My Saturday Night Listening to Japanese Rap Music

It’s another Saturday night in Japan. You’re sitting in your room, trying to work on an assignment that’s due very soon and suddenly you hear a familiar voice calling to you. “Who can it be?” you ask. Oh, it’s just YouTube enticing me to procrastinate again by watching silly videos or listening to my favourite music. But wait, your brain needs to come up with something that you want to watch. What will it be tonight, brain? Try not to laugh challenges? Gaming? Silly cat videos from a bygone era? “Oh, I know!” says my brain enthusiastically. “How about we watch some more videos about Japan. You always love those, don’t you?”

“Sounds great,” I say to my brain, “but what about Japan are we going to look for?”

“What about…Japanese…”

“Yes?”

“RAP MUSIC!”

NANI!?

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Is Old School Cool Again?

Suitably Bored

When one mentions the term “old school” you would usually think of music back in the day. You know; the Bee Gees, Phil Collins, Dire Straits and the list goes on. I know some people, such as myself, have an appreciation for old school music and sometimes prefer listening to it rather than the music we hear these days. Lately, however, there seems to be a resurgence of “old school” inspired music. But old school goes further than just music; films and television series from the 80s and 90s are being remade as well as video games. Yes, I know hipster culture exists, but I’m looking more at the media resurgence of old school in this post.

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Oreimo AMV

My latest AMV creation featuring scenes from Oreimo. I wanted to focus mainly on the relationship between Kyosuke and Kuroneko and the tragedy behind it (yes, I ship them). Hope you enjoy it 🙂

Anime: Oreimo

Music: I Could Have Lied – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Misheard Anime Lyrics

So recently a friend of mine shared this video with me and I felt that I had to share it with you. Hope you guys get a good giggle out of it like I did!

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