All posts by alfredopasta

A 19-year-old guy who likes to discuss anime, watch baseball and recently got sucked into idol hell.

Hi-Fi Anatomia by Soutaiseiriron (Album Review) | J-Music Exchange/Rate

Hello and welcome back to yet another installment of J-Music Exchange/Rate! In case you don’t know what this is or need a bit of a refresher, this is a segment I do alongside my good friend/fellow Japanese music fan Leap250 where each month, we give each other an album to listen to (based on a ...

My Thoughts on the Love Live Nijigasaki Anime Premiere

As I usually say on my less formal social media accounts: HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOO

Hisohiso Banashi by ZUTOMAYO (Album Review) | J-Music Exchange/Rate

Each time I listen to a new doujin artist, I always become impressed lol Welcome back to another J-Music Exchange/Rate post! This is a segment where fellow blogger/Japanese music enthusiast Leap250 and I give each other albums, we listen to ’em and then finally review each one on our respective blogs. Ever since we transitioned ...

Learning About the ‘Burikko’ Personality (And Its Presence in Seiyuu/Idol Culture)

A few months ago as I was living my normal life, watching subbed seiyuu videos on YouTube, I stumbled upon this one interesting clip that featured a couple of well-known VA idols in Ohashi Ayaka (may know her from THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls, Bandori) and Serizawa Yuu (PriPara, i☆Ris). Pretty much, the clip revolved around ...

girls like girls by yonige (Album Review) | J-Music Exchange/Rate

Yo! Welcome back to another installment of the monthly segment on this blog, J-Music Exchange/Rate! In case you’re not familiar with what this is about, pretty much my good friend/fellow Japanese music fan Leap250 and I give each other albums from our libraries, we listen to ’em and then finally review them on our respective ...

eyes by milet [Album Review] | J-Music Exchange/Rate

Hello there! Before we start, I hope everyone is still doing well, both physically and mentally. The multitude of events that have occurred these past couple months have been pretty insane to witness (with some being necessary for overdue change), so I just wanted to check in with y’all. 🙂 That being said, the blog ...

Remon No Toge by Kuroki Nagisa [Album Review] | J-Music Exchange/Rate

Hello, it’s been a while! You know, given that I’ve been stuck at home for the past three months, you’d think I’d have the motivation and will to write more posts with all this free time… yeah. I apologize 😛 Today’s write-up is actually another installment of a recently-revived segment on the blog, J-Music Exchange/Rate! ...

ex Negoto by NEGOTO [Album Review] | J-Music Exchange/Rate

I guess this quarantine has helped me revive some old blog segments lol Waaaaaay back in 2018, fellow blogger/Japanese music fan Leap250 and I started a collaboration where we both gave each other an album from our respective libraries to listen to and review in a blog post. Cleverly named “J-Music Exchange/Rate” by Leap, it ...

My Complicated Thoughts about Tamayomi

Well, the Spring anime season is kind of in shambles right now and for me personally, it’s a bit hard to discuss about. There are some shows that I am very much enjoying such as the second season of Jashin-chan Dropkick and Yesterday to Utatte. But with a lot of anime being postponed and/or my ...

Love Live’s Perfect Dream Project: An Informative Update

A long long time ago, I wrote a post titled Why Love Live Fans Really Shouldn’t Neglect the New Project, where I discussed a little bit about the most recent school idol group in the franchise and my reasons on why μ’s/Aqours admirers should give them a chance. That was in 2018. It’s been about ...