J-Pop

Do You Know These 2 Unique Music Genres That Originated From Japan?

We all know that Japanese pop culture has a strong influence on the world – be it J-pop, anime, manga, and whatnot. When it comes to Japanese music, we tend to only remember J-pop as it appears the most on TV and radio. However, there are a few genres which are not mainstream but are…

2 of Japan’s Best Pop Acts are Releasing Unmissable Merchandise this April!

Two of Japan’s top electronic pop acts will release new content in April 2017! Kyary Pamyu Pamyu(きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ) will release a brand new single and a concert Blu-ray and DVD – two kinds of merchandise at once! Meanwhile, Perfume (パフューム) will also release a concert Blu-ray and DVD. 1. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu 14th Single 『良すた』が4月5日発売されます!イースターとかけていいすたと読みます。初回限定盤は、じゃばら仕様で豪華にらなってます!私が出演するイオン新CMソングとしてもOAが決定してるよ!発売お楽しみにhttps://t.co/BwseBzc8aM… pic.twitter.com/nIC3UwZMoB…

Smell Good with J-Pop Group Perfume’s Original Fragrance!

Celebrity groups or icons that have carved their names in Japan’s music industry are sure to keep their fame for quite some time. If they have lasted in the industry for more than a decade, then it’s proof that they have made a strong impact on their fans. Aside from making appearances in music shows…

A J-Pop Group Made up of Chubby Girls? Find Out More About Them!

When you think of Japanese pop groups, you probably think of cute and sexy girls who are competing for fame. But did you know that a certain group in Japan called “Pottya (ぽっちゃ)” is shaking up the world with the weight of their chubby members? Yes, it’s true! This Japanese all-girl pop group doesn’t allow…

How Do Japanese Men React to Idol Singer Dating Bans? Find Out Here!

The music industry of Japan is widely distinct due to its variety of performers in both traditional and modern styles. Not only is their music different from the Western style, but also their musical performers. One of these is the ever-popular Japanese idol groups which consist of boys and girls who are supposed to have…

Why is Japanese Girl Band LAGOON Going to Break Up?

Japanese all-girl band LAGOON has just announced their disbandment! The group only made their debut in 2014, so it has not been long since the formation of the band. What happened? The Members LAGOON is an all-girl pop-rock band made up of 5 girls that was formed in 2014. The band was managed by Stardust…

Japanese Idol Ami Suzuki Has Announced Her Shotgun Wedding!

On her official website a major Japanese idol named Ami Suzuki had announced some major news in July, 2016. It was revealed that she got married on the 1st of July, 2016, and is currently pregnant with her first child! Ami Suzuki (鈴木 亜美) So who is Ami Suzuki? She may not be known by…

Good News, Perfume Fans! Here Are Additional Tour Dates Plus Cosmic Explorer Tour Goods!

The popular techno-pop trio, Perfume, is currently having their tour right now across Japan! Along with the concert, they’re bringing concert goods for their fans! For people who don’t know Perfume, who are they? Perfume is a techno-pop unit hailing from Hiroshima, Japan. They are Nishiwaki Ayaka or A-chan, Kashino Yuka or Kashiyuka, and Omoto…

Miura Haruma: Child Star Turned Into Award-Winning Japanese Actor

If you have watched the live action film of Shingeki no Kyojin or Attack on Titan, you may be familiar with the main actor, Miura Haruma (三浦春馬). The adaptations might not have received good reviews but Haruma is more than the negative comments thrown at him or at the film. twitter.com/ Miura Haruma started as…

An Introduction to Exile, Japan’s Most Popular R&B Pop Band!

With so many boy bands in Japan, some are barely noticeable while others stand out from the rest. Among these is a 19-member Japanese pop and R&B band which originated in the capital city of Tokyo. They are known for singing and dancing and, of course, performing their music on stage. How did the Band…
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