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Sep 19

[live report] The Return of Harajuku Dance Rock

With tensions mounting against Japan in recent weeks, one glimmer of hope shines amongst the chaos and disarray: Harajuku Dance Rock is back. And by that, I mean An Cafe. Nearly three years after announcing their hiatus, the bouncier-than-a-bouncy-castle band resumed activities with their two September live performances ANCAFESTA ’12 SUMMER DIVE. Rumors circulating amongst …

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Apr 02

[press release] An Cafe – The Cafe is Reopening

It’s An Cafe, the Harajuku Dance Rock band that took the international music scene by NYAPPY storm with their danceable pop tunes and uniquely fun-filled production, and they’re coming back!! The 5-piece band, who was taking an indefinite break since their Budokan concert in January 2010, announced on April 1, 2012, on their official website …

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Jun 24

[interview] Venus and Mars as kanonxkanon

Kanonxkanon is the creative collaboration unit of Kanon Wakeshima and Kanon (former An Café).  With smart electronic music  geared towards the anime crowd and Wakeshima’s adorable vocals, the group has two anime opening themes under their belt in under a year.  Their first single, “Calendula Requiem,” appeared as the second opening theme to the animated …

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Feb 02

[interview] Lolitawork with Kanon Wakeshima

Kanon Wakeshima, a beloved gothic Lolita model and protégé of Mana, keeps busy. She released her second album Shoujo Jikake no Libretto – Lolitawork Libretto last July. It’s a fairy tale and coming-of-age story that carefully works love, frustration and hidden messages into its pop sound. Wakeshima collaborated with another Kanon, the former bassist of …

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Dec 27

[live report] Lc5 @ Shibuya BOXX Tokyo

Many of you are still at that age where you distinctly remember the moment you grew up. Whether it was your high school graduation, finding out there was no Santa Claus, or catching two dogs doing it in a back alley, we all have a moment where we’re suddenly and abruptly hurled from the awe …

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