BEST ~Countdown~ 2008 GH

Welcome to the first annual BEST ~Countdown~ 2008 GH! As I mentioned before, this is a mega review of 2008 and all that’s happened. It includes some of the top singles and albums along with some honorable mentions. And I’m sorry it came out so late, instead of January 1, 2009 but it’s been a … Continue reading


YOU was YURIA’s 2nd single. It was released on August 3, 2005. It was used as the opening to the harem anime Shuffle! Tracks: 1. YOU 2. colorful 3. YOU (off vocal) 4. colorful (off vocal) Review: Honestly I had no intention of reviewing this single, but since I don’t feel like reviewing anything after … Continue reading


VOICE was Mika Nakashima’s 6th studio album. It was released on November 26, 2008 and reached no. 1 on the Oricon Charts with 155,502 copies sold. In all this album has sold over 315,746+ copies. This is also her first album to chart at no. 1 since BEST in 2005. Tracks: 1. LIFE 2. SAKURA … Continue reading

Gung Hei Faat Coi

Happy Chinese New Year! Anyway that’s the Cantonese saying, a little different from the Mandarin, but it’s basically the same. Well after an awesome little break I’m back. Things however will be a bit hectic as a new semester will begin tomorrow. But I assure you that I will still continue to review music. And … Continue reading


I’m pretty sure that most of you now know from the title of this post that I’m going on a break. I really wish I didn’t have to go on a break but I really can’t help this one. Not only are my finals tomorrow, but after that I travel so no computes. And I’ll … Continue reading

China Discotica

China Discotica was Aira Mitsuki’s 1st major single, but 2nd overall. It was released on March 5, 2008. The title track is in respect song to the Beijing Olympics. This is also the second single in the COPY Era. Tracks: 1. China Discotica 2. ROMANTIC ROPE 3. China Discotica (Substance remix) 4. China Discotica (digital … Continue reading

Fly Away -PV RIP-

I’m sure that everyone has been waiting for Maki Goto’s brand new song. It’s to be released via cellphone on 1/21 and other formats I believe on 1/28. Anyway it’s SWEET BLACK feat. Maki Goto. And here’s a quote from Kaito@jpopmusicforums “SWEET BLACK is a project aimed at women in their 20s, sponsored by mixi. … Continue reading


Alright! was Ami Suzuki’s 21st single. It was released on May 17, 2006 and reached no. 17 on the Oricon Charts with 9,937 copies sold. In all this single has sold over 16,200+ copies. The title track was used in the Japanese TV show Itadaki Muscle! as well as the “Power Play” track of TV … Continue reading

BEST ~Countdown ~ 2008 H

Welcome to the 1st annual BEST ~Countdown~ 2008 H. Like its counterpart BEST ~Countdown~ 2008 G, it’s a compilation of reviews for the most part of all of the singles and albums that have been reviewed. Of course these singles and albums are only from July 1, 2008-December 31, 2008. So without anymore hesitation, let’s … Continue reading

Water Me

Water Me was BONNIE PINK’s 23rd single. It was released on June 6, 2007 and reached no. 7 on the Oricon Charts and has sold 31,269+ copies. The title track was used as the theme song for the drama Watashitachi no Kyoukasho.This is also the final single in the Thinking Out Loud Era. Tracks: 1. … Continue reading