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  1. Finally I have invaded Australian media, Musicology!

    30 Apr 2021

    Hi lovely friends, I hope you are doing well.  I have one more good news to share with you!  Finally I have invaded Australian media!  I’ve become a Tokyo Correspondent for Musicology, which is mainly focusing on Indie music.  As you might know, Australian musicians have something special.  They have…


  2. I have joined the concert photography team SHOWGRAPHERS

    17 Apr 2021

    Hi friends!  I’m beyond excited to share this with you.  I have joined the concert photography team SHOWGRAPHERS as the only Japanese photographer. SHOWGRAPHERS is a platform to connect musicians and concert photographers.  I want to thank the founder and a German photographer Charlotte for inviting me.   My dearest musician…


  3. Upcoming group photo exhibition in Tokyo

    14 Aug 2020

    久しぶりのグループ展のお知らせです!  8月31日月曜より、再び東京の東銀座にあります、Art Gallery M84に写真を4点出品いたします。  今回はコンサートフォト2点に加え、今までとは違う作品を2点出品予定です。全ての作品は購入可能です。 場所は銀座、歌舞伎座の裏にあるビルの5階です。お近くにお越しの際は是非お立ち寄り下さい。オンラインでしかやりとりした事のない方、初めての方、どなたでも歓迎です。皆さんのお越しをお待ちしております! (恐れ入りますが、マスクの着用と入り口での手指のアルコール消毒、連絡先記入にご協力をお願い致します) 2020年は新型コロナウィルス流行のため、大規模コンサートは世界的に難しい状況が続いております。皆さんもそれぞれ、今までとは違った苦労、ストレスの多い毎日をお送りだと思います。そんな今こそ、アートが皆さんの心に潤いを与えられたら良いなと願っております。 以前から感じていた事ですが、近年何でもソーシャルメディアで見て完結の方が多くなっているように思います。それに加え2020年は更に多くの物がオンラインになってしまいました。この状況をやむなしと受け入れながらも、私は何でもネット上では満足できません。コンサートやアートイベントが制限されてしまってこの先どうなるのか将来が見えない今こそ、できるだけ会場にて見ていただきたいと願っております。プリントや額の質感、展示の空間はネットではなかなか伝わらないものです。また、このような時に会場に足を運んで下さる貴重なお客様を大切に迎えたいと思います。 こういった趣旨から、今回会場での私の作品は写真撮影をお控え下さいますよう、お願い申し上げます。ですが、遠方の方、多忙や感染防止その他の事情で来場できない方も沢山いらっしゃると思います。その場合でどうしても展示作品を知りたい、見たいという方がいらっしゃいましたら、私にご連絡いただけますでしょうか。個別にメール等で対応させていただきます。 詳細: 飾りたいと思う写真展「アートの競演 2020 長月」   期間 : 2020年8月31日(月)~9月12日(土)   会期中無休 場所 : Art Gallery M84 住所 : 東京都中央区銀座4-11-3 ウインド銀座ビル5階 電話 : 03-3248-8454  時間 : 10:30~19:00(最終日17:00まで)   入場料 : 500円  Art Gallery M84のページ  http://artgallery-m84.com/?p=7320 私の現在の在廊予定は初日31日(月)午後5時から7時(午後6時からは作品説明)、その後は毎水曜の午後5時半から7時、毎土曜と日曜の午後2時半から4時の予定です。※諸事情により変更になる場合もございます。 もし、これ以外の時間で是非!という方や質問がある方、メールやソーシャルメディアのダイレクトメッセージでお気軽にお問い合わせください。 I am delighted to announce that my group…


  4. Opeth - In Cauda Venenum Tour in Japan - Zepp Tokyo, 6 December 2019

    29 Jan 2020

    1 Words and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Swedish progressive metal band Opeth have been on the road touring for showcasing their stunning new album ‘In Cauda Venenum’ and their tour stopped by in Tokyo on Friday.  Before the show, the stage set and a huge…


  5. My shots of Loudness have been published in WeROCK magazine!

    17 Nov 2019

    Have you already got WeROCK magazine vol.073 yet?  You can find my shots of Minoru Niihara (the great singer of Loudness) there!  Don’t forget to check out the latest issue at a bookstore!  Also, you can order online here.  10月15日に発売になった音楽雑誌「WeROCK」、もうチェクしていただけましたでしょうか? Loudnessのヴォーカリスト、二井原実さんのインタビューのページに私が先日のMetal Weekendで撮影した写真が2枚掲載されております。是非書店でチェックして見てください!偶数月15日発売ですので、まだ入手可能です。 また、こちらのリンクからネットでもご注文いただけます。更に、PC版でご覧いただくと、「立ち読み感覚で見る!」という所をクリックしますと、小さいですが私の写真見ること可能です。ですが、是非紙媒体の雑誌をご購入していただきますと嬉しいです!よろしくお願いします!


  6. Lucifer – Club Quattro, Tokyo, 10 June 2019

    01 Jul 2019

    Swedish heavy rock band Lucifer were back in Tokyo on rainy Monday night and I had a great pleasure photographing these psychedelic rockers.  The Japanese dedicated audience welcomed their second appearance in Japan 1 2 3 4 5 Lucifer were formed in Berlin in 2014 by The Oath singer Johanna…


  7. Despite Exile at Garret in Tokyo, on 3rd March, 2019

    16 Apr 2019

    (supporting for Bleed From Within) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Despite Exile official website: http://www.despiteexile.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/despiteexile/ Member: Jacopo Durisotti - Vocals  Giacomo Santini - Guitar  Carlo Andrea Ferraro - Guitar  Giovanni Minozzi -…


  8. Bleed From Within at Garret in Tokyo, on 3rd March, 2019

    16 Apr 2019

    Review and photos by Aki Fujita Taguchi Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Glaswegian metal band Bleed From Within brought their tour to Tokyo last weekend.  They played at Cyclone on Saturday and then at Garret on Sunday.  I was fortunate enough to experience their wild gigs for 2 days. Both venues…


  9. Despite Exile at Cyclone in Tokyo, on 2nd March, 2019 (supporting for Bleed From Within)

    16 Apr 2019

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Despite Exile official website: http://www.despiteexile.com Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/despiteexile/ Member: Jacopo Durisotti - Vocals  Giacomo Santini - Guitar  Carlo Andrea Ferraro -…


  10. Bleed From Within at Cyclone in Tokyo, on 2nd March, 2019

    13 Apr 2019

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  11. While She Sleeps ‘So What? Asia Tour’ at Unit in Tokyo, on January 22, 2019

    28 Feb 2019

    Finally I got to see While She Sleeps live on Tuesday night and they put on a furious show in Tokyo While She Sleeps are an English metalcore band from Sheffield, formed in 2006.  They came to Tokyo as a part of ‘So What? Asia Tour’.  This was their first…


  12. Voivod ‘The Wake Japan Tour 2019 35th Anniversary’ at Tsutaya O-West, Tokyo, on January 18, 2019

    19 Feb 2019

    Canadian prog metal band Voivod came onstage to a fully packed out Tsutaya O-West in Tokyo on Friday night.  This intimate venue is located in Shibuya area and a well known local one with a capacity of 600 people. So many good venues are concentrated in this area. If you…


  13. My next group exhibition will open 21st January!

    08 Jan 2019

    I am happy to announce that my works will be exhibited in Tokyo again. The group exhibition will take place on 21 January - 2 February at M84 gallery in Tokyo. I will show two of my concert photos. Everybody is welcome. Please stop by and talk about photography, art…


  14. Angra OMNI Japan Tour 2018 at Tsutaya O-East, Tokyo, 8 Nov. 2018

    10 Nov 2018

    The Brazilian metal band Angra came to Japan once again as part of their world tour to promote and showcase their new album “ØMNI”.   It was released in February of this year as their 9th studio album.  The stage show as incredible as well the sound and lighting It was…


  15. Sepultura “Machine Messiah Tour 2018” at Duo Music Exchange, Tokyo, 23 May 2018

    26 May 2018

    The last time they came to Japan was back in 2001.  So we have been waiting for this moment for 17 years! It was worth it!  What a powerful performance. We had a blast Website: https://www.sepultura.com.br Member: Derrick Green (Vo.)/ Andreas Kisser (Gt.) / Eloy Casagrande (Dr.)/ Paulo Jr. (Ba.)…


  16. Arch Enemy “Will To Power Tour - Japan 2018” at EX Theater Roppongi, Tokyo, 21 Feb. 2018

    23 Feb 2018

    Finally the day has come! I shot beautiful and fierce Queen Alissa of Arch Enemy!! What a great honor for me Set list : 1. The World Is Yours || 2. Ravenous || 3. Stolen Life || 4. The Race || 5. War Eternal || 6. My Apocalypse || 7.…


  17. HER NAME IN BLOOD at Duo Music Exchange, Tokyo, 1 Feb. 2018

    02 Feb 2018

    They welcomed and supported Sons Of Texas perfectly!  It was an honor for me to photograph these wonderful guys. They were full of energy!! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15


  18. EPICA Japan Tour at Tsutaya O-East, Tokyo, 18 Jan. 2018

    20 Jan 2018

    I had an honor to photograph Epica this Thursday.  They are a symphonic metal band from the Netherlands.  The harmony of Simone Simons’ beautiful voice and heavy sound were unique and amazing.  It was exciting to capture their performance and I felt the great power from them.  The shooting was…


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