Evan Burkey

AKB0048 – Anime Review

AKB0048 – Anime Review

Japan’s biggest jpop supergroup meets Kawamori Shoji and Macross in what I can only describe as “fantabulous”.

 Alan Smithee

Review – Moshi Moshi Harajuku

I can’t play it off, I had no idea who Kyary Pamyu Pamyu was until the Internet found her Tsukematsukeru song and championed her message of false eyelashes and guys dancing in lion suits. However, before that single arrived, she had another EP that I needed to ingest with the quickness.

 Alan Smithee

I Love Japan – Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

I Love Japan – Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

What happens when a joke video sent from your friend becomes a daily and nightly obsession? You thank that friend for sharing and keep it quiet, lest you enjoy getting made fun of.

 Alan Smithee

AKB48’s Biopic “To Be Continued” Arrives December 1st

AKB48’s Biopic “To Be Continued” Arrives December 1st

I’ll give you one guess who on the WPR staff is excited for this release…and no it’s NOT either one of the Ryans.

 Alan Smithee

Morning Cup o’ Music

As we move into day two of my week-long lovefest of the Japanese idol Gackt, I think we should take a second to see just how dramatic the chapatsu singer can be.

 Alan Smithee

Morning Cup o’ Music

Morning Cup o’ Music

It’s Monday once again, sigh, but instead of trying to get your ass up and dance, I say we start the week out with a chilled out track from Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra.

 Alan Smithee

Morning Cup o’ Music

Morning Cup o’ Music

In case you’re wondering, it’s vocaloids again today. This one has quickly become my favorite track on the Hatsune Miku 39’s Giving Day album. I really think I’ve got a fixation problem because I literally haven’t listened to any other songs on my iPhone since I downloaded it.

 Alan Smithee

Morning Cup o’ Music

Morning Cup o’ Music

I’m rather new to the Vocaloid scene that’s been ongoing in Japan for what seems like years now. I never thought I’d be the kind of person that would fall for virtual idols like this. But there’s the weeaboo inside of me that thinks that characters like this are just the first step to a […]

 Evan Burkey

Animucast #1 – You Asked For It

Animucast #1 – You Asked For It

The first Anime Podcast EVER!