music

Sylvanian Families x Technics—we discover DJ turntable replicas are perfect for mini animal raves

Time to end the year on DJcore rather than cottagecore.

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Evangelion welcomes back Utada Hikaru for final movie’s theme song, vinyl collected release

”First Love” singer closes out Rebuild of Evangelion with “One Last Kiss.”

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Yoshiki’s first photo book in 28 years becomes bestseller in Japan

Looks like he’s still got it.

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How to play Totoro’s mysterious flute from My Neighbour Totoro【Pics & Video】

Magical ocarina from the Studio Ghibli anime film is now available to purchase.

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Colorful, temporary street piano boosts spirits of commuters, pianists, with live otaku music

There’s nothing like live piano music to sooth the soul!

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How can you maximize the calories you burn singing karaoke?【Experiment】

Yes, Japanese karaoke machines will tell you how many calories you used singing.

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Anime music legend Yoko Kanno to compose music for Japan’s Takarazuka all-female revue

Creator of soundtracks for Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell franchises working on play set on the Silk Road.

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Former sixth SMAP member wins motorcycle championship, fulfilling 24-year promise with bandmates

Fans dub November “The Day that United SMAP”.

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Handsome Japanese rickshaw drivers get hot and steamy in their new music video

All to promote Japanese culture, of course.

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My Neighbour Totoro train jingles now playing at Tokorozawa Station【Videos】

Have a listen to the five new Ghibli departure melodies delighting passengers in Japan right now.

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The unforgettable Dragon Quest theme music took an amazingly short time to write, composer says

Or an amazingly long one, depending on how you’re counting.

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Our reporter/Yngwie Malmsteen’s request for anime actress Kotori Koiwai, and her shocking answer

Our interview with the Non Non Biyori star ends with a hail Mary that gets answered.

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Former Empress of Japan imparts wise, moving words on talent and its loss

It’s not necessarily about what you’re born with as it is how much time you have with your distinctive talents and passions.

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Family cheated out of 54 million yen by man impersonating Japanese rock star for three years

Suspect also convinced his own mother he was the Dir En Grey frontman for 10 years.

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After 10 years of secrecy, anime song duo ClariS finally remove their masks and show their faces

Reveal comes 10 years to the day after group’s debut.

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One of manga/anime’s greatest love stories is the highlight of Norah Jones’ new music video【Vid】

Touching video for ”I’m Alive” stars the cast of Rumiko Takahashi’s Maison Ikkoku.

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Pokémon anime will release its original soundtrack on CD for the first time in 10 years

The new Pokémon series may have the same original Japanese name, but it’s scored by a brand new composer.

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Members of pop group Snow Man embarrassed for misinterpreting the word “snowman”

Do you wanna stump a Snow Man?♫♪

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Japanese musician violently attacked in New York for being “Chinese”

Vicious racist attack prompts an outpouring of love and support for the victim.

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Otodasu, a special booth so Japanese musicians can practice without angering their neighbors

Even the tuba or the bagpipes!

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