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Popular Japanese boy band member’s newest song is an anthem for the otaku lifestyle 【Video】

“Even If You’re an Otaku, It’s Alright” says there’s nothing wrong with doing what makes you happy.

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Think kids can’t enjoy a rock festival? Facilities at Fuji Rock Fest will make you think again!

Just because you have a little one in tow doesn’t mean you can’t take a family outing to Japan’s biggest rock music festival.

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Babymetal shows maturity as rude U.K. award presenter repeatedly interrupts speech 【Video】

When a teenage girl from a band with “baby” in its name does a better job of acting like an adult than you do, you might want to work on your manners.

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Japanese idol singer stabbed over 20 times by fan regains consciousness

20-year-old Mayu Tomita now in stable condition following brutal attack.

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Idolmaster Korean drama finalists appear in two music videos ahead of final round of cuts 【Video】

Looks like fans and judges are going to have a tough time deciding who to keep and who to let go.

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Idols ahoy! AKB48 to hold concerts at Universal Studios Japan every day starting in July

Osaka theme park doubles down (48-times down?) on its Japanese appeal with daily performances by members of four Japanese idol supergroups.

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Soon, Japanese kids will be learning about virtual idol Hatsune Miku in their school textbooks

Vocaloid pioneer to be featured in high school music text going into use next year.

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Japanese idol group’s CD-purchase rewards include overnight hot spring stay with favorite singer

Fans will need to part with two million yen (US$18,181) to earn the weekend getaway.

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Introducing Akita Prefecture’s new moe mascot character, the adorable Sui Kizakura!

A city in northern Japan unveils its new moe character whose three-pronged mission is “moe x rap x town revitalization.” Yep, rap is included.

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Wagakki Band release music video for “Valkyrie”, opening song for Twin Star Exorcists anime

It’s on the short side, so you’ll just want to keep hitting replay!

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Meet Pikarin, the 20,000-year-old blood-stained idol from hell【Video】

Up-and-coming idol Shina Pikarin is making a bloody splash among teens in Japan with her occasional death-metal vocals and up-tempo pop beats.

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Watch over 20 drones dance in unison with a trio of shamisen players in front of Fuji【Video】

Synchronized blinking drones, Mt. Fuji, and tsugaru-jamisen make for one of the most gorgeous videos we’ve ever seen!

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Kingdom Hearts orchestral world tour announced, will perform video games’ music in six countries

Grab your tickets and your keyblades, because two Kingdom Hearts concert series are coming with a total of 15 performances in six countries.

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Babymetal becomes the newest alternate character for Nintendo’s Super Mario Maker 【Video】

Barrier-smashing metal group teams up with revolutionary video game.

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Three tips to be a better karaoke singer, from a professional singer-songwriter

Drop your books and grab the mic, because it’s time for a lesson in how to up your karaoke game.

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Up the ukiyoe with this Iron Maiden woodblock print featuring Eddie as a hellish courtesan

Forget running for the hills, we’re running to buy one of these amazing prints!

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to perform at J-Pop Summit Festival’s opening concert in San Francisco

Opening concert to be held on July 22, event runs from July 22-24.

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Gotta sing ’em all: Devoted Pokémon fan makes personalized songs for 100 different Pokémon

Listen to the ballad for Bulbasaur, the ode to Eevee, and many, many more.

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Giant robot takes the stage at Nana Mizuki’s Tokyo Dome concerts

Nana Mizuki welcomed an extra-large guest on to the stage during her two-day concert at the Tokyo Dome.

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New Sputniko! music video presents modern take on traditional myth, inspired by real life science

Unrequited love? This scientist may have found a solution!

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