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The J.E. Live House going wild - 11th Impact

In four days at Japan Expo 11th Impact, the J.E. Live House stage received 11 bands and artists for 15 showcases in every style: pop, rock, Visual Kei, heavy metal, electro… With three to four showcases a day, the J.E. Live House program has delighted the attendees.

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YOSHIKI & ToshI from X JAPAN

 

No surprises here: YOSHIKI and ToshI from X JAPAN had an amazing success on Sunday with fans who were eager for them to arrive on stage, waiting in an overexcited atmosphere. The artists offered you a moving piano-vocals duo during which they interpreted the everlasting Endless Rain. A memorable showcase for fans and neophytes alike, who shared a pure moment of magic with YOSHIKI and ToshI.

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ViViD

 

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As for Visual Kei, ViViD set fire –musically speaking– to the J.E. Live House on Friday and Saturday, in front of an audience who came massively. A success for this young band formed in 2009 who is getting very famous in Japan… and in France as proved at Japan Expo!


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Seikima-II

 

Let’s not forget Seikima-II! With their terrific style, the five heavy metal demons took you on a trip to their hellish universe, offering their French followers over an hour of a real demonic live!


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GIBIER du MARI

 

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GIBIER du MARI’s singer, Mari NATSUKI, also dazzled the audience in a majestic costume. Wearing a formidable wig, she had on the blue dress of Yubaba the witch whom she dubs in Spirited Away!


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And so much more…

 

J-Pop fans were not disappointed either since they could attend HITT & Guests’ showcase who were the first to perform on the J.E. Live House stage on Thursday.


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The velvet voice of Ai TAKEKAWA, who sings Inu-Yasha theme song, was heard for the very first time on a French stage at Japan Expo.


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Pop, rock, electro, punk…, the public also discovered the bands die!!die!!color!!!, Long Shot Party, Root Thumm, Doping Panda and Anipunk who were part of the greatest times of the J.E. Live House!


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