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Eir Aoi J-POP Summit 2015 Interview stars

Eir Aoi is household name in the world of anisong (anime songs/music). In the past we've talked to Eir Aoi about her early career when she first started and even played a video game against her. Hear about some of the exciting things she did while in San Francisco for the J-POP Summit 2015. 

Backstage Interview with Momoiro Clover Z & KISS @ Anime Expo 2015 stars

On July 2, 2015 we attended a backstage interview and photo session with Momoiro Clover Z (Momoclo) and the group KISS. This was right before Momoclo took the stage for their concert and KISS would join them to receive the prestigious 2015 “Special Commissioner’s Award” from Japan’s International Short Shorts Asian Film Festival for their music video "Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina" in which Sushio from the anime studio Trigger worked on by designing the characters in the animated version of the music video.

Little Glee Monster Interview @ J-Pop Summit 2015 stars

Bright, cheerful, and full of energy, Little Glee Monster is a rising young Japanese girl group. Featuring powerfu vocals, their song "Gao Gao All-Star" appears as the fourth ending theme song for Pokemon XY. Learn more about the group in our video interview at J-POP Summit in San Francisco!

Gacharic Spin Interview @ JPOP 2015 stars

At first sight you might think these girls are your every day idol group. In reality, these girls rock out on stage with their instruments as Gacharic Spin. Their upbeat and energetic music lead their song, "Don't Let Me Down" to be featured in the seventh ending theme song for Dragonball Kai. Hear what they had to say as we talk to them about their first appearance at J-POP Summit Festival in San Francisco.  

JAM Project Interview @ J-POP Summit 2015 stars

JAM Project is well known for their upbeat high energy music most recognizably found in iconic super robot, and mecha anime titles and games. Join us as we kickback and have a lighthearted conversation with JAM Project's Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani,  Masami Okui, and Yoshiki Fukuyama at Fort Mason in San Francisco during J-POP Summit 2015!

GARNiDELiA Interview & Gameshow @ Sakura-Con 2015 stars

Having their music featured in several recent hit anime series including Kill la Kill, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G, we sat down with GARNiDELiA's Maria and Toku to talk a little about their first American performance at Sakura-Con in Seattle Washington!

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the game segment in our previous video interview, we've also included a short game. Watch as they face each other off in a trivia game on who knows more about each other!

Eir Aoi Interview at Anime Expo 2014 stars

Japanese singer Eir Aoi performed at Anime Expo, celebrating the hit original anime series, Kill la Kill. Apart from Kill la Kill, Aoi's music has been featured in other anime series such as Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero, and Mobile Suit Gundam AGE. Watch our resident host, AJ hold a light hearted conversation with Aoi about her favorite aspects of Kill la Kill, what she thought about her concert, and a little about her secret cosplay hobby! As Aoi has been known to be prolific gamer, don't miss towards the end as AJ challenges her to a video game match!

YANAKIKU Interview @ J-POP Summit 2014 stars

Upcoming J-POP duo YANAKIKU recently had a chance to come to San Francisco during the J-POP Summit Festival 2014 as a musical Guest of Honor. Known for their hits, "Pakupaku Kingyo" and "FUJIYAMA△DISCO," the high-energy duet has won the hearts of their fans worldwide through their amazing performance and extravagant kimono cosplay attire. Find out what the pair had to say as we sit down with them for a sit down interview and learn about their unique blend of cosplay fashion and music. 

ELISA Interview Special @ Sakura-Con 2014 stars

Making her debut appearance in the US at Sakura-Con 2014, the staffers at T-ONO had the privilege of working alongside the illustrious J-pop artist ELISA (The Irregular at Magic High School, Hayate the Combat Butler) to produce a few videos and interviews for her fans:

  • Part 1: Pre-concert interview
  • Part 2: Fans reaction to her concert
  • Part 3: ELISA’s reaction to her concert
  • Part 4: Interview with ELISA (including her answers to questions submitted by over 250 of her fans!)

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Dempagumi.inc Interview @ JX USA 2013 stars

Fresh off the release of their latest single, "W.W.D. II" on iTunes, we were privileged to have an opportunity to interview the up-and-coming Japanese pop group Dempagumi.inc while at Japan Expo 2013. Known for being former hikikomoris in Japan, these charming ladies have found a way to step out of their comfort zones to start walking on the path towards becoming an international success. Find out all about their aspirations, chock-full of colorful personalities, as we discuss their more recently released products including the Dempa Models x 100 Cosplay photo book and upcoming film Shiromajo Gakuen.  

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