J-Pop

Posters of SoraNews24 ace reporter Mr. Sato appear in one of Tokyo’s busiest train stations【Pics】

Mr. Sato isn’t a doctor, but he plays one in these posters.

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Japanese netizen kills time by learning to play a hit J-pop song on…calculators?

It was a moving rendition of Kenshi Yonezu’s “Lemon”.

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U.S. Marines perform Japan’s hottest dance craze, share video through official account【Video】

When the song’s chorus is “C’mon baby, America!” how can the Japan-stationed men and women of the United States Marine Corps not start dancing?

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X Japan’s Yoshiki, L’Arc-en-Ciel’s Hyde preview co-op theme for Attack on Titan Season 3【Video】

Monolithic mononymous musicians’ titanic team-up trumpets anticipated anime’s arrival.

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Radwimps singer offers apology/explanation after new song is accused of inappropriate nationalism

Song about pride in Japan and its flag has been called a military propaganda song by critics.

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Utada Hikaru’s new song part of trailer for gorgeous Penguin Highway anime movie【Video】

J-pop star performs theme song for new anime from creator of The Tatami Galaxy.

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New Makoto Shinkai short anime is a gorgeous music video partially set in Singapore【Video】

The director of anime Your Name gives us a glimmering glimpse of the beauty of the Asian nation, and also civil engineering.

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J-pop megastar Utada Hikaru announces first concert tour in 12 years

After a dozen years waiting, fans have a chance to see the Kingdom Hearts/Evangelion singer live, plus a way to boost their odds of getting tickets.

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Santa’s talented buxom pianist puts on a mesmerising performance.

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Meet Azuki and Matcha: The two newest vocaloids 【Video】

If you’ve never heard of Project 575 before… well, we can’t blame you. Despite existing for a few years now, the pair have never been considered “official” Vocaloids. Until now.

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Higashi Ikebukuro 52: new Japanese idol unit made up of credit card company employees 【Video】

These girls pull off cute dance moves and pose like professional idols in their debut video.

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Yoshiki, leader of legendary band X Japan, to undergo emergency surgery in the U.S.

Surgeon says damage would be enough to “force a professional rugby player to retire.”

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Japanese boy band shakes up the music world as all nine members kiss each other in new video clip

If there was an award for most male-on-male kisses in a mainstream music video, this idol group would take home first prize.

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Over 1,000 idol singers to gather in Tokyo for massive fan event at Budokan

Idol Expo allows fans to worship their favorite idols in one convenient location.

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J-rocker Gackt further proves his coolness with surprise performance at middle school graduation

In what’s become an annual tradition, the star musician gave a group of teens the surprise of their young lives.

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Japanese illustrator transforms super-rough CD jacket concept sketch into gorgeous art

A few scribbles and bullet points were all this amazing artist needed.

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Man who stabbed Japanese idol over 20 times convicted of crime, sentenced to prison

Victim of horrific attack testifies at trial.

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Avril Lavigne’s younger sister marries Japanese rock star

Bis sis is totally OK with having this fellow musician as her new brother-in-law.

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J-pop idol group gives us a lesson in iconic Japanese high school girl poses【Video】

Do you know the names of all these Japanese photo poses that have appeared over the years?
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Every new English song for anime hit Your Name previewed in teaser video【Video】

”Zenzenzense” isn’t the only song getting new English vocals from original Japanese singer Yojiro Noda.

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