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Ongakuyōbi: Takeko Minekawa

You may have already heard Takeko Minekawa, because she’s most famous as the girl who shouted “Playstation!” at the end of Playstation 3 commercials.

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Ongakuyōbi: Cornelius

Cornelius was introduced to me back in high school as “Japan’s Beck.” This is pretty much true. 

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Ongakuyōbi: Number Girl

Number Girl are from my neck of the woods – Fukuoka, Japan.

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Ongakuyōbi: The Pizzicato Five

A recent conversation with a friend has unearthed a common problem when it comes to music fans in Japan: J-Pop has drowned out everything remotely cool about this country’s music scene, and it’s hard to find stuff that isn’t AKB48. … Continue reading

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