Category: Music

Here’s where I’ll be discussing everything music, from catchy idol tracks, to Japanese alternative rock songs. Probably will mainly be Japanese-based but if I’m in the mood, there will be the possibility of some other culture to appear.

Thoughts on SHISHAMO BEST (And My Problem with Best Albums)

So around a month or so ago, the well-known Japanese alt-rock band SHISHAMO released a new album, or rather a collection of their best songs over the span of five years and five studio albums. When it first got announced that they would be releasing a best album, I was actually going to write a ...

Favorite OPs/EDs from the Spring 2019 Season

Hello there! The Spring 2019 anime season has been great fun for me personally, as there have been a ton of shows that I’ve started watching with most of them being amazing surprises like Kimetsu no Yaiba, We Can’t Study, and my personal favorite being Carole & Tuesday. Today, I just wanted to do an easy little ...

mini J-Song Roundup #11 – All About YouTube Covers

Like many other people, I love listening to covers of music I’ve heard before, whether that be from another well-known musician in a live concert or fans who record themselves singing and/or playing an instrument in their bedroom. You really don’t know what to expect when going into a song cover (other than that they’re ...

“Weekly” J-Song Roundup #10 – All About Seiyuu Idols

Hello and welcome to another special edition of the “weekly” J-song roundups! If you follow this segment pretty frequently (thank you, first of all lol), you might remember a roundup I wrote that was all about the groups which include the talented and well-known musician Kawatani Enon. It’s definitely been while since I posted that ...

“Weekly” J-Song Roundup #9 – Awesome City Club, Nujabes, Hanazawa Kana (and more!)

Hello hello and welcome back to another J-song roundup! Finals/exam week is right around the corner for me and I need to take a step away from studying for a bit or else I’ll go crazy, so here’s a few songs I’ve been listening to in the past couple weeks! Let’s just jump right in! ...

“Weekly” J-Song Roundup #8 – Perfume, KYARY PAMYU PAMYU, Suchmos (and more!)

Hi there and welcome to the first J-song roundup of the new year! Last year was definitely a great year for me regarding discovering and listening to Japanese music and I hope 2019 will be as good, or even better, than 2018! Today we got a good lineup to discuss so let’s just jump right ...

“Weekly” J-Song Roundup #7 – Hoshino Gen, Polkadot Stingray, Kizuna Ai (and more!)

Hello hello, and welcome back to another J-song roundup! While this one will be overall normal like the rest of the posts in this segment, it can be considered a little special since this could be the last song roundup post of the year. If it happens to be, I just want to say thank ...

“Weekly” J-Song Roundup #6 – Fujiwara Sakura, Hatsune Miku, Official HIGE DANdism (and more!)

Hi there, it’s definitely been a while lol Well it’s December now and I promise this blog will be very active this month since this is very much a special time of the year. Today though, I wanted to do another J-song roundup because I am WAAAAY overdue on another music post (…guess it’s not ...

Aqours First Love Live! ~Step! ZERO to ONE~ (Review/Thoughts)

In honor of Aqours’ fourth major concert, Aqours 4th LoveLive! ~Sailing to the Sunshine~, happening right when this post is published, the Love Live staff graciously livestreamed the first live that took place back in February 2017 on YouTube and the Bandai Channel website about a week ago. Now given that I can pretty much call ...

Weekly J-Song Roundup #5 – All About Kawatani Enon

Hello there! It’s definitely been a while, hasn’t it? I apologize for not that much activity being on my blog, it’s been a combination of focusing on school and not having much motivation/will to write anything. However, I still have some post ideas I want to write about, so I hope you stick around for ...