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Is vkei dying?

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Yes, we do still have some vkei bands, but they don't get as much attention as they used to. Its pretty rare to find people who know about vkei now a days, and its rarer to find a vkei band that still gets a good amount of views. So, is it possible it might be dying out? Tell me your opinion on it!
 
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A term to used to describe a certain aesthetic in Japanese Rock. I don't know how to describe it well but we usually use it with bands that have a very unique and even androgynous style in Jrock. Bands such as Dir En Gray, The Gazette, and Malice Mizer are a good example of that.
 

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Visual kei used to be the trend, but now those trend-setters have become middle aged and have turned into the "establishment" against which the younger generation wants to rebel. Gackt is such a part of the establishment that he's now shilling real estate in Malaysia. Its not exactly the kind of "cool" that young kids aspire to.
(Said with some shade, because I will never be as cool as Gackt.)
 

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Visual kei used to be the trend, but now those trend-setters have become middle aged and have turned into the "establishment" against which the younger generation wants to rebel. Gackt is such a part of the establishment that he's now shilling real estate in Malaysia. Its not exactly the kind of "cool" that young kids aspire to.
(Said with some shade, because I will never be as cool as Gackt.)
I'd like to see more of this rebellion that you speak of in Japan!
 

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How much do you know about 1960s Japan? コザ暴動? 安保闘争? 全学共闘会議?
 
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