This month's round-up of great new Japanese releases from Asunojokei, Perfume, Young Coco and more
A quick update from This Side of Japan for the next few weeks
Discussing the new Young Coco album, Ippu-Do's "Sumire September Love" and some of the other great Showa singles commissioned by Kanebo
Checking out some of the amazing songs produced as tie-ups to Kanebo's cosmetic commercials
Looking into the new SAKA-SAMA album, Toshinobu Kubota's "LA LA LA LOVE SONG" and Hikaru Utada's 2004 crossover record 'Exodus'
Here are the newsletter's 50 favorite Japanese songs of the year so far
This month's round-up of great new Japanese releases from chelmico, Nerd Magnet, Tohji and more
A text list of the newsletter's favorite songs from the idol scene in 2022
Rounding up the best idol songs from the past two months, featuring WASUTA, Up Up Girls (2), Planet After the Rain and more
Charting the creative growth of lyrical school's current 5-member line-up through 6 of their best songs
Highlighting the new chelmico album, YUI's "My Generation" and Gen Hoshino's song for Spy x Family
We go deep into Kensuke Ushio's soundtrack for Masaaki Yuasa's Ping Pong, plus guest selections as well as words on AKB48's latest Oricon number one