Crunchyroll is bolstering its music video & live concert library with performances from milet, Ikimonogakari, SAYURI, BURNOUT SYNDROMES and many more.
Featured musicians in this Crunchyroll ‘expansion pack’ include: Asian Kung-Fu Generation, UVERworld, Queen Bee, DISH//, hitorie, Ryokuoushoku Shakai, Hitsujibungaku, okazakitaiiku, and Flower Flower.
Crunchyroll originally unveiled its new music initiative during the Anime Awards this past March.
Subscribers currently have access to 100+ full-length live concert performances. As well as a vast library of short-form music videos from Sony Music Entertainment Japan artists.
About Crunchyroll’s New Music Hub Expansion
“Popular music from Japan enjoys a global and growing audience. It’s one of the best ways fans can discover established and up and coming acts is through the music in anime. Crunchyroll’s new music and content hub fuels anime fans who want to connect with artists they hear in their favorite series.
The hub features music video curation, artist listing page and search integration. Followed by a dedicated music landing page/screen, enhanced discoverability and show page integrations in the future.”
About Sony Music Entertainment Japan:
“Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), or SMEJ, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Group Corporation and holds all shares and serves as headquarters for the management and administration of all Sony Music Group (Japan) subsidiaries.
Operations include marketing and tie-ins, finding and developing artists, various entertainers, and creators, building our businesses abroad. As well as creating new opportunities in the entertainment business for digital content, live entertainment, music streaming, and sports entertainment.”
About milet – Singer Bio
“Debuted from a major label on March 6th, 2019. Her debut single, “inside you” produced by Toru (ONE OK ROCK) achieved #1 on 11 music streaming sites.
On June 3rd, 2020, her 1st album “eyes” was released and it debuted #1 in the Oricon weekly album chart and Oricon weekly digital album chart.
She performed at the Closing Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in August 2021. At the end of 2022, she was selected to appear in the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen (Red White Song Festival) for 3 consecutive years.”
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