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2010 J-Pop calendars

Posted by redracer on October 3, 2009

The 2010 calendars for many of Japan’s pop stars and idols are now available to order … Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted in Ai Otsuka, Ayumi Hamasaki, J-Pop, Kumi Koda, Life in Japan | Leave a Comment »

100,000 PAGE VIEWS !!!!!

Posted by redracer on May 6, 2009

At the beginning of this month, this Blog achieved a BIG milestone – the 100,000 page view count !!!

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Posted in Ayumi Hamasaki, hitomi, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Kumi Koda, Mika Nakashima, Namie Amuro, Sowelu, Statistics | Leave a Comment »

Who is the most popular artist ?

Posted by redracer on March 21, 2009

It is interesting to look back at the statistics, and see which search terms have brought readers to this blog in the last two & a bit years …

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Posted in Ami Suzuki, Aya Ueto, Ayumi Hamasaki, Hikaru Utada, hitomi, Hitomi Shimatani, Kumi Koda, melody., Mika Nakashima, mink, misia, Namie Amuro, Sowelu, ZARD | 2 Comments »

2008 J-pop Awards

Posted by redracer on February 7, 2009

Here are MY awards in a number of different categories for 2008, many of which will never be seen in any mainstream awards list. I also ‘made up’ a few new categories this year (and some categories got dropped because I would not find a worthy winner) !!!

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Posted in AAA, Ai Otsuka, alan, Ami Suzuki, Arashi, Aya Kamiki, Ayumi Hamasaki, Bird, Clazziquai Project, Double, Exile, Foxxi misQ, Hitomi Shimatani, Jamosa, Jyongri, Kumi Koda, Leah Dizon, m-flo, melody., Miho Fukuhara, Mika Nakashima, mink, misia, Namie Amuro, Orange Pekoe, Rei Fu, Sowelu, Superfly, Yuki Koyanagi, ZARD | 1 Comment »

March is a big month for Kumi Koda fans

Posted by redracer on February 2, 2009

It has just been announced that she will release 3 new items in March 2009 …

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2008 – the year of Ayumi Hamasaki ?- NOT !!!

Posted by redracer on December 30, 2008

To paraphrase a quote from another ‘Queen’ – 2008 was Ayumi Hamasaki’s ‘annus horribilis’ !!!

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Posted in Ayumi Hamasaki, Kumi Koda | 2 Comments »

Save up your pennies – many Xmas 2008 releases !!!

Posted by redracer on October 25, 2008

As expected, many artists have announced releases in December, to cash in on Xmas 🙂
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Posted in Ai Otsuka, Ayumi Hamasaki, hitomi, Jyongri, kohmi hirose, Kumi Koda, Mika Nakashima, mink, misia | Leave a Comment »

New single releases for June 2008

Posted by redracer on April 26, 2008

Five new releases have been announced by major artists for June 2008 …

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Posted in AI, Anna Tsuchiya, BoA, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Jyongri, Kumi Koda | 1 Comment »

New releases from big-name artists

Posted by redracer on March 15, 2008

The next couple of months sees a number of new releases from popular artists like Ayumi Hamasaki, Kumi Koda, Ai Otsuka, Sowelu, mink, melody. & MISIA ….  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Ai Otsuka, Ayumi Hamasaki, Kumi Koda, misia, Sowelu | 2 Comments »

New album & single from Kumi Koda

Posted by redracer on February 23, 2008

Late in January, Kumi Koda released her 6th full length studio album & her 39th single …

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Posted in Album review, Kumi Koda, Single review | 1 Comment »

Most popular posts for 2007

Posted by redracer on January 13, 2008

If you are interested in statistics, here is a list of the most popular posts for 2007 – the first year of this blog …

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Posted in Ami Suzuki, Ayumi Hamasaki, Food, hitomi, Hitomi Shimatani, Kumi Koda, Life in Australia, melody., Mika Nakashima, Namie Amuro, Sowelu, Statistics | Leave a Comment »

2007 J-Pop awards

Posted by redracer on January 6, 2008

Here are MY awards in a number of different categories for 2007, many of which will never be seen in any mainstream awards list.    Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Ai Otsuka, Akina Nakamori, Ami Suzuki, Ayumi Hamasaki, Clazziquai Project, Foxxi misQ, Hikaru Utada, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Jamosa, Jyongri, Kumi Koda, m-flo, melody., Mika Nakashima, Miki Imai, Misato Watanabe, misia, Namie Amuro, Yuki Koyanagi, ZARD | 3 Comments »

New album & single from Kumi Koda

Posted by redracer on November 27, 2007

Of course with the Xmas & New Year period approaching, it is not a surprise that Kumi Koda has just announced her next single & album releases …

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New Concert DVD’s (and other new releases)

Posted by redracer on October 1, 2007

Quite a few artists are releasing DVD’s of concert footage later this year …

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Posted in Ai Otsuka, Aya Ueto, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, kohmi hirose, Kumi Koda, Mika Nakashima, misia, Soulhead | 1 Comment »

Covers to some new September releases

Posted by redracer on September 1, 2007

If you haven’t already seen them, here are the covers to some new releases by my favoured J-Pop artists …

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Posted in Ai Otsuka, Ayumi Hamasaki, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Kumi Koda, Mika Nakashima | 2 Comments »