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Using music lyrics to make up a story: HoneyWorks featuring (Vocaloid)GUMI – 告白予行練習 (Kokuhaku Yokō Renshū)

Carrying on from my Anisong lyricists appreciation post, I'll be sharing one grand example of how creative Japanese people can actually be when it comes to music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNkL6A1WRY8   This song started it all - a romance story that should please many females in anime community. Try out the English lyrics   "I'm sorry if… Continue reading Using music lyrics to make up a story: HoneyWorks featuring (Vocaloid)GUMI – 告白予行練習 (Kokuhaku Yokō Renshū)

Appreciation Station

Appreciating Anisong composers and lyricists in general

Welcome back to my Appreciation Station! Today I'm letting out my passionate love for composers and lyricists that make up majority of songs used in anime openings and/or endings.   What sold me on loving anime music is the composition complexity. Sure, they are very much fun to listen and sing along to, but have… Continue reading Appreciating Anisong composers and lyricists in general

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Blasting My Headphones: ZAQ – 君のとなりに (Kimi no Tonari ni)

Here it is! Another dose of sweetness, brought to you by the pop lady, ZAQ. Her music composition skills is hard to rival - it is so unique calling her music just pop would be a mistake. Then she started singing. Look how far she has come! Holy, my praise~ So in this instance of… Continue reading Blasting My Headphones: ZAQ – 君のとなりに (Kimi no Tonari ni)

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Blasting My Headphones: Katou Megumi (CV Yasuno Kiyono) – ETERNAL♭

I know - you saw this one coming from lightyears away! Megumi's first character song, M♭, was good and all but it didn't quite sound like her (Megumi) to me. I mean, that's the point of a character song. So our main heroine is back to bat other girls out of her way in second… Continue reading Blasting My Headphones: Katou Megumi (CV Yasuno Kiyono) – ETERNAL♭