How to Use a Loppi Ticket Machine
Loppi ticket machines are a convenient way to get tickets for sports events, concerts and theater, as well as day passes for Universal Studios Japan, Disneyland and the Ghibli Museum!
Babymetal Releases Live at Wembley Album
Babymetal is set to release the live CD of their concert at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on December 28—though U.K. fans can already get it as of December 9!
'PPAP' Certified 'Freaking Awesome' in Asia
'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' receives the 'Freaking Awesome Video of the Year' award at the WebTVAsia Awards 2016.
Utada Hikaru to Release New Album
Utada Hikaru has announced the release of her sixth original full album, and her first Japanese album of original work since 2008.
Stay Warm in Winter with Snowy Japanese Songs
Once again, we look at the Japanese karaoke charts to bring you the most-sung snow-related tracks. Keep warm this season by singing along to these five hits, from the genres of J-Pop, rock and even 'enka!'
Tomomi Itano Hits the Gym for 'OMG'
Ex-AKB48 member Tomomi Itano has released the music video for her new song 'OMG.'
Former Ladybaby Back in New Video
Ladybaby may be gone, but it is not forgotten! Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya return—sans 'Beard'—to present the music video for 'Sanpai! Goshuin girl☆.'
Idols Treat Fans to Free Concert in Akihabara
SUPER☆GiRLS, Cheeky Parade, GEM and Wa-Suta bring Halloween to Akihabara!
Death Note 'Shinigami' Join Amuro Namie
J-pop queen Amuro Namie appears with 'Shinigami' from the Death Note series in this hot video for the new Death Note movie.
Interview with Hakata Idol Group HR
HR, or Hakata Reboot, aims to 'reboot' Hakata with a burst of energy!
17 Awesome Things to Do for Halloween 2016
In a city famed for cosplay and seasonal celebrations, you just know Halloween is going to be epic! And we've got 17 great things lined up for you!
Hikaru Utada’s Triumphant Comeback
After a roller coaster ride of a decade, Hikaru Utada is back with a full-length album—and we couldn’t be happier for her.
Perfume — Interview
One of the hottest pop acts in Japan, Perfume has released five albums, performed around the world, and in 2015 celebrated their 15th anniversary—and none of the group’s three members has hit 30 yet!
Vamps Halloween Party 2016 in Kobe
Vamps give us Harley Quinn and Joker with guitars.
Tetsuya Komuro Debuts New 5-Girl Group DefWill
Tetsuya Komuro, the legendary producer behind Namie Amuro, Globe, Tomomi Kahala and other ground-breaking J-pop artists, is now putting his star-making power behind new girl group DefWill.
The Bar Just for Idol 'Wotaku'
If you're truly serious about your J-pop idol fandom, you have to head to Yokkorasho in Shinjuku.
Hotei x Iggy Pop: Walking Through The Night
Japanese guitar superstar Hotei releases stunning video for "Walking Through The Night," featuring Iggy Pop on vocals.
PassCode — 'Miss Unlimited'
Like your J-pop mixed with metal and retro video game sounds? You'll want to break out your old 'Contra' cartridge after giving PassCode a listen!
25 Snowy Visual Kei Songs
In need of a cool playlist to keep your visual kei spirit warm this winter? Look no further! We've got 25 snow-themed visual kei songs that are sure to warm your heart!
Miyavi Releases New Album 'Fire Bird'
International musician and actor Miyavi released his first album in over a year, 'Fire Bird,' on August 31.