Akina Nakamori's three decade career has unleashed a slew of hit singles and sometimes even better album tracks. What this means for potential new friends is a lot of confusion. In this hub I put forward my top 10 Akina hitss to get you started!
Namie Amuro's twenty-year career has spawned nearly a hundred songs. Looking to get into Namie Amuro but don't know where to start between the 90's TK dance or the modern-day hip-pop? Stop on by and try some great samples!
With over 10 incarnations to his name, Link hasn't changed much. However, there are key differences between each manifestation of the green-garbed hero, and this article deconstructs the top five.
Akina Nakamori is one of the most famous and recognizable women from the Golden Era of J-pop in the 1980s. Her mature, sophisticated image has often lead to her being called a "vamp". Inside is her amazing and sometimes tragic story. Read on to find out more!
The 90s and 00s in J-pop were some of the fastest changing and most monumental times in Japan's history. Here are the nine Japanese (and one Korean) women who answered the call to legendary genius.
With over 100 songs, it can be daunting to try out Kumi Koda's discography. This list compiles her ten best songs to get you started.
Kumi Koda is a Japanese pop singer famous for her cool "ero-kakkoii" image. Her versatility in dance music, RnB, ballads, and "cute" songs has made her a formidable diva in the Japanese pop music industry. Come in and find out more about her!
Japan is a cash-based society, and thus anyone looking to travel or live in the country should familiarize themselves with the Japanese currency—the Yen. This article offers pictures, descriptions, and tips in regards to one of the most beautiful currencies in the world.
Japanese popular music (or, J-pop) has been evolving since its humble beginnings as covers of Western jazz songs. Come take a look at the history of the second largest music industry in the world.
Japanese post offices offer a wide array of services, including international mail and savings accounts. However, many do not have English services. This article will help you familiarize yourself with your local post office in Japan.
Part 2 of a series that delves into the best, most memorable, and most game-changing idols of J-pop's Golden Era.
This article outlines the top 10 races of the "Legend of Zelda" series—from both classic and more modern iterations.
From defeating Gannon with a fishing rod to embodying a Cuccos, these 10 easter eggs make "The Legend of Zelda" even better.
Link playing the Ocarina of Time and Sheik playing the Goddess's Harp One of the most astounding and iconic features of the Legend of Zelda franchise is the music. Overworld themes, town themes, dungeon themes, warp songs...all of these have...
One fan's compilation of the best and most influential women in Japanese pop music c. 1970-90.
Ayumi Hamasaki (Ayu) is a Japanese pop legend who has made a profound impact on my life. Her lyrics are somber, uplifting, and insightful; her music is often innovative and/or wonderfully famliiar; her arrangements always reflect the emotion put...