Tag: j-pop

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, iā˜†Ris). Pretty much, the clip revolved around ...

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. šŸ™‚ That being said, the blog ...

Infrequent J-Music Roundup #16 – iri, ohashiTrio, Itou Miku (and more!)

Hello and welcome to another J-music roundup! In case you don’t know what this is, this segment is essentially just me showcasing some cool Japanese music that I’ve listened to recently and my attempt to talk about them. It’s a very casual and chill thing I do on the blog. During my 1-2 month break, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Happy Birthday, Hanazawa Kana!

It’s February 25th in Japan when this post is published, which means it’s the birthday of one Hanazawa Kana! HanaKana is considered to be an extremely popular voice actress within the anime industry, given her many main roles (around 150-200 of them!) in various anime, some of them even being in well-known franchises likeĀ Durarara!,Ā the Monogatari ...

Weekly J-Song Roundup #4 – tofubeats, EARPHONES, frederic (and more!)

Hello hello! Welcome back to another Japanese song roundup, it’s almost surreal that I’ve maintained doing this segment weekly. I thought I’d be too lazy to continue by the third week, but the streak is now four weeks and hopefully it goes on for many more. But if you happen to be new to this ...