The Hollywood actress is visiting Japan for the first time in five years with her two eldest children. Tokyo is no stranger to big Hollywood stars, with everyone from Tom Hanks and Keanu Reeves visiting the city for their promotional film tours. Yesterday evening, however, there was an additional special visitor to the capital, such …

A sleepy little village with a small old church – a perfect setting for a wonderful concert. On August 25, 2012, the Japanese musical duo OosedoChishima performed in the village of Bobeck in Germany. OosedoChishima (大 瀬 戸 千 嶋) is Oosedo Takashi on saxophone and Chishima Satoshi on electronic organ, both from Hiroshima. After …

Pierre Taki, actor and member of Japanese techno-pop duo Denki Groove, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to consuming cocaine as his trial began in Tokyo District Court. During the hearing, prosecutors requested an 18-month prison sentence for Taki, who admitted he started using cocaine in his twenties and continues to use it to relieve the stress …

Japanese band Sans Visage’s Kouki Higuchi, Yohei Kamiyama and Kou Nakagawa with their debut album “Moments”, just before performing in front of Filipino fans. Photo provided by the author MANILA – The three members of the hardcore howling Japanese group Faceless all look like unpretentious college kids on a science project. In fact, they would …

ISTANBUL A Japanese musician dazzles Turkish audiences by combining elements of music from both cultures. class = “cf”> In an exclusive interview with Anadolu agency, Atsuko Suetomi said that she was very happy to represent Japanese music in Turkey and that she wanted to create a common musical language by working with Turkish artists. Suetomi …

Atsushi Tookaya playing the bouzouki. Photo from YouTube Atsushi Tookaya, the Japanese national with a passion for Greek rebetiko music, will perform at the Rebetiko Festival in Melbourne on March 23. Rebetiko, also known as ‘Greek blues’, is an improvisational urban music that beautifully blends Byzantine, Ottoman, Greek, Sephardic, Jazz, and other forms of regional …

The site shares the basic details of the album, with a rough, sepia-tinted silent video rapidly advancing a view of a moving vehicle that abruptly ends with the title and release date on April 24. 834,194 will be a double album including the singles and hits released after their previous sakanaction set in 2013, such …

On the one hand, you have the Japanese work ethic, submission and thoroughness. On the other hand you have greek rebetika, music once despised and marginalized in the hashish lairs of the outcasts of the underworld. And then you have a peak stage where you expect to find top performance. Marry the three and you …

Kyoto group Zahatorte are a genre-defying trio that mixes the sounds of old-world European cafes with an unmistakably Japanese penchant for perfectionism. They will be coming to Australia next month for the first time, and before showing them our own country, we asked them to share with us their nine favorite secret hangouts in their …

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese musician Koji Sakurai set foot in Taiwan 25 years ago and is now the Music Director of Ju Percussion Group’s upcoming year-end concert “Long For”. Koji came to Taiwan at the age of 25 and has done wonderful works in the music industry. With his humorous and calm personality, he …