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  • ToshI, Niigaki Takashi, Yoshioka Riho, and Ashida Mana form a band for Y!mobile's new CM

    January 31, 2019 @ 3:30 am

    Y!mobile's new TV CM 'Y!BAND Kessei' will begin airing on February 1. It's been revealed that Toshl (X JAPAN) and Niigaki Takashi (Genie High) will be starring in this CM. The CM is set in a school classroom where Yoshioka Riho, who plays the teacher, introduces new transfer students ToshI who suggests they start a band. ToshI is the vocalist, Niigaki plays the keyboard, Yoshioka the guitar, Ashida Mana the recorder, and Futenyan (the c

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  • X JAPAN feat. HYDE to sing opening theme for 'Attack on Titan' 3rd season

    July 10, 2018 @ 3:14 am

    It's been revealed that X JAPAN feat. HYDE will be singing the opening theme for the anime 'Shingeki no Kyojin -Season 3-' (Attack on Titan).  The anime is on a popular manga series by Isayama Hajime, and its anticipated third season will air beginning July 22. X JAPAN and HYDE collaborated to create a new song called "Red Swan" for the opening theme. "Red Swan" will be released as a single this fall and will be available for download

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  • X Japan returns to USA for Coachella 2018 debut

    January 9, 2018 @ 3:22 am

    Legendary Japanese rock group X JAPAN will return to the U.S. this spring (Saturday, April 14,Saturday, April 21) for their debut performances at theCoachella Music and Arts Festivalin Indio, California. Returning to the states after major concerts at Lollapalooza (2010) and headlining Madison Square Garden (2014), Coachella 2018 will mark the dramatic return to drumming for the band's creative leader YOSHIKI. After his emergency surgery las

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  • Yoshiki chosen for the cover of Vogue Japan's Rock Star issue

    August 22, 2017 @ 5:40 am

    YOSHIKI, leader of X JAPAN, has graced the October 2017 cover of Vogue Japan, which goes on saleAugust 28th. He is the first Japanese male ever selected for the cover in the magazine's 18-year history. Vogueis the world's most influential female fashion magazine, published in 22 countries and regions around the world, and YOSHIKI was chosen for the cover ofVogue Japan's "Rock Star"-themed October issue. The photo session, held in New York Cit

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  • 'With soul in every note' : X Japan completes 6 nights of miracles at Yokohama Arena

    July 20, 2017 @ 7:56 am

    Starting at Osaka-jo Hall and continuing over six days, "X JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2017 WE ARE X Acoustic Special Miracle 6 DAYS" had its final performance on Monday, July 17, at Yokohama Arena. Starting with the July 11 concert in Osaka, the tour had a total of six performances in two cities. With even last-minute additional seats sold out, the number of audience members for the six-day event totaled 70,000. "I want to have a concert that will make his

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  • X Japan launches Acoustic Miracle tour in Osaka

    July 13, 2017 @ 7:29 am

    X Japan began their most recent World Tour with a concert for over 10,000 fans at Osaka-jo Hall on July 11.  "X JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2017 WE ARE X Acoustic Special Miracle 6 DAYS" received attention from many overseas fans who traveled to attend the event, which has been re-structured with classical and acoustic elements as a result of Yoshiki's recent surgery.After a special-edition screening of the We Are X documentary film, the

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  • X Japan 'We Are X' In-Store Signing Event at Tower Records, Yoshiki Wows Fans With Surprise Visit

    March 23, 2017 @ 9:38 am

    X Japan held their first signing event in Japan in 29 years at Tower Records Shibuya on March 17, 2017 for 300 lucky fans who won admission through a special drawing with purchase of the chart-topping "We Are X" film soundtrack. Afterward, Yoshiki made a surprise visit to fans watching "We Are X" in Toho Cinemas in Roppongi Hills, Shinjuku, and Futago Tamagawa, where he greeted film-goers, posed for photos, and answered questions about the X Jap

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  • X JAPAN, Hey! Say! JUMP, and more to perform on February 24th MUSIC STATION

    February 18, 2017 @ 10:40 am

    The artist lineup for MUSIC STATION's February 24th broadcast has been revealed.Next week's episode will feature performances by HKT48, EXILE THE SECOND, X JAPAN, SHISHAMO, Hirai Ken, Hey! Say! JUMP, and LiSA. Check out the setlist below!?HKT48 - "Hug tte Iijan"?EXILE THE SECOND - "SUPER FLY"?X JAPAN - "La Venus"?SHISHAMO - "Ashita mo"?Hirai Ken - "Boku no Kokoro wo Tsukutteyo"?Hey! Say! JUMP - "OVER THE TOP"?LiSA - "Catch the Moment"Source: na

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  • X JAPAN's new song 'La Venus' nominated for the Academy Awards

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:33 am

    X JAPAN's new song "La Venus" will be released in early 2017 under Sony Music Entertainment's label Legacy Recordings. "La Venus" is the theme song for X JAPAN's documentary film "We Are X" and has been nominated for Best Original Song for the 89th Academy Awards. On "La Venus", Legacy Recordings president Adam Brock released a comment, stating, "I am very happy. This beautiful and powerful track, which was the theme song for a wonderful fil

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  • 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2016' artists announced

    December 4, 2016 @ 11:30 pm

    TV Asahi has announced the artists performing in 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2016' to air on Friday, December 23 from 7:00 p to 11:10 pm. The line up features over 45 artists including Arashi, AKB48, X JAPAN, Kuwata Keisuke, Keyakizaka46, Komuro Tetsuya+HYDE, THE YELLOW MONKEY, Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE, SEKAI NO OWARI, Nogizaka46, back number, Perfume, Porno Graffitti, and L'Arc~en~Ciel. Check out the full line up below! 

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