J-rock

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…

5 Songs to Introduce You to J-Rocker Miyavi

If you’ve heard Miyavi (雅)’s name before, you probably know him as the guy who starred as the cruel Japanese soldier in Unbroken, the film directed by Angelina Jolie. But who exactly is Miyavi? Prior to starring in Unbroken, he was already an established J-rock singer in Japan. Visual appeal is one of the main…

2 reasons you should know about J-Rock girls bands

Rock culture is still seen in Japan and when it comes to female Rock ‘n’ Roll, Japan is the place which needs to be put on the map right now. With growing popularity for J-Pop, J-Rock and other musical genres, Japanese musical culture is thriving successfully better than in most of the countries. Here are…