October 2014 archive

AKB48 Ne-Mouse TV Season 3 Available Free on Hulu

Get your AKB48 fix at Hulu! The online streaming service is currently offering AKB48’s “Ne-Mouse TV” (Nemousu Terebi) season 3 via Anime Network with subtitles. The variety “challenge” show is available to all viewers. Popular members including Yuko Oshima, Tomomi Itano, Rino Sashihara and others are tasked to complete challenges that test their skills and …

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Jin Akanishi – GOOD TIME (MV)

Taking some cues from The Wolf of Wall Street, Jin shows how to mix business with pleasure.

Koda Kumi opens special site for Dance in the Rain

Koda Kumi has launched a special website for upcoming digital single “Dance in the Rain”, with links to iTunes pre-order.

Sayumi Michishige (Morning Musume ’14) – Interview (2014)

Sayumi Michishige (Morning Musume) Interview by DJ Greg Hignight (Tune in Tokyo) October 22, 2014 Sayumi Michishige is the longest-serving member of groundbreaking idol group Morning Musume。’14. She’s also been the leader since 2012, and surprised fans earlier this year by announcing her graduation following their fall tour. NekoPOP had the opportunity to talk with …

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Morning Musume ’14 – Live in New York 2014

Gallery of photos from Morning Musume。’14’s concert at Best Buy Theater on October 5, 2014. Photos by photo: Kathy Chee @ purplepenguinllc.com

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Tigarah e Laura – Spunky Afro Tiger Jet (MV)

U – U (Retro Review)

U U Retro Review by Jen Wang Fans of the early Sailor Moon and Prince of Tennis musicals know Yu Shirota as a triple threat: actor, dancer, and singer. He’s gained mainstream success in films and dramas, but how about in the J-pop world? Going by simply “U”, he makes a valiant attempt to break …

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LoVendoЯ – Ikujinashi (Coward) (MV)

An impressive song from ex-Morning Musume Reina Tanaka’s rock band LoVendoЯ, with some cool guitar and effective use of dual-vocal harmony. Video direction is a little bored with itself, but a few seconds of guitar-mounted lens-work adds some fun. Ikujinashi [CD+DVD] LoVendoR

SPICY CHOCOLATE feat. Shota Shimizu – I miss you (MV) (Short Ver.)

DJ SPICY CHOCOLATE teams up with R&B singer Shota Shimizu for this poignant ballad from his latest album. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1GL_o-o2Cw&w=560&h=315]

Morning Musume ’14 USA Comment Video

Morning Musume。’14 USA comment video features member Sakura Oda speaking in English to USA fans, giving details on special NYC goods, including a commemorative CD and handshake event. Morning Musume will perform their first New York City concert this Sunday, Oct. 5, at New York’s Best Buy Theater. Doors open at 3pm. Ticket Link: http://www.axs.com/events/252012/morning-musumey-14-tickets