May’n Interview + Dots and Lines Concert Photos at Slim’s San Francisco

We arrived at Slim’s San Francisco shortly before 6 pm. Many May’n fans were already lining up in front of the venue, and loud music could be heard clearly outside. May’n, the J-Pop singer internationally famous for her role as the singing voice of Sheryl Nome on animation series Macross Frontier, was rehearsing inside for […]

Interview with Ayumi Seto, Misa Kimura, and Una at J-Pop Summit 2014

During J-Pop Summit 2014, we had a chance to talk to the stars of KAWAii!! fashion segment of the event: Ayumi Seto, Misa Kimura, and Una. The three of them are well-know Harajuku aomoji-kei models who regularly appear in fashion magazines such as Zipper, KERA, FRUiTS, and CHOKiCHOKi GiRLS. Thanks to Asobisystem’s Moshi Moshi Nippon […]

J-Pop Live at Union Square featuring May’n, Tomomi Itano, Tokyo Girls’ Style, Daichi, Una : What a Rare Experience!

For the 2nd year in a row, J-Pop Summit Festival 2014 presented J-Pop Live at Union Square last Sunday, July 20 from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Following the successful turnout of last year’s Union Square Live concert with headliner Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, this year’s line-up included both new and familiar faces: singer and Harajuku model Una, […]

Yanakiku Loves Yakiniku: My Newest J-Pop Duo Crush

Truth be told, I wasn’t planning to make this post. But after seeing the totally adorable, stunning, and hilarious J-Pop duo Yanakiku on Saturday, July 19 during J-Pop Summit 2014, falling in love with them is utterly unavoidable. So this is me confessing my love to Yanakiku as a new fan. I knew nothing about […]