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News Team Application

Are you interested in the Japanese visual scene? Do you love to keep up to date with the scene and share the latest visual kei news? would love to have you on board!

What do you get out of volunteering for

    • The opportunity to be a part of a dedicated, professionally-minded team!


  • Experience building your writing skills in an exciting industry!


  • Performance incentives and rewards!


  • Room to advance to leadership or live coverage roles!

If you’re interested in becoming part of our news team, please make sure you understand our expectations and fill out the application below. While we are a high-standards organization, we take each application into account as a whole and can be flexible if you seem like a good fit for our team.

Basic Expectations

  • Motivation. You are willing and motivated to rock your teamwork skills to keep the site running smoothly, to contribute to the site’s growth, and to help promote the site when needed.


  • Dedication. You are not working for any other visual kei-related news site, and you are able to contribute one article per week as a member of the news team.


  • Adaptation. You can use basic HTML and WordPress functions, or are willing and eager to learn.


  • Articulation. You have an excellent command of English and a basic command of Japanese (JLPT N4 or equivalent). Please note that non-native English speakers may be required to have posts proofread before going live.


  • Education. You are interested in expanding your knowledge of the visual scene by making an effort to keep up with scene news and by writing about bands outside of your sphere of interest.


  • Communication. You are reachable on a regular basis via e-mail or Skype.


  • Representation. You are able to conduct yourself (at least semi-) professionally and without bias for all site work and writing. does not offer monetary compensation to its staff.
When applying, in the ‘Mock Article’ box, please draft an article about this [fake], created band as though you were writing for publication on

For information on the new band, the Erinators, check out their profile page here.


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