Official Anime Music News

Anime Music, J-pop, Sumire Uesaka -

We are excited to announce that our favourite Jpop-anime-voice-actress-tank-and-assault-rifle-enthusiast Sumire Uesaka will be appearing on NHK WORLD's Japanese music show SONGS OF TOKYO! She'll be joined by another of Japan's top names from the world of anime songs: Shouta Aoi. Sumire Uesaka will perform two of her biggest international hits on the program; POP TEAM EPIC, theme to the iconic series of the same name; and EASY LOVE, her latest single and theme to current anime hit DON'T TOY WITH ME, MISS NAGATORO. The episode will be broadcast at the following times (based on Japan Standard Time):NHK WORLD-JAPAN: 21 June...

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Anime Music, J-pop, Sumire Uesaka -

Quirky Japanese pop singer Sumire Uesaka has today released the title track to brilliant new single EASY LOVE. The song is the opening theme to new anime series Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro, which begins in April and stars Uesaka as the voice of its titular character Ms. Nagatoro. The full six-track EASY LOVE release, Uesaka’s 11th single to date, will be available to download and stream from 16:00 GMT on 20 April, 2021. EASY LOVE sees Sumire Uesaka pen the lyrics with popular lyricist Kyasu Morizuki (Orange Charamel, Do As Infinity, AAA) collaborate to capture "the fluttering heart...

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Anime Music, BACK-ON, J-pop, J-rock -

BACK-ON, one of the most popular Japanese rock bands overseas, will celebrate their 15th anniversary with self-cover best album FLIP SOUND, out digitally on 17 February worldwide. A special two-disc international edition of the album will be released from London's JPU Records in April, boasting lyric translations, transliterations and content from BACK-ON available on a physical format for the first time. FLIP SOUND will feature 15 of BACK-ON's biggest and most recognised global hits re-recorded, giving new and old fans the chance to hear classic tunes reborn with a modern edge. It will include their anime anthem STRIKE BACK, which...

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

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