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 #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! ...

“Weekly” J-Song Roundup #8 – Perfume, KYARY PAMYU PAMYU, Suchmos (and more!)

Hi there and welcome to the first J-song roundup of the new year! Last year was definitely a great year for me regarding discovering and listening to Japanese music and I hope 2019 will be as good, or even better, than 2018! Today we got a good lineup to discuss so let’s just jump right ...