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Jul
Some of you may be wondering who Jason Paige is after reading the heading. Jason is the man behind the voice to the opening theme track to the US version of the Pokemon show. That was a while ago, 18 years ago in fact. Due to the recent surge in popularity of Pokemon, no doubt due to Pokemon Go, Jason was recently tracked down to bust...
19
Jun
I love BABYMETAL, those trio of J-Metal/Pop girls are awesome and I love their sound. Some people are new to their sound and image as seen below. This is from YouTube channel Fine Brothers Entertainment who are known for their "People Reacting To..." clips. This clip shows Su-Metal, Moametal and Yuimetal watching YouTubers reacting to clips of themselves. It's really interesting to see how they...
31
May
Two things I love coming together puts a smile on my face, Hatsune Miku and classical music. In a special one off event for just one night, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and Crypton Future Media are coming together on August 26, 2016. The blue haired Vocaloid will be providing the vocals while backing music will be provided by the orchestra. The event will be going...
This one's a bit old now plus I had a few people tag me on Facebook about this so yeah, I'll write it up! I'm a fan of the J-Pop x Metal trio, BABYMETAL. If you've been living under a rock and never heard of them, here's a clip of a recent hit, KARATE. https://youtu.be/GvD3CHA48pA Anyways, their popularity is soaring by the day as they've...
15
Apr
The Japanese female trio of Su-metal, Moametal and Yuimetal known as BABYMETAL are back with a new J-Rock offering for 2016, Metal Resistance. Straight off the bat, this album is amazing! I'm not one for too much rock or metal but this blend of rock, metal, pop and kawaii really hits the spot for me and BABYMETAL do it so well. This new album is...
12
Apr
I signed up a little while ago for one of those monthly loot type box subscription services. Turns out it was the last one and they were closing the service...just my luck :( Anyways, it was courtesy of an anime streaming site called Viewster who had started the monthly service called Omakase. It was a bi-monthly service with the first month being Kill la Kill,...
14
Mar
I love the J-Pop trio girl group, Perfume. I'm more into K-Pop these days but anytime Perfume have a new release, I always pay attention, like now. This new video below is the single from a new live action adaptation of Chihayafuru, a manga created by Yuki Suetsugu. https://youtu.be/CUNS2RX5olk Here's the album art for the single sleeve which was also drawn by Yuki Suetsugu and looks absolutely amazing....
I'm a huge fan of Hatsune Miku, probably the most well known vocaloid. I don't profess to know all her tracks but what I've heard, I love. It's such a shame that she's a virtual idol and not a real life person. I mean, who wouldn't want their picture taken with the blue haired superstar? Well thanks to a new app, now you can. The...
There are quite a few vocaloids in Japan now and all of them have many fans who like to celebrate them, especially when a momentous occasion rolls around like a birthday. Born in 2012, IA is a female vocaloid3 who draws inspiration from Lia from the visual novel, Air. She's actually one of the vocaloid's with the most popularity being the first vocaloid3 to attain...
10
Sep
A new powerhouse from Japan has jumped into the fray to help promote the 3DS launch of Super Smash Bros. Japanese girl group AKB48 features in the new commercial screening on Japanese TV in a cute Mii style. The ad also serves to show exactly how the Miis can be used in the game and what kind of action you can expect from the game...