Tagged with Japanese music

Diary date: HYPER JAPAN

Diary date: HYPER JAPAN


HYPER JAPAN returns to London this summer (14-16 July) at Tobacco Dock in London. This weekend festival of all things Japan has been running for a few years now and continues to prove popular with fans of Japanese pop and traditional culture alike. Tickets are still available and you can plan your visit by checking … Continue reading

We Are X DVD review and giveaway!

We Are X DVD review and giveaway!


Well, you can’t say I don’t spoil you! I’m pretty sure 2017 is shaping up to be the blog’s best year for giveaways… New from Manga UK – We Are X is a documentary about Japan’s most iconic band – X Japan, who have sold over 30 million albums worldwide and boast some high-profile admirers … Continue reading

Yamato drummers take on London

Yamato drummers take on London


You’ve still got until 25th March if you want to catch the Yamato Drummers of Japan at the Peacock Theatre! Frankly, you’d be a fool not to go. You can get your tickets here. The Yamato drummers hail from Asuka in Japan’s Nara Prefecture and, since being founded in 1993, have toured worldwide from the … Continue reading

Interview with Masa Ogawa – YAMATO drummers of Japan

Interview with Masa Ogawa – YAMATO drummers of Japan


Explosive energy and thunderous beats – the YAMATO drummers of Japan are coming back to the UK! The YAMATO drummers are famous worldwide for their powerful taiko drum performances. The traditional taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is pushed to the limit as the drummers use their entire bodies to create breathtaking performances. Yamato – Chousensha – The … Continue reading