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.

Infrequent J-Song Roundup #15 – Favorites of 2019

It’s been so long since I’ve written something that I genuinely forgot how to start a post lol Hello there and today’s post is a very special one, since I’ll be talking about my absolute favorite songs of 2019. After music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music recently allowed their users to see their ...

Infrequent J-Music Roundup #14 – aiko, Sukima Switch, Reol (and more!)

Hey there, and welcome to another infrequent J-music roundup! Basically, this segment consists of me compiling a bunch of Japanese songs that I have been listening to recently and talking about them to the best of my abilities. Despite me not doing it as often as I’d like to, I still have a ton of ...

Infrequent J-Music Roundup #13 – Sangatsu no Phantasia, KEYTALK, Kotobuki Minako (and more!)

Hello and welcome to another J-song roundup! I’m a bit under the weather and I found some free time so I just decided to write this post. If you’re new here, basically the segment consists of me compiling a few Japanese songs that I’ve been listening to recently and essentially giving my two cents about ...

Hoshino Gen DOME TOUR “POP VIRUS” at TOKYO DOME (Review/Thoughts)

I didn’t expect myself to be writing another post about Hoshino Gen this soon but I just had to because of yet another very special thing that happened recently. Alongside the release of his brand new and first all-English single, “Same Thing” featuring London-based band Superorganism, Hoshino Gen and his management announced that his Tokyo ...

Infrequent J-Song Roundup #12 – All About Hoshino Gen

Hey, welcome to another Japanese song round-up post on the blog! If you’re not familiar with this segment on my blog (which is understandable given how rare it is nowadays), this is simply just me listing off some great Japanese songs I’ve listened to recently and briefly talking about them. While I’m not the best ...

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! ...