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Kinki Kids,Sex Machineguns and Paul Gilbert

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It’s all about musical creativity when you mash the Sex Machineguns (punk), Paul Gilbert (heavy metal Guitar god from Mr. Big) and squeaky clean Jpop duo Kinki Kids together on stage and see what music comes out!

Sex Machinguns & Paul Gilbert & Kinki Kids – Song Of MIKAN
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Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Nozomi Sasaki Jin Jin Jingle Bell Merry Christmas

Nozomi Sasaki Jin Jin Jingle Bell Merry Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and pretty Japanese model and actress Nozomi Sasaki (佐々木希) wants to make sure you are in the Christmas mood. Here is her fun Christmas song from 2010  -  Jin Jin Jingle Bell ジン ジン ジングルベル featuring Japanese hip hop group  Pentaphonic 完整版.

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Posted on Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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AKB48 girls wish you Merry Christmas

AKB48 エーケービー フォーティーエイト

Christmas is coming soon!  Here are some photos of the gals from Jpop group AKB48 エーケービー フォーティーエイト wishing you a very Merry Christmas! Photos from Visual Young Jump magazine – No.094 AKB48 Santa’s White X’mas 2010

AKB48 Yoyaku Shita Christmas music video 予約したクリスマス
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Yoyaku Shita Christmas 予約したクリスマス live
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Posted on Thursday, December 13th, 2012
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Amazing Japanese R&B singer Satomi’

Satomi’ サトミ aka Satomi Misumi 三隅 理美(みすみ さとみ

Talented Japanese R&B  singer  Satomi’ サトミ (who also under the names Satomi and Satton) is a 22 year old rising star in the R&B scene.  Satomi’ whose real name is Satomi Misumi 三隅 理美(みすみ さとみ) and who was born in Yamaguchi prefecture debuted at the age of 15 when she was chosen to perform live at the MIDEM festival, after beating many established names in Japan. This live performance was documented in a national newspaper and has been the center of attention of the Japanese media ever since.   Her first international single, released in the United Kingdom in 2005 was the song “Love Shouts” under the hiptones label as the label’s first featured artist.

Satomi’ サトミ aka Satomi Misumi 三隅 理美(みすみ さとみSatomi’ サトミ aka Satomi Misumi 三隅 理美(みすみ さとみ

Posted on Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Mariah Carey with Downtown on Hey Hey Hey Music

Mariah Carey with Downtown on Hey Hey Hey MusicMariah Carey with Downtown on Hey Hey Hey Music

Super diva Mariah Carey proclaims for fondness for Japanese comedians Matsumoto Hitoshi and Hamada Masatoshi of comedy duo Downtown as they host Japanese music program Hey Hey Hey music. From 2008.

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Posted on Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Flow Nuts Bang MV features model Megumi Ikeda

Flow - Nuts Bang

Flow is a five-piece Japanese rock band formed in 1998 made up of two vocalists Keigo and Kōhshi , drummer Iwasaki, bassist Gotō and guitarist Take.  The band has had many chart topping hits which have been featured on various TV shows, including Japanese animated series.  To date they have released 22 singles and 5 albums (including last year’s Microcosm).

Flow - Nuts Bang

One of our fave tracks is Nuts Bang from their 2009 EP which features a fun summer video which includes Japanese fashion model Megumi Ikeda イケメグ   池田恵 (from S. Cawai magazine) in a bikini.

Megumi Ikeda イケメグ   池田恵

Posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Japanese hip hop MC and rapper Norikiyo

Japanese hip hop MC and rapper Norikiyo

If you want to get into Japanese rap and hip hop, check out thirty two year old Kanagawa born Japanese hip hop MC and rapper Norikiyo (aka K-Nero) who is the  leader of  SD JUNKSTA and the THA GAMI RIVERSIDE crews.  The cool and streetwise Norikyo debuted in 2006  is also part of the SAG Down Posse collection of rappers and artists.

Japanese hip hop MC and rapper Norikiyo

Norikyo has released 3 Albums – Exit (2007), Outlet Blues (2008) and Melancholic Gendai Himitsu メランコリック現代 ~秘密 (2011) and is a frequent collaborator with OJIBAH, Seeda, BIGIz’ MAFIA, Bombrush, MONDOH, ham-R, SHIZOO, OKI and others.

Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2012
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Love Jpop duo with Stephanie and Misaki

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Love ラヴ are a cutesy and talented Jpop duo comprised of former Paradise Go!! Go!! パラダイスゴーゴー member Misaki Matsumoto and  Stephanie.  The group was formed in 2008 when the 20 year old  Osaka born Misaki met the 22 year old Tokyo born Stephanie through production agency LDH when they were given the roles of the two vocalists in a dance performance group called Real Force. When the plans Rea Force fell through, the duo formed Love.

Love ラヴ

The group’s songs have been popular through digital music downloads markets, with all lead tracks from their singles reaching the top 5 on the RIAJ Digital Track Chart.

Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
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Rick Astley on Japanese TV

Rick Astley on Japanese TV

Rick Astley’s 1987 was a big hit in Japan as it was around the world.  Rick visited Japan several times on Japanese TV for interviews and also appeared on a Japanese TV commercial for Mitsuya cider.

Rick Astley on Japanese TVRick Astley on Japanese TV

Rick Astley Never gonna give you up in Japanese

Rick Astley in Japan videos

Rick Astley Never gonna give you up with Japanese subtitles.http://www.dailymotion.com/videox58una

interview on music countdown TV 1988
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Rick on Mitsuya Cider TV commercial
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Posted on Monday, September 10th, 2012
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Kizuato wo Kimi ni nice single from Japanese R&B project Slow

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Kizuato wo Kimi ni キズあとを君に is a  single from Japanese R&B project “SLOW” (featuring the vocals of Yuka) released in 2008.  The project and music video also feature ELLY and J Soul Brothers. Check out this really smooth tune perfect for those lazy summer nights.

Kizuato wo Kimi ni キズあとを君に

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Posted on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
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