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This survey had some surprising results
Who's the top female J-pop artist after Namie Amuro's retirement? This survey had some surprising results Since Namie Amuro's retirement last week, Japanese broadcaster SKY PerfecTV has conducted a survey asking Japanese music fans who they think...
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The veteran Johnny's group are becoming part of the One Piece world!
V6's song "Super Powers" to be new 'One Piece' theme The veteran Johnny's group are becoming part of the One Piece world! J-pop group V6 have announced that their song "Super Powers" will be the new theme song for long-running anime series One...
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A new record for the J-pop girl group
AKB48 surpass 50 million single sales A new record for the J-pop girl group J-pop girl group AKB48 have set a new record for themselves with their latest single release!"Sentimental Train" has topped Japan's Oricon charts with first week sales...
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Pop kings!
TVXQ! break record, now male foreign artists with most No.1 albums in Japan Pop kings! TVXQ! continue to be the biggest K-pop stars in Japan, breaking their own record with their latest release.The duo dropped their ninth studio album TOMORROW...
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They'll be away from the group until 2021
Japanese IZ*ONE members to take hiatus from AKB48 They'll be away from the group until 2021 IZ*ONE, the project group comprising of winners from Produce 48, currently includes three Japanese members who are also part of J-pop idol group AKB48....
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More than one Utadu song will be used in the game
Utada Hikaru collabs with Skrillex...
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I think we all knew who the number one would be!
Here's the top 20 K-pop acts in Japan this year I think we all knew who the number one would be! K-pop artists often release music in another language, whether that's Japanese, Chinese or English. Many even develop dedicated fanbases in other...
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DAY6 going hard
WATCH: DAY6 rock out in "Breaking Down" MV from first Japanese album DAY6 going hard DAY6 are releasing their first Japanese album, Unlock, soon. In the lead up, they've released the music video for title track "Breaking Down".Get ready to...
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It's after 26 years in the industry
J-pop superstar Namie Amuro officially retires from music It's after 26 years in the industry J-pop superstar Namie Amuro has officially retired from showbiz.The 41-year-old entertainer performed for the last time over the weekend in her hometown,...
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There have been quite a few brilliant Asian pop star Vogue covers - which is your favourite?
The 11 best Asian pop star Vogue covers There have been quite a few brilliant Asian pop star Vogue covers - which is your favourite? Making the cover of Vogue Magazine is quite an honour, given that it essentially tells everyone that...
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Have You Heard Of: Kenshi Yonezu

He's the Japanese producer topping the charts
Have You Heard Of: Kenshi Yonezu He's the Japanese producer topping the charts If you're a fan of Japanese pop, Kenshi Yonezu's name should be pretty familiar to you by now. He's been topping the charts for a couple years now, and there's no sign...
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BABYMETAL is coming to Australia

It's part of music festival Good Things
BABYMETAL is coming to Australia It's part of music festival Good Things Japanese metal girl group BABYMETAL is coming to Australia as part of the lineup of Good Things Festival.The festival will travel to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, and the...
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They're part of a huge promo campaign
TOKIO dance FORTNITE emotes in new ad campaign They're part of a huge promo campaign J-rock group TOKIO have joined forced with popular battle royal game FORTNITE for a new promo campaign. The ads, which are airing in Japan, see the four...
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It's super catchy too!
WATCH: Synth pop group CHVRCHES collab with J-pop's Wednesday Campanella It's super catchy too! Scottish indie pop group CHVRCHES have collaborated with J-pop's Suiyoubi no Campanella, also known as Wednesday Campanella, on a new single.The track,...
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It comes after she halted activities in July due to poor health
AKB48's centre Jurina Matsui won't participate in their new single It comes after she halted activities in July due to poor health It's been confirmed that Jurina Matsui won't participate in AKB48's 53rd single, "Sentimental Train".The AKB48 member...
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The group are back to a five-piece in the MV
EXID to make Japanese debut with "Up & Down" featuring Solji The group are back to a five-piece in the MV Recently, EXID released a teaser for their Japanese debut, a new version of "Up & Down", including Solji!EXID have been promoting since...
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They're making another comeback!
WATCH: MONSTA X are 'livin it up' in Japanese MV teaser They're making another comeback! MONSTA X continue to work incredibly hard, teasing their next Japanese comeback with "Livin' It Up".The song marks their fourth original Japanese single and...
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The beloved group captain wants other members to shine
Sayaka Yamamoto to graduate from NMB48 The beloved group captain wants other members to shine NMB48's Sayaka Yamamoto has announced that she will be graduating from the group.Yamamoto made the announcement during the encore of a recent performance...
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It's unbelievable!
7 Asian pop music videos shot entirely in one take It's unbelievable! Asian pop music videos are known for their detailed sets, intense choreography and impressive style already. But these artists took it to the next level when they shot their...
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Over 1.6 million views and counting!
WATCH: This Produce 48 contestant's viral fancam of BLACKPINK's "DDU-DU DDU-DU" Over 1.6 million views and counting! Produce 48 is currently screening in Korea, with the program split between female Korean and Japanese contestants this time around....