Daisuke Kikuchi

For Daisuke Kikuchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jul 25, 2014

Have your say on 'no dancing' law

Give those dancing shoes a polish — the National Police Agency will be accepting public comments on the country’s so-called fueihō anti-dancing law from today. A section of the Entertainment Business Control and Improvement Law (fūzoku eigyō-to no kisei oyobi gyōmu no tekiseika-to ni ...

Buffalo Daughter calls on some 'konjac-tions' for its newest album

Jul 22, 2014

Buffalo Daughter calls on some 'konjac-tions' for its newest album

Buffalo Daughter has a knack for recruiting influential fans. One of these fans, Tokyo-born artist Peter McDonald, is partially responsible for getting the band to record its latest album, “Konjac-tion.” In 2011, McDonald (whose father is British and mother is Japanese) held an exhibition ...

Jul 15, 2014

Boowy vocalist Himuro announces plans for a hiatus

Singer Kyosuke Himuro, a veteran from the world of Japanese rock, announced Sunday he’ll be taking a break from stage performances. The announcement came during a performance at the Shunan City Bunka Kaikan in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Sankei Shimbun reports that the decision to take ...

Jul 12, 2014

Bump of Chicken to make a return to TV

Rock act Bump Of Chicken has announced it will perform live on the small screen for the first time since its major debut in 2000. The four-piece will perform as part of a three-hour special for TV Asahi’s long-running music program “Music Station” on ...