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The only way WagakkiBand could be more Japanese is if Scarlett Johansson was playing the part of the singer.

The eight-piece hit the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium for a pair of concerts that were its biggest yet, according to organizers. The Feb. 17 show, which I was at, was big, theatrical and dramatic. Lead vocalist Yuko Suzuhana glided onto the stage decked out in an elaborate kimono and waving a folding fan as the group launched into a performance of “Hanabi.”

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