New JAM LAB. Website Is Designed To Connect International Music and Licensing Professionals As Well As Event and Concert Promoters with the Top Echelon of Japanese “Ani-Song” Artists
PROMIC, the leading Japanese entertainment industry foundation to support the growth of Japanese music internationally, launched the Japan Anime Music Lab. (JAMLAB.) website in spring 2018. PROMIC and JAMLAB. were recently at C3AFA Singapore 2018 to promote the website.
The website, located at www.japan-animemusic.com, serves as an official information hub to connect international audiences and entertainment and music industry professionals with the top echelon of Japanese “ani-song” artists and their respective official representatives.
The JAMLAB. website is available in English (as well as in other languages with the aid of online website translation tools) and contains accurate and continually updated artist news and information as well as designated and accurate contacts for artists and their respective recorded music.
Japanese companies and record labels participating in JAM LAB. includes AVEX, SACRA MUSIC (a Sony Music label), Lantis (a Bandai Namco Arts label), King Record, Pony Canyon, Flying Dog, Yoshimoto Music Entertainment, For Life Music Entertainment, NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan, MAGES., Being, Nippon Columbia, Tokuma Japan Communications, Toho Music, Being, Zero-A, and Teichiku Entertainment.
Artists currently featured on the JAM LAB. website include: Maaya Sakamoto, Nana Mizuki, May’n, Ali Project, LiSA, JAM Project, Kalafina, EGOIST, ClariS, GARNiDELiA, Konomi Suzuki, fripSide, Nagi Yanagi, and Kanoko Ito. Additional participants are currently preparing to join.
JAMLAB. is welcoming all professionals in the field of Anime and music to sign up online and make good use of the service. No registration or usage fees are required.
The Foundation for the Promotion of Music Industry and Culture (PROMIC; www.promic.net/) is a Japanese foundation created in 1993 to support the growth of Japanese music internationally and to promote international business relationships through music. The foundation is supported by the Japanese music industry and the main supporting members of the foundation are; major Japanese record labels and music trade bodies and associations representing; artists, performers, record labels, management companies, music publishers, concert promoters and music retailers.
A key PROMIC annual project is the annual Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM), the largest Japanese international B-to-B music convention. The event is supported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the 15th edition was held in October, 2018 and was attended by more than 5,000 music industry executives, artists and other professionals from around the globe.