The Asterplace “座・アスタープレイス”
〜JAPANESE ANIME ROCK x TOKYO STYLE POP PUNK BAND〜
How many people saw their energetic Live Rock Concert last year?
How many people shared crazy J-Rock Phenomenon last year?
They are coming back to see you again with more energetic stage performance !!
The Asterplace is a New York City based from Tokyo, Japan. They perform worldwide at Rock festivals & Anime/culture conventions, mostly in North America & Europe. They also have excellent language skills, speaking fluent English, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, and needless to say, "Japanese” as their mother tongue.
In 2016 January They finally released their 2nd secont studio recorded album "Venus" with full of musical variety.
“The Asterplace” can be defined as creating beautiful music, much like the beauty of a flower blossoming each year, representing the beautiful melody the band’s music creates. As the sun shines upon the world, as the moonlight upon the atmosphere, The Asterplace projects their music to the world.
So far The Asterplace has performed at more than 50 conventions as musical guests. Their performances at Anime NEXT, Kotoricon, Zenkaikon, Tribeca film festival, Cosday2(Germany), Napoli Comicon (Italy), Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Japan-Tag(Germany) and the Sakura Matsuri in D.C. are only a few of their musical endeavors thus far.
In order to create their compositions with a whole new energy, they use diversity to produce each tune. This group’s tremendous dedication to their work is evident, as they are constantly working, practicing, and thinking about new pieces. They are never satisfied until perfection is reached. The mixed cultural and newfound movement of The Asterplace's music constantly surprises their audience. Their sound deletes the barrier between ethnicities and other common boundaries, leaving an everlasting impression. With a variety of style, they rock each show away, each time becoming more unique. Believing in “live” performances, The Asterplace includes everyone in a way that will get you involved in their phenomenal show throughout the entire day!
In 2011 they released their first album “Moon” from their management company “Bright Stone Entertainment, INC”. Not only full of their impulse & energy to change the world, this album also contains many styles of music, just as the moon changes shape day by day. They have worked with Warren Russell-Smith from Magic Shop NYC, a Grammy Award Winner/Nominee, as their mastering engineer. Nad this year, finally they’re going to release their new album” Venus” from the label. There’s no way that you’ll miss this “Supernova” from the top of the entertainment market of New York City.
The Asterplace are :
KOTA”Elen” TSUKIMOTO : Vocal / Guitar
YATSUMI “ Hime” MURAKAMI : Keyboard / Back vocal
Hideyuki”Nave” WATANABE : Bass
Yuta “Pudding chan” SAKAMAKI :Drums