HYPER JAPAN 2012 Review

The Japanese Cultural Event returns… It hasn’t taken long for Hyper Japan to establish itself as a fixed point on the UK’s Japanese cultural calendar. Its seamless mesh of traditional and modern culture provides plenty of things to see and … Read More

New NEO

The latest issue of the UK’s anime, manga and Asian pop culture magazine, NEO, is on sale this Thursday, 23rd February, 2012. Featured inside is a round up of the greatest anime movies of all time, previews of Fairy Tail … Read More

Emi Evans Interview

We’re used to hearing Japanese artists making an impact here in the West, but what happens when Western artists try to make a career in the Japanese music scene? Emi Evans is originally from the UK and opted to study … Read More

The return of TOMMY FEBRUARY6

February thrills In 2001, Brilliant Green singer Tomoko Kawase launched her solo career under the character of Tommy February6 – a self-manufactured alter ego whose infectious melodies, distinctive visual appearance and amazing videos made a definite impact on the J-Pop … Read More

HYPER JAPAN 2012

Hyper Japan returns… The UK’s biggest J-Culture event returns for another action-packed weekend of all that’s cool from Japan. This time the event moves to its new home at Earl’s Court and features a fantastic line-up of events. There’s the … Read More

JPN – Perfume

The Technopop trio return Following on from 2009’s Triangle album, Perfume return with JPN to continue their domination of the Technopop landscape. Debuting at No. 1 in the Oricon chart (the album sold 227,000 copies in its first week alone) … Read More

Markus Lupfer Fashion Film

A production company is making a fashion film for Markus Lupfer which is intended to feature a Japanese band. The band issue (as mentioned on the J-Pop Go Facebook page) appears to have been taken care of, but the company … Read More

2011 – A Year In Review

2011 was an interesting year for J-Pop here in the UK as well as Japanese Pop Culture in general. January saw L’Arc-en-Ciel celebrating their 20th Anniversary with a New Year’s performance followed by the release of the compilation album Twenity. … Read More

United Cube Concert

K-Pop comes to London Tonight sees a special K-Pop event taking place at the O2 Brixton Academy. Cube Entertainment will be staging performances from 4minute, B2ST, and G.NA as part of a rescheduled performance (originally cancelled due to the riots … Read More

Hatsune Miku/L’Arc-en-Ciel Screenings

Cinema outings for Japanese musical icons… The Apollo Cinema Piccadilly in London will be hosting exclusive premiere screenings of two films – one for Hatsune Miku and another for L’Arc-en-Ciel – this November and December. Hatsune Miku Live Party 2011 … Read More

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