Category Archive: J-Pop Videos

Nov 04 2017

Hitoto Yo – Hanamizuki (live)

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Hitoto Yo’s moving ballad “Hanamizuki” was the theme for the Kinyou Suspense Gekijou and inspired the 2010 film Hanamizuki starring Yui Aragaki and Toma Ikuta. It’s also one of Japan’s top karaoke songs.

Nov 04 2017

BiSH – My landscape (MV) and More

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BiSH”s surprise release of “My landscape” might set the record for most costly alt-idol music video ever, using the Mojave Air and Space Port and surrounding desert in Mojave, California. — Was it worth it? The song is great, the video looks great, and the girls are superb.

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Oct 14 2017

FEMM reveals retro music video cover of 80s WINK hit “Samishii Nettaigyo”

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J-Pop mannequin duo FEMM has released the new music video for their cover of the Wink’s 1989 #1 hit “Samishii Nettaigyo”. The video is a detailed shot-for-shot reproduction of WINK’s original, including precisely matched choreography and 80s video styling, combined with updated fashions and the unique personalities of FEMM singers Riri and Lula. FEMM – …

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Oct 08 2017

Koda Kumi – HUSH (MV)

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“I play with fire!” No joking around in Koda Kumi’s new single “HUSH”. The singer took her dance vitamins for sure, as she jumps non-stop through the video, challenging “You wanna play with me?” Pity the first fool to take that dare.

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Sep 16 2017

Charisma.com collaborate with Lumine for “Hello 2 – Midnight Reboot”

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Charisma.com raid the racks in a remix of their new song “Hello 2″, created in collaboration with Ikebukuro department store Lumine. (The duo showed of their new fashion-glam look earlier this year in “#hashdark”.) Charisma.com were chosen as image models for the store’s autumn/winter fashion campaign, and the music video for “Hello 2 – Midnight …

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Sep 05 2017

Houkago Princess – Sayonara Duarena (MV)

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Aug 04 2017

Yutaka Ozaki – Shelly (live)

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Aug 04 2017

Koda Kumi – Lit (MV)

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It wouldn’t be summer without a fresh driving-music jam from Koda Kumi. Check out the solid dance & lyric drop mid-way through the performer’s 60th single, adding to the evidence that few Japanese artists can nail a R&B hook like Koda Kumi. “Lit” is the first of three singles planned for the second half of …

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Jul 14 2017

Rihwa’s having a good time on her 5th Anniversary

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J-Pop songwriter/vocalist Rihwa takes us for a fun trip around the world in her MV for “Having a Good Time” from her 5th Anniversary album Rihwa The Singles, released on July 12. She’s got a lot to smile about, and her pop-country influences (most notably hanging out with Michelle Branch) are in full effect.

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Jul 14 2017

Mondo Grosso – Labyrinth (MV)

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The latest music video from Mondo Grosso (composer Shinichi Osawa) features renowned actress Hikari Mitsushima dancing around Hong Kong’s urban cityscape at night. The powerful opening image of the actress posed before a background of towering apartments comes from director Takeshi Maruyama’s keen eye, and Mitsushima (a pop singer in her former life, and known …

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