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 (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.
MERRY GO ROUND (Debut Single)
Mikadzukihime (Crescent Moon Princess)
Shinsei Omega Shinwa (Next Generation)
Boku Tokidoki, Yuusha
You can hear more songs from their first album here
[Single] LOVE TREASURE
Release Date: November 11th, 2013
Editions: CD-Only, CD+DVD (3 Versions)
1. Love Treasure (PV)
2. Hashire (Vocaloid Song Cover)
3. Love Treasure (Instrumental)
4. Hashire (Instrumental)
[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