X JAPAN’s documentary ‘We Are X’ has been nominated for numerous competitions at various renowned film festivals around the world. The film was recently screened at Seattle International Film Festival which ran from the 19th May – 12th June. Most recently, the film made its way into Shanghai International Film Festival in Shanghai, China.

We Are X’ won the Special Jury Award for Best Editing at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in January of 2016. At SXSW Film Festival, the film won the Best Title Design. Most recently, on 3rd June, the film was screened at Beat Film Festival in Moscow, Russia.


Yoshiki is currently travelling around the world and actively supporting the film through press conferences, media interviews and appearances on radio and TV, as well as meeting with potential film distributors. Yoshiki’s next film festival appearance is Guanajuato International Film Festival where ‘We Are X’ has been selected out of 4,000 submissions to be screened at an outdoor venue of National Monument to a 3,000 capacity crowd! 

Yoshiki appeared on the most popular TV show nationwide in Russia called ‘Evening Urgant’ during his Moscow visit. He performed piano and took part in a drum battle against a popular Russian drummer! 

Check out the trailer for ‘We Are X’ below:

‘X DAY’ at the SSE Arena, Wembley has been rescheduled for 4th March 2017. Tickets are on sale now.