All About Japan

Yoko Ono: Back in Demand?

A retrospective on Ono's controversial and innovative works as an interactive musician and artist.

Mahiro Takano is Feeling 'Alive'

In a move that would have wowed Mr. Miyagi, this karate kid is throwing punches in Sia's newly released music video.

10 Ways to Have a Merry J-Music Christmas

It’s time to enjoy all those obnoxi—um, endearing Christmas songs! It was very hard to choose only 10 Japanese Christmas pop songs, but here’s a list based on both online and karaoke charts!

Babymetal Goes Funko POP!

All three members of the metal-idol sensation will be available in huge-headed form in December.

A Few Words with Babymetal

Su-metal, Yuimetal and Moametal sit down with Tokyo Weekender's Matthew Hernon to dish on Lady Gaga, Metallica, and what it's like to be a genre-bending metal band.

Beatbox Dragon Ball

Covering anime songs and popular Western movies, two artists have incorporated some rather unique instruments into their songs.

Sailor Moon Gets a Makeover into... a Boyband?

They may be no Sailor Starlights, but Italian singer, Paolo Tuci, and his backup dancers transformed the Italian Sailor Moon S theme into a wonderful '80s-esque European pop song!

There's a New Drummer Girl in Town

She will rock your socks off!

Michael Jackson via Shakuhachi

Joined by a pair of brilliant koto players, professional shakuhachi player Yoshimi Tsujimoto puts an incredible Japanese-style twist on a Smooth Criminal.

A Very Hidali Christmas

How exactly do you take six synchronized dancers and create a Merry Christmas greeting? Here's how!

NES Gets First New Cartridge in 21 Years

8Bit Music Power is a collection of 12 music tracks accompanied by some delightful 8-bit graphics.

VAMPS Prize Sound Quality Over Bad-boy Image

Veteran rockers expound on international touring and working with Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx.

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