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Earlier this summer, a trio of teenage rockers took the internet by storm with their unique blend of J-Pop effervescence and head-banging thrash metal beats. The band's star continues to rise with both a world tour and the announcement that their first hit, "Gimme Chocolate" is coming to Rock Band...

September 23rd 2015 at 4:55pm
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Sega is launching a new something called Project 575. We assume it's a new game, since that's Sega's thing, but initial Japanese trailers leave a lot to imagination. They feature the silhouettes of girls in green and red, with background music that Siliconera identifies as work by Lamaze-P, a comp...

June 23rd 2013 at 4:30pm
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It's been a long time coming, but it looks like the wait is nearly over. Well, by "nearly" we mean "three months from now," but that's better than nothing, right? The Namco Bandai localization of Tales of Graces F will bring purple pigtails and J-Pop to North American PS3s on March 13, according...

December 10th 2011 at 11:30am
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This Japanese ad for Call of Duty: Black Ops, featuring Ravex and Namie Amuro's "Rock U", might seem to prove that J-pop and the military don't mix. But, then, the Japanese Coast Guard provides a pretty convincing argument to the contrary.

November 11th 2010 at 6:00pm

Just yesterday, we heard about this new Square Enix RPG due to come to the iPhone this year, and today, not only do we have official confirmation, but a first official trailer as well. And boy does it look great -- over in the console world, Final Fantasy's creators have been saying that they can'...

March 19th 2010 at 8:00am
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Rena and Lisa make up Vanilla Beans, a Japanese pop idol duo with a fanciful style that separates them from typical J-pop groups. The two recently appeared at Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing to promote their new music single with an interesting publicity stunt -- dressed as retro flight attendants, they s...

October 1st 2008 at 11:30pm
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The Band Brothers DX website lists all the jammable tracks available in the rhythm title, including both downloadable and in-game songs. Since the list is in Japanese, we did our best to translate (read: search the internet for a translation), which we've posted after the break.For classical music...

June 11th 2008 at 3:00pm

Most RPGs in Japan come with some super-sweet, super-catchy J-pop song. Square Enix's upcoming Star Ocean: The Second Evolution is no different. The all-girl band Scandal performs the theme song to this upcoming game with their number, "Start." Check it out.[Via PSPHyper]

February 15th 2008 at 8:45am
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I ran into Milky from 1UP a few times at DigitalLife, and during our video game musings, we discovered our mutual love of one thing... Lumines. The latest episode of The 1UP Show (PSP version also available) reveals some new footage and details from the upcoming music puzzler. The show reveals that...

October 15th 2006 at 5:00am