”Zenzenzense” isn’t the only song getting new English vocals from original Japanese singer Yojiro Noda.
The Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen singer was surprised by his popularity in the US, with kids, artists and famous celebrities all wanting a photo with him.
This mesmerising video gives us a unique perspective of what it’s like to be a Japanese “hikikomori” social recluse.
Only the biggest names go to the hottest music award show of the year.
Calling all indie bands in Tokyo – this could be your big break!
Mr. Kure may not know karate, but he knows ku-re-shi!
Sometimes anime and manga are just fun entertainment, but sometimes they mean much, much more, reminds song from the creators of Your Name’s soundtrack.
Unused earphone may not be all about that bass, but it is all about the music.
Maintaining proper pitch during heavy breathing presents a new musical challenge.
One of Japan’s premier names in rock music, Guitar Wolf, is looking for a new bassist, and our reporter Seiji Nakazawa has filled out his resume.
Torataro’s been drumming since he was in diapers, and he’s not messin’ around!
“Cruel Angel” aims to make healthy otaku.
Fast food can make your body fat, but apparently McDonald’s fries can make your beats phat too.
Six-year-old Ai-chan is getting the full idol experience at a young age: the singing, dancing, meeting fans, and even the occasional hatchet-job by the media.
Sneak preview released for new version of mega-hit rock song that will appear in U.S. theatrical screenings.
Piko Taro is the creation of a real musician with real talent named Kosaka Daimao, but unfortunately for him, Piko will be the one playing the Budokan this March.
You couldn’t possibly fit any more cuteness into this video or else you’d endanger the public with a cuteness overdose.
PNSP combines serious musicians with crazy lyrics and hilarious costumed character dance moves.
The popular idol group SMAP broke up on December 31 after performing music together for more than a quarter century.
How does the life of RocketNews24’s crack Japanese-language reporter stack up?