Interview: IJEN KAI

“We are IJEN KAI! We came to earth from another planet and we have now been living in Tokyo!” Welcome to the mysterious world of IJEN KAI. One of the most intriguing acts that have appeared at the HYPER JAPAN Festival to date! You may have caught their hypnotic live set over the HYPER JAPAN…

Interview: D_Drive

TOP IMAGE CREDIT: D_Drive 2019 will be a year to remember for D_Drive and fans alike! Not only are the band celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, 2019 also sees the ‘driving Rock’ quartet perform for the first time in the UK at Marshall’s inaugural music festival: ‘Marshall Live‘. Located at the recently renamed Marshall…

HYPER JAPAN: 3 issues that need addressing.

I began attending HYPER JAPAN back in 2013 and have covered most of the HYPER JAPAN Festival & Winter events on KAKKOII CLUB since 2015. Over the past few years, I’ve seen and felt aggravations from within the community that need to be addressed to retain attendees interest and enthusiasm for both events. The following…

MIKU EXPO 2018: My first Vocaloid experience!

ARTWORK CREDIT: SAMEYAMA JIRO It’s been just over a month since Miku madness hit London, “why are you only just posting this now?” I hear you ask. Well, I wanted to let the event sink in and write a post Miku Expo blog after the dust had settled and I could gather my thoughts –…

SCANDAL discuss British culture, tour necessities & more!

2016 is shaping up to be a very exciting and memorable year for SCANDAL! During the groups special ’10th Anniversary Festival’ (featuring a whopping setlist of 27 tracks!) held at Izumi Otsu Phoenix, OSAKA, the foursome announced a new ‘best of’ album is planned for early next year with an extensive tour of Japan! With…