This is the kind of music I wish Akanishi Jin (formerly of Japanese pop idol super group KAT-TUN) would do as he branches out and does solo work. ?????? perfect issue is part of the album created for the movie “Bandage,” starring Akanishi as the lead …… Read More Song of the Day: "元気 perfect issue"
Now generally my musical tastes when it comes to offerings from Japan run more to the likes of Gackt and yes, for my sins, one of the groups out of the notorious idol jimusho, Johnny’s Entertainment, TOKIO, but I like to support efforts to bring J…… Read More Striking out of my musical comfort zone
Within the past few weeks I’ve had the good fortune to attend two big concerts for American fans of Asian pop music ??? the first US appearance of Japanese performer Akanishi Jin and the Korean group 2AM, performing with the Wonder Girls ??? and to be…… Read More Akanishi Jin vs 2AM
I’ll just plead insanity right now… But Yolette and I are going to meet up in Los Angeles to get a taste of what a Japanese idol concert is like first hand. We’re going to KAT-TUN member Akanishi Jin’s solo concert at Club Nokia.See above for wh…… Read More Tickets in hand, another adventure in the works!
Someone asked me what my favorite souvenir of my trip was and it took me only a second to think about the physical items I’d brought home with me to come up with my answer. It didn’t hurt that I truthfully spent very little time shopping and when …… Read More Sensory travels: Hearing