“Gisoku no Moses”, a delightful anime short inspired by Gene Kelly

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Leave it to Japan to combine a catchy Gene Kelly tap-dance number from “Singing in the Rain” with a cute anime ghost girl, to create one of the sweetest, cutest anime shorts I’ve seen to date. A lot of the world seems to agree, since the YouTube video is now … Continue reading

Katsucon 2014 pics as promised

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So, I said I’d post some more Katsucon pics from last week, and here they are! There are a whole lot more on my portfolio site, if you want to see more. These are what I think are my best of the best, so enjoy!

J-Pop, old school – Hitomi Ishikawa

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Surfing through some Japanese videos on Youtube, I found some videos by a J-pop singer from back in the 80′s who’s still performing (and still looks very nice, even if she doesn’t look like a high-school girl anymore) named Hitomi Ishikawa (石川ひとみ). She started out (looks like) when she was … Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012 quickie: Enoshima Girls

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Be grateful you can’t hear me singing this! And I only did one verse so you can be even more thankful! Enoshima Girls (sung to the tune of “California Girls” by the Beach Boys) Well Tokyo girls are hip, I really dig those styles they wear, And Osaka girls with … Continue reading

A little boogie-woogie from Japan!

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Courtesy of the Japanese girl duo “Puffy” (in the US, “Puffy Amiyumi” to avoid confusion with the rapper). here is a video of their song “Boogie Woogie #5″, a really upbeat swing song from one of their older albums. Puffy made it big in the early 2000′s by doing the … Continue reading