I Hope You All Had A Super Hina Matsuri ! ! !

Hina Matsuri Is the Dolls Festival and Girls Day.

Hina Matsuri Is the Dolls Festival and Girls Day.

Hina Matsuri is celebrated on the 3rd March.  I had hoped to post something about Hina Matsuri before the day, so I am so sorry I am late wishing all The Spillers a happy Hina Matsuri.

Hina Matsuri is one of the nicest festivals in Japan and it is the Dolls Festival and Girls Day.  It is a day to celebrate daughters in families and to appreciate the joy that girls bring to a family and to pray that they have a peaceful, happy and fulfilled life.

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Sakura’s J-pop Corner ~ Goose House Release Two New Albums ! ! !

Goose House

Goose House

Hi There J-poppers ! ! !

Just a super quick post to let you know that everyone’s favorite Musical Workers Collective will be releasing two new albums simultaneously on the 25th February Which is tomorrow ! ! !

They have made a really typically kooky and charming advertisement and if you click the continue reading you will be able to see it and also a the video for the current single.

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Cakes, Smiles, Hugs and Unconditional Love – My Best Friend ! ! !

A Girls Best Friend is Not Diamonds  -  It Is Her Best Friend ! ! !

A Girls Best Friend is Not Diamonds – It Is Her Best Friend ! ! !

Tokyo metropolitan area has a population of 36 million people and I am regularly voted in the top ten most complicated people in Tokyo. If sulking were an Olympic sport then I would definitely be a member of Team Japan and a strong medal contender

But there is always one circumstance when I am almost normal and one person in my life who puts up with my shit unconditionally. My Best friend Yuki. Continue reading

Sakura’s J-Pop Corner – MOMOIRO CLOVER Z New Metal Collaboration With KISS ! ! !

Kiss vs Momoiro Clover Z

Kiss vs Momoiro Clover Z

Hi J-poppers ! ! ! !

Just a very quick post to let you know that Momoiro Clover Z who are probably the most popular small idol group in Japan at the moment have released an interesting collaboration with American metal outfit Kiss.

I really like it and so I wanted to share it with you.

You can see it here ! ! !

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He Said – She Said – The A to Z of Japanese Music – The Letter “I”

 

I is for Irezumi ! ! !

I is for Irezumi ! ! !

 

Ms 4 -80She Says:

After our short break, we are back with the next letter in our series of posts about Japanese music, culture and language  This week we are looking at the letter “I”  We have great tunes, P sensei has added a video to help understand the word of the week, and S sensei and the culture club are looking at tattoos this week, so if you want to know what the maple leaf and dragon motifs mean that our cover guy is displaying  ( and if you should be scared or not )  then come and  find out in the culture cub this week ! ! !

spike-80 -1He Says:

Hello again, fan, and welcome back to A-Z ! It’s been a while and we’ve missed you. This week we are looking at the letter “I”, the most selfish letter of the alphabet. Remember, kids, there is no “I” in team. Which is what me and Sakura are, sort of…

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Holiday Time Is Over – He Said She Said Will be Back Soon ! ! ! – Teaser ! ! !

I is for Irezumi ! ! !

“I” is for Irezumi ! ! !

mss3She Says:

Hi everyone ! ! !  Mr P and I have had a wonderful time over the Christmas break when we were busy saving the world and stuff  like that but  we back home now and nicely rested and ready to to get back to He Said She Said ! ! ! Continue reading