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[AFASG 2016] Touken Ranbu Online & Touken Ranbu Hanamaru Feat. Mitsuhiro Ichiki

[AFASG 2016] Touken Ranbu Online & Touken Ranbu Hanamaru Feat. Mitsuhiro Ichiki

Touken Ranbu (literally means “Wild Dance of Swords”) is a free-to-play online training simulation card browser video game developed by Nitroplus and DMM Games, available only in Japan since January 2015. It is being adapted as two anime series. Players assume the role of a sage called “saniwa” who travels into the past to defeat evil [more...]

December 19, 2016 anniz Featured Content, On-Stage Reports

[AFASG 2016] Assassination Classroom Feat. Nobuhiko Okamoto

[AFASG 2016] Assassination Classroom Feat. Nobuhiko Okamoto

Assassination Classroom or “Ansatsu Kyoushitsu” in Japanese language, is a science fiction manga series written and illustrated by Yuusei Matsui. The series was serialized on Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump magazine from July 2012 to March 2016 and is licensed in English by Viz Media. The series follows the daily lives of an extremely powerful octopus-like [more...]

December 17, 2016 anniz Featured Content, Live Report, On-Stage Reports

HELLO KITTY ORCHID GARDEN CAFE AT CHANGI AIRPORT

HELLO KITTY ORCHID GARDEN CAFE AT CHANGI AIRPORT

​Guess what!? During our visit to Singapore last time, we visited the famous Hello Kitty cafe in Changi Airport. Located in Changi Airport Terminal 3, the cafe was just opened in the middle of this year and it was the hype of the town since I read in some blogs that people to queue 4-5 [more...]

December 12, 2016 Adestya Ayu Featured Content, Most Japan

[AFASG 2016] I Love Anisong – JAM Project

[AFASG 2016] I Love Anisong – JAM Project

JAM Project (“JAM” standing for “Japan Animation-song Makers”) is an anime music (or anisong) supergroup based in Japan, labbelled under Lantis. JAM Project is originally founded on July 19, 2000 by famous 1970s theme song artist Ichirou Mizuki. The group is composed of many vocal artists well known in the industry; aside from the many [more...]

December 7, 2016 anniz Featured Content, Interview

[AFASG 2016] I Love Anisong – Home Made Kazoku

[AFASG 2016] I Love Anisong – Home Made Kazoku

Home Made Kazoku (translated in English as Home Made Family) is a popular Japanese hip hop trio signed to Ki/oon Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music. Home Made Kazoku is a trio, consisting of members Micro, Kuro, and DJ U-Ichi. The band was originally formed in 1996 under a different name. The band was in a [more...]

December 7, 2016 anniz Featured Content, Interview

[AFASG 2016] I Love Anisong – TM Revolution

[AFASG 2016] I Love Anisong – TM Revolution

Takanori Nishikawa, who came from Shiga, is a Japanese singer and actor. He performs as T.M.Revolution (TMR), which stands for “Takanori Makes Revolution”, although the name stems from the famous 80s pop electronic band TM Network. Despite most of his songs being written by Akio Inoue and composed/arranged by Daisuke Asakura (also TMR’s former producer), [more...]

December 7, 2016 anniz Featured Content, Interview

THE GAZETTE – HERESY LIMITED THE DARK HALLOWEEN NIGHT [-SPOOKY BOX-] AT ZEPP TOKYO [28th Oct 2016]

THE GAZETTE – HERESY LIMITED THE DARK HALLOWEEN NIGHT [-SPOOKY BOX-] AT ZEPP TOKYO [28th Oct 2016]

October means Halloween! And for some bands, Halloween turn into special lives with Halloween theme. The fans always love it. the GazettE never tried before, why not this year? This is what happened on 28th October at Zepp Tokyo. Many fans head to Tokyo for this special night with their favorite band. Even with rain [more...]

November 27, 2016 bravesounds Featured Content, Live Report, On-Stage Reports

AFASG 2016 is Coming Soon!

AFASG 2016 is Coming Soon!

Anime Festival Asia (AFA), the region’s largest and most followed Japanese Popular Culture and Anime Festival, returns this November as the J-pop Event to round up 2016. Visitors can look forward to a mix of crowd favourites as well as new activities in store for the festival programming. With something for everyone who loves Japanese [more...]

November 15, 2016 anniz Featured Content, News