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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)

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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♭

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Hopefully the last time I sing praise for Saekano’s Official Soundtracks

I did as I promised (to myself). Finally, I got hold of six bonus CD's for the OST! I know I've been singing praises for Saekano's OST a LOT but about time you hear some of them without having to look at animation at all. See how they go for you. It is a romantic… Continue reading Hopefully the last time I sing praise for Saekano’s Official Soundtracks

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Blasting My Headphones: HINOI Team – YEAH!

Man, this thing is literally more than a decade old yet I manage to remember it! Unlike all of the previous posts of blasting my headphones - this song isn't on any of my music players. But it does indeed bring back funny memories. I'm sure it's still the case even for today. There are… Continue reading Blasting My Headphones: HINOI Team – YEAH!

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Blasting My Headphones: Miyu Inoue – Boogie Back

Would you believe that I stumbled upon this song by accident? I dropped Dragon Ball Super as soon as Frieza turned golden. A good thing about long running shows is that they are not afraid to use any type of music for the openings/endings. They don't need to have deep meaning or be 100% related… Continue reading Blasting My Headphones: Miyu Inoue – Boogie Back