- Oricon Weekly CD Singles 2012/02/05
- And we’re back! Wonder Festival Winter 2012 Report!
- Miku and Perfume Concerts in March
- GoodSmile Company’s Most Popular Figurines of 2010
- Upcoming Game Releases Weeks 2-3
- 45-Year-Old Man Arrested For 1000s of Videos of Women’s Underwear
- Anime Winter Schedule 2011
- Upcoming J-Pop Releases Week 2
- Happy New Year 2011!
It’s been a very interesting week for music in Japan. The top two spots were claimed by recently released singles. Links are attached. Without further ado, the chart for the week ending:
1. CNBLUE – Where you are
2. ClariS – ナイショの話
I totally recommend everyone support ClariS. These girls are fantastic!
3. SKE48 – 片想いFinally
Just came back from Wonder Festival. It was an amazing experience. Here’s what I went through:
- I arrived an hour early (9AM) and the queue had already stretched around the building about 3/4 of the way.
- At 10AM, we slowly made our way into the building.
- At 10:30, I finally got inside
- I quickly lined up at the Gift store and as I did, the last of the bigger Miku plushies sold out.
- After my purchases, I lined up at the Good Smile Company’s queue. Five MASSIVE columns of people. After half an hour, the last of the Yuki Miku nendoroids sold out. Most of us were bummed out and left the line. It was very quiet from then on…
- Cosplayers galore. Continue reading
Not the greatest couple of weeks for game releases but not bad either. The main point of interest would have to be Arcana Heart 3 which goes on sale in a week’s time. Be sure to check it out!
Ehime prefectural police nabbed company employee, Yuuzi Maekawa (45), on suspicion of filming up women’s skirts after finding a remote-controlled video camera intended for such purposes. He was arrested for violation of the prefectural nuisance prevention ordinance, specifically for voyeurism.
After what was a fantastic Autumn season of anime to conclude 2010, it’s nice to see a bit more variety and far less zany comedy coming during the Winter season of 2011. Hit the jump to see which series are airing as well as details on where to find more info.
Next week’s J-Pop release list looks pretty hectic. And it’s a great way to welcome the New Year!
Lists will be in Artist – Title [Media Type] format and whilst this is not an exhaustive list, I’ve emphasized releases with tremendous potential.
Happy New Year 2011 and welcome to Mango Japan!
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