Tag Archives: Japan

Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong with Cho Tokimeki♡Sendenbu’s Suki! ~Cho ver~

19 Nov

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‘Suki! ~Cho ver~’, the J-pop hit from Japanese idol group Cho Tokimeki♡Sendenbu is sweeping the world! This bouncy number is everything one would expect from a kawaii group of performers. This all-girl  band of merry performers from Japan is making waves as their song is charting everywhere. On Apple Music’s country by country charts, it’s hit No. 2 in Azerbaijan, No. 10 in Portugal, No. 15 in Norway, and remains in the top 50 from Ecuador to Sweden (as of November 18).

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The Music’s with Macross Frontier Galaxy Live 2021 Revenge Livestream!

9 Nov

Macross Frontier - WikipediaDate and Time:
Nov 10th, 2021 – 7:00 pm JST Start time
(11/10 10:00am BST // 5:00 am EST // 2:00am PST)

* Archive period: Thursday, November 11th, 2021 12:00am JST – Thursday, November 11th, 2021 11:59pm JST

Ticket Price: 42.99 USD (via Tokyo Otaku Mode Shop link here).

Macross Frontier fans across the world can go online to enjoy the livestream “MacrossF Galaxy Live 2021 – Revenge,” which will broadcast globally from Makuhari Event Hall in Japan.

This show will feature the wonderful voices of the musical stars of Macross FrontierMay’n as Sheryl Nome and Megumi Nakajima as Ranka Lee – whose songs have gained the anime a massive worldwide fan base. The concert will also be screened in movie theaters across Japan, and overseas viewers can rewatch the concert any time during the 24-hour archive period. Together, the duo has recorded several memorable songs from the series which topped the Oricon music charts, such as “Diamond Crevasse,” “Seikan Hikou,” “Northern Cross,” and “Lion.” In 2018, they released the 10th Anniversary single “Good job!” This will be the first time Sheryl and Ranka will perform a livestream concert for a global audience.

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PLAYISM to livestream & spotlight up-and-coming videogames!

18 Sep
PLAYISM (@playismEN) | TwitterSept. 25, 2021 at
3:00 AM EDT
9:00 AM CEST
4:00 PM JST
PLAYISM, Japan’s oldest indie game publisher, renowned for some of the most anticipated upcoming titles and popular recent releases including Bright Memory: Infinite, Gnosia and Mighty Goose, announces the second annual PLAYISM Game Show: Premium Edition (PGS). This live event will include world premieres and all-new information for both upcoming and previously-released games in both English and Japanese on YouTube.
PGS is where this company will showcase titles that will take part in the Tokyo Game Show (TGS), Asia’s premier video game event. The show will also feature announcements for the upcoming Bright Memory: Infinite, along with updates on Gnosia, Record of Lodoss War -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-, The Sealed Ampoule, and many more.

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When Eastern Traditions Spells Out K.I.L.L. in Ouija Japan’s Trailer

10 Sep

Leomark Studios and TokyoSHOCK Japan
Coming to Amazon Prime & Blu-ray Oct 19, 2021 (Preorder on Amazon USA here)

Autumn will soon be upon us, and for many, that means preparing for Halloween! This includes looking for all-new horror films to enjoy, and when some fans love a bit of that Asian flair in the work, Ouija Japan may well spell doom for Karen, an American housewife living in Japan who desperately wants to fit in with her Japanese community.

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[Fantasia 2021] When the Future is in the Hands of “Yakuza Princess”

17 Aug

Yakuza Princess poster.jpgBy Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

Fantasia Film Festival 2021
Available Aug 18 & 20, 2021
to Stream On Demand

Coming to theatres & VOD
on Sept 3rd. Please check local listings.

Tickets can be purchased here

There is no honour amongst thieves in the families vying for absolute leadership in Yakuza Princess. This stylish neo-noir revenge thriller establishes that a very young girl, Akemi, will inherit a regime. But after a huge assassination attempt to which many members of the Takikawa clan get slain, she’s taken into hiding.

Instead of a feudal setting, this story by Vicente Amorim (director), Kimi Lee, Tubaldini Shelling and Fernando Toste (writers) sets the tale in modern times and in a world not everyone is familiar with. Akemi (MASUMI) is all grown up now and is being hunted in São Paulo, Brazil. She doesn’t know why until she questions a few people and learns about her heritage. Those that are after her knows she’s the true heir of the Yakuza crime syndicate. They won’t settle for controlling half of the organization and need to dispose of her.

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