The Top 20 J-Pop Songs of 2018
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The Top 20 J-Pop Songs of 2018

Each year, I try to delve deeper into the vast world of J-pop. 2018, in particular, rewarded that persistence. J-pop may be difficult to find for international listeners, but it provided a wonderful antidote to some of K-pop’s overused trends. This countdown is usually littered with Japanese title tracks by Korean groups, but this year … Continue reading

Song Review: Kis-My-Ft2 – L.O.V.E
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Song Review: Kis-My-Ft2 – L.O.V.E

One of the nice things for fans of Johnny’s Entertainment groups is the frequency of their comebacks. The agency’s stable of acts each average two to four releases a year, usually including a stuffed-to-the-brims album. It’s only been about three months since Kis-My-Ft2’s last full-length, but they’re back with L.O.V.E, which sees them donning their … Continue reading