Mr.Children to release their latest Live DVD/Blu-ray in June

Popular rock band Mr.Children have announced that they will be releasing a new Live DVD/Blu-ray on June 26th. The release will feature footage from the final performance of their “Juuryoku no Kokyuu” tour at Osaka-Jo Hall.

Intended to be issued in only two versions, the live record will also come packaged with a 64-page photobook. Of note, the release’s cover has a special lenticular finish which will produce visual effects when viewed from different angles.

Read on below to find both the cover and track list for this live release.

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AAA’s Urata Naoya arrested for assault on a woman

It was reported that AAA’s Urata Naoya was arrested by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department on suspicion of assaulting a woman.

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Leo Ieiri, Ame no Parade, and More Perform on Buzz Rhythm 02 for April 19

This week’s guests were Kizuna Ai, Kaminari Ai, Ame no Parade, Matsuri nine., Leo Ieiri, and Eir Aoi.

Kizuna Ai – AIAIAI feat. Yasutaka Nakata

Kaminari Ai – Onegai Darling (Kaminari Ai ver.)

Ame no Parade – Ahead Ahead

Matsuri nine. – Uchouten Shooter

Leo Ieiri – Prime Numbers

Eir Aoi – Ryuusei

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Open Post

Hey, Arama Japan! It’s Friday, so it’s Open Post time! Feel free to chat with your fellow readers about whatever you like! Enjoy!

Aimyon, Kis-My-Ft2, AI, and More Perform on Music Station for April 19

This week’s guests were Kis-My-Ft2, Aimyon, Suga Shikao, Hinatazaka46, THE YELLOW MONKEY, Leo Ieiri, and AI.

Kis-My-Ft2 – Rurarurara

Aimyon – Haru no Hi

Suga Shikao – Tooi Yoake

Hinatazaka46 – Kyun


Leo Ieiri – Prime Numbers

AI – Story

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Yuji Nakada unveils all of the details about his New Album “Sanctuary”

Last month we reported that singer/songwriter Yuji Nakada will be releasing a new full-length album titled “Sanctuary” on May 15th. Now he has chosen to make all of the details regarding this release available to the public.

“Sanctuary” will include new versions of the singer’s previously released tracks “Runner” and “Maboroshi wo Tsukitomete”, as well as eight new songs for a total of ten. A music video for the latter song, directed by Pennacky, has been uploaded to Nakada’s YouTube channel.

You’ll find this PV, as well as the cover and track list for “Sanctuary” right after the jump.

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Ulfuls to release New Album “U!!!” & PV for “Sentimental Fever ~Anata ga Suki Dakara~”

Earlier this week old-school rockers Ulfuls announced that they will be releasing a new album on June 26th. The record, titled “U!!!”, will be their first such release since 2017’s “Jinsei”, as well as their first in the group’s current three-piece configuration.

“U!!!” will include the band’s previously released tracks “Kawaru Kawaru Toki Kawareba Kaware”, “Rhythm wo Tomeru na“, and new digital single “Sentimental Fever ~Anata ga Suki Dakara~”, plus seven new songs for a total of ten. A music video for the latter track, which features a number of couples falling in love, has been uploaded to their label’s YouTube channel.

You’ll find this romantic PV right after the cut, and look forward to further information about “U!!!” as its release date draws closer.

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Oricon Flashback: Week of 4/15

We’re back with this week’s edition of Oricon Flashback! This is where we look back on what topped the charts this week 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years ago. Think of it as a way to reminisce and learn about the past of Japanese music.

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