Yoshiki Donates $100,000 To Environmental Causes: Australian Wildfire Relief And Rainforest Trust

YOSHIKI donates $100,000 to environmental causes: Australian Wildfire Relief and Rainforest TrustInternationally renowned, composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer and leader of the rock group X JAPAN – has donated $100,000 ($50,000 to the Australian Red Cross to aid victims of the Australian wildfires and $50,000 to the Rainforest Trust's Conservation Action Fund) to two of the world's most urgent environmental issues through his 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Yoshiki Foundation America.

Sixtones' Debut Song Will Be Produced By Yoshiki

SixTONES' debut song will be produced by YOSHIKI

As reported earlier, SixTONES will be making their CD debut on January 22. It's been revealed that their debut song (currently untitled) will be produced by X JAPAN's YOSHIKI. 

This announcement was made on November 19 during SixTONES' one-man live at Tokyo International Forum. It will be YOSHIKI's first time providing a song for a Johnny's artist. 

Yoshiki Stars In The Idolm@ster: Shiny Colors 1st Anniversary Campaign

YOSHIKI stars in THE iDOLM@STER: SHINY COLORS 1st anniversary campaignYOSHIKI creates the "S" pose (based on his famous "X" pose) for Bandai Namco's first anniversary campaign for the top-selling smartphone game THE iDOLM@STER: SHINY COLORS.
"I'm also active in various ways as a producer, but I had an image of the world of idols as being at the opposite end of the spectrum," YOSHIKI said, "so when I received the offer, I was surprised but also happy, and it was a refreshing experience."

Yoshiki To Make Cameo Appearance In 'xxx 4'

YOSHIKI to make cameo appearance in 'xXx 4'

Previously, it was reported that YOSHIKI was appointed as music director for the Hollywood film 'xXx 4.' On January 25th, he attended a press conference for the movie with director D.J. Caruso and producer Mark Johnson. 

Director Caruso, who has been a fan of YOSHIKI for some time, asked him to serve as the music director as he believed that "through music, he would incorporate various feelings into the film." He commented, "I want to work together to create a movie and music that is unforgettable.

Yoshiki Appointed Music Director For Hollywood Film 'xxx 4'

YOSHIKI appointed music director for Hollywood film 'xXx 4'

YOSHIKI has been appointed as the music director for the Hollywood film 'xXx 4.'

This is the latest installment in the 'XXX' series directed by D.J. Caruso and starring Vin Diesel. It has been gaining a lot of attention as the movie and TV series will be produced simultaneously, a first in Hollywood history. 

Yoshiki Participates In Hyde's New Single 'zipang'

YOSHIKI participates in HYDE's new single 'ZIPANG'

HYDE will release a new single titled "ZIPANG" on January 23. 

"ZIPANG" is a ballad that was written with the image of old Japan. YOSHIKI (X JAPAN) participated in the recording with his beautiful piano performance. As the coupling track, the single will include a cover of Duran Duran's "Ordinary World."

Yoshiki & Hyde's Song 'red Swan' To Be Released On October 3

YOSHIKI & HYDE's song 'Red Swan' to be released on October 3

YOSHIKI and HYDE's song "Red Swan," which is currently being used as the opening theme for 'Shingeki no Kyojin,' will be released on October 3. 

The single will come in two different versions: YOSHIKI feat. HYDE Edition and Shingeki no Kyojin Edition. The YOSHIKI feat. HYDE Edition jacket cover features a swan in a red background, while the Shingeki no Kyojin Edition jacket cover shows the anime characters Eren and Levi. "Red Swan" will also be available for download worldwide starting October 3.

Yoshiki Announces Completion Of X Japan's New Album

YOSHIKI announces completion of X JAPAN's new album

On September 13, YOSHIKI attended a press conference at The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCC) in Yurakucho. 

YOSHIKI held the press conference in English. He said that he was originally supposed to return to Japan the previous day, but arrived at 5:00 am on that day because he wanted to sleep on the plane. Due to filming, he stayed up two nights in a row and was sleep deprived. He arrived at the airport at the same time as Osaka Naomi, who became the first Japanese tennis player to win the Grand Slam singles tournament at the US Open. As such, the numerous reporters that gathered at the airport witnessed YOSHIKI in his pajamas. 

Yoshiki Risa & Wada Masato Tie The Knot

Yoshiki Risa & Wada Masato tie the knot

Yoshiki Risa has announced that she and actor Wada Masato have tied the knot on November 22.

Through her agency, Yoshiki announced, "While dating, I strongly started to feel that I wanted to walk my life together with him. Moreover, Wada-san is a senpai I respect. With his warm personality, I felt that we would be able to build a family full of smiles.

Yoshiki Brings Blade Runner Chic To Vamps Halloween Party 2017

YOSHIKI brings Blade Runner chic to VAMPS Halloween Party 2017X Japan leader YOSHIKI reunited with VAMPS frontman Hyde on the final day of Halloween Party 2017 for a powerful collaboration performance.
YOSHIKI flew directly from France to make the October 29th concert at Makuhari Messe after completing an exhausting promotional tour of Europe for the award-winning documentary film We Are X. YOSHIKI and Hyde first teamed up at VISUAL JAPAN SUMMIT 2016, and performed together again at Halloween Party 2016.