All About Japan

FAMM’IN Discovers its 'Animus'

The female rap crew FAMM’IN, formed by FAKY, FEMM and Yup’in, has released its new song, 'Animus.'

Interview: Fuki

JRock247 sits down with Fuki, who is a member of no less than four bands at once—including Doll$boxx, Light Bringer and Unlucky Morpheus.

The Bromance Is Strong with These Two Artists

The Justin Beiber x Piko Taro Softbank commercials have finally been released, and the Pineapple x Baby bromance is strong.

SpecialThanks — 'Umahashiru'

On the back of the release of their third full album, SpecialThanks takes us for a 'horse run' in their playful music video for 'Umahashiru.'

Head Phones President: 'Alive'

Featuring signature shredding and blazing-hot vocals, Head Phones President has released a fists-of-fury music video for 'Alive,' featured on their new album, Realize.

36 Kisses, 9 Boys, 1 Great Music Video

This Japanese boy band is taking the internet by storm with their infamous 'Shadow Kiss' music video, featuring all nine of the members giving each other smooches.

Meet Amina—Japan’s First African-American Idol

Cute as a button, this girl’s winning fans all over the world, from her home country of the United States to Japan.

Japan's Top Music Festivals

Summer is upon us, and that means one thing—the country is rocking with a wide variety of awesome music festivals!

Radio Ghibli Perfect for Ghibli Music Fanatics

Get ready for hours of scenes, songs and memories that tantalize your ears as you listen to iconic songs from Ghibli movie classics!

One Third of Ladybaby Back in Brats

Featuring Rei Kuromiya, formerly of Ladybaby, Japanese rock band Brats have released their new music video, 'Nounai Shoukyo Game,' the theme song from the upcoming film 'Slaveman.'

Three Xylophonists Take on Video Game Songs

Who needs an orchestra when you can have three talented xylophonists play your favorite theme songs from memorable video games?

X Japan’s Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

X Japan drummer Yoshiki's intense drumming style has left him with cervical foraminal stenosis and a herniated disc, requiring emergency cervical artificial disc replacement surgery in L.A. on May 16.

An Interview with BRATS

NekoPOP's David Cirone sits down with all-girl rock band BRATS to talk music, live performances and sisterhood.

5 Notable Songs from Japanese TV Commercials

If you find yourself humming a song in the middle of a packed train, your TV may be to blame!

Review: Vamps — Underworld

Vamps' fourth album, 'Underworld,' cuts the frills and packs a punch!

Piko Taro Joins Psy in His Latest Music Video

Piko Taro and Psy, the viral hitmakers from Japan and South Korea respectively, get together to show us their awesome dance moves in a new music video.

An Ode to Magikarp: The Weakest Pokémon

Magikarp, considered the most pathetic Pokémon of all, gets its very own song!

Namie Amuro & Masaharu Fukuyama Rock Asahi

Superstars Namie Amuro and Masaharu Fukuyama join forces to promote Asahi’s new beer, Asahi Super Dry Extra Hard.

Smileberry Best Album: 'Hayazumi Berrys'

Smileberry will release their first best-of album on May 10, 2017, titled 'Hayazumi Berrys.'

'Fake' 3-D Brings FEMM Closer to Real

Japanese dance/pop mannequins FEMM have released a 'fake 3-D' music video for 'Do It Again feat. LIZ.'

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