Gaijin Kanpai Ep.121 - "In Space, No One Can See You Sadface"

This week's show is long and WORTH IT! All four of us gather to go through our Top 5 Singles and Albums of the year, and these discussions can get a little heated. What are your favorites of the year so far?

121 - In Space, No One Can Hear You Sadface
Top 5 Singles & Albums of 2011 (so far)
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We do hope you enjoy! Check back at the site next week as we post our write-ups on our Top 5 albums. Until then...

NOTES!

 

[SHOW NEWS]:
- Erin's back! So are articles! 

 Opening/Closing: Stereopony - It's a Wild World

[EPISODE MUSIC] (in order)

[STOP 5 SINGLES]:
 - [03:29] Kat-Tun - Ultimate Wheels
 - [07:46] Radwimps - Dada
 - [11:28] Jasmine - One 

[TOP 5 ALBUMS]:
 - [20:39] Chiaki Kuriyama - ROULETTE de kuchitzuke wo
 - [23:48] moumoon - 15 Doors
 - [27:44] TsuShiMaMiRe - Grapefruit Girl
 - [31:49] Galileo Galilei - FRAPPY
 - [35:35] Salyu x Salyu - soundbeams
 - [38:41] alice nine. - KING&QUEEN
 - [42:40] abe mao - hashire
 - [46:24] Kuroki Meisa - celebrate
 - [50:40] Superfly - Free Planet
 - [53:55] Tokyo Jihen - atarashii bunmeikaika

[TOP 5 SINGLES LIST]:
JAYLEE:

5. Kato Miliyah - Desire / Baby Baby Baby
4. NICO Touches the Walls - DIVER
3. Tokyo Jihen - Sora g Natteiru
2. Radwinps - DaDa
1. Jasmine - One
LOKI:
5. 4Minute - Why
4. Girl Next Door - Silent Scream
3. Tsuki Amano - CORE
2. Kat-Tun - Ultimate Wheels
1. Jasmine - One
ZER0:
5. Radwimps - DaDa
4. ONE OK ROCK - Answer is Near
3. NICO Touches the Walls - DIVER
2. Jasmine - One
1. Tsuki Amano - CORE
ERIN:
5. Yaida Hitomi - Simple is Best
4. JUJU - matta ashita...
3. NICO Touches the Walls - DIVER
2. Radwimps - DaDa
1. Tokyo Jihen - Sora go Natteiru

[TOP 5 ALBUMS LIST]:
ERIN:

5. Salyu x Salyu - s(o)un(d)beams
4. Polysics - Oh! No! It's Heavy Polysick!!!
3. ANDROP - Door
2. TsuShiMaMiRe - Giving Blood [Us iTunes]
1. abe mao - su.
JAYLEE:
5. Galileo Galilei - PARADE
4. Fukuhara Miho - The Soul Extreme EP
3. moumoon - 15 Doors
2. Kuroki Meisa - MAGAZINE
1. Superfly - Mind Travel
ZER0:
5. Chiaki Kuriyama - CIRCUS
4. Onitsuka Chihiro - ken to kaede
3. 9mm Parabellum Bullet - Movement
2. Tokyo Jihen - Daihakken
1. Monkey Majik - westview
LOKI:
5. AAA - Buzz Communication
4. Alice Nine. - Gemini
3. abe mao - su.
2. SpecialThanks - SEVEN LOVERS [JapanFiles link]
1. 9mm Parabellum Bullet - Movement 

[NEWS]:
- CHARTS!
- Mizushima Hiro wins award for Girl Next Door PV
- People paid to show up and greet Jang Geun-Suk at Japanese airport
- KARA sell 100,000 copies of "Go Go Summer" in first week
- Details on Hamasaki Ayumi's new mini-album

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[NEXT WEEK]:
- [SINGLE]: L'Ac~en~Ciel - GOOD LUCK MY WAY
- [ALBUM]: NoaNowa - Hi, How Are You?