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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 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 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 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...

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,...