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MIYAVI: Not ‘afraid to be cool’ in London!

FANS TRAVELLED FROM AFAR TO WITNESS THE SAMURAI GUITARIST IN ACTION! MIYAVI is currently celebrating his 15th Anniversary as a solo artist and tonight’s audience were more than up for creating a party atmosphere at London’s O2 Academy Islington! Fans travelled from Bulgaria, Spain, Russia, Poland and more to enjoy their musical hero in such an intimate venue as the O2 Academy Islington. As part of a fan project, a giant Union Jack flag featuring ’15’, messages of admiration and thanks from fans took MIYAVI’s gaze and he proudly displayed their efforts for everyone to see, resulting in a...

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INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR STEPHEN KIJAK. “Stephen Kijak has done an incredible job capturing and compiling the stories, emotion and music into a 93 minute vessel that will satisfy the hunger of X Japan fans and music documentary addicts alike!” You can read my full review of ‘We Are X’ here. ‘We Are X’ is directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stephen Kijak (Stones in Exile, Scott Walker: 30 Century Man) and sees Stephen breaking new ground as he admits “I had no idea who they were when we started this project!” I wanted to dig deeper into the world of X...

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Thanks to OyatsuBox for feeding my Japanese snack cravings every month with their OyatsuBox selection for review! OyatsuBox have two subscription boxes on offer to cover all tastes including: Dagashi – Traditional Japanese sweets and contains 1 DIY candy kit, OyatsuBox – 10 – 14  premium candies, chocolates, snacks and a Japanese toy! If your tastebuds are hungry for Japanese snacks, head on over to the OyatsuBox website for more details! CALBEE JAPANESE PIZZA. According to this months menu, the Japanese have a slightly different take when it comes to Pizza toppings! Almost every Japanese Pizza restaurant puts Sweetcorn on top of...

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2016: Highlights

Before I start, I’d just like to thank everyone that visits KAKKOII CLUB for your continued support and there will be more great content coming your way in 2017! I always enjoy the last few days of the year, it gives you time to reflect on the prior year while looking forward to the next unknown adventures that await! There have been a number of highlights to mention from 2016 and here are the ones that really stood out for me (in no particular order!) SCANDAL IN PARIS! Read the original post here. You really can’t beat a live...

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BAND-MAID unveil album artwork for ‘Just Bring It’!

POST UPDATED: 16th December 2016 BAND-MAID have unveiled the artwork for their upcoming full album titled ‘Just Bring It’ and a brand new visual to whet the fans appetite until January, when fans can own a copy of the hotly anticipated album! Check out a preview of each track from ‘Just Bring It’ below: (Pre-ordering through KAKKOII CLUB’s CD Japan affiliate links helps support the website.) Just Bring It [Limited Edition] / BAND-MAID (Comes with a poster, a sticker and a 32 page photobook while stocks last!) Just Bring It [Regular Edition] / BAND-MAID (Comes with a poster and a sticker...

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