Tag: japanese pop

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

i☆Ris 5th Live Tour 2019 ~FEVER~ (Review/Thoughts)

If you’ve been following the blog for a while now, I’ve started to dabble in live concerts (more specifically Japanese-based ones) since they’ve become more available to the foreign public. Whether that be actually going to a theater near me and enjoying it with fans alike or simply just watching one at home (…sometimes in ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 #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 ...

Familia by sumika [Album Review]

Alright so since MyAnimeList is down for maintenance for like a few more days or years or so, I really just can’t continue with a particular post I’m writing right now. Therefore, here’s a short album review in the meantime. However I’ll still have fun with this review, even though this could be considered “filler”. ...