Two of our resident Japanese musicians and singers are taking part in a special J-Pop show in London on 29th June. NAOMI SUZUKI is a J-Pop singer known for her performances and compere work at the Japan Matsuri, while AKARI … Read More

HYPER JAPAN Music Highlights

HYPER JAPAN returns once again from this Friday. Combining both traditional and modern aspects of Japanese culture, HYPER JAPAN presents a weekend of exhibits, food, music, performances, culture, games and displays celebrating the best of Japan. Here’s some of the … Read More

2012 – The Year In Review

The early part of 2012 saw the return of the UK’s biggest J-Culture event Hyper Japan as they moved to their new home at Earl’s Court. Once again, a fantastic line-up of events included the Sake Award Show, World Cosplay … Read More

J-Pop Go Songs Of The Year

2012’s J-Pop tunes of choice… Here’s a round-up of songs (plus videos) that caught our attention throughout 2012. In order to be fair, only one song per artist and we’ve opted for purely J-Pop tunes for this list. There were … Read More


With a wide range of singing styles, AKARI MOCHIZUKI is a surprising live performer. She began singing Enka when she was three, went on to study drama and music in the UK and became a professional singer in 2009. Akari … Read More

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