Yoshiki

Yoshiki from X Japan teams up with Piko Taro for new “Forever PPAP” performance 【Pics & Video】

“Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” performed like you’ve never seen it before.

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X Japan’s Yoshiki to be the first Japanese male to appear on the cover of Vogue Japan

The musician flew cross-country for the photo shoot just weeks after surgery.

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Yoshiki, leader of legendary band X Japan, to undergo emergency surgery in the U.S.

Surgeon says damage would be enough to “force a professional rugby player to retire.”

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Aomori mascot shows no fear in front of legendary X Japan drummer Yoshiki【Video】

Nyango Star must have apple-cat nerves of steel as he absolutely kills a performance of X Japan songs in front of a discerning audience.

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Japanese mascot from Aomori absolutely kills it on the drums

Have you ever seen a mascot play drums? I bet you’d never expect one to be this awesome at it.

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Become a rocking cat with the Yoshikitty Narikiri Face Pack!

This is what happens when you combine Hello Kitty with one of Japan’s biggest rock stars!

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Otakon to Host X Japan Leader Yoshiki

Musician promises “big announcement”

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Hello Kitty teams up with X Japan’s Yoshiki to rock out in Yoshikimono!

The edgy kimonos designed by X Japan rock star Yoshiki may have been a bit too edgy for most — but not for Hello Kitty!

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Our writer transforms into a rock goddess in hopes of teaming up legendary musician Yoshiki 【Vid】

Our Japanese-language writer gets a visual kei makeover as part of her quest to join the all-female follow-up to X Japan.

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Curry-nai! Legendary X Japan story births new line of instant curry

We get our hands on a box of curry from veteran rockers X Japan and feel the burning deep within our hearts, never to look back…

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Japanese rock star Yoshiki performs while debuting edgy kimono collection at Tokyo Fashion Week

One of the most talked about collections at Tokyo Fashion Week was the YOSHIKIMONO First Collection, a range of rock star kimonos created by a Japanese rock star so famous he goes merely by his first name, Yoshiki.

As a musician, composer, songwriter, and record producer, Yoshiki has a wide variety of creative interests and now he’s stepping out into the world of fashion with a collection of edgy kimonos featuring unorthodox prints and unusual obi wraps.

During his show at fashion week, the audience was blown away by Yoshiki’s artistic vision as his kimono-clad models walked around him on the runway while he provided the soundtrack to it all with a classical piano recital.

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X Japan’s Yoshiki hints at a possible collaboration with BABYMETAL

Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that BABYMETAL sprang up out of nowhere from the rock/metal ground and has grown into a flourishing band with a heap of hardcore fans. They’ve performed in both Europe and America and featured the acclaimed guitars of metal band DragonForce on their single “Road of Resistance.” It seems like there’s nothing that can stop these cute girls and their head-banging tunes, especially now that another extremely popular rock star has hinted he’d like to collaborate with BABYMETAL too.

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