It’s that time of year again where we rank the best of the best in Japanese singles and albums for you, our listeners!
167 - Top of 2012 (So Far)
Top Singles | Top Albums
We’ve been conflicted about the J-Music scene this year. It started out strong and then devolved into a post-apocalyptic wasteland of lackluster idol songs and half-assed Korean covers. But now we’re going beyond thunderdome*, baby! We don’t need another hero, we’ve got Japanese Music.
*Jaylee is Tina Turner in this scenario.
- Our lovely articles are going strong:
- Namie Amuro Oricon Interview Translation!
Opening: Koda Kumi - Lay Down
Closing: Crystal Kay - Delicious na Kinyobi
[EPISODE MUSIC] (in order)
- [05:31] Heavenstamp - My Doll
- [09:17] Kimura Kaela - Mamireru
- [12:48] AFTER SCHOOL - Dilly Dally
- [16:21] Bonnie Pink - Keep Crawling
- [19:45] Crystal Kay - Haru Arashi
- [23:31] Namie Amuro - GO ROUND ('N ROUND 'N ROUND)
- [26:52] FLiP - CHERRY BOMB
- [30:28] ACID BLACK CHERRY - doomsday clock
- [35:09] Tommy Heavenly6 - DARK DARK SKY
- [39:05] Fukuhara Miho - Cinnamon Dreams
[Top 5 Singles of 2012] (So Far)
[Top 5 Albums of 2012] (So Far)
- [Single] SCANDAL - Taiyo Scandalous
- Kamen Kanpai