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HOTEI the LIVE 2022 Rock’n Roll Circus “40th Anniversary Final Party”

August 31, 2022

HOTEI the LIVE 2022 Rock’n Roll Circus “40th Anniversary Final Party”

HOTEI wraps up his 40th anniversary with two unforgettable nights on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve!  The finale takes place at Makuhari Messe (the greater Tokyo Area) and Osaka-jo Hall, offering emotional set-list as celebration comes to a close.  Join us and be a part of spectacular rock’n roll party!!   December 24th (Sat) […]...

Livestream “HOTEI the LIVE 2022 “Still Dreamin’ Tour” from Tokyo.

July 22, 2022

Livestream “HOTEI the LIVE 2022 “Still Dreamin’ Tour” from Tokyo.

Hotei streams a live performance on August 3rd (wed) from LINE CUBE SHIBUYA, Tokyo. “HOTEI the LIVE 2022 “Still Dreamin’ Tour” offers the set list which contains his greatest hits as well as the most recent numbers. After joining the opening ceremony of Paralympic Game in Tokyo, his passion to chase the dream has been […]...

June 23, 2022

The Man Who Fell to “Neo-Japanesque Fantasy”

Hotei appears in TV commercial for Japan’s most unique sparkling water brand, THE STRONG by SUNTORY. The sizzling clip captures the sensation of razor sharp bubbles and Hotei acts an imaginary character who plays 5 feet+ long instrument in “Neo-Japanesque” costume, designed by Kazuko Kurosawa, a daughter of internationally renowned film director, Akira Kurosawa....

new album -Still Dreamin’- is out now!

February 1, 2022

new album -Still Dreamin’- is out now!

After celebrating the 40th anniversary, Hotei continues his artistic journey and releases new album -Still Dreamin’- as his remarkable 20th album. In August 2021, Hotei contributed his compositions to the opening ceremony of Paralympic Games in Tokyo and demonstrated his exquisite musicianship to the audience around the globe. Just as Hotei encouraged the athletes in […]...

Live from Tokyo!  2-Day virtual concert “Message from Budokan” will be broadcast live globally.

January 16, 2021

Live from Tokyo! 2-Day virtual concert “Message from Budokan” will be broadcast live globally.

HOTEI livestreams his 40th ANNIVERSARY virtual concert “Message from Budokan” on January 30th (Sat), 31st (Sun) from the historic venue, Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. Date: January 30th, 2021, 5:00pm (JST) HOTEI 40th ANNIVERSARY Live “Message from Budokan” ~ Let It Fly ~ Day 1 – Memories – Date: January 31th, 2021, 5:00pm (JST) HOTEI 40th […]...

Hotei contributes a song to all star Andy Gill Tribute Album, “The Problem of Leisure

January 15, 2021

Hotei contributes a song to all star Andy Gill Tribute Album, “The Problem of Leisure

Hotei has contributed a song to The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four, a double album of tracks written by Andy Gill and Gang of Four, all newly reinterpreted and recorded by artists whose own unique contributions to music were enriched by listening to Gang of Four. Hotei worked with Andy […]...

December 22, 2020

The footage of “BATTLE WITHOUT HONOR OR HUMANITY (Solid Groove) feat. Nate Smith” is unleashed.

Nate Smith, one of the best drummer of our time, has appeared on HOTEI’s new album “Soul to Soul” and performed on “BATTLE WITHOUT HONOR OR HUMANITY (Solid Groove) feat. Nate Smith”.    He holds a diverse and ample resume – which includes work with esteemed jazz leading lights including Pat Metheny, Jose James and […]...

December 20, 2020

Feel the vibe : “BATTLE WITHOUT HONOR OR HUMANITY (Battle Samba) feat. Carlinhos Brown” from the album “Soul to Soul’ “

Carlinhos Brown is a 6-time Grammy-winner, renowned for his works in various fields as a singer, songwriter, arranger, percussionist, visual artist etc. He is one of the most innovative artists from Brazil and has developed his career with overwhelming performance full of creativity. HOTEI and Carlinhos have boldly converted world-famous “BATTLE WITHOUT HONOR OR HUMANITY” […]...

New album “ Still Dreamin’”

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New album “Still Dreamin’ ” coming out on February 1st, 2022.

After celebrating the 40th anniversary, Hotei continues his artistic journey and releases new album -Still Dreamin’- as his remarkable 20th album.
In August 2021, Hotei contributed his compositions to the opening ceremony of Paralympic Games in Tokyo and demonstrated his exquisite musicianship to the audience around the globe. Just as Hotei encouraged the athletes in Paralympic, this album brings you an inspiration to chase your dream.
“I wanted to make the album that cheers you up”, Hotei says. “I’ll be glad if it motivates you to feel a brand new day and take one step forward to your dream. Hope you’ll enjoy the authenticity of band sound, edgy guitar and lyrics that I spelled out my voice”.

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