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Best J-Pop/J-Rock Albums of 2016

It’s been a whirlwind year in the Japanese music industry. Influential singer/songwriter Utada Hikaru released her first album in eight years; Boom Boom Satellites released their final (gorgeous) record before the passing away of vocalist Kawashima Michiyuki; iconic boy band SMAP disbanded after a run of nearly three decades; and BABYMETAL took one step closer to world domination when they opened for Red Hot Chili Peppers on their UK tour. 1.922 altre parole


Utada Hikaru oozes elegance and heartbreak with rapper KOHH in new video 'Boukyaku'

Since Utada Hikaru’s classic comeback Fantome hit the shelves in October 2016, the entire J-pop world (crap, even the Western world was shook) were caught off guard by the brilliance of the artist’s new direction of music. 219 altre parole

Japanese Music

Spica no Yoru "22 Moji no Love Letter" Live MV Released

Chiptune idol duo Spica no Yoru have released a live MV for their track titled 22 Moji no Love Letter.

Out February 22nd, the track is part of their mini album titled  184 altre parole


NGT48 Reveal Debut Single Release Date

The release date for NGT48’s debut single has been released.

Out April 12th, the single is still currently untitled. 123 altre parole



We had such a great time visiting parts of Kyushu, Japan end 2015 that we decided to revisit again in 2016. This time round, we planned it such that we stayed for Christmas in Fukuoka to enjoy what it has to offer over Christmas before heading home. 290 altre parole


FES☆TIVE Add 2 New Members

FES☆TIVE have announced the addition of 2 new members: Shiraishi Piano and Mano Saria. 139 altre parole