Announced on Kalafina’s blog site by member Hikaru, the group will release a live album “After Eden Special Live 2011” which is a recording of their live launch performance for “After Eden” on September 21st at Tokyo Dome in Bunkyo, Tokyo city Hall. A few more details follow though no release date or jacket covers yet…
The final of the five consecutive release project by Acid Black Cherry will be a single titled “Yes” and is set for release on January 18, 2012. The title track of this single is described as the ultimate love ballad.
The b-side song will be a track written 10 years ago by yasu as a Recreation Song for radio show “All Night Nippon Super Neptune” and it will be titled “Stop It Love.” The single “Yes” will come in a Limited CD + DVD edition of 50,000 copies, a Limited CD only edition, and a special “Thanks to you” single song edition available at Tsutaya Records stores.
Check back for more details to be posted as they become available.
Starting last September Acid Black Cherry begin a five consecutive months release project. The 4th single “CRISIS” is detailed in a previous post and it will be released December 21st.
As the boys of Korean idol group U-KISS prepare for their Japanese single debut with “Tick Tack” they have released a preview video for the title track via avex’s YouTube channel. Fans are enthusiastically awaiting this release on December 14th as most First Press editions are already sold-out. Check out the hot preview video and release details that follow,
Two Johnny’s Entertainment groups topped the charts with week – the debut of Sexy Zone on the singles charts and Kanjani8 on the album charts. Overall a strong week for single releases as only last weeks topper SKE48 managed to stay in the top 10 at #8.
In a close second place was AKB48 subunit Not Yet with their single “Pera Pera Perao” and third went to Acid Black Cherry’s “Chou” their 4th single in four months. They have one more single to go in their consecutive month release project.
On the album charts Kanjani 8 took top honors with their 4th #1 album “FIGHT” and T.M.Revolution’s compilation album of theme songs contributed to the Sengoku Basara anime and game franchise, “UTAGE” was a nice second on the chart.
Complete charts follow after jump.
The new single from supercell, "My Dearest" will be released tomorrow, November 23rd. This is the first single with vocalist Koeda (15) who was chosen from among 2,000 applicants. “My Dearest” is featured as the opening theme for current anime “Guilty Crown.” Single release details and some translated excerpts from interview with ryo via Natalie Power Push follow,
Set for release on February 4th, 2012 the live-action movie adaption for Arakawa Under the Bridge manga has released a new trailer. Via Cinema Today’s YouTube channel the 90 second trailer gives us a bit more of what to expect from the upcoming movie. Video follow,
Held at SHIBUYA-AX Tokyo on November 20th, Shoko Nakagawa (Shokotan,Yokotan) and visual Kei band Golden Bomber live show was full of crazyness and fun. Golden Bomber gave a great show with some fun stunts throughout. Shokotan sang songs from her newest cover album and the show ended with a collaboration with Golden Bomber and Shoktan singing “Kiss Me Now.” Check out all the concert photos that follow,