Out this Week | Tasuku Hatanaka “REAL”, Jin Ogasawara “Black Cat” and more

Tasuku Hatanaka releases his long-awaited 2nd album “REAL”, the IDOLiSH7 and B-PROJECT franchises celebrate their 7th anniversaries, and more.

Welcome to another installment of Out this Week. 

What is out this week? We guide you below so you don’t miss a thing.

These are the key releases for this week:

  • Jin Ogasawara “Black Cat
  • UNDEAD “ES Idol Song season3 UNDEAD”
  • Tasuku Hatanaka “REAL
  • THRIVE “Night Driving
  • KiLLER KiNG “Happiness

Check the video version of this article below!

August 16, 2022 (Tuesday)

Jin Ogasawara “Black Cat”

Jin Ogasawara Black Cat
Title: Black Cat
Label: Beyond The Music/MAGES.
Music genre: Boom-bap hip-hop/Synthwave/50s pop-rock

This week, Jin Ogasawara‘s synthwave-meets-boom-bap tune “Black Cat” gets a release as a physical single.

The single includes the title track as well as TENBIN, a previously released digital single. Unfortunately, this physical single will only be available in Japan.

August 17, 2022 (Wednesday)

UNDEAD “ES Idol Song season3 UNDEAD”

Title: ES Idol Song season3 UNDEAD
Music genre: Rock/Jazz

UNDEAD is the next group up in the ongoing 3rd season of the ES Idol Song CD series in the Ensemble Stars!! franchise.

The talented quartet releases “ES Idol Song season3 UNDEAD”, CD that includes the new song “Sustain Memories“.


Label: Lantis
Music genre: Pop

The IDOLiSH7 franchise celebrates its 7th anniversary with the release of a special song “CROSSOVER ROTATION“.

IDOLiSH7, ŹOOĻ, TRIGGER and Re:vale take turns in the ensemble version of the track but if you want to listen to a version focused on each of the groups, this single includes that.

Tasuku Hatanaka “REAL”

Title:  REAL
Label: Lantis
Music genre: Pop/EDM

Tasuku Hatanaka is back to releasing music as a solo artist.

His 2nd full-length album “REAL” hits stores this week, bringing some fan favorites to it such as “TWISTED HEARTS” and “DYING WISH” as well as 2 instrumental tracks and several new songs.

THRIVE “Night Driving”

Title:  Night Driving
Label: MAGES.
Music genre: Pop

To celebrate its 7th anniversary, the B-PROJECT franchise decided to release new singles by all groups.

THRIVE brings its playful and alluring pop sound with “Night Driving“.

KiLLER KiNG “Happiness”

Title:  Happiness
Label: MAGES.
Music genre: Pop

KiLLER KiNG brings its uptempo pop sound and polished vocals to the spotlight with the single “Happiness“.

A new OUT THIS WEEK article + video drops next Monday.

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Vanessa Silva
Vanessa Silvahttps://www.handthatfeedshq.com
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder, content creator, and music reviewer. Basically, the only person managing everything at The Hand That Feeds HQ. Stumbling upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" in 2011 was the start of this journey. If music is thought-provoking or deep, you may find her writing almost essays (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). She's the producer and host of the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).

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