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J-Pop Artist of the Week #55 [Pop]: ROOT FIVE (Week of May 20th-26th)


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#1 Mandilinn

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 02:47 PM (Edited by Mandilinn, 20 May 2014 - 02:50 PM.)

The J-Pop Artist of the Week threads are back and suggestions are open! Please PM me if you have an artist you'd like to see featured next week or in the future!

 

May is still open for one more request, so PM me or send me a DM on Twitter (@Mandilinn480) with an artist you'd like featured! Any other requests I get will be in June.
 

This Week's Artist:

ROOT FIVE

 

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Root Five (previously stylized as √5) is a group formed by popular Nico Nico Douga singers Dasoku, Pokota, Mi-chan, Kettaro, and Koma'n. Their total video views on the website are over 35 million total and they have 900,000 Twitter followers between them. The members have appeared in musicals, dramas, and more. They provide the voices for their own music and virtual characters, making them a unique hybrid group.


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Members

Dasoku

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Pokota

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koma'n

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Mi-chan

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Kettaro

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Music

 

MERRY GO ROUND (Debut Single)
Mikadzukihime (Crescent Moon Princess)
Senbonzakura
LOVE DOCTOR
Mr. Music
Shinsei Omega Shinwa (Next Generation)
Boku Tokidoki, Yuusha
Junai Delusion
Love Hunter
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You can hear more songs from their first album here

 

Recent Releases
 

[Single] LOVE TREASURE

Release Date: November 11th, 2013

Editions: CD-Only, CD+DVD (3 Versions)

 

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1. Love Treasure (PV)
2. Hashire (Vocaloid Song Cover)
3. Love Treasure (Instrumental)
4. Hashire (Instrumental)

 

Upcoming Releases
 

[Album] Summer Days

Release Date: July 16th, 2014

Editions: CD-Only, CD+DVD, CD+Goods

 

If you like what you hear, please support the group by purchasing their music on CD Japan, Yesasia, or HMV!

 

Websites and Social Media
 

Official Website
Root Five Official Twitter
Mi-Chan's Twitter
Koma'n Twitter
Kettaro's Twitter
Dasoku's Twitter
Pokota's Twitter

 

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If you like this, please visit the K-Pop Artist of the Week and the C-Pop Artist of the Week!




#2 Mandilinn

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 02:48 PM (Edited by Mandilinn, 20 May 2014 - 02:49 PM.)

Previous Weeks
 

Female Soloists

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Male Soloists

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Duos

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Dance/Vocal Units

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Non-Dance Groups

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Idols

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Bands

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Special Weeks and Features

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Could not find half of the old threads, so I'll have to completely re-do some of these. Please be patient!




#3 jyuritan

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 04:39 PM

ahh i love their songs, koma'n is an amazing composer.




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Posted 20 May 2014 - 09:14 PM

ugh theyre so cute




#5 wiz109

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 09:18 PM (Edited by wiz109, 22 May 2014 - 10:52 PM.)

:omgwtf: Math!

hmmmm I'm kind of torn on them from what I hear here. 

Some songs have great instrumentals, but I don't like the voices, others I enjoy their singing more, but it doesn't have the same powerful instumentals




#6 Kanonno

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 05:45 PM

omg, math. Thank god they changed their name. >.>

 

they are cute tho.







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