Maaya Uchida ASCII Magazine

Seiyu Maaya Uchida in September 2014 issue of ASCII Magazine.

She has worked in anime series like Love Chunibyo, Idolmaster, GochiUsa and HunterxHunter etc.

Voice actress Maaya Uchida ASCII Magazine

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AKB48 theatre welcomes one millionth paid audience

Japanese pop group AKB48 welcomed their one millionth theatre audience (with paid ticket) in Akihabara on February 25th, 2015.

Team K captain Yui Yokoyama welcomed the special guest – a female college student from Osaka – on the group’s behalf.

Yui Yokohama AKB48 theater millionth guest

AKB48 held their first theatre show on December 8th, 2005, with seven paid audiences. The group is now the biggest pop acts in Japan.

Besides singing they also become a huge media franchise. They venture into dramas, movies, games, and also have few sister groups.

Despite their mainstream success the daily show carries on as usual. The max attendant per show is 250 and it’s usually full these days.

Credit: Oricon

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Seifuku Disney

J-pop princess Kyary Pamyu Pamyu having a girls’ day out with friends in high school uniforms at the Disney Sea.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu seifuku Disney

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu seifuku Disney

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YouTube Japan Music Week

YouTube Japan is streaming live performances of 16 artists/groups for 10 days in a roll (4.27-5.6) to celebrate the Golden Week.

Among the featured artists include AKB48, AAA, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Ayumi Hamasaki etc. Check above video (or via the YT page) for the schedule.

Girls’ Generation ends Japan Tour

Korean pop group Girls’ Generation ended their 2013 Japan Tour last Sunday. Photos from the backstage of their 20th and final concert in Osaka with the girls in party mood.

Girls Generation Japan Tour 2013

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