Hello everyone, and welcome to June! As always, there are lots of interesting titles to look forward to this month. But if you somehow don’t find any of the new CDs worthy of adding to your marvelous collections of Jrock music, you still might want to pay CDJapan a visit. Here’s why; in honor of the company’s 20th anniversary and receiving nearly 10,000 proxy shopping requests, CDJapan is holding a special drawing. The prize, of course, is rewards points. Over 50,000 points will be divided amongst 19 winners, with the top prize being 10,000 points for one lucky winner. Entering is very simple, you just need to make a request via the proxy shopping service page, there’s no obligation to make a purchase. Interested? You can find all the details here, just don’t forget to come back here and check out the release schedule once you’ve entered for the drawing! Good luck, and see you next month! Date Artist Release Title Release Type Comment Details 07 GE+IM Steroid Album GE+IM’s first album. CDJapan 07 Arlequin ( アルルカン) Kachikan no Chigai wa Yuiitsui no Sukui Datta (価値観の違いは唯一の救いだった) Single Arlequin’s 11th single featuring recordings of previously released singles plus one new song. Info 07 Vivarush (ビバラッシュ) Mademoiselle (マドモアゼル) Single Vivarush’s third single; comes in two editions. CDJapan 07 REIGN Cobalt Single Comes in two editions. CDJapan 07 defspiral PHANTOM Single Comes in two editions. CDJapan 07 Maruko (マルコ) Maruko Best Album “Ana Futatsu” Album Maruko brings two greatest hits albums simultaneously. CDJapan 07 Vanity Sicks Foretell The Future Album Vanity Sicks’ first album, which is also their last album, including seven tracks in total. CDJapan 07 CHISATO (千聖) CHISATO 20th Anniversary Best Album “Can You Rock?!” Album CHISATO (PENICILLIN) brings an album with songs selected based on a fan vote. Features 15 re-recorded songs including CYBER ROSE, VENUS, and WAKE UP! CDJapan 09 -Matenchikaibyaku shuudan-Zigzag (-真天地開闢集団-ジグザグ) Dai Enjou (大炎上) Single — — 14 DictavE STRELITZIA Mini-allbum DictavE’s new live-limited mini-album will be sold at their live titled Strelitzia reginae on June 14 at Shinjuku club SCIENCE. — 14 TETSUYA I Surrender Single TETSUYA’s (L’Arc-en-Ciel) new single commemorating the 15th anniversary of his career. CDJapan 14 KOJI Cozy Album KOJI (ALvino ex-La’cryma Christi) brings the first guitar instrumental album in about 12 years. CDJapan 14 Akaku Somatta Kioku (紅ク染マッタ記憶) Kodoku no Doku (コドクノドク) Mini-album Akaku Somatta Kioku’s first mini-album. CDJapan 14 Lux Loveless Single Comes in two editions. CDJapan 14 LAVANS LOVELESS Single Single release of LAVANS unit. CDJapan 14 JAKIGAN MEISTER Ejaculation Album Guitarist Sakito’s (NIGHTMARE) first solo album, under his new project named JAKIGAN MEISTER. Info 14 LAYZis LIFE Single LAYZis’ sixth single. CDJapan 14 Pentagon (ペンタゴン) WANDERLUST Album Pentagon’s third album; comes in two editions. Info 14 Ghost Rain (ゴーストレイン) Memento mori (メメントモリ) Single Ghost Rain’s first mini-album. CDJapan 14 Onmyoza ( 陰陽座) Zettenranbu (絶巓鸞舞 ) DVD/BD Features Onmyoza’s concert held at Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall. CDJapan 21 MUCC Myakuhaku Vinyl Vinyl edition of Myakuhaku from MUCC. CDJapan 21 S.Q.F Egotistic Game Single — CDJapan 21 Amanjaku. (アマンジャク。) “Jikei” (「ジケイ」) Single Comes in two editions. CDJapan 21 Kaijin Nijyumenso (怪人二十面奏) Kaijin Nijyumenso (怪人二十面奏) Album Kaijin Nijiyumenso’s first album. CDJapan 21 Megamasso (メガマソ) Tenshi Hokai (天使崩壊 ) Album Megamasso brings the full-length album, commemorating the 10th anniversary of their career. CDJapan 21 Acid Black Cherry Acid BLOOD Cherry Album Acid Black Cherry’s 10th-anniversary album featuring great acts such as HIRO (Libraian/La’cryma Christi), SHUSE (La’cryma Christi). CDJapan 21 ALI PROJECT Chi to Mitsu – Anthology of Gothic Lolita & Horror Album 25th anniversary greatest album release on two discs with blu-ray bonus. CDJapan 21 BLaive Shikisai Guraduation BLaive’s greatest hits album; comes two editions. CDJapan 21 Free Aqua Butterfly LOST WORLD Single — CDJapan 21 Various Artist (V.A.) Chigai Hoken – Shinshun Dayo Zenin Shugo!! 2017 DVD Features an annual visual kei event held on January 7, 2017 at Tokyo Dome City Hall. Participating Bands: Dog in the Parallel World Orchestra, BugLug, Blu-BiLLioN, Jack Caper, Dangan NO LIMIT, and LEZARD. CDJapan 21 Belle (ベル) Bokutahi wa Massugu ni Yugande Yuku (僕たちは真っすぐに歪んでゆく) Single Comes in two editions. CDJapan 21 Hakubishin (ハクビシン) Sukimanual (スキマニュアル ) Mini-album — CDJapan 21 FIXER LIBRA Mini-album FIXER’s first mini-album; comes in two editions. Info 21 Plastic Tree Uchu Yuei (雨中遊泳 ) Single Plastic Tree’s 40th single; comes four editions. Info 24 More Tameiki (溜息) Single Live-single to be sold at more’s second anniversary live, THE SALVATION CREW, on June 24 at kebukuro EDGE. — 28 DIAURA NOAH Single Comes in two editions. CDJapan 28 THE MICRO HEAD 4N’S Hyakuoku no Mirai to Tatta 1 Tsu no Ima – INFINITE∞FUTURE – Album THE MICRO HEAD 4N’S first album made by the current band members; comes in two editions. CDJapan 28 JILUKA Xenomorphic Mini-album JILUKA’s third mini-album. CDJapan 28 Grimoire (グリモア) Grimoire (グリモア) Album Grimoire’s first album; comes in two editions. CDJapan 28 MIZTAVLA CHIMAIRA Album MIZTAVLA’s third album; comes two editions. CDJapan 28 sibilebashir Love 2017 Mini-album. — CDJapan 28 DEVIZE Fallin’ Night Single Comes in two editions. CDJapan 28 LACK-CO (ラッコ) Dobunezumi Sanka (溝鼠賛歌) Single LACK-CO’s third single; comes in two editions. CDJapan 28 Irodori (彩-イロドリ) Warugaki SUMMER! (ワルガキSUMMER!!) Single — CDJapan 28 TRicKY Banana no Kawa wo Suteruna (バナナの皮を捨てるな ) Single TRicKY’s new single, arranged by Magical Himori of Jin-Machine; tracks partially differ on each of the two editions. CDJapan 28 PISARRO (ピサロ) Gestalt no Saisei (ゲシュタルトの彩生 ) Single — CDJapan 28 Various Artist (V.A.) Respect UP-BEAT x Justy-Nasty 2017.3.5 LIVE AT ASTRO HALL DVD Features Respect UP-BEAT and Justy-Nasty live at LIVE AT ASTRO HALL on March 5. CDJapan 28 Versailles CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES AT NIPPONBUDOKAN DVD Features Versailles’ first concert held at Nippon Budokan on February 14, 2017. Contains 17 tracks total. CDJapan 28 DECAYS DECAYS LIVE TOUR 2016-2017 Baby who wanders Live at Akasaka BLITZ DVD Features the final day of DECAYS’s tour held at Akasaka Blitz. CDJapan 28 UNDER FALL JUSTICE Shishuuchaku (死執着) Mini-album UNDER FALL JUSTICE’s first mini-album. Info 28 La’veil MizeriA Jyakumetsu Kyoen (寂滅饗筵) Mini-album Comes in two editions. CDJapan 28 D Dark fairy tale Single Comes in four editions. CDJapan 28 BUCK-TICK Climax Together – 1992 Compact Disc – Album This set of four SHM-CD features BUCK-TICK’s historical Climax Together concerts held on September 10 & 11, 1992 at Yokohama Arena. CDJapan 30 Esprit D’Air Constellations Album Esprit D’Air’s debut album. HMV Feel free to leave corrections and missing releases in the comment section, and I will update the schedule as soon as possible. Shop at CDJapan, Japan Discoveries or JPU Give us your opinion!