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Archive for the ‘misia’ Category

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 »

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 »

More new releases from MISIA

Posted by redracer on May 2, 2008

The release spree to celebrate J-Pop diva MISIA’s 10th Anniversay continues …

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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 »

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 single release from MISIA

Posted by redracer on January 5, 2008

MISIA is due to release a new single (sort of) in March …

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Posted in J-Pop, misia | 2 Comments »

Top 100 Japanese Pop Artists – The List So Far….

Posted by redracer on November 13, 2007

From HMV Japan’s web page, here is their ‘definative’ list – I gather from around 2003 ….

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Posted in Ayumi Hamasaki, Dreams Come True, Hikaru Utada, J-Pop, Life in Japan, misia, miwa yoshida, Namie Amuro, UA | 89 Comments »

MISIA concert review

Posted by redracer on November 11, 2007

This is a review of the final concert on MISIA’s recent “Hoshizora no Live IV” tour …

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New album from MISIA

Posted by redracer on November 2, 2007

Leaving until after the pre-Xmas orgy of new releases, MISIA has wisely decided to wait until January 2008 to release her next album 😆

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Posted in J-Pop, misia | 3 Comments »

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 »

New MISIA single – ‘Any Love’

Posted by redracer on July 17, 2007

Released on 4th July, this is the latest single from MISIA, and whilst it is her 17th single, it is also the first in her return to original record label BMG after leaving AvexTrax.

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Posted in J-Pop, misia, Single review | 5 Comments »

New J-pop releases

Posted by redracer on June 16, 2007

June/July could be an expensive month 😦

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Posted in Ayumi Hamasaki, Dreams Come True, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Kumi Koda, mink, misia, Monday Michiru, Namie Amuro, Sowelu, UA | 3 Comments »

New single & live DVD from ‘misia’

Posted by redracer on May 25, 2007

As the first releases since leaving AVEX and returning to BMG, misia will be releasing a new single and a live DVD in July …

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2006 J-Pop awards

Posted by redracer on January 15, 2007

2006 was a big year for me musically, with a widening of my J-Pop experience & knowledge, and the ‘discovery’ of a number of ‘new’ artists.   Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Ami Suzuki, Ayumi Hamasaki, Beni Arashiro, Dreams Come True, Hikaru Utada, hitomi, Hitomi Shimatani, J-Pop, Kumi Koda, Mai, Mika Nakashima, mink, misia, Nami Tamaki, Namie Amuro, Soulhead, Sowelu | 13 Comments »