Hatsune Miku Is a「Princess Knight」in Exhibition

Hatsune Miku x Osamu Tezuka Exhibition
The World Connected by Isao Tomita

The exhibition is based on a collaboration with both Hatsune Miku and Osamu Tezuka during Isao Tomita’s long career as a musician. The exhibition highlights the earlier collaborations between three artists and also involves an exhibit displaying 3DCG models of Hatsune Miku, as well as other related artwork. Continue reading →

Yoshiki Announces Anime Expo Appearance

Yoshiki’s masterful Wembley Arena drum solo.

Recovering from his recent disc replacement surgery, X-Japan’s drummer/pianist/song writer/frontman, Yoshiki announced his intention to appear at Anime Expo. He will be at the Southern California anime convention to screen the X-Japan documentary, “We are X”. Following the presentation he will open up the floor for what will sure to be a memorable Q&A session. Continue reading →

Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Featured at Pop-up Anime Maid Cafe in New Jersey

Just Jen Cosplay as Tohru of Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid.

“With a flick of a wand, anyone who enters this castle transforms into royalty and is served the most delectable treats alongside wonderful performances. . . We are opening our doors this time to celebrate the land where Dragons co-exist in harmony with humans! ! Bring your loved ones and enjoy an afternoon tea filled with dragons & magic!”
For one day on May 20th, there were dragons in New Jersey.

Source: My Eye-Opening Trip To An Anime Maid Cafe

Updated: Yoshiki to Have Emergency Surgery

After experiencing ongoing pain, numbness, and paralysis in his left arm and hand. It has been announced that YOSHIKI of X JAPAN will undergo an emergency cervical artificial disc replacement surgery on Tuesday, May 16th in Los Angeles.

Update: Yoshiki of X Japan underwent surgery for cervical artificial disc replacement on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. The operation was concluded successfully. A 90% recovery is expected over the next six months.

Source: YoshikiSurgery