2016 – The Year In Review

2016 has been an eventful year for J-Pop, particularly here in the UK which hosted both some big names and small names for live performances. Along the way we saw the return of old favourites and also some shocks for … Read More

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BRATS – AINIKOIYO

BRATS return with the energetic rock of ‘AINIKOIYO’… One of J-Pop Go’s songs of 2015 was the percussive pop of ’14-sai boy’ brought to us via BRATS, the outfit formed by sisters Rei Kuromiya (vocals) and Aya Kuromiya (bass). If … Read More

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Promotion: Japanese Study School

Expand your knowledge of Japanese language and culture through this special offer! In partnership with the Japanese Study School, we are offering a special promotional discount of 25% on classes running this month. The Japanese Study School is designed to … Read More

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THE TOMBOYS pre-HYPER JAPAN Live Show

As a special pre-Hyper Japan event, rock outfit THE TOMBOYS are performing this Tuesday in London along with special guests. Formerly known as NoName, the newly re-christened THE TOMBOYS originally laid their musical foundations as a SCANDAL cover band before … Read More

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FIFI RONG Future Never Comes

It’s been a busy year for soulful songstress Fifi Rong. Following on from her successful Forbidden Desire EP, Fifi has since collaborated with Mercury Prize-winning musician Skepta on his latest album Konnichiwa. Meanwhile, Fifi has also joined forces with classic … Read More

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SCANDAL Live at 02 Islington

SCANDAL return to rock the socks off London’s O2 Islington… When they first emerged into Japan’s busy music scene back in 2006, rock outfit SCANDAL certainly caught everyone’s attention. Haruna Ono (vocals, guitar), Mami Sasazaki (guitar), Tomoni Ogawa (bass, vocals) … Read More

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SCANDAL live in London tonight

SCANDAL make a welcome return to London for a live show tonight. The 4-piece rock outfit, who celebrate their 10th Anniversary this year, will be promoting their latest album release Yellow as well as a selection of tunes from their … Read More

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SARDONYX to appear at Anime Attacks

Anime Attacks returns with a celebration of all things Japanese; bringing together arts, crafts, culture, music, fashion, food, film, games and much more. Anime Attacks will also feature SARDONYX in performance at the event. SDNX (Sardonyx) are a new K-Pop/J-Pop … Read More

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JAPAN MATSURI 2016

The Japan Matsuri returns to London’s Trafalgar Square once again this September with another packed schedule of music, food, events and activities. Now in its 8th year of bringing Japanese culture to London audiences, the Japan Matsuri has another dazzling … Read More

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PERFUME Gallery Experience

PERFUME stage an exhibition of tour and video outfits for UK fans… For an outfit such as PERFUME, it’s quite rare to be able to explore the elements that make the group work and assess it outside of the context … Read More

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DEMPAGUMI.INC Interview

The Idol Pop wonder that is DEMPAGUMI.INC have been knocking out tunes since 2008. They sprung back into action this year with new album Gogo Dempa – and in an exclusive interview we take a look at how the idol … Read More

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LADYBABY loses LADYBEARD

LADYBABY, the idol unit that captured everyone’s attention with their 2015 tune ‘Nippon Manju’, have parted ways with Ladybeard. Rumours of line-up changes had been in the air since LADYBABY had gone on a hiatus in April this year. But … Read More

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KYARY PAMYU PAMYU in London

As the world of J-pop continues to expand its global reach, it’s time for KYARY PAMYU PAMYU to demonstrate how she’s managed to retain her high profile as she embarks on the KPP 5iVE YEARS MONSTER WORLD TOUR 2016. Marking … Read More

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CHARISMA.COM Interview

Arriving in the UK with a Bang at this summer’s Hyper Japan, CHARISMA.COM’s own unique electronic music approach certainly made an impact. Although they had been friends at school, it wasn’t until Itsuka and Gonchi left that the pair entertained … Read More

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Summer arrives with LYRICAL SCHOOL

After bringing the wonderful ‘RUN and RUN’ with its unique video, Tokyo-based outfit lyrical school return with the seasonal ‘Summer Foundation’. The video for ‘Summer Foundation’ uses synchronised firework choreography that was filmed at the Aioi Peron Festival at the … Read More

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HYPER JAPAN Preview

As the UK enjoys its traditional 5 days of summer it’s time once again for HYPER JAPAN to open its doors for another weekend of the best of Japan. As the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture, cuisine and entertainment, … Read More

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BROKEN DOLL in Concert

Ahead of Hyper Japan, rock-pop outfit BROKEN DOLL will be performing at a special show tomorrow alongside other great Japanese acts. Formed in 2006, Broken Doll are a four-person outfit with Sachi on vocals, guitar and chorus by Kensuke, Yuu … Read More

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SEBASTIAN MASUDA and 6%DOKIDOKI In London

The design genius of Sebastian Masuda and 6%DOKIDOKI will be appearing on our shores this week. Already well known for his association with the colourful designs of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Sebastian Masuda will be staging a special workshop in London’s … Read More

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