-only release.
Charisma.com's 'Aidoru C' Hits Like a Slap
Aidoru C, the latest album from Charisma.com, dares you to dance while hitting you in the face with topical lyrics that don’t pull any punches.
Hitomi Noda Offers a Nonalcoholic Kiss
Hitomi Noda of seven-girl idol unit Ready to Kiss stars in an online commercial for Duc de Montagne Rose, a nonalcoholic sparkling wine from Yokohama's Shonan Trading Co, Ltd.
Prizmmy☆ Breaks Out the Glow Sticks
Prizmmy☆ are just too sweet to drop the bass on their new track “Love Trooper,” but there are plenty of solid beats to go around.
FEMM Launches New Year With a 'PoW!'
FEMM is back for 2016 with a new, street-smart music video from the director of “Fxxk Boys Get Money.“
NekoPOP’s Best J-Pop Album Covers 2015
Chosen by NekoPOP contributors David Cirone, Jen Wang, Nhu Nguyen and Greg Hignight, the full list of stylish selections includes AKB48, Kalafina, Capsule, Tomomi Itano, Perfume and many more!
J-Pop Summit Returns to San Francisco in 2016
The 2016 J-Pop Summit will be held at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on the weekend of Friday, July 22 thru Sunday, July 24.
FEMM to Release New EP & Physical Femm-Isation
Trance-heavy mannequin dance duo FEMM will make their full major label debut with a remix-loaded EP entitled PoW!/L.C.S. And it comes bundled with a second disc that includes the first non-digital version of their first album!
Tokyo Girls' Style: 1st Best Album Review
Also known as Tokyo Joshiryu, since 2010 this vocal and dance group has delivered a string of solid sophisti-pop, electronic, funk and disco-infused dance rhythms with heavy influences from '60s and '70s jazz, soul and pop.
FAKY Returns with 'Afterglow'
FAKY’s new sound blends the quartet's global pop sensibility with tight J-pop harmonies and a funk bass line.
FEMM & FAKY Team Up for Sak Noel Cover
This lively little karaoke-room video stars FAKY’s new line-up with RiRi and LuLa of pop duo Far East Mention Mannequins.
Jin Akanishi: 'Me' Album Review
Released in June 2015, "Me" represents the culmination of the former KAT-TUN frontman's new-found independence.
This World Is Her Playground
NekoPOP dives into the new album from Tigarah e Laura, a refreshingly badass Japanese singer who swings her sexuality around like a weapon on the dance floor.
Interview: FAKY is Back!
NekoPOP's DJ Greg Hignight sits with all four members of FAKY to talk about the hard-hitting J-pop unit's highly anticipated return to the music scene.
Babymetal Goes Funko POP!
All three members of the metal-idol sensation will be available in huge-headed form in December.