Official Anime Music News

Anime Music, LOVEBITES, Metal -

Japanese heavy metal band LOVEBITES have today revealed the first clip of their new song entitled 'Winds Of Transylvania', their first to feature in anime. The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards winning band will be in charge of the opening theme song for VLADLOVE, a new series from highly acclaimed, visionary directors Mamoru Oshii and Junji Nishimura. VLADLOVE is an upcoming, original work from masterminds Mamori Oshii, the world-famous animation director behind Ghost in the Shell and Patlabor, and Junji Nishimura of Ranma 1/2 and You’re Under Arrest fame. The pair created a huge impression on Japanese pop culture when...

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Anime Music, J-pop -

A super cute collection of Japanese Christmas songs, including some unique to Japan. Available on CD and to download / stream.

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Anime Music, J-pop, J-rock, Lie and a Chameleon, Live / Tour Dates -

If you haven't listened to Lie and a Chameleon yet, what's wrong with you?! The Japanese rock band's debut major full length album JUGEM was released a few months ago and we've had it on loop in the office ever since! The quintet will celebrate their second anniversary of major label life on Saturday 12 September with a special YouTube Premiere stream. The exciting showcase footage will be from their tour final, recorded at Shibuya's WWW X venue in 2018, a show where the band first announced to their fans that they will make a major debut with King Records...

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Anime Music, J-pop, J-rock, Live / Tour Dates, Playlist, SCANDAL -

SCANDAL celebrated their 14th anniversary today, 21 August 2020, with a special livestream entitled SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2020 'Kiss from the darkness'. Following the live performance the band announced that they will be holding a solo show at OSAKA-JO HALL on 21 August 2021 to mark SCANDAL's 15th anniversary. For those that missed the livestream, or want to relive the magic, it is available to watch on demand for a 48-hour period commencing 22 August from 11am BST by visiting this link: https://livefrom.events/scandal/ SCANDAL released latest album Kiss from the darkness from their own label "her" (in partnership with JPU...

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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 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 illustrator has worked with many bands from Japan, including t-shirts and merch for BABYMETAL and BAND-MAID.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...

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