Is Japanese pop music losing its relevance?

| Nov 19, 2016

Is Japanese pop music losing its relevance?

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Shukan Bunshun recently ran some articles describing how last year the talent management company LDH allegedly paid entertainment behemoth Burning Productions to ensure that one of LDH’s acts would win the top prize at the 2015 Japan Record Awards (JRA). Accompanying one of the ...

Apr 18, 2013

Kis-My-Ft2 "Good Ikuze!" (Avex Trax)

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Odds are, Japan Times reader, that you do not like Kis-My-Ft2. Maybe you’ve been unable to escape the bleating “Wanna Beeee!!!” while out strolling in Shibuya, or maybe they lost you at, “From the people who brought you SMAP and Arashi!” So this review ...