Jaylee's Top 10 Ballads of 2012

The time has come again for another one of my fabulous lists of the best ballads of the year! Valentine’s Day is upon us, and though I hate to put a dampener on it, I have to remind you all that the podcast will be breaking up with you after episode 200. It’s not you, it’s us. So let’s get messy drunk, blast some tear-jerking love songs and gorge on ice cream to celebrate another year of Japan’s favorite genre, the ballad.
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Gaijin Kanpai Ep.147 - "Thank You For Your Everything"

Just as we go on a high, we get our legs taken out from underneath us.


147 - Thank You For Your Everything
Kuroki Meisa - UNLOCKED
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In what will probably go down as one of our best episodes to date, Zer0 makes an earth-shattering announcement at the end. It's going to be a tough couple of weeks as Jaylee and I step up our game, but we promise to remain top-notch! 


Switching gears, one of the many highlights of the week has definitely been the response to our Jin Akanishi interview. Thank you very much to everyone who read it and supports us, and also a huge thank you to Plan C Agency who have been incredibly generous with helping us out! 


Now let's get to why you're here. Is Dream Morning Musume more than just a desperate attempt at former glory? What do we think of Kuroki Meisa's last release before getting married and dealing with her "health issues" ::coughbabycough::? I really think you should listen to this incredible episode.


Beware of 'meekrob' bees.....and Notes!

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