With the demise of the Earl’s Court venue, Hyper Japan have been shopping around for new premises – which for their summer event saw them landing at the O2. Situated on the Greenwich peninsula, the former Millennium Dome would appear to be a smart choice for an event the size of Hyper Japan.
For J-pop fans, this Hyper Japan was a must. Although the event had entertained a variety of musical guests in previous years, the 2015 event saw not only the likes of TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE and Eir Aoi performing, but also the mighty Dempagumi.inc. Along for the ride were a combo of rock acts, including the iconic X JAPAN, plus a host of assorted J-pop, anisong and idol acts, including Hitomi Kurioishi, HoneySpice and Rio Hiiragi… More inside »