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You Heard it Right, The Last Rockstars is Japan’s Mega-Band Consisting of….

14 Nov

The Last RockstarsYoshiki, Hyde, Sugizo and Miyavi are joining forces to give fans worldwide a show that’s very likely to blow the roofs of concert halls away. Their new star-studded band The Last Rockstars is ready to perform, and to get Japanese music lovers a taste, they’ve released a teaser music video. Simply titled “The Last Rockstars” (lyrics by YOSHIKI, composed by YOSHIKI) and “PSYCHO LOVE” (lyrics by YOSHIKI / HYDE, composed by HYDE) are available to view, and the full tracks are coming very soon!

The band will also unleash their debut live performances on January 26 & 27 that Ariake Arena and January 29 & 30 at Tokyo Garden Theatre; fan club presale is available now. U.S. shows on February 4 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and February 10 at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles are on sale now.

From the Press Release:

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We Are X on Amazon Prime (USA)!

25 Feb

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We Are X is now available for the first time in the U.S. on Prime Video! From the Oscar-winning production team behind Searching For Sugar Man, this documentary is an astonishingly intimate portrait of a deeply haunted but truly unstoppable virtuoso and the music that has enthralled legions of the world’s most devoted fans.

The film culminates with preparations for X JAPAN’s historic one-off reunion concert in 2014 at New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden.

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Celebrating 40 Years of BMW Japan’s Brand with Yoshiki!

20 Oct

Yoshiki (musician) - WikipediaFriday, October 22nd, 2021
7:00 PM JST / 6:00 AM EDT / 3:00 AM PDT
FREE on BMW Arena website 

Legendary Japanese rock star and composer Yoshiki will be joining BMW Japan for a very special performance to celebrate their 40th Anniversary this year. To commemorate the occasion, the iconic automotive brand will be hosting an online event titled “BMW Arena: Living With What’s Important To The Next Generation” on Friday, October 22nd (Japan Time).

Fans can tune in to watch at 7 PM JST / 6 AM EST via the BMW Arena’s official website.

“I feel grateful to be invited to perform for the 40th anniversary of BMW Japan, as we look toward the next generation of automobiles. Please join me,” shares Yoshiki.

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Yoshikitty Wins #1 Spot Again in Sanrio’s Character Ranking

12 Jun

yoshikitty sanrio 2021 results 2The results of the prestigious “2021 Sanrio Character Ranking Contest” were announced mid last week, and Yoshikitty has again captured the hearts of anime fans globally, claiming the number one spot in four countries: Italy, Germany, France, and Thailand. Inspired by the leader of the biggest rock band in Japanese history, X Japan, Yoshikitty not only has loyal anime fans, but also the passionate fan base of international icon Yoshiki backing them to the top.

The contest brings together the most popular Sanrio characters, with Yoshikitty having earned a top 10 ranking in the contest every year since 2015. This year, Yoshikitty placed 11th overall in a stiff competition against the likes of beloved anime characters Pom Pom Purin and Cinnamoroll. During the official event, which was broadcast online this year due to the ongoing pandemic, Yoshiki made a special guest appearance to express his gratitude to the fans who supported Yoshikitty.

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When YOSHIKI Partners up with Disney+, we get…

23 Jan
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“Disney – My Music Story: Yoshiki” © 2021 Disney

On Feb 5th, 2021 on Disney+ in My Music Story: Yoshiki will debut!

Yoshiki is nearly everywhere these days, either as part of a new collaboration in a project or doing something to further a cause. This now philanthropist than always musician will be offering something reimagined on this streaming service.

This rock-star is “one of the most influential composers in Japanese history.” In the Disney+ original, which is subtitled in English, YOSHIKI performs reimagined versions of two Disney classics: “Let It Go” from Frozen and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King, along with his own compositions. YOSHIKI also gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at his recording process and how he shaped the arrangements in his Hollywood studio.​ Since the pandemic, he’s chosen to stay State-side, and continue to work from his adopted home.

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