Translated Interviews


DER ZIBET | [Jul 2017] Après-guerre Reissue Vol.5: Der Zibet — ISSAY + HIKARU

Der Zibet ISSAY + HIKARU Après-guerre Reissue Vol.5 July 2017 Since their reunion, Der Zibet continued activities with their unique stance and has now released 20 Seiki (20世紀 / 20th Century), a best-of album comprising of songs they released in the 20th century, as selected by the members of the band. There is no question […]


ISSAY | [15 Aug 2023] Ongaku to Hito:【Remembering ISSAY】See you again at Sad Cafe, someday

【Remembering ISSAY】 See you again at Sad Cafe, someday Ongaku to Hito 15 August 2023 text by Imai Tomoko First image: A picture published in the February 2003 issue of the magazine (photographer = Kasai Chikashi)   On 5 August 2023, the vocalist of DER ZIBET, ISSAY passed away due to an unforeseen accident. Here […]


ISSAY | [Aug 2023] Words from Chiwaki Mayumi — THE MAJESTIC SATURDAY NIGHT

THE MAJESTIC SATURDAY NIGHT 12 August 2023 (Extract) Hosted by: Chiwaki Mayumi Guest: -NA–   The above is a partial audio recording of the radio broadcast, THE MAJESTIC SATURDAY NIGHT hosted by Chiwaki Mayumi on FM COCOLO on 12 August 2023. In this broadcast, Chiwaki touches on the topic of ISSAY’s passing. Her words are […]


DER ZIBET | [Feb 2017] Après-guerre Reissue Vol.4: ISSAY ✕ Toru Nogawa — Featured Dialogue

Featured Dialogue: Brought to life through connection Après-guerre Reissue Vol.4 February 2017 Photos by Koki Matsunaga   ties can make special things 「the relationship between the perceiving and the perceived」 ISSAY (Der Zibet、KA.F.KA、ISSAY meets DOLLY) ✕ Toru Nogawa (Artist) If you’re a fan of ISSAY, it’s highly likely that you’ve seen Toru Nogawa’s art with […]

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