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29 April 2016 @ 01:02 am
On May 23rd, YOSHIKI's official NicoNico channel 'YOSHIKI CHANNEL' and GACKT's official NicoNico channel 'OH!!MY!!GACKT!!' will collaborate for a NicoNico live broadcast!


It is the first time in 11 years that GACKT and YOSHIKI have appeared on a broadcast together, and the first time they've appeared on a live broadcast together.

Broadcast Details
May 23rd, 2016

Part 1 - free (everyone can view)
21:45 ~ information from YOSHIKI CHANNEL
22:00 ~ GACKT's appearance starts
URL: http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv261023988

Part 2 - exclusive to members of YOSHIKI CHANNEL
22:30 ~
URL: http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv261008773

Part 3 - exclusive to members of OH!!MY!!GACKT!!
23:00 ~
URL: http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv261022347

The news articles promoting this broadcast are highlighting not only GACKT and YOSHIKI's personal friendship, but their work together in 2007 as part of S.K.I.N. - the supergroup YOSHIKI and GACKT formed along with SUGIZO and MIYAVI. The subject of S.K.I.N. is expected to be addressed, and the articles are even suggesting that the band could be restarted...

This is GACKT and YOSHIKI's last broadcast appearance together, from May 30th, 2005...

And a little bit extra that was screened on a later show.

There are quite a few fancams of S.K.I.N.'s one and only live show in LA on YouTube.

I guess we'll find out if there's any truth to the S.K.I.N. thing, or if it's just rumors to drum up viewing figures on May 23rd :D

27 April 2016 @ 01:40 am
There are some new goods for the LAST VISUALIVE! The goods are already on sale at the online store, and will be added to the goods line up at the venues from May 3rd, in Osaka.

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Gakucchi key ring C - 1,200 yen

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Yesterday, April 25th, marked the 17th anniversary of GACKT's solo debut. He had a LAST VISUALIVE show in Fukuoka, and during his MC there was a surprise celebration. He was interrupted by Mizerable being played, and a congratulations message was shown on the back video screen. The band and dancers presented him with flowers and a cake.

YOU and Yuki Kimisawa shared a couple of photos from the show.

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Yuki also posted a cute blog, where he spoke about remembering batting practice during his junior high school baseball club days while hearing Mizerable play.

GACKT's friend, professional tennis player Ayaka Okuno attended the show and joined in with the pre-show training.

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Sources - YOU Facebook / Yuki Kimisawa blog / Ayaka Okuno Instagram

Tomorrow, April 27th, sees the official release of LAST MOON!

To celebrate the release of first GACKT's new album in 6 years, 'LAST MOON', from April 27th to May 10th an advertising truck with 'LAST MOON' decoration will be driving around! If you're in the same areas as the truck, keep an eye out for it!

⬛︎Locations: Shibuya, Shinjuku, Harajuku, Omotesando
Shibuya, Harajuku, Omotesando area (13:00-15:00, 18:00-20:00)
Shinjuku area (16:30-18:00)
(Details subject to change due to traffic conditions)

Source - GACKT OHP

Due to the recent earthquake in Kumamoto, the LAST VISUALIVE show that was scheduled for Kumamoto on June 15th has been canceled. The venue it was scheduled to happen in sustained damage in the earthquake, so the show can't go ahead. People who had tickets for Kumamoto can exchange them for the other Kyushu dates in Miyazaki (June 17th), Fukuoka (June 19th), or for an additional tour date in Kagoshima on June 21st. Refunds are also available.



20 April 2016 @ 12:49 am
Today, April 19th, GACKT performed a guerrilla live outside Shinjuku station in Tokyo. He performed two songs - ARROW and RIDE OR DIE. It was broadcast live on NicoNico, and around 2,000 fans were in attendance (plus many passersby).

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During a short MC, he explained that he had collaborated with Nestle to make a GACKT model Gold Blend Barista coffee machine. After speaking to the staff and president at Nestle Japan, it was decided that all proceeds from sales of the GACKT Barista would go to help those in Kyushu affected by the recent earthquakes.

The GACKT Barista is a limited run of 1000 machines, and is currently sold out.

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Of course, GACKT and JOB all took to social media to share photos too.

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Sources - BARKS / CHACHAMARU Instagram / CHACHAMARU Instagram / Cinema Cafe / Daily / Daichi Yokota Instagram / GACKTstagram / InSatogram / Mantan Web / Music Voice / Natalie / Oricon / Nikkan Sports / Sanspo / TAKUMI Instagram / TAKUMI Instagram / TAKUMI Instagram / Val Instagram / YOU Facebook

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01 April 2016 @ 12:33 am
On Tuesday, GACKT was a guest on the TV show Kayou Surprise.

He was in Nagoya, and the aim of the program was to find nice places to eat, but without having a reservation or giving the restaurants prior notice that a camera crew would be arriving. What places did GACKT choose? Did they let him and the camera crew in?

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You can watch the show in full here > http://www.miomio.tv/watch/cc265178/ (GACKT's part starts at 42 minutes)

Yesterday (Thursday), GACKT was a guest on the spring special of Gurunai.

In this show, the guests can order freely from the menu and try to spend as close to 40,000 yen as possible. The menu has no prices listed, however, so they have to guess the prices and keep a running total. The person who is furthest away from the 40,000 yen target has to pay the bill for everyone. Last time GACKT was on this show was 7 years ago and he came fourth. He wants to do better this time and get revenge on Okamura, who won last time and is also on this show too.

How did GACKT do...?

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You can watch the show in full here > http://www.miomio.tv/watch/cc265417/ (GACKT is in the full two hours)

And GACKT will be on KanJam on April 3rd, talking about his favorite love songs and songs that make him cry. He'll also perform ANOTHER WORLD with members of Kanjani 8.

The LAST VISUALIVE tour is continuing. GACKT and the band have now completed five out of the 41 scheduled shows. After many requests, a training video for the song WooHa BABY!! has been posted to YouTube. It's best viewed on a smartphone screen, and of course contains spoilers for the show!

Under the cut are a collection of recent photos!

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Sources - Kitashinchi Omotenashi Medical clinic / GACKTstagram / Instagram / Ameba / Chacha Instagram

And finally, GACKT announced that he won't be able to make the LAST VISUALIVE show that is scheduled for Niigata today (Friday) as he will be busy having injections of virgin's blood. Instead, he has arranged for Seito Kaicho to stand in and perform in his place. Kaicho was asked for a comment, but was too busy crying tears of joy into his GACKT body pillow to answer.

Source - GACKT OHP

Gackt - Kaicho peace

20 March 2016 @ 09:56 pm
This week in GACKT-land...


The first show of the LAST VISUALIVE happened yesterday, March 19th, in Misato in Saitama. It was a fanclub only show and started about 90 minutes late.

Below the spoiler cut are a couple of photos from the show.

[Spoilers! ネタバレ!]
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Source - Dwango

The tracklisting and CD covers for LAST MOON were announced this week. There is some discussion on this already here and here

Please click for full size!


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2. 花も散ゆ [Hana mo Chiyu]
3. RETURNER ~闇の終焉~ [Returner~Yami no Shuuen~]
5. 暁月夜 -DAY BREAKERS- [Akatsukizukuyo-DAY BREAKERS-]
6. 斬 ~ZAN~ [Zan]
7. 傀儡が如く[Kugutsu no Gotoku]
9. 舞哈BABY!! -WooHa-
10. 恋のFRIDAY!!! [Koi no FRIDAY!!!]
11. キミだけのボクでいるから [Kimi dake no boku de iru kara]
12. P.S. I LOVE U
13. 雪月花 -The end of silence- [Setsugekka-The end of silence-]

2. RETURNER ~闇の終焉~ [Returner~Yami no Shuuen~]
3. 暁月夜 -DAY BREAKERS- [Akatsukizukuyo-DAY BREAKERS-]
4. P.S. I LOVE U
5. 雪月花 -The end of silence- [Setsugekka-The end of silence-]
Plus a serial code for the PV for Kugutsu no Gotoku, which was filmed this week

The bonuses for buying the new album are ticket holders, but the designs differ from store to store.


(Top left is Tower Records, bottom right is the design for stores that aren't specified on the diagram)

Source - GACKT OHP

Here is GACKT's March message for the GACKT x Nestle LAST MOON project. You can listen to Koi no FRIDAY!!! and Kimi dake no boku de iru kara in full at the Nestle site

The English version of G&LOVERS is now available so everyone can join the fanclub! There's already a lot of information and discussion on this here.

The FC can be found here - https://g-and-lovers.com/

GACKT appeared on Nico Visual on Tuesday. Part of his appearance can be watched here > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aq0OVtLS5Ts [embed has been disabled]

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Source - Dwango / @nico_visual

PLATINUM BOX XVI was released this week. Here is the trailer for it.

The charity auction of a signed shirt in aid of the Tohoku earthquake, raised 536,000 yen

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Source - Yahoo auction

VARTIX and GACKT have teamed up with Vision-Megane for a line of sunglasses.

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GACKT has sold his beloved Lamborghini Aventador! It was listed for sale this week, and has since been seen at a car display.

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Both YOU and CHACHAMARU had their hair done ready for the LAST VISUALIVE starting.

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Sources - @snowdrop4687 / @snowdrop4687


Hi bros n sisters. How are you doing? I'm shooting a new music video now. Maybe it will finish around the morning. Awwwww. Anyways, when you have a lot of stress, kick a Mott like this. It's going to leave quickly. Hahaha. Do you understand what I'm doing? If you can kick compactly like this, you can aim your target even you are between narrow walls. Don't swing your legs. Just do it.
@GACKT #gacktworkout #dailyworkout #kick #TKD

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Sources - GACKTstagram / GACKTstagram / GACKTstagram / GACKTstagram / CHACHAMARU Instagram / InSatogram / InSatogram / InSatogram / InSatogram / @yukikimisawa / @yukikiisawa / TAKUMI Instagram


03/31 - TV - Gurunai

04/27 - CD - LAST MOON

♥Game Center♥

Games this week - New Super Mario Brothers U, Spelunker Z, Gotochi Tetsudo~Gotochi Chara to Nihon Zenkoku no Tabi~

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♥Photo of the week♥

As always, GACKT's biggest fan, Seito Kaicho, sent some flowers to the first show.

How are you, CAGS!?

So much happened this week....

18 March 2016 @ 12:30 pm
The track listing for LAST MOON, out April 27th, was revealed not too long ago alongside small versions of the covers, but here are proper looks at the covers.

Please click for full size!


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Premium Edition

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Artist photo

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In case you missed it, the tracklisting is -
2. 花も散ゆ [Hana mo Chiyu]
3. RETURNER ~闇の終焉~ [Returner~Yami no Shuuen~]
5. 暁月夜 -DAY BREAKERS- [Akatsukizukuyo-DAY BREAKERS-]
6. 斬 ~ZAN~ [Zan]
7. 傀儡が如く[Kugutsu no Gotoku]
9. 舞哈BABY!! -WooHa-
10. 恋のFRIDAY!!! [Koi no FRIDAY!!!]
11. キミだけのボクでいるから [Kimi dake no boku de iru kara]
12. P.S. I LOVE U
13. 雪月花 -The end of silence- [Setsugekka-The end of silence-]

2. RETURNER ~闇の終焉~ [Returner~Yami no Shuuen~]
3. 暁月夜 -DAY BREAKERS- [Akatsukizukuyo-DAY BREAKERS-]
4. P.S. I LOVE U
5. 雪月花 -The end of silence- [Setsugekka-The end of silence-]
Plus a serial code for the PV for Kugutsu no Gotoku, which was filmed this week

Source - OK Music

For full discussion on LAST MOON, look here > http://ohgacktyoudidnt.livejournal.com/606964.html

Sorry, no LJ-cuts :D
18 March 2016 @ 02:14 am
The CD covers, artist photo and track listing of GACKT's first new album in 6 years, 'LAST MOON', have been revealed!

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It's been a fast 6 years since 'RE:BORN' was released in December, 2009 and now the original album 'LAST MOON' will be released.
It can be said that this is the last chapter in GACKT's MOON Project.
Including 'ARROW', released last October, there are 13 tracks.
The 3 versions of the album include the 'Premium Edition', which was released for sale via the GACKT STORE previously, and also a CD+DVD and DVD version. The CD covers have a moon and wing flapping 'black wing' motif.

《Premium Edition》Price :16,800円+tax CD number :GLCD-00014
《CD+DVD》Price:4,800円+tax CD number:GLCD-00015
《CD only》Price:3,800円+tax CD number:GLCD-00016
(The DVD has 5 music videos and the a serial code to view the music video for new song 'Kugutsu no Gotoku')

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2. 花も散ゆ [Hana mo Chiyu]
3. RETURNER ~闇の終焉~ [Returner~Yami no Shuuen~]
5. 暁月夜 -DAY BREAKERS- [Akatsukizukuyo]
6. 斬 ~ZAN~ [Zan]
7. 傀儡が如く[Kugutsu no Gotoku]
9. 舞哈BABY!! -WooHa-
10. 恋のFRIDAY!!! [Koi no FRIDAY!!!]
11. キミだけのボクでいるから [Kimi dake no boku de iru kara]
12. P.S. I LOVE U
13. 雪月花 -The end of silence- [Setsugekka]

2. RETURNER ~闇の終焉~
4. P.S. I LOVE U
5. 雪月花 -The end of silence-

Source - https://www.gackt.com/news/detail.html?code=prOg8tPW

All of the tracks are available for streaming at the Nestle site, as 'Koi no FRIDAY!!!' and 'Kimi dake no boku de iru kara' were added today > http://nestle.jp/entertain/g_music/. They're available until April 19th.

Here is a message from GACKT about this month's streaming.

GACKT updated his Instagram about an hour ago with a little clip from dance rehearsals for Kugutsu no Gotoku. So if you don't want to be spoiled, don't watch.

So far, the only images of the covers are on that promo poster up there, I think. I'm sure Amazon etc will have them soon.

What do you think of the tracklisting and the 2 new songs revealed today? I'm glad that Kugutsu no Gotoku is getting the music video, as it's my favorite of the new songs

15 March 2016 @ 11:26 pm
The international GACKT Fan Club “G&LOVERS” (English version) finally debuted on March 15th !


We are excited to announce that the international GACKT Fan Club “G&LOVERS” (English version) finally debuted on March 15th!

International members of G&LOVERS can enjoy fully English web contents, online magazines, and are able to access member’s only page and pre-sale tickets, just like Gackt Fan Club members in Japan.

You can check more details from the following link:


GACKT Fan Club “G&LOVERS” provides lots of special membership benefits for his fans around the world.

We are greatly looking forward to you joining “G&LOVERS”!

Source - https://g-and-lovers.com/contents/35446

The site is the same for both the Japanese and International fanclubs, so it appears that if you already have a Japanese membership you don't need to join again to access the English version (and vice versa). You can switch the language at the bottom left of the site.

The price is the same as Japanese members pay:
Annual fee - 6,000 yen
One off enrolment fee - 1,000 yen
So you'll pay 7,000 yen for your first year, and then 6,000 yen every year after that to renew.

At the moment I'm not sure exactly how some of the features are going to work internationally, but I'll guess we'll find out as we go!

Have you joined yet??

Sorry for there being no CAGS/Week in Review this week, it's due to a combination of being busy and being sick

11 March 2016 @ 12:52 am
GACKT appeared on the TV show Pre-battle tonight.

He appeared on this show previously and took part in a flower arranging challenge against other celebrities. The flower arranging expert on the show ranked GACKT's as the best, so this time he was a "scholarship student" who gave his opinions on a new batch of celebrities as they competed to be the best.

After the competition for the new group of celebrities finished, it was GACKT's turn to make a flower arrangement. The expert then had to decide if it was good enough for GACKT to level up a rank or not...

You can see his result by watching the show here > http://www.miomio.tv/watch/cc262817/ (the first couple of minutes are the show and news that aired immediately before)

GACKT will be on TV again on March 31st for the show 'Guruguru dining - super first class banquet! 2 hour special' (or Gurunai for short).

GACKT first appeared on this show seven years ago, on January 23rd, 2009.

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GACKT will take part in a gochi (banquet) challenge with the other guests. The show gives them a total for their meal, and the guests order from the menu without knowing the prices. Their orders are then totalled, and whoever is furthest from the total the show set has to pay the bill for everyone. When GACKT was on this show last time, he came fourth and so didn't have to pay the bill, but was a little annoyed at losing to show regular Takashi Okamura.

So, GACKT is back to get revenge on Okamura and will be subjecting to him to a round with GACKT's medicine ball, as well as later giving him a kiss.

Three photos have been released to advertise GACKT's appearance on the show. Click on the photos to get them in their full size.

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Source - Mantan-web