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For ronald taylor's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Oct 2, 2015
m-flo's Taku Takahashi talks about Japan's music scene, K-pop and that controversial tweet
Taku Takahashi wants you to know, he's a positive person.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Sep 20, 2015
We welcome Zombie-chang's move toward electro-pop on 'Koi no Vacances EP'
Zombie-chang "Koi no Vacances EP" (Omake Club)
CULTURE / Music
Aug 21, 2015
Kis-My-Ft2 "Kis-My-World"
"Kis-My-World," the fourth studio album from Johnny & Associates' boy band Kis-My-Ft2, is all about positivity. On album opener " '4th' Overture," the guys preach hope and then shift into an upbeat vibe for the rest of the album.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Jul 26, 2015
Ten years after its Japan special, who would Interview want to talk to?
In 1969, pop artist Andy Warhol founded Interview magazine. The New York-based publication was initially distributed among the city's "in crowd," later finding a wider audience in those seeking more than the usual mainstream fare.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on