Tag Archive: oshare kei

May 25

[live report] ViViD – Future Kings of Oshare Kei Rock?

Elvis lives. Well, maybe in some alternate reality, glam rock incarnation as imagined by a Japanese video game company from the future. Clad in white polyester and with more sparkle than the Vegas Strip, visual kei band ViViD commanded the same overwhelming (albeit cheesy) attention that the King of Rock once garnered in his heyday. …

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Nov 09

[live report + interview] An Cafe – Live Cafe Tour ’09 “ King of NYAPPY GO AROUND”

On the futuristic island of Odaiba there’s a live house called Shinkiba Studio Coast with a great view of the glitzy, neon flashing lights of the ferris wheel nearby. As the boys and girls scream with delight while rotating on the vertigo-inducing ride, another glitzy, neon flashing lights display was going on inside the live …

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Oct 09

[press release] AN CAFE: BB Parallel World US Release

[Los Angeles, CA] – Maru Music Announces the release of BB Parallel World, the fourth full-length album from the visual kei superstars An Cafe.  This release is special as it contains a DVD with exclusive live performances and music videos which is expanded for the US version.  With three full-length albums and three EPs under …

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