Only six months after the release of “AND”, Kōda Kumi has released her new album “DNA” on August 22nd. Using a palindrome effect for the titles,”AND” and “DNA” were meant to complete themselves. On the first hand, “AND” had the purpose to insist on the link between Kuu AND her fans and was a party-ish album with loud sounds. On the other hand, “DNA” is a more personal album … [Read more...] about “DNA”: Koda Kumi New Album and New Live Tour
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Now the Queen of J-POP Amuro Namie has retired, it`s time for making a point on some other great female singers in Japan. Strong voice, touching lyrics, inspiring compositions, charism… Japan offers a huge panel of great artists which has gained a durable fame. Of course, there are very numerous names in J-POP but here are some of the greatest you should listen too! Hamasaki … [Read more...] about 5 Top Female Singer from Japan: Utada Hikaru, Koda Kumi, and More
If you're into J-POP or Japanese music in general, you may have heard this Japanese legend's name before. A leading figure of the Japanese music industry since the early 90, Amuro Namie, also known as the "Queen of Japanese Pop" has recently officially retired from the music scene on September 16, 2018. In a tribute to her successes and achievements, we decided it was only … [Read more...] about All History of Namie Amuro
Kenshi Yonezu is a Japanese musician, who first gained popularity under the name Hachi as a Vocaloid producer on the Japanese online video-sharing site Nico Nico Douga. In 2012 he debuted under his real name and released his first album independently and made his major label debut in 2014 with Yankee. Check Out Kenshi Yonezu on Buyee First Album - Diorama In year 2012, Kenshi … [Read more...] about Kenshi Yonezu: Introduction of his Album, Lemon, Bootleg and More
Baby Metal is a Japanese band of their very own musical gender, they define their style as a new genre called "kawaii metal" which is a mixture between J-pop and heavy metal. We could define it only as unique. This girl group is integrated by Suzuka Nakamoto as SU-METAL, Yui Mizuno as YUIMETAL and Moa Kikuchi as MOAMETAL. And they are such incredible girls they have played … [Read more...] about Babymetal Introduction and Merchandise: T-shirts, CDs, and more!
Comprised of vocalist Taka, guitarist Toru, drummer Tomoya, and bassist Ryota, One Ok Rock is such a big name in their native Japan that Fall Out Boy are supporting them on their upcoming tour. With their new album "ambitions" and an international tour they're looking to take the world by storm. And they surely can, with their talent and charisma many of their albums have … [Read more...] about Rock on with One ok Rock merchandise
Band Maid is an all girl Japanese rock band that consist of five members: Miku (guitar and vocals), Saiki (vocals), Kanami (guitar), Akane (drums) and Misa (bassist). They play their own instruments and they dress like maids. Born in 2013 they took the rock world by storm with their unique style, that got everyone's heads turning. Who is Band Maid? Success, success. But why are … [Read more...] about Band Maid Albums: World Domination, Just Bring it, and More
Rocking your socks off since 1997, DIR EN GREY has gained a cult following from the world over with their novel and life-affirming blend of rock metal music. Fads come and go, but one thing's for sure: these characterful gentlemen have always stayed true to themselves and their loyal fans. Won't you want to support them by buying these three collector's items from … [Read more...] about 3 DIR EN GREY Merchandise for Collectors
Japan is replete with kawaii (cute) stuff, and suffice it to say that Hatsune Miku is one kawaii maiden. Only the world's most famous virtual pop star ever, Hatsune Miku has a far-reaching impact on Japanese and foreigners alike due to her spell-binding looks and irrepressible image. Let's find out more about how she has dominated the world stage and the kind of items you can … [Read more...] about 3 Kawaii Hatsune Miku Merchandise
MAN WITH A MISSION, or rather known as MWAM for short, is a Japanese rock band formed in 2010, where it consists of five members wearing differently designed wolf masks, which was their trademark when they started out. Besides that their stage names are really interesting too! Why did they wear the wolf mask? Before they became popular, they came up with a s story as to why … [Read more...] about Why did Man With A Mission wear the wolf mask?