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AVAILABLE TO OWN FROM 24TH MARCH! The documentary film of the GazettE‘s latest world tour will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK and Europe on 24th March 2017 via JPU Records and digitally worldwide through Sony Music Labels. The 108-minute feature, entitled THE GAZETTE WORLD TOUR16 DOCUMENTARY DOGMATIC –TROIS–, will include subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian exclusively for the physical release and is available to preorder now from Amazon and other retailers, as well as direct from JPU Records (DVD here, Blu-ray here). Filmed during April–June last year, the documentary gives fans of the GazettE...

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Otoboke Beaver Golden Week Tour announced!

GOLDEN WEEK TOUR COMING TO THE UK IN MAY! Otoboke Beaver おとぼけビ~バ~ are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan. The band’s name is taken from a local ‘Love Hotel’ and they describe themselves as: “Japanese girls ‘knock out or pound cake’ band”. Formed in 2009’s summer at Kyoto University’s music club (where Emi Morimoto of Shonen Knife had learnt drums a few years prior) the band consists of Accorinrin (Lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar &Vocals), Hiro-chan (Bass &Vocals) and Pop (Drums &Vocals). They only sing in Kyoto slang reflecting the proud ‘Kansai triangle’ music scene of Kyoto, Osaka...

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Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch!

FROM NO ORDER TO PRE-ORDER! It’s almost here; the Nintendo Switch is finally released worldwide on 3rd March 2017 & fans will finally get their hands on the latest The Legend Of Zelda instalment: Breath of the Wild!  Nintendo recently announced the Nintendo Switch will be hitting three UK cities in February including Birmingham, Manchester & London! As expected, these events sold out over the space of a few days, leaving those of us who were lucky enough to grab tickets feeling like we’ve won a ‘golden ticket’ to experience the Nintendo Switch prior to it’s worldwide launch! I wanted to take this...

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Thanks to Oyatsu Cafe for feeding my Japanese snack cravings every month with their ‘OyatsuBox’ selection for review!   BUTAMEN SALT.     Butamen is a kind of ‘snack ramen’. It is normally sold in Dagashi stores and local independent shops where usually the owner will prepare it for you right in the store! To prepare, fill with hot water up to the inner line, then cover and let steam for 2-3 minutes before eating.   If you’re looking for a quick lunchtime alternative or fancy a change from your usual instant soup over the Winter months, throw a Butamen into the...

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SCANDAL ‘Best Album’ hits UK and Europe on 3rd March!

A two-disc* self-titled best album from SCANDAL – one of Japan’s most popular pop-rock girl bands – will be released on CD and digital formats in the UK and Europe on 3rd March, 2017 via JPU Records. The collection features 34 tracks from the quartet’s ten-year career, as well as two new songs and is available for preorder now at Amazon and is also available as a limited edition CD, poster and T-shirt bundle direct from JPU Records. Commenting on the new best of album, RINA (drummer and vocalist) comments; “This is already one of my favourite SCANDAL albums! Fans voted which songs to include, and...

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