A great victory for Japan’s biggest independent idol group!
In early June, the king of underground idols, Kamen Joshi, released their long-anticipated first full-length album, MASK A RAID. With the increase in popularity Kamen Joshi have seen in recent years, it might be an understatement to say that the release of their first album was hotly anticipated. Since its release, many fans have been sharing social media posts showing themselves going to Tower Records locations and purchasing copies of the album.
Hard rock and heavy metal mixing with idols is, at this point, almost expected in a lot of cases, especially with groups with a strong image like Kamen Joshi. The sound you can expect from this album is exactly what you would imagine from a large ensemble of idols whose gimmick is wearing a goal tender’s mask a-la Jason Voorhees from “Friday the 13th”.
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