Gackt

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5 Japanese Live Action Films to Look Forward to in 2019

This 2018, popular manga titles released as live action films include Inuyashiki (Kinashi Noritake and Sato Takeru) , Bleach (Fukushi Sota), Marmalade Boy (Sakurai Hinako and Yoshizawa Ryo), Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (Tsuchiya Tao and Suda Masaki), and more. However, only one made it to the list of this year’s highest-grossing Japanese films at the box…

Want Abs Like Gackt? Check Out His Crazy Training Routine for Hard Rock Abs!

Known for his fashionable image and rumors of plastic surgery to enhance his facial features, it is indisputable that Gackt puts a lot of effort into his appearance. So, it would be unthinkable to him to neglect the physical fitness aspect of his body too. Gackt also trains very hard on a regular basis to…

Get to Know Japan’s Unconventional Rocker, Gackt!

A singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, actor, and the most interesting person that one can find: Camui M.S. Gackt, or Gackt as he is famously known, at one time, claimed that he was a vampire that was born in 1540. But who is the famous rocker really? Gackt’s Beginnings and Music Career Since the age…

5 Japanese Music Acts Who Are Famous Abroad

Japan has the second largest music market in the world, so it may not be surprising that some Japanese artists have achieved fame in other countries. Listed below are five acts – both solo singers and bands – who have gained quite a lot of recognition and international fans! ONE OK ROCK Probably one of…

Idols and Fanservice: Two Things Fans and Non-Fans Will Notice

Fanservice basically just means catering to fans in ways that are pleasing to them. It can be as innocent as a simple handshake, photograph, or autograph session with fans. There are also more sexual forms of fanservice which can draw negative attention from non-fans. 1. Encouraging Fan “Ships” Have you heard of the term “shipping”?…

Has the Dakimakura (Hugging Pillow) Obsession Gone Too Far?

Dakimakura (or literally a hugging pillow) is a type of a long pillow in Japan. Some people enjoy hugging teddy bears while others prefer hugging pillows to sleep. One of the popular types of dakimakura are “love pillows” where the life-sized versions of anime characters or celebrities are printed on the pillow cases. It may…

Are You a Gackt Fan? Two Must See Movies

Gackt has enjoyed a long and successful career in the Japanese music scene, and even has considerable popularity abroad. In addition to his music career, Gackt has also acted in a few films and TV Series. Two movies you definitely shouldn’t miss as a Gackt fan are Moon Child and Bunraku. Here is a quick…

5 Songs to Help You Get to Know Japanese Superstar Gackt!

Gackt Camui, better known by his stage name “Gackt” was born on July 4, 1973, in Okinawa. As the son of a music teacher, his musical education began quite early. He started playing the piano at age three, and from there added a variety of other instruments to his repertoire. Since the start of his…