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.153 - "J-Falafeling"

It's like J-Caroling, but in Greece (re: wasseling)

 

153 - J-Falafeling
MiChi - Therapy | Fukuyama Masaharu - Ikiteru Ikiteku
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When LoKi's away...Erin gets a smart-mouth! Jaylee and Erin take the reigns this week as GK reviews JPop legend, Masaharu Fukuyama and cute hybrid, MiChi. Besides my audio quibbles with Erin, the gang does a solid job. Some (Jaylee) might even say this last month and change has been Gaijin Kanpai's "Golden Era". You be the judge...but be nice...I have a fragile ego...

 

So we've got MiChi, some old guy, a new round of AA picks and of course Charts & News. Rumor has it that one of the PUFFY girls got herself knocked up. I have a n alibi, unfortunately. Could you imagine getting of piece of that "Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi Show" residual cash-money? I could go to a strip club for at least an hour!

 

uStream Live will return next week. Check out JpopJrock.com/Live Wednesdays at 7:30pm PST. It's a hoot!

 

Notes? Sure. Why not...

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