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Do You Want to Be a J-pop Idol? It is Easier Than it Used to Be!

Have you ever wondered what it would take to become a J-pop idol? Well, it’s a lot different nowadays than how it used to be, even only ten years ago. And the good news is, it’s a lot easier than it was before. Mind you, it still takes a lot of hard work, genuine talent,…

3 Japanese Classics that Have Popular English Remakes

English songs are usually popular and covered by artists around the world, including Japanese artists. It is rare for the opposite to happen. However, these are some of the Japanese songs which have been covered in English! Ue wo Muite Arukou by Kyu Sakamato   Ue wo Muite Arukou by Kyu Sakamato is one of…

Underground Modern Japanese Music

Japanese artists and bands seem to be featured more and more in the media outside of Japan which is great to see! Some people are only familiar with idol bands and think this is all Japan has to offer, however, there is a lot more to hear and see from Japan. I will show some…