Warning: Table './aureview1/watchdog' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: INSERT INTO watchdog (uid, type, message, variables, severity, link, location, referer, hostname, timestamp) VALUES (0, 'php', '%message in %file on line %line.', 'a:4:{s:6:\"%error\";s:7:\"warning\";s:8:\"%message\";s:40:\"Creating default object from empty value\";s:5:\"%file\";s:69:\"/home/theaureview/theaureview.com/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc\";s:5:\"%line\";i:33;}', 3, '', 'http://www.theaureview.com/country/japan', '', '54.82.112.193', 1513170809) in /home/theaureview/theaureview.com/includes/database.mysqli.inc on line 134
JAPAN | the AU review
AU ABROAD

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/theaureview/theaureview.com/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 33.

JAPAN

Hello Asia! Feature: Japanese Music Chart Overview as of 17 October

Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 17 October. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

Perfume’s documentary ‘WE ARE Perfume’ to be released on October 31

Perfume’s first documentary film WE ARE Perfume – WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT will be released in Japan on October 31. The film was made in commemoration of their 15th anniversary since formation, and 10th anniversary since their major debut. The documentary follows the day-to-day activities of the trio and provides glimpses of Perfume's future direction.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: ONE OK ROCK – “The Way Back” (Japan, 2015)

Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK have released the PV for ‘The Way Back’! Pared back and dark, the video features some intense acting and performance from the band, to accompany what is a banging rock tune. Check it out below!

Hello Asia! Feature: Japanese Music Chart Overview as of 9 October

Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 9 October. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: RIP SLYME - "Jump" (Japan, 2015)

We love a weird MV here at Hello Asia HQ, and RIP SLYME's "Jump" video is definitely that. While the UFOs, mannequins and bunny-in-undies will have you sighing "oh Japan", the latin-influenced dance track will have you on your feet and jumping in no time.

Hello Asia! Feature: Japanese Music Chart Overview as of 4 October

Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 4 October. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

AnimeLab streaming service launches on Sony Smart TV

Madman’s on-demand anime streaming service AnimeLab is now available to use on FY14 and FY15 Sony TVs (including Android TVs) and Blu-ray players.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: Cross Gene - "sHi-tai!" (Japan, 2015)

South Korean boy group Cross Gene have dropped their latest Japanese track "sHi-tai!", but don't let the blue lights, white suits and futuristic sets fool you - this is a bright and catchy track perfect for Australia's summer.

RADWIMPS drummer Yamaguchi Satoshi halts activities due to health issues

Japanese rock band RADWIMPS’ drummer, Yamaguchi Satoshi, has been forced due to go on an indefinite hiatus from the group’s activities due to health issues.

L’Arc-en-Ciel to release new single ‘Wings Flap’ in December

Japanese rock band L’Arc-en-Ciel will be releasing their new single ‘Wings Flap’ on December 23.

Hello Asia! Feature: Japanese Music Chart Overview as of 25 September

Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 25 September. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

Japanese Film Festival Announce 2015 Sydney Program

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) has announced the program for the Sydney leg of its 2015 national tour. Running from November 5 to 15 at Event Cinemas George St and Parramatta, and is set to once again bring the finest of Japanese culture to Australian cinemas.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: Sekai no Owari - SOS (Japan, 2015)

Japanese indie band Sekai no Owari has released the PV for ‘SOS’. Sung completely in English, ‘SOS’ is also the theme song for the new live-action ‘Shingeki no Kyojin ATTACK ON TITAN End of the World’ film. Directed by Tamukai Jun, who has previously worked with them for the PVs of ‘ANTI-HERO’, ‘RPG’ and more, the video features the group in a dystopian black and white world, accompanied by a mysterious colourful creature. You can check it out below!

Hello Asia! New Music Video: ONE OK ROCK - Last Dance (Japan, 2015)

Japanese band One OK Rock have released their new PV for ‘Last Dance’, in an exclusive collaboration with Alternative Press. The song comes from their American debut album ‘35xxxv-Deluxe Edition-’, to be released on September 25. The album features tracks previously released on the Japanese edition but re-recorded in English. You can click the exclusive link to watch the video below!

Hello Asia! Feature: Japanese Music Chart Overview as of 18 September

Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 18 September. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.