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Calling All Otaku! Sing or Wink Your Way to a Job in This Japanese Company!

Job hunting in Japan is a serious business. It means visiting countless job fairs and doing several internships. Graduating college and university students have to do this in advance so that it won’t be hard for them to find an ideal work in the future. Usually, companies focus on fresh graduates so they lose their…

Mizuki Nana, One of Japan’s Top Seiyu and Singers

Seiyu (声優) or Voice Actors/ Actresses take up one part of the entertainment industry in Japan. Thanks to them, they bring our favorite anime characters from manga to life. Many people aspire of becoming a seiyu in Japan whether they be Japanese or even non-Japanese. But the reality of a seiyu’s life and job is…

Famous Vocaloid Character, Hatsune Miku Collaborates with Hollywood Stars!

Hatsune Miku is wildly successful in Japan and there have been several collaborations between Hatsune Miku and Japanese artists. However, you may not know about some of her collaborations with Hollywood celebrities. These are a few Hollywood celebrities whom Hatsune Miku has collaborated with. 来週10月25日(火)20:55~放送の「セガなま」で、『初音ミク VRフューチャーライブ』を特集!(舞浜たろう)https://t.co/lYrq9nxjDi #pjd_sega #PSVR #セガなま pic.twitter.com/cbNDoONrUp — SEGA feat. 初音ミク 公式…

10 Must-Listen Utada Hikaru Songs You Should Check Out!

Utada Hikaru (宇多田ヒカル) is easily one of the most popular Japanese artists and her popularity is highly attributed to her talent in making music. Her single, First Love is popular across Asia. Her contributions to the theme songs (Sanctuary and Simple of Clean) of the Kingdom Hearts game make her more well-known in the West.…

The Popularity Boom of Virtual Idols in Japan

In Japanese pop culture, an “idol” is described to be an entertainment personality. Usually, these idols are marketed in such a way that they are known for their personality; may it be cute or cool. In Japan, being an idol is similar to being a role model for people to look up to; hence, they…

5 Anime Songs to Pull on the Heart Strings of All Anime Romantics

How many times have you felt like crying just because a song sounded so sad that you couldn’t help but remember an event in your life that once made you cry? It could be a lost love, a failure to achieve something, or just any random lonely moments that come to mind when you hear…

Anime and other Varieties of Voice Acting in Japan

In a place where animation is popular, Japan naturally has a greater prominence for voice acting. The country’s animation accounts for 60% of the total animated series in the world. Thus, voice acting has become an apparent job for many of the Japanese. Since the advent of radio, voice acting has also become popular. But…