Everyone had a good week? Things have been rather stressful this week, so this may have to be another case of news now with more to follow [up-to-date 06/07/2012]. Thanks to the person who took part in my first poll, hope more people will want to vote now.
Check out all the good new releases, line-ups and live news.
- Vocaloid Hatsune Miku will release two best-of albums Hatsune Miku 5th Birthday Best ~memories~ and Hatsune Miku 5th Birthday Best ~impacts~ on 01/08/2012 to celebrate her fifth anniversary.
- Kyary Pamyu Pamyu had to apologise to Kanjani8 fans on Twitter after blocking them from view on 15/06/2012’s edition of MUSIC STATION.
- After Hideaki Takizawa became Ambassador of Goodwill in Micronesia, the other half of Tackey&Tsubasa Tsubasa Imai has become a Spanish Culture envoy.
Line Up Changes: Decay, VOICE are disbanding, Lolita 23-q will go on hiatus, Shoujo Lolita 23ku will go on indefinite hiatus, ex-Irokui members are forming their new group Glam Grammar and new group GOTCHAROCKA, featuring members from Vidoll, SPIV STATES JUN, Charlotte and Moran.
- C-ute will share their final live of their tour on 30/06/2012 via YouTube.
- exist†trace will have their one-man live Just Like a Virgin streamed live on 23/06/2012 via Nico Nico Live (viewing time for London is 09:00).
- Ikuzawa AIK and Tsuchiya Anna performed at the renewal opening of the Hard Rock Café in Tokyo.
- KinKi Kids have their KinKi Kids 2011-2012 live release in either DVD or Blu-ray available from 18/07/2012.
- MERRY will release a new live DVD MERRY 10th Anniversary New Legend Of High Color “6 Days on 08/08/2012.
- Perfume will release their Perfume 3rd Tour「JPN」 live DVD on 01/08/2012.
- Shonen Knife will be on tour in the UK and Ireland in October, with a total of 13 lives.
- AA= is releasing his new single, The Klock, on 11/07/2012.
- Pop group AAA have their single 777 ～We can sing a song!～ out on 25/07/2012.
- Amuro Namie will make her new single In The Spotlight (TOKYO) available via mobile download on 27/06/2012.
- AYABIE will release their first major album ANSWER on 22/08/2012.Horie Yui will release her best of album (no title yet) on her birthday, 20/09/2012.
- Koda Kumi will release her club mix album Koda Kumi Beach Mix on 01/08/2012.
Be Genki (^o^)y