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Mar 1 2013
BREAKERZ

BREAKERZ has announced some upcoming solo performances.
There will be a birthday event for vocalist DAIGO. The live will be held at Zepp DiverCity on April 8th. Moreover DAIGO☆STARDUST will return! They’ve announced their live at Shibuya Koukaidou on July 12th.
Guitarist AKIHIDE will release a new album titled “AMBER” in June. But there are no more details available yet. Furthermore, he will go on his first solo tour.
Guitarist SHINPEI revealed that he has started his solo project “MUSCLE ATTACK”. His first live is at Roppongi morph-tokyo on May 11th.

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Mar 1 2013
boom-boom-satellites

On February 26th, BOOM BOOM SATELLITES made a live appearance on ‘Nico Nico Namahousou‘ and announced that they would be resuming their activities with a live concert on May 3rd at Nippon Budokan.
The band canceled their nationwide tour from January to March due to member Kawashima Michiyuki’s brain tumor treatment. Kawashima, who made his first public appearance after his surgery on January 15th, apologized to their fans, saying, “I am very sorry to have caused you to worry by canceling the concerts due to my illness.”
The concerts on April 23rd …

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Manga »

Mar 1 2013
marmalade-boy

It was announced that the sequel to Yoshizumi Wataru’s popular manga “Marmalade Boy“, titled “Marmalade Boy little” will begin serializing with the May issue of monthly manga magazine “Cocohana” (Shueisha).
“Marmalade Boy” is a love story between Miki and Yuu who happen to start living together after both of their parents divorce and remarry by swapping partners.
It was previously serialized on Ribbon (Shueisha) during 1992 ~ 1995, and it also received TV anime adaptation in 1994. There was also a live-action drama adaptation in Taiwan in 2001.
The sequel “Marmalade Boy little” …

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J-Rock »

Feb 26 2013
orange-range

ORANGE RANGE has announced that they will releasing a new single, “Oboro na Ageha / Moshimo”, on April 17th.
The band’s upcoming single will be its first new single in nearly 4 years. Their last single, “Hitomi no Saki ni”, was released on July 8th, 2009.
The single release announcement was made during the band’s Tokyo performance of their nationwide tour in front of an audience of 2,700 people who immediately began screaming in excitement at their announcement.
“Oboro na Ageha” will be an upbeat song with quick, deep beats. The song was …

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Visual Kei »

Feb 25 2013
jackman-accident

Visual Kei band Jackman was involved in a car accident last Saturday, on February 23rd.
The band was on the way to Urawa when the accident happened. Fortunately it seems like the band and staff members are safe and have only minor injuries.
Due to the accident they had to cancel their show at Urawa Narciss that evening. The members also announced that they won’t cancel the performance in Shinjuku today but it seems like bassist Yu-ta won’t be able to perform.

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Feb 25 2013
ayabie-taito

Two months ago AYABIE announced the end of their hiatus. Now they have more interesting news for their fans: They revealed that they won’t be a 4 member band when they’ll come back on March 19th but a 5 member band! A new member joined AYABIE. His name is Taito and he plays the keyboard.
Intetsu pointed out that they were searching for a new member since their ANSWER-tour last year. After some rehearsals with Taito the members decided that he will be AYABIE’s new member.
They hope their fans accept …

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Feb 25 2013
DEATHGAZE1

Visual Kei band DEATHGAZE announced a new single that is scheduled to be released in May. Celebrating their 10th anniversary they also will release a Best of Album in July.
DEATHGAZE will be going on a European Tour. The tour is titled “THE END OF LAST DECADE”! They haven’t revealed the dates and cities yet but B7Klan announced that the band will tour July 28th to September 23rd in Japan.
Stay tuned! We will inform you as soon as they’ve revealed more details on it!

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Feb 10 2013
sadie

Visual Kei band Sadie will launch their new single “Soukoku no Tsuya” in March!
It will land March 27th and includes the following three songs:
01. madara
02. Setsugekka
03. Face to face
It’s planned that “Soukoku no Tsuya” will include a DVD featuring their new song “tsumetai honoo” that was played at their live on February 2nd.
To commemorate the new release the band will go on tour. The tour titled “oukaranbu” will start at Akasaka BLITZ on April 6th and will end at Shinjuku BLAZE on July 14th. It’s a two-day tour. That means …

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J-Rock »

Feb 10 2013
ONE-OK-ROCK

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Csd67VTgMvA
ONE OK ROCK’s new album is “Jinsei Kakete Bokura wa”. The track list has been revealed and the band’s 6th album will drop on March 6th with 13 songs! Check out the track list below:
[CD]
01. Introduction~Where idiot should go~
02. Ending Story??
03. ONION!
04. The Beginning
05.Clock Strikes
06.Be the light
07. Nothing Helps
08. Juvenile
09. All Mine
10. Smiling down
11. Deeper Deeper
12. 69
13. the same as…
[limited edition DVD track list]
- 「The Beginning」「the same as…」studio jam session documentary

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Feb 10 2013
SID

SID just announced their brand new single “koi ni ochite” and already revealed a lot of details on it!
It will drop on April 10th and comes in 3 types: The Regular Edition is CD-only and costs 1250 Yen, Limited Edition Type A and B will include CD and DVD and cost 1700 Yen each. The DVDs include different scenes from their live in Taiwan in November last year.
The CD includes the following songs:
01.koi ni ochite
02.zetsubou no hata
03.Café de Bossa(LIVE from TOUR 2012 M&W extra in Taiwan)
Furthermore, the band will …

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