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8-Bit Musical Magic with Toriena!

LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED! Let the countdown commence!! Your first official HYPER JAPAN Festival announcement has arrived! Chiptune Girl TORIENA composes and arranges all her own tunes using a Game Boy and desktop music (DTM) software. Her distinctive sound combines hardcore techno and dance with 8-bit electronic music and she is renowned for her powerful live performances, which are perfect for those who want to jump around and make a noise with the crowd! Born in 1993, TORIENA embarked on her musical career in 2012. In 2014, she released her first music video, ‘Pulse Fighter’, which became an...

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HIZAKI’S riffs soar at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

Christmas arrived early at Tobacco Dock, with the presence of a Visual Kei legend: HIZAKI at the HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market! With over 20 years experience in the Visual Kei scene and with his adoring fans all screaming out his name before he even took to the stage, HIZAKI’s set was to be a memorable event for all those in attendance over the weekend. HIZAKI took time to address his fans in between songs and played a jaw dropping, riff flying set which had to be experienced live to appreciate HIZAKI’s incredible guitar skills! If this was the first time...

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THE HOOPERS turn up the heat at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

THE HOOPERS had the honours of headlining this years HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market and with good reason! This group comprised of eight members, yes eight! At times there was so much action taking place on stage (backflips included!), it was difficult just to focus on one group member! There was plenty instore for attendees of the HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market, being able to get right up close to the action and their idols but it wasn’t just the fans that got a surprise! During THE HOOPERS explosive dance filled performance which included replica samurai swords, the group stopped mid-set to...

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SHOHJYOTAI: Idol group sparkle at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

If you were hoping to get a glimpse of an Idol group at this years HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market, your prayers and Christmas wishes were answered in the form of SHOHJYOTAI!  This duo were a highlight for many of the weekends attendees and it’s easy to see why! Combining their fun on stage presence with energetic choreography and huge smiles, SHOHJYOTAI powered through their thirty minute set without breaking a sweat and kept their fans (new and old) engaged throughout their performance! Relive Saturday’s set in the photo gallery above! Did you catch SHOHJYOTAI’s live performance at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market?? Rate...

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The Tomboys break new ground at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

The live acts throughout this November’s HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market have all been exceptional but one name that was on everyone’s lips over the weekend was the incredible sounds (and smiles) from The Tomboys! There’s so many reasons why The Tomboys stole the show and the hearts of the HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market audience over the weekends event; high levels of energy, catchy choruses and radiant smiles from bassist GG Wakana all combined with a Rock N’ Roll / Punk edge that you couldn’t resist! Post their incredible set, KAKKOII CLUB spoke to the quartet to delve a little deeper into...

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