Ai Kotoba (VOICE)

Ai Kotoba (VOICE) was Maki Goto’s 5th studio album, 1st under avex. It was released on November 2, 2011 and reached no. 8 on the Oricon Weekly Charts with 7,213 copies sold. It was released in a limited 2CD+DVD edition, a CD+DVD edition, and finally a CD-Only edition. Tracks: 1. What is LOVE 2. Get … Continue reading


LOVE was Maki Goto’s 4th mini-album. It was released on May 4, 2011. Tracks: 1. “Nee…” 2. lalala 3. Sora to Kimi no Aida ni 4. Aitai 5. your song Review: Despite how lacking some of her last mini-albums have been, I am always eager to hear something new from Gocchin. I’m still hoping for … Continue reading


Gloria was Maki Goto’s 3rd mini-album, 2nd under her name. It was released January 12, 2010 and debuted at no. 12 on the Oricon Weekly Charts with 7,166 copies sold. It was released in three versions, a CD+DVD edition, a CD-Only edition, and a limited Don Quijote CD+DVD edition. Tracks: 1. Ashiato 2. Hanataba 3. … Continue reading


ONE was Maki Goto’s 2nd mini-album. It was released on July 28, 2010 and reached no. 10 on the Oricon Weekly Charts with 11,547 copies sold. In all this min-album has sold over 14,050+ copies. It was released in a CD+DVD version, a CD-Only version and a limited edition CD+DVD version that was sold only … Continue reading

BEST ~Countdown~ Album Ver.

Welcome to yet another hopefully spectacular BEST ~Countdown~ 2009. This Countdown is the Album Version and like it’s counterpart it is a compilation of the 2009 Japanese music year, but instead it features albums only. The first section will feature the BEST Album Only Songs. The second will feature the BEST Albums, and finally the … Continue reading

BEST ~Countdown~ -Singles Edit-

Time for my annual BEST ~Countdown~ the mega review where I pretty much rank the best of the best, from singles to albums. This review being the -Singles Edit- will feature the Best Singles of 09. The albums will be posted later this year, hopefully by the end of next week. So without any more … Continue reading


SWEET BLACK was SWEET BLACK feat.MAKI GOTO’s debut mini-album. It was released on September 16, 2009 and reached no. 26 on the Oricon Weekly Charts with 5,630 copies sold. In all this mini-album has sold over 7,019+ copies. Tracks: 1. Queen Bee with BIGGA RAIJI 2. Lady-Rise 3. Candy 4. TEAR DROPS with KG 5. … Continue reading


trax was ravex’s debut album. It was released on April 29, 2009. ravex is a group formed to celebrate AVEX’s 20th anniversary alongside GIRL NEXT DOOR. Tracks: 1. I RAVE U (Original) 2. ROCK U feat. Namie Amuro 3. Just The Two Of Us feat. Tohoshinki 4. HOUSE NATION feat. LISA 5. Bangalicious feat. Anna … Continue reading

Believe in LOVE feat. BoA

Believe in LOVE feat. BoA was ravex’s 2nd single. It was released on February 18, 2009. And for those that don’t know, ravex is a collaboration between the DJs Taku Takahashi (m-flo), Shinichi Osawa (MONDO GROSSO) and Tomoyuki Tanaka (Fantastic Plastic Machine) in celebration of AVEX’s 20th Anniversary, similar to GIRL NEXT DOOR. Tracks: 1. … 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