Tag Archive: live

Jun 19

[live report] Fake? at Anime Next

As he approached the front of the stage, Ken Lloyd blew a kiss to the cheering audience—then grimaced. That expression gave away Lloyd’s nervousness about playing an unusual show—his first U.S. performance as Fake (typeset Fake?), at a convention for the anime culture foreign to him. It also punctuated his gesture by showing the gap …

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May 19

Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, May 2

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual two-day Sakura Matsuri celebrates a wide range of Japanese culture in the breathtaking setting of 220 blooming cherry blossom trees. For the price of one admission ticket, you can watch classical dances, make origami, model for a cosplay photoshoot and participate in the Japanese tradition of cherry blossom viewing. For …

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Apr 21

The Recession Hits Hard

I wasn’t buying into this “so-called” recession that those liberal types in the media have been trying to sell us until I heard news that Korea can no longer afford Gackt. According to his website the Korean sponsors of his latest tour have pulled funding, forcing him to cancel his planned May 18th performance. It’s …

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Apr 06

Why Kant Kyo Sing

Bad news for Dir en grey fans, the band has had to postpone their ongoing FEAST OF V SENSES tour dates for Sendai and Sapporo following news that Vocalist Kyo has been diagnosed with laryngeal edema which has caused inflammation of his vocal chords. Here’s wishing the crazy chainsaw chihuahua a speedy recovery! Karmic love …

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