EXILE SHOKICHI (EXILE, EXILE THE SECOND) will release his second album "1114" on May 15. He will also hold his first solo arena tour 'UNDERDOGG' from June.
The upcoming album will be released 1114 days after his first album "THE FUTURE" (April 2016). All songs were written and composed by SHOKICHI himself. It will include "Underdog," which was released as a single last May, "Futen Boyz," which is the opening theme for the movie 'DTC -Yukemuri Junjou-hen- from HiGH&LOW,' and his new songs "Kimi ni Au Tame ni Boku wa Umaretekitanda" and "Psychedelic Romance."
Superfly will hold a nationwide arena tour from September to December.
The tour will kick off on September 21 at World Memorial Hall (Hyogo) and wrap up on December 8 at Marine Messe Fukuoka for a total of 15 shows. Members of her official fan club 'Superconnection' will be able to pre-reserve tickets from April 8 to 22.
NEWS will hold an arena tour called 'NEWS LIVE TOUR 2019 WORLDISTA' from March to May.
The group is getting ready to release their tenth full album "WORLDISTA" on February 20. To coincide with this album's release, they will kick off their tour on March 9 at Ecopa Arena and wrap up on May 26 at Nagano-shi Olympic Kinen Arena for a total of 27 shows.
Nishino Kana has announced that she will be going on hiatus after her 3-day concert 'Kana Nishino Love Collection Live 2019' at Yokohama Arena on February 1-3.
Last year, the singer celebrated her tenth anniversary, and she will be turning 30 this March 18. On her hiatus, she commented, "I'll almost be in my thirties. It's something I've looked forward to for a long time. I love to travel, and there are a lot more places I would like to see. I also have many things I want to do. After next month's lives, I will take a break from my activities and challenge myself to various things without setting a due date. Nevertheless, I love singing, so I feel like I will continue to sing everyday. I want to enjoy music daily until the day I will sing in front of everybody again. Finally, I want to express my gratitude to those who have always supported me. ☆Thank you☆."
It's been announced that Sakanaction will hold an arena tour from April to June of next year.
This announcement was made on October 6 during the encore of the first night of their hall tour 'SAKANAQUARIUM 2018-2019 Sakanazukan Seminar Zenkoku Hall Tour' at Ibaraki Kenritsu Kenmin Bunka Center. The upcoming tour will kick off on April 6 and 7 at Makuhari Messe and wrap up on June 14 at Port Messe Nagoya. Ticket details will be revealed at a later date.
Yonezu Kenshi will hold his first arena tour, titled 'Sekitsui ga Opal ni Naru Koro,' from January of March of next year.
The upcoming tour will kick off on January 19 in his hometown of Tokushima and will wrap up on the day after his birthday, March 11, in Chiba. Details on this tour have been released via advertisement on trains in different areas of Japan.
THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE will hold an arena tour, titled 'THE RAMPAGE LIVE TOUR 2019: Throw Ya Fist,' next spring.
The group just released their first album "THE RAMPAGE" on September 12. Their first arena tour will be held during the time of their third year debut anniversary. The tour schedule will be revealed soon, so stay tuned!
While battle royale style games are currently the trend, it's impossible to ignore the fact that MOBA games are still just as popular, if not more so. We're talking about games like League of Legends, DotA 2, Mobile Legends, and more. The good news for Nintendo Switch gamers who want to play a MOBA on their consoles, Arena of Valor will be the title to look forward to.
The game has been announced for the Switch and is currently scheduled for a release this fall. The game is currently in closed beta on the console and so far initial reviews have been pretty positive. In case you're not familiar with Arena of Valor, this is a MOBA that is popular in markets such as China.
KAT-TUN will release their new album "CAST" on July 18.
This marks the group's first album since "come Here" was released about four years ago in June of 2014. In addition to their latest single "Ask Yourself," the album will include 16 new songs. Furthermore, Limited Edition B will contain a project song called "Kaori," and the Regular Edition will come with a bonus track. Both limited editions will be packaged with a DVD with Limited Edition A containing the PV and making for the album's lead track "Unstoppable," while Limited Edition B will include a special movie starring the members.
Perfume will release a new album (currently untitled) in August. In addition, they will hold a nationwide arena tour starting on September 21.
The girls made this announcement on May 24 during the last stop of their tour at Shimizu Bunka Kaikan in Shizuoka. They commented, "In addition to our singles 'TOKYO GIRL,' 'If you wanna,' and 'Mugen Mirai,' it will contain a lot of new songs. We are already done recording, and we love all of the songs. The last song that we recorded, Nakata-san thought about it for a long time, put a lot of effort into it, and rewrote it many times. You can tell that Nakata-san was involved with it. He is definitely someone who will create a new era."
Aqua Timez will hold a one-man live called 'last dance' on November 18 at Yokohama Arena.
Earlier this month, the band announced that it would be disbanding at the end of the year. 'last dance' will be their last live before their disbandment. Ticket pre-orders will be available via the band's official fanclub 'teamAQUA' starting May 17 at 12:00.