• single review: the peggies “Stand By Me”

    single review: the peggies “Stand By Me”

    Do you like anime? Do you like girl bands? If so, the peggies is right up your alley. As of recently, the pop-rock trio have dabbled into anime territory, with many familiar with songs in works such as BORUTO NEXT GENERATIONS and Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai. Their most recent effort, that […]

  • mini-album review: IZ*ONE “HEART*IZ”

    mini-album review: IZ*ONE “HEART*IZ”

    Remember Produce 48? Here’s a rundown: it’s basically the survival reality program to find the nation’s girl group Produce 101 merged with Japanese mega-group AKB48. Despite it facing some scrutiny under recent times due to ‘voting manipulation’, Produce 48 created monster rookie group IZ*ONE upon its completion, who managed to stir the charts with an […]

  • mini-album review: TWICE “Feel Special”

    mini-album review: TWICE “Feel Special”

    If you have been living under a rock for the year or have distanced yourself from K-pop entirely, then perhaps you might not have heard about the recent news involving 9-member JYP girl group TWICE. One of its members, Japanese-born Mina Myoui, took a hiatus from promotional activities due to anxiety, something that isn’t fairly […]

  • single review: HyunA “FLOWER SHOWER”

    single review: HyunA “FLOWER SHOWER”

    2018 wasn’t a particularly good year for former CUBE family members HyunA (of 4minute fame) and E’Dawn (of PENTAGON fame). After the announcement of their dating hit the netizen world, they were thrown under so much scrutiny and ridicule that it led to their dismissal from the company and disappearance from the public eye. Cut […]

  • single review: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu “Kimi no Mikata”

    single review: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu “Kimi no Mikata”

    After releasing an Easter-themed single back in 2017, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu arrives back onto the scene in 2018 with a brand new single. The new track that one begs to ask: Is this chock-full of ‘attitude’ or is it a track that has no personality at all? Should one go into this with a low-expectation […]

  • mini-album review: MOMOLAND “GREAT!”

    mini-album review: MOMOLAND “GREAT!”

    Are you into K-pop? You are? Then, have you heard about MOMOLAND recently? Scoring 100 million views for an MV when you’re relatively unknown is a feat in itself, and MOMOLAND certainly proved this to be possible. GREAT!, the mini that the MV has been promoting, may go down as one of K-pop’s interesting successes, […]

  • mini-album review: Frederic “OTOTUNE”

    mini-album review: Frederic “OTOTUNE”

    For my first post as part of the site’s revival, I’ll be taking a look into a mini-album released by J-rock band, Frederic, who burst into the mainstream with “Kanashii Ureshii” from the anime series, Koi to Uso. One of their older mini-albums, “OTOTUNE” may share its name with the musical alteration device in pronunciation, […]

  • REVAMPED

    Hello all! As you can see, I will be starting over. I have taken an interest in blogging once again, and I hope to continue for a longer while. Expect a first post soon! toukimeiki