Utada Hikaru

Welcome J-Pop Artist Utada Hikaru Back to the Music Scene with Sakura!

Fans of Utada Hikaru (宇多田ヒカル) will have probably already heard of her upcoming return to the Japanese music scene this year. Now by showing her your love online you don’t only get to celebrate her return, you will be able to help the earthquake and tsunami stricken region of Tohoku turn a bit brighter. Read…

Revisit the Highly Underrated Utada Hikaru Album: Exodus

Utada Hikaru (宇多田ヒカル) released an English album titled Exodus, in 2004 in an attempt to break into the Western market. The album was not well-received in the United States. Utada has mentioned that it is a very experimental, mad scientist kind of album. Many songs on this album do have pretty unique sounds. However, many…

5 Japanese Music Artists who Should Perform at the 2020 Olympics

The Olympics 2020 will take place in Tokyo, Japan from 24 July 2020 to 9 August 2020. China’s breathtaking performance as a host in 2008 means the bar has been raised for Japan and other countries to outperform China. Much debate has been sparked on choosing the suitable artists to bring out the best of…

5 J-Christmas Songs to Add to Your Christmas Playlist

Christmas is coming soon, so what are the songs in your Christmas playlist? Are they the same as last year and the years before? Aren’t you bored of listening to the same Christmas songs every year? Why not try listening to Japanese Christmas songs for a change? Let your latest Christmas season be filled with…

Popular Foreign Songs Made Famous in Japan with Catchy Covers

Japanese songs are creative and amazing, but occasionally songs by other countries are noticed and covered by Japanese artists as well! Since there are already tons of English songs covered by Japanese artists, this list only provides song covers of languages other than English. Thai songs “Cha Cha Sing” by Berryz Kobo (Berryz工房) “Cha Cha…

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.…