ohaku Uta Gassen (紅白歌合戦) is a giant annual music TV show on every New Year’s Eve produced by Japanese public broadcast NHK television company locally. It also broadcasts internationally by NHK’s overseas networks, which whoever bought the program. This show usually ends shortly before the midnight of every new year eve.Kohaku Uta Gassen represents “Red and White Song Battle”. This TV program divides the music artists of the year into 2 teams of red and white. The “red” team of akagumi (赤組) represents of all female vocals/artists or groups of female vocals/artists. And the “white” team of shirogumi (白組) represents all male vocals/artists or groups of male vocals/artists. This honor of the super ultimate singer of performing on Kohaku is usually very selectively every single year that leads to the most successful Japan singer artist can perform. It is VERY important for them that this kind of music performances can directly affect the sale CD album of each individual singer……………………………………..
Superfly – It is a J. Rock act now consists of female lyricist and vocalist Shiho Ochi with a guitarist Kōichi Tabo credited as a composer and lyricist. The first four consecutive singles and albums(Superfly, Box Emotions, Mind Travel, Force, White) debuted at the Oricon Album Charts in Japan….
Capsule – It is a J. pop band consisting of the producer Yasutaka and vocalist Toshiko. They released the first single was ” Sakura ” and their album, ” High Collar Girl “. Their songs usually involve the use of synthesizers electronic sounds. People called them the movement of “neo-Shibuya-kei” due to their stylistic music aesthetically and musically……The album, “More! More! More!” was ranked No.6 on the Oricon weekly album chart, which was marking them to reach in the top 10.
Color Pointeカラーポワント – It is a dance group which has the members are Chami, Suu, Hink, Ari, and Emo (former: Niina, Mii, Noa, Corin, Miwa) who like to wear pointe ballet shoes along with hot colorful socks. They concentrate themselves as a J. pop ballet electro-dancing group in Japan. Color Pointe is best known to collaborate with DANCEROID (Manako, Tatsuki from ARSMAGNA, and Zensoku) members group…..
Ladybaby – It is a J.pop group of models Rie Kaneko金子理江 and Rei Kuromiya黒宮れい with the crossdressing wrestler – Rick Magarey. The group has released some singles, like “Nippon Manjuニッポン饅頭”. However, it is sad that ladybread – Rick Magarey left the group later……The name of the group is STILL called LabyBaby.
Faint Starフェイントスター – It is a J. idol girl group formed in Japan. The members of the group are Hina and Yuria. At first, Faint Star has debut their first album – “koboreteshimattamizunoyouni”. They released their following albums of “Film! Film! Film!” and “Never End” as the theme songs for the show of “Premium MelodiX!” and “Dokumushi” movie. After that “Wonder Trip” album was released…..
YANAKIKU – It has the members of Japanese pop female vocals, Yana and Kiku. The group has achieved more than 100,000 downloads of clicks with their songs per month in cellular phone app store. Shortly after the breakup of ‘Missing Link’ (previous group name), they formed new one called ‘YANAKIKU’. Then, the group released “Miwaku No LADY” album and the single “UP↑SIDE↓DOWN” shortly. They also have an unique group name “KIMOCOS” (“Kimono Cosplay”) to promoto themselves…………. YANAKIKU has a cute look and funny personalities that are sure to win over any music fan everywhere……….
Rev. from DVL – It is a Japanese girl dancing and idol group originated in Japan. Shortly after the group was made, they participate in many activities within the TV, internet, radio, and other media to get more popularity. They released their 1st. single – “LOVE-arigatou-“, “Never Say Goodbye” …….have sold tons of copies to be reached in 6th place on the weekly Oricon Singles Chart…….