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KEMURI's Artist Photo 2016
KEMURI Best CD Out Ahead of UK Tour with Less Than Jake

Japan’s ska-punk pioneers KEMURI celebrate their first tour of Great Britain (with legends Less Than Jake!) by unleashing best album Ska Bravo through JPU Records from Friday 30th September 2016. This UK exclusive edition of Ska Bravo sees KEMURI’s original members join forces, along with their...

Bed In / ベッド•イン – RICH
Bed In Bring Back 80s Japan with RICH

"Sexy Underground Idol" twosome Bed In go international with their debut album RICH, featuring a cover shot by photography supremo Kishin Shinoyama. RICH, out today for digital download and streaming through JPU Records, pays homage to Japan’s bubble economy of the 80s and early 90s, an era...

BAND-MAID
BAND-MAID Announce First European Tour this October

BAND-MAID went viral all over the world when their music video for “Thrill” was uploaded on Facebook, the video hitting over 2,000,000 plays in only two weeks. Ever since the band has been receiving offers from events all over the world, including SAKURA-CON in Seattle,...

Amatsuki Hakoniwa Dramatic
AMATSUKI releases second album Hakoniwa Dramatic

Brilliant new vocal hero AMATSUKI has unleashed his second major album Hakoniwa Dramatic in Europe courtesy of JPU Records. The Japanese star, who first began posting cover songs on video sharing websites a few years, has now accumulated more than half a million followers on Twitter,...

SCANDAL Take Me Out
SCANDAL release 「Take me out」

Powerful Japanese girl band SCANDAL have released their 23rd single Take me out worldwide, ahead of their tenth anniversary. The digital version will be available exclusively outside of Japan as a five-track package, collating the bonus material from all three of Japan’s editions of the single....

lyrical school
lyrical school return with 「Summer Foundation」

lyrical school, a hip hop idol group from Japan, return with another groundbreaking video with their latest single Summer Foundation, out now for digital download and streaming courtesy of JPU Records. The six-member, all-female unit of dancers and rappers, caught the tech world’s imagination earlier this year with their...

JPU Records at Japan Expo, Paris

JPU Records will be attending Japan Expo in Paris between 7-10 July! The event, the largest of its kind outside of Japan, is estimated to have around 250,000 people attend. It will be the first time the Japanese music label has had a booth at...

MCM
Japan’s BAND-MAID and Amatsuki Rock Biggest MCM London Comic Con Yet

Rising international stars BAND-MAID and Amatsuki rocked MCM London Comic Con, as the three-day pop culture event experienced record numbers of more than 133,000 people attending, making it Europe’s biggest comic con and the third biggest event of its kind globally. Both acts proved extremely popular,...

BAND-MAID
BAND-MAID Release First International Album 「Brand New MAID」

BAND-MAID is one of Japan’s hottest up-and-coming all-girl rock acts. Its five members have been turning heads across the globe with their cute, authentic maid aesthetics combined with powerful, skilled musicianship ever since their first two music videos went viral last year. Brand New MAID, the...