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Reviewing the 2020 of Scarlet Valse © Scarlet Valse. All rights reserved.

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Reviewing the 2020 of Scarlet Valse

The year has been full of twists and turns for the visual kei band.

Yoko Takahashi at 17th Tokyo International Music Market © Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM)

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Yoko Takahashi at 17th Tokyo International Music Market

Yoko Takahashi, the grande dame of anison, delivered a triple whammy from the anime that’s defined her career to close out the 17th Tokyo International Music Market.

Interview with Ekotumi © Richard Lee

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Interview with Ekotumi

Ekotumi shares some insights into her Japanese mythology-inspired music ahead of a special free streaming concert.

4s4ki at 17th Tokyo International Music Market © Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM)

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4s4ki at 17th Tokyo International Music Market

Singer-songwriter 4s4ki highlighted the impressive range of sounds in her repertoire during her showcase on the second day of Tokyo International Music Market.

Cran Arcanaria - The End Of Nightmare © Cran Arcanaria. All rights reserved.

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Cran Arcanaria - The End Of Nightmare

A gothic metal singer reassuringly unobsessed with her own goth cred.

Mary’s Blood - Re>Animator © Faith, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Mary’s Blood - Re>Animator

EYE sings the hits.

Interview with BURST GIRL © BURST GIRL. All rights reserved.

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Interview with BURST GIRL

Punk idols BURST GIRL are still eager to explode on American soil someday.

aiai - Fuyu kirinaba haru tookaraji. © aiai. All rights reserved.

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aiai - Fuyu kirinaba haru tookaraji.

aiai's first solo EP.

HARU NEMURI - LOVETHEISM © HARU NEMURI

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HARU NEMURI - LOVETHEISM

The angry singer keeps shouting, remaining faithful to her style.

Collaboration Fever: International © KEIKO TANABE

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Collaboration Fever: International

This month on Spotify, we're highlighting memorable collaborations between Japanese artists and musicians from around the world.

RAISE A SUILEN - Sacred world © BanG Dream! Project. All rights reserved.

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RAISE A SUILEN - Sacred world

A little less chaotic than usual but still perfectly contagious.

MORRIE the UNIVERSE “SOLITUDE” Season 9 Episode 72 at CLUB PHASE Takadanobaba © YOSHIDA Sana

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MORRIE the UNIVERSE “SOLITUDE” Season 9 Episode 72 at CLUB PHASE Takadanobaba

Episode 72: Splitting Open Being That Seals Off The Evil Spirits

SUGIZO LIVE STREAMING FROM TOKYO EPISODE I ~RE-ECHO TO COSMIC DANCE~ © Keiko Tanabe

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SUGIZO LIVE STREAMING FROM TOKYO EPISODE I ~RE-ECHO TO COSMIC DANCE~

As if the lack of a live audience was going to cramp this showman's style.

FATE GEAR at Metal Matsuri, London © ChrisN

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FATE GEAR at Metal Matsuri, London

The future is steam-powered.

Fight against COVID-19 # 3 ~ "Aku-THE BROKEN RESUSCITATION" © Susie, Rena Watanabe (seitaro tanaka photo office)

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Fight against COVID-19 # 3 ~ "Aku-THE BROKEN RESUSCITATION"

With a career-spanning set list and a special guest, MUCC continued their fight to keep fans' spirits up with another spellbinding no-audience live.

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