eigoMANGA Hosts Japanese Rock Legend, Sugizo in San Francisco

Sep 18th 2008
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — eigoMANGA's radio show Shibuya Airwaves is pleased to welcome Japanese rock musician, SUGIZO to San Francisco Japan town's Kinokuniya Bookstore on Tuesday, September 23 and his live concert at The Independent on Monday, September 22.

SUGIZO is one of the founding fathers of '90s Japanese rock and a quintessential figure in today's Japanese music scene. As the guitarist rock band LUNA SEA, SUGIZO helped create a Japanese music movement called 'Visual Kei'; this sub-genre has shaped a distinctive sound, fashion, and lifestyle for Japanese rock which enabled Japan's pop-culture and modern music to enlarge a fan following around the world. LUNA SEA's music has been featured for many of Japan's popular animation and television programs such as "Onmyou Taisenki" (The Chronicles of the Great Yin-Yang War) and "Kamisama Mou Sukoshi Dake" (God, Please Give Me More Time). Their chart topping singles such as "Rosier" and "Tonight" has sold millions of albums worldwide and filled concert stadiums throughout Asia. LUNA SEA is highly acclaimed and regarded as one of Japan's most successful and influential bands in modern music.

SUGIZO is performing with European group JUNO REACTOR on a US tour in support of their album "Gods and Monsters". SUGIZO and JUNO REACTOR will perform live at The Independent on Monday, September 22 at 10:00pm. SUGIZO and JUNO REACTOR will make a special appearance at San Francisco Japan town's Kinokuniya Bookstore on Tuesday, September 23 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. Fans are invited to ask SUGIZO and JUNO REACTOR questions at the in store event.

About Shibuya Airwaves

Shibuya Airwaves, an hour-long show featuring Japanese pop and rock music airing on KYOU Radio 1550AM KYCY CBS Radio. Shibuya Airwaves is a production of eigoMANGA. Visit http://www.ShibuyaAirwaves.com.

About eigoMANGA

eigoMANGA is a comic book publishing studio that produces original Japanese-influenced comics as well as develops business and marketing projects geared towards the anime industry. Visit http://www.eigoMANGA.com.

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