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Japan Underground

New London club night promises exclusively J-rock/pop, game music and cosplay.

Japan Underground, a new club night devoted to Japanese music, is hitting London on Wednesday 17 November, boasting live bands, cosplay, and the very finest tunes from gaming, J-rock/pop and visual kei!

Taking place at the Bloomsbury Lanes in Holborn from 7pm-2am, Japan Underground hopes to tap in to the UK’s Japanese music following and expand it through club nights across the country.

The opening party will be themed on the upcoming feudal brawler Sengoku Basara, featuring music from the game throughout the night and episodes of the anime being screened at the venue’s private cinema courtesy of Manga Entertainment. Other gaming music on the playlist includes tracks and remixes from Star Ocean, Street Fighter and Final Fantasy, and will be accompanied by music DJed from Retro Gamer columnist and Absolute Radio star Iain Lee, NEO Magazine’s contributing Japanese music editor Tom Smith, and more.

A select number of tickets are available for £5 in advance from Tickets will also be available for £6 on the door - Cosplayers and flyer-holders get in for £5.

The venue also has bowling, private karaoke rooms, nachos and serves super dry Japanese lager Asahi.

Come along and rock London, Japanese style!!

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