Check out NekoPOP′s best J-Pop album/single jackets for 2015, chosen by NekoPOP contributors David Cirone, Jen Wang, Nhu Nguyen, and Greg Hignight. Click here to view the full list, including AKB48, Kalafina, Capsule, Tomomi Itano, Perfume, and many more! http://nekopop.com/best-j-pop-album-covers/best-j-pop-album-covers-2015
Dec 24 2015
May 02 2015
HKT48, the Fukuoka-based sister group of AKB48, has released a series of fabulous music videos from their new single “12 Byou”. Haruka Wakatabe takes the center for the first time in “Chameleon Joshikosei” (“Chameleon High School Girls”). The coupling song for “12 Byou” is a lively, colorful rock-infused dance tune performed by HKT48’s Team H.
Dec 31 2014
2014 Year-End picks by DJ Greg Hignight Here’s a look at what I enjoyed in 2014. It’s by no means a “best of” list. There was so much great music from Japan (and around the world). With that in mind, here’s a few of my choices for what made this year awesome in J-Pop! I’ll …
Sep 30 2014
HKT48, the Fukuoka-based sister franchise of AKB48, has just released the new MV “Idol no Oujya”, their coupling song from the group’s fourth single “Hikaeme I love you!” HKT48’s Team H delivers a strong statement about their courage to be idols, and meeting challenges with a cool and positive attitude. The lively MV features a …