Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, ONE OK ROCK & Other Japanese Artists to Watch Live On YouTube During the Lockdown

16.April.2020 | MUSIC

With the world on lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, everybody is cooped up indoors and spending time at home. If you’re looking for something new to watch or listen to, then we’ve got you covered. MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON has compiled a list of 11 Japanese artists who have or are planning to post live footage of their full concerts and performances on YouTube.

 

The future looks uncertain as it is right now, so in the meantime let’s find time to do the things we enjoy and stay positive as we get through this together.

 

ONE OK ROCK

ONE OK ROCK are set to premiere 6 of their past concerts on YouTube from 2014-2018. They will be the full performances with no cuts and will not be archived, so mark your calendars and be sure to tune in when they drop.

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/313887

ONE OK ROCK’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ONEOKROCKchannel

 

ARASHI

ARASHI has posted a full concert taken from his “untitled” tour which ran from November 2017 to January 2018. “Untitled” is the theme of the tour which looked towards ARASHI of the future. The stage set up and incredible performance are absolute must-sees.

 

ARASHI’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP7Gw_YZAuh4Yg2fcdcuumQ/

 

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is in the middle of posting 100 videos of her live performances which will be available to watch for a limited time between April 14 to May 17 this year. The videos are being released as a part of the at-home entertainment #ouchiasobi (“Play At Home”) project launched by ASOBISYSTEM, the agency that Kyary is signed to. Now you can have fun too with Kyary by bringing her concerts into your home.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/313974

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/kyarypamyupamyutv

 

AAA

AAA’s performance at Saitama Super Arena was a highlight of their 2013 tourーa tour which took them to see 150,000 fans across Japan. The full show is now available to watch on YouTube until April 30, 2020 at 23:59 (JST), so be sure to check it out.

 

avex’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/avexnetwork/

 

RADWIMPS

RADWIMPS have posted some content from their recently-released live DVD and Blu-ray ANTI ANTI GENERATION TOUR 2019 onto their YouTube channel. Feel part of the crowd with the following thrilling performance.

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/290378

RADWIMPS’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/radwimpsstaff/

 

Taichi Mukai

Taichi Mukai recently posted a video of his performance of his popular song Reset. The song was written as the first ending theme for the anime series Run with the Wind.

 

Taichi Mukai’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/0313taichi/

 

Official HIGE DANdism

Official HIGE DANdism’s performance of I LOVE… at Pacifico Yokohama, which was held on February 10, 2020 as part of their “Travelers” tour, is available to listen to on Apple Music. This is another one that makes you feel part of the experience.

 

Apple Music “I LOVE…” Pacifico Yokohama (2020.02.10)

 

TK from Ling Tosite Sigure

TK posted a video on his YouTube channel of footage taken from his live performance at Landmark Studio in Yokohama. His live band line-up includes the familiar faces BOBO (Drums) and Sato Honoka (Violin) as well as Yoshida Ichiro Untouchable World (Bass) who was a support member for TK last year, Hiroko Sebu (Piano) who provided her piano playing on TK’s single katharsis from last year, and Masao Watanabe (Cello).

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/178674

Ling Tosite Sigure’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/sigureSMEJ/

 

amazarashi

amazarashi dropped a trailer last year for his live DVD and Blu-ray release Mirai ni Narenakatta Subete no Yoru ni. His self-cover of Long Hope Philiaーthe theme song of the anime film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes and fifth ending theme of the My Hero Academia anime seriesーis a must-see!

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/270910

amazarashi’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/amazarashiSMEJ/

 

Suchmos

A live performance of Suchmos’s hugely popular Mint. It features footage backstage from the band’s tours across three years.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/207422

Suchmos’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ3U5YJLWUr3VmQsO48jcQg/

 

Superfly

Here’s a live music video of Superfly’s song Kakusei, the theme for the anime movie Promare. The video uses live footage taken from Superfly’s arena tour which incorporates gorgeous CG imagery.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/288707

Superfly’s YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/superfly/

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    I had a tremendous dream a little before we went into discussions about VARP. There was a huge waterfall, and I saw buildings in ruin. I went through it all and saw groups of thousands of people. I’ve never had a dream like that before, and it left a real impression on me, and then I got the call [for this project]. I felt like it was far from a coincidence. I thought all of us going into this virtual space would give us a hint as to our futures, and so we set out on this journey together with everyone at PARTY.

     

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    ー Yojiro Noda, RADWIMPS

    (Translated from Japanese by MMN)

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