Press Releases

Press Releases

KYARY PAMYU PAMYU to Perform at J-POP Summit in San Francisco stars

J-POP SUMMIT 2016, one of the world's biggest Japanese pop culture events, presents pop princess -- Kyary Pamyu Pamyu -- for a special live concert performance in San Francisco at the Regency Ballroom on Friday, July 22nd to kick off the weekend-long J-POP Festivities.

Inori Minase releases 2nd single stars

Inori Minase’s 2nd single “harmony ribbon” was released yesterday in Japan. Overseas release is scheduled for April 15th, 2016 includes Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Korea, Germany (and other European countries). Release information will be updated on Inori Minase’s Official Facebook.

Muv-Luv Kickstarter Campaign is now Live! stars

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Earlier today, DEGICA and IXTL announced that the previously revealed Muv-Luv Kickstarter has gone live. Written by Koki Yoshimune in 2003, the campaign is hoping to raise $250,000.00 to by November 3rd bring the Muv-Luv universe to English shores. Additionally, the company announced that they will be inviting one lucky winner to Japan to meet the production team and hang out with them on an all-expenses paid trip for one week.

Tomomi Itano to Perform at J-POP Summit Festival 2014 stars


Fresh off the release of her newest album SxWxAxG, former AKB48 pop-star, and current fashion-icon, will be showcasing her talents for the first time in America at the J-POP SUMMIT 2014 in San Francisco. She will be performing on Saturday July 19th at 7:50pm in Union Square and at 11:00 am at the Pagoda Stage in Japantown. For many overseas AKB48 fans this is a dream come true, so be sure to enter the J-POP Summit Festival contest to win an invitation to a special meet & greet session at 5:00 pm on the 19th!

2014 J-POP Summit Festival to Host “KAWAii!!”-themed Fashion and Music Event stars


Today, it was announced that the "KAWAii!!"-themed fashion shows, concerts and live performances will be returning for the annual San Francisco J-POP festival. Fans will have an opportunity to revel in edgy sides of J-POP style through autographs and meet-and-greets with some of J-Pop fashion's best upcoming stars.

In addition, there will be a J-POP Summit KAWAii!! Pop-Up shop featuring a fashion boutique full of unique items and labels from Tokyo. The shop will be open inside the NEW PEOPLE building at 1746 Post St. in San Francisco.

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Tokyo Girls Style to Crowdsource Documentary at 2014 J-POP Summit Concert in San Francisco stars


As one of the upcoming Guests of Honor at San Francisco's annual J-POP Summit at Japantown, the 5-member all-girl dance group Tokyo Girls Style will be performing and singing live this July 19&20th in the U.S. for their first time. In addition, the group has announced that they have launched a crowd-funding project, "Let's All Join Hands to Make Sunflowers Bloom Girls' Style in San Francisco."

Little Witch Academia Collector's Edition Now Available stars

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For those of us who haven't forgotten that believing in our hearts is magic, Studio TRIGGER's announcement that the highly coveted Collector's Edition of Little Witch Academia is now available from TRIGGER's global online shop. The collector's edition includes a Blu-ray disc that features the twenty-six minute episode that started it all, the sixty-six minute making-of-video entitled, "How the Magic Was Born," an original soundtrack and a 112-page art book filled with storyboards, sketches, character art and other high-quality illustrations.