DEAN FUJIOKA to Celebrate ‘Shelly’ EP Release With Christmas Eve Live Stream
10.December.2019 | MUSIC
DEAN FUJIOKA will release his new EP Shelly tomorrow, and to celebrate, the singer and actor has announced that he will hold a special Christmas Eve live stream entitled “Christmas Streaming Party 2019” on December 24, 2019.
The live stream will take place simultaneously across various platforms including YouTube and the official LINE accounts of SSTV and A-Sketch. It will of course be free to view. FUJIOKA will discuss the writing and production of the EP as well as look back over his experiences in 2019.
A campaign is also being held in Japan for 20 lucky fans who have purchased a copy of the Shelly to sign up and watch the Christmas Streaming Party in the place it will be streamed, with FUJIOKA in point-blank range. More details can be find on the special Shelly website. Applications close on December 16, 2019.
Be sure to write in your calendars that you’ll be spending your Christmas Eve with DEAN FUJIOKA this year.
DEAN FUJIOKA – “Christmas Streaming Party 2019”
Stream Date: December 24, 2019 from 19:30 (JST) *Subject to change
Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/5TQy9q3tyRE
Watch on SSTV LINE LIVE: https://live.line.me/channels/52/upcoming/12573100
Watch on A-Sketch LINE LIVE: https://live.line.me/channels/2096065/upcoming/12591773
CD Purchase Bonuses
Those who purchase a copy of the CD can receive the following bonus presents on a first-come, first-served basis.
A-Prize: “Shelly” Original T-Shirt (20 People)
B-Prize “Ghost” Original Mug (50 People)
20 people can also sign up on the special Shelly website for a chance to be invited to the DEAN FUJIOKA Christmas Streaming Party 2019.
Application Deadline: December 16, 2019
CD Purchase Bonus Winner Announcements
*Winners for A and B Prizes will be announced by the items being sent to them
*The DEAN FUJIOKA Streaming Party 2019 will be held at an undisclosed location. Winners will be contacted by e-mail or telephone by December 12, 2019. All accommodation and travel expenses are the responsibility of the person attending.
Information regarding sign-ups can be found on the special Shelly website below. Please note that while there is information regarding the sign-up coupled with CD purchases, not all the information is listed. Check the website for detailed information.
Shelly Special Website: http://www.deanfujioka.net/shelly/
Space Shower TV Viewing Applications
CD Release Date: December 11, 2019
Shelly Version (CD+DVD): ¥2,600 (Before Tax) [AZZS-99]
Ghost Version (CD+DVD): ¥2,600 (Before Tax) [AZZS-100]
Normal Version (CD): ¥2,000 (Before Tax) [AZZS-1088]
Those who purchase the CD at the following stores will receive exclusive items. All available on a first-come, first-served basis:
Amazon – Original A4 folder (Amazon ver.)
ASMART – Original A4 folder (ASMART ver.)
Tower Records – Original A4 folder (Tower Records ver.)
HMV – Original B3 Poster (HMV ver.)
TSUTAYA RECORDS – Original B3 Poster (TSUTAYA RECORDS ver.)
Other Stores – Original B3 Poster
DEAN FUJIOKA Official Website: http://www.deanfujioka.net
“Sherlock: Untold Stories” – Fuji TV
Initial Broadcast: October 7, 2019
Written/Produced By: Fuji TV
Sherlock Official Website: https://www.fujitv.co.jp/sherlock/
DEAN FUJIOKA Releases ‘Runaway’ Music Video Behind-the-Scenes
02.August.2021 | MUSIC
DEAN FUJIOKA released the music video for his new song Runaway last week. The song is used as an insert song in the Fuji TV drama Oshi no Ouji-sama and as the main theme in the FOD spin-off drama Boku no Oshi wa Ouji-sama.
DEAN FUJIOKA – “Runaway” (Music Video)
On Thursday, a behind-the-scenes for the music video was also posted on his channel.
The video features comments and interviews with Fujioka as well as former Sakurazaka46 member Shiori Satō who also appears in the music video.
Fujioka is set to embark on his “Musical Transmute 2021” tour which will take him to 18 cities for 20 shows. The last run of early bird tickets are now available for purchase.
DEAN FUJIOKA has announced his all-new “Music Transmute” tour which will take him across Japan in 2021.
This is DEAN FUJIOKA’s first tour since his “Born To Make History” tour in 2019, and is sure to be highly anticipated amongst domestic fans after the cancellation of his Asia tour last year. The new tour will take him to 20 venues across 18 cities starting at Kawaguchi Comprehensive Cultural Center Lilia’s Main Hall on September 4, 2021.
What surprise does DEAN have in store for fans this time, and how will his music transmute?
Pre-sale tickets for fan club members opened on June 10. More details on the full tour schedule will be announced on his official website in the run up to the first show.
DEAN FUJIOKA “Musical Transmute” Tour 2021
Season two of Astro Connect’s Online Planetarium series began on Friday. The project, which has streamed every Friday since April 2020, is a chance for people to connect with the stars and space.
The project began as a means of entertainment for people who have been in lockdown and unable to go outside due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our time indoors has increased, and so Online Planetarium serves as a way for people to have fun while begin able to travel. The stream, which is in Japanese, focuses on talking about space and stars.
Tennozu Canal Fes 2021 Spring: A Line-Up Of Asian Music Artists
Tennozu Canal Fes 2021 Spring ~WORLD TRAVEL – ASIA~ is set to take place online via CANAL’s official YouTube channel on April 24. The event comes in response to the cancellation of the in-person event due to fears of COVID-19 transmission.
“World Travel” is the theme of Tennozu Canal Fes 2021 with a different region to be chosen each season, allowing for music lovers and concertgoers to enjoy a little bit of something from abroad. The theme for spring is Asian music which focuses on music from around Asia – except Japan. Viewers can tune in to see everything from Indian dancing to classical Chinese opera, Chinese erhu performance, and more. Performances will still take place at Tennozu Canal in Tokyo but will be live streamed.
14:00～14:30 coco ayumi & Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville (Indian dance)
15:00～15:30 Kanae Nozawa (Erhu)
16:00～16:30 Shinchou Gekiin (Classical Chinese opera)
17:00～17:30 HamojiN (Acapella)
18:00～18:30 Tsukiko Nakamura (Piano and hand mic)
18:40～19:10 Tsuzu King (Solo singing)
The final livestreaming of Online Planetarium Announced
13.April.2021 | MOVIE
Astro Connect, the space and astronomical project organizer, has been organised the project called Online Planetarium with ABLab, the astronomical online salon, to livestream the sky where you can observe the stars every Friday night since April 16, 2020. The final livestream will take place on April 16, 2021, which marks the first anniversary of project launching. The renewal of project will begin after April as Season 2.
We used to visit the Planetarium to explore and experience the universe with expert commentary until before the pandemic began. This time, they will deliver it to your home. You can observe the universe while listening to the interaction between a presenter and a commentator live. Also, the viewers can send questions directly to the presenter during the livestream to experience the new communication style of planetarium.
Why don’t you spend a luxurious time at home while watching the starry sky over the online planetarium?
In promotion of his new single Take Over, which dropped on Wednesday (March 10), DEAN FUJIOKA is holding a 24-hour live stream on the same day as the record’s release.
The stream will begin at 18:30 (JST) and will air music videos before DEAN FUJIOKA appears to perform live at 20:00. He will of course perform his new single, talk about his first-ever picture book Famubamu, talk to fans through video call, and more.
The singer-songwriter also released a music video for his song Plan B on YouTube which you can check out below.
VTuber Group Holostars Launch First Official Show On YouTube
04.March.2021 | ANIME&GAME
VTuber group Holostars’ first official program on YouTube will launch on March 4 at 7pm (JST).
The program will treat fans to a whole new side of the members, the likes of which they’ve never seen. The official name and further details of the program will be announced on the first broadcast on March 4 on Holostars’ YouTube channel.
Holostarts Official Youtube Program
First broadcast date: March 4, 2021 at 7pm (JST)
Cast: Miyabi Hanasaki, Izuru Kanade, Rikka, Arurandeisu
Hololive Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJFZiqLMntJufDCHc6bQixg/
Holostars Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWsfcksUUpoEvhia0_ut0bA
Official Website: https://www.hololive.tv/holostars
VTuber Group Nijisanji Release Two Songs Simultaneously to Celebrate 3rd Anniversary
The VTuber group Nijisanji are celebrating three years since their debut with the release of two new ones: PALETTE 001 – Wonder NeverLand and PALETTE 002 – Nijiiro no Puddle, both of which hit music streaming and download services on February 25, 2021.
PALETTE 001 – Wonder NeverLand
PALETTE 002 – Nijiiro no Puddle
The first new song, PALETTE 001 – Wonder NeverLand, was produced by kz (livetune) who also wrote the song Virtual to LIVE for Nijisanji’s 1st anniversary. It was recorded live in a studio with wind and string instruments and features singing from 12 streamers.
The second new song, PALETTE 002 – Nijiiro no Puddle, is performed by the internationally-beloved Japanese rock band FLOW. It’s a song about enjoying the here and now to the fullest, and also includes the voices of 12 streamers. This also marks the group’s first collaboration with FLOW, a band who is set to perform at Nijisanji Anniversary Festival 2021 on February 26, 2021.
Nijisanji Anniversary Festival 2021 Zenyasai feat. FLOW
You can follow Nijisanji’s 3rd anniversary celebrations on social media with the hashtag #nijisanji_palette.
VTuber Nijisanji 3rd Anniversary Project “PALETTE”
Simultaneous Song Release: February 25, 2021
PALETTE 001 – Wonder NeverLand: https://nex-tone.link/96905
PALETTE 002 – Nijiiro no Puddle: https://nex-tone.link/96907
Project PALETTE Details: https://music.nijisanji.jp/palette
Nijisanji Anniversary Festival 2021 Zenyasai feat.FLOW
Stream Date: February 26, 2021
Stream Time: 17:30-19:30 (JST)
Event Details: https://anniversaryfes.nijisanji.jp/eve-festival/
Buy Tickets: https://secure.live.nicovideo.jp/product/5952
Ticket Window: Available now until March 31, 2021 @ 23:59 (JST
DEAN FUJIOKA has dropped a trailer for the First Press Limited Edition of his upcoming new single Take Over which is set for release on March 10, 2021.
Copies of this edition include the title track Take Over which was debuted at DEAN FUJOKA’s first-ever live streamed performance “Plan B” held at the end of 2020 as well as a “Plan B Remix” version of his smash hit History Maker, the original version having been written as the opening theme for the anime series Yuri!!! On ICE. It also includes a live music video.
But it doesn’t end there. First Press Limited Edition copies also include footage of the singer’s acoustic concert DEAN FUJIOKA FamBam Exclusive “#Acoustic,” a show that was originally scheduled to take place for fan club members in March 2020 but had to be cancelled and was held as a studio session instead. Fans can also look forward to watching a documentary and lyric video for DEAN FUJIOKA’s digital single Neo Dimension that was released last year.
New SG “Take Over” First Press Trailer
DEAN FUJIOKA “Take Over” Special Site
Official Site: http://www.deanfujioka.net
Official Fanclub「FamBam」: https://www.deanfujioka.net/fc_login/
DEAN FUJIOKA Announces New Single ‘Take Over’ For March Release
16.January.2021 | MUSIC
DEAN FUJIOKA has announced that his new single Take Over will drop on March 10, 2021. Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, DEAN FUJIOKA has not let up when it comes to his music. He released his single Neo Dimension on August 19 last year, the date of his 40th birthday, and followed up with a string of releases across Asia, with a focus on the region of China. The singer-songwriter also streamed his first live concert, “Plan B,” on Boxing Day last year.
First Press Limited Edition copies of DEAN FUJIOKA’s new single Take Over are coupled with a DVD featuring a live studio concert that the singer held in response to his FamBam Exclusive #Acoustic show being cancelled. It also includes the documentary Neo Dimension, a lyric music video, and more.
Release Date: March 10, 2021
First Press Limited Edition (CD+DVD): ¥2,700 (Before Tax) [AZZS-114]
Regular Edition (CD): ¥1,400 (Before Tax) [AZCS-2083]
Limited Pressing Edition Premium Set (CD+GOODS): ¥5,500 (Before Tax) [AZNT-56]
*Limited Pressing Edition Premium Set copies are exclusive to the online shop ASMART
DEAN FUJIOKA Announces Live Stream Concert ‘Plan B’ On Christmas Eve
05.December.2020 | MUSIC
DEAN FUJIOKA is set to host his first-ever live stream concert ‘Plan B” on December 26, 2020.
DEAN FUJIOKA had to cancel his second Asia tour in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and so his live stream concert comes as the Plan B. Live stream shows have become popular recently and are looking to continue into 2021.
FUJIOKA has video director Spikey John on board for the stream. Additionally, members of FUJIOKA’s official fan club FamBam that buy fan club tickets will get to participate in an exclusive part of the show after the concert ends.
DEAN FUJIOKA’s stream will begin on December 26 at 18:00 (JST). This year has been a huge success for the singer, and 2021 will see him moving in a new direction, beginning with Plan B.
DEAN FUJIOKA Live Streaming 2020 “Plan B”
Date: December 26, 2020
Time: OPEN 17:30 START 18:00
Location: SOMEWHERE IN JAPAN
Jin Akanishi and Ryo Nishikido Feature in Swarovski’s Christmas Campaign
29.November.2020 | FASHION
Swarovski Japan is launching a Christmas campaign this year in collaboration with Jin Akanishi and Ryo Nishikido’s YouTube channel “NO GOOD TV” and fashion magazine ELLE Japon.
Swarovski is an Austrian glass producer founded in 1895 that’s celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. The company’s Swarovski Crystal Business is known for its craftsmanship and innovation, providing crystal glass, jewellery, and accessories to the people of the world since its inception.
As part of Swarovski Japan’s Christmas campaign, it is teaming up with Japanese musicians Jin Akanishi and Ryo Nishikido. This is the first time the company has used male celebrities in its promotions in Japan. Together with the global women’s fashion magazine ELLE Japon, the campaign will promote Swarovski products in the run up to Christmas. A six-page feature will be included in January 2021 issue of ELLE Japon of the two musicians promoting Swarovski’s jewellery, watches, and more.
Jin Akanishi and Ryo Nishikido posted a 14-minute video on their YouTube channel (“NO GOOD TV – Vol. 21”) with behind-the-scenes footage of their ELLE Japon photo shoot as well as other news related to the collaboration with Swarovski.
Exclusive photos of Akanishi and Nishikido which weren’t feature in either the magazine or on YouTube were also officially released on Swarovski’s official LINE account.
Jin Akanishi and Ryo Nishikido Christmas Campaign Collaboration
Official Website: http://swarovs.ki/vl~D