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Anime Music, BAND-MAID, J-pop, J-rock, JPU Records, Metal, Punk, Video Game Music -

ISANA KAGAMI is back with two brand new t-shirt designs, exclusive to JPU Records! Celebrating the very best of heavy metal and kawaii culture, the shirt range now includes the beautiful "#5 HEAVY METAL MONONOKE" and the brutal "#4 JROCK BIG BOSS", depicted on the left side of the banner above.The new designs were originally planned to be revealed at this summer's London Comic Con and Hyper Japan events. However, with COVID messing everything up and us being too excited to keep these shirts under wraps until things are fixed, we decided to release them anyway!To celebrate we are reprinting...

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Anime Music, J-pop, J-rock, Lie and a Chameleon, Video Game Music -

Japanese rock band Lie and a Chameleon celebrate the fifth anniversary of popular mobile phone game BLEACH Brave Souls with new song 'NEVER' and its special lyric video featuring Bleach animation. The track follows Lie and a Chameleon's previous opening theme song 0, also used in the mobile phone game, which has been downloaded over 50 million times. "NEVER" sees Lie and a Chameleon completely rearrange the game's BGM track "Loud spirits", masterfully capturing the essence of the original instrumental piece, while also leaving the band's distinctive style on it and adding vocals for the first time. Lie and a...

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Anime Music, J-pop, J-rock, JPU Records, Playlist, SCANDAL -

MAMI, guitarist of Japanese girl band SCANDAL and writer of the band's ace new single SPICE, has taken over the JPU Records Playlist on Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer and YouTube with a selection of her favourite songs from Japan and beyond! MAMI's playlist includes plenty of energetic guitar-pop and indie rock classics from the East and West, mixing The Wombats, Last Dinosaurs and Two Door Cinema Club beautifully with Japan's Ellegarden, Creep Hyp and Yoru no Honki Dance. There's also classic J-pop with Pocket Biscuits' 1996 breakout song "YELLOW YELLOW HAPPY", Sword Art Online song "Thrill, Risk, Heartless" from LiSA,...

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Anime Music, J-pop, J-rock, SCANDAL -

Japanese girl band SCANDAL has released their new single SPICE today. The track is part of short animation XPICE from production studio XFLAG, a collaborative, cross-creative project by internal and external creators and artists, which has also been released today and is viewable below."We knew that when you mix a diverse set of people and talents, the extraordinary happens," states the project's homepage. "So with a mission to create new culture, we brought artists and creators together to combine a unique story, masterful animation, and an all-new song from SCANDAL into something the world's never seen before. The result? Our...

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Anime Music, Ena Fujita, J-pop, J-rock -

Previously Ena Fujita's music has seen her bash zombified members of clergy, gun down bikini-clad riot police, and take a baseball bat to an inanimate sex-doll. Now our favourite singer-songwriting-gravure-idol takes things a step further by grappling with one of anime's most iconic punch 'em-up franchises; BAKI. The latest series of the Netflix exclusive brawler, features the title track of Ena Fujita's knock out new single DEAD STROKE as its frantic, riff-fuelled ending theme. DEAD STROKE is out now as a four-track digital single from JPU Records for download and streaming. It includes funky B-side BATHROOM JET CANDY, as well...

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