Japan

Mayu stays for ’10’

    It seems no one can get away from taking our ’10’ quickies. Since we had the opportunity of having the artistic Mayu Kanamori on our website it was only right letting her be the next guest to take on our traditional questions. Mayu certainly had some interesting things to [...Read More]

August 26, 2012 // 3 Comments

FYE: After School “Rambling Girls”

I’ve been listening to After School’s Japanese single “Rambling Girls” a lot these days and I figured I’d share the video with you. This hip and vivacious music video complements the hypnotic sounds of the track. Check out the fierce and sexy choreography AS is well [...Read More]

August 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Music Review: Che’Nelle’s Believe

Release date: 7.4.2012 Label: EMI Music Japan Purchase: CDJapan |  Rating: 4/5 I’ve never paid any attention to this artist before. But I’m so glad I finally did. Her music is awesome. Taking inspiration from uptempo genres like dance, electro, and dancehall, to midtempo pop, r&b, [...Read More]

July 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

Did You Hear?

Kahi will be “graduating” from her badass Kpop group After School. According to Pledis Entertainment, her label and management, as well as a ton of news outlet in South Korea, Kahi will be leaving the group to work on her solo career as well as her acting. Now, I don’t want to [...Read More]

June 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

Street Styling

You’d have to be bold to take these fashion risks. The end result will always leave heads turning. Check out these risk takes from the streets of Tokyo, Paris, New York, and beyond. [...Read More]

May 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

‘Osaka My Home’

If you ever need a breath of fresh air, or if you have an urge to travel but have gotten as far as your neighboring town because of various circumstances that might include and may not be limited to financial issues, then please go check out ‘Osaka My Home.’ This is a storytelling blog [...Read More]

April 24, 2012 // 2 Comments

In The Mood For A “Virgin?”

No sexual inquisition implied, just simply referring to exist†trace‘s upcoming album. “Virgin” will be the band’s first major label release since their debut to the Jrock scene in not-sure-when, and I know their avid followers are very much elated about this news. Too bad [...Read More]

April 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

[Album Review] After School’s “Playgirlz”

After School has always been my favorite kpop girl group. I like their style; not particularly the member system in place, but mainly their musical concepts. And as much as I like them, I never allowed that to overshadow my judgement on any of their releases. If the song sucks, I’ll be honest [...Read More]

March 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tokyo Girls Collection Spring/Summer 2012

The 14th TGC unveiled some really stylish designs from the Spring/Summer 2012 lines of a wide variety of labels. The fashion and entertainment event is quite a crowd puller, having in attendance not only models but celebrities on the runway. Check out some of my favorite looks below and see if you [...Read More]

March 5, 2012 // 3 Comments

Domestic Abuse, infidelity & An Unusual Family

Jdramas surely know how to stir up ones emotions when they get intense, and Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi was no exception. This series was my first to watch since the start of the new year, and I’m more than satisfied with what I’ve been given. It was only eight episodes lasting about [...Read More]

March 2, 2012 // 1 Comment

[Review] May.J’s “Secret Diary”

Released: 1.25.2012 -Japanese R&B/Urban Pop singer May J. has unveiled her fifth studio album, “SECRET DIARY.” The title was enough to intrigue me into anticipating the album’s arrival but the short clips had me sold. In the entertainment business image is everything, even placed at a [...Read More]

February 3, 2012 // 3 Comments

Win Tickets To See Jin Akanishi

  This is not courtesy of EY by the way, I’m just promoting a nice contest for the pop singer’s loyal supporters. Anyways, Jin Akanishi will be going on tour in support of his U.S debut album ‘Japonicana,’ and so he’s come up with a fan video contest for [...Read More]

January 27, 2012 // 5 Comments

“Sun Burns Down” MV

After releasing the full audio for his latest single, Jin Akanishi has now finally unveiled the sexy music video for “Sun Burns Down.” Taking inspiration from spy films like ‘Entrapment‘ and ‘Mission Impossible,’ Jin delivers a video that’s both [...Read More]

January 25, 2012 // 2 Comments

Jin Akanishi’s going on tour

If you’re a fan of Jin Akanishi or Jpop in general, then check him out on his “Japonicana” Tour. Tickets will be available soon on his official website so if you’re in any of the below areas on the listed dates then go see Jin live and prepare to be fully entertained. This [...Read More]

January 13, 2012 // 1 Comment

Baby chicks?

You know when an entertainment label is all out of ideas when their pop group’s concept is basically to dress up as baby chickens for a new single. And that’s exactly what Morning Musume is doing in promotion of their upcoming release “Pyoko Pyoko Ultra.” I was almost [...Read More]

December 22, 2011 // 1 Comment

Crystal Kay’s “Superman”

I can’t believe that I’ve missed the release of “Superman” but it looks like the single isn’t out yet. So, I thought I’d post the video here and share a really cool and catchy track with our readers. See how good of a dancer Crystal Kay really is, even I was [...Read More]

December 8, 2011 // 1 Comment