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K-Pop Vs J-Pop

You have recently heard a lot about “K-Pop” or “J-Pop” but those words sound extraterrestrial to you? Or you are simply a curious fan willing to always know more about your favorite musical genres? Then follow us, you are at the right place! In this article, we will start from the roots of both genres…
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Kim Kardashian Kimono Controversy and Conclusion

The internet has been in an uproar recently about a scandal that has everything a good scandal needs: celebrities, fans, history and an international element. If you are confused by the photos of beige form-fitting underwear and what does that have to do with the Japanese traditional kimono – you came to the right place…

When Idol Scandals Aren’t Really Scandals: Hagiwara Mai of C-ute

We have heard about how the Japanese idol industry is quite strict with their policy of not allowing their idols to date. Idols who are caught dating might face the consequence of getting fired. Sometimes, just being seen with a person of the opposite gender can spell trouble for the idol. Back in April 2016,…

How Is Scandal Between Celebrities Received By the Japanese Public?

Relationship issues between celebrity couples seem like a norm in the news. In Western media, celebrities who cheated on their spouses can usually move on with their careers without huge problems, whereas the situation in Japan seems to prove otherwise. The Scandal While the rest of the world was fixated on the Becky (ベッキー) who…

Scandal that Rocked the World: Betrayal of the So-Called Japanese Beethoven!

The Japanese Beethoven??? Mamoru Samuragochi (佐村河内守) is a formerly famous and world renowned music composer. He “composed” the music for the Resident Evil series and a moving tribute for the victims of the Hiroshima nuclear bombings. He was lauded throughout the world, that is until a secret was exposed about him that reverberated throughout the…