Tags : music

The 8 Best Visual Novel Songs

As a fan of Japanese music thanks to media such as anime and J-dramas, we all know video games can be just as much of a helpful source in discovering new artists and favourite songs. We will be looking at my 8 best visual novel songs ever. No artist will be taking a spot twice […]Read More

Studio Ghibli Soundtracks Now Streaming

The Studio Ghibli soundtracks are coming to Spotify and more! The news comes at a time where Studio Ghibli are expanding into the streaming market in a big way, with their films making their way onto Netflix over the next few months. What a time to be alive.     You can listen to the […]Read More

7 Series with Amazing Game Soundtracks That Deserve a Rhythm

It’s always nice to see a game’s soundtrack get recognition, which is a role rhythm game spin-offs such as Final Fantasy Theatrhythm and the Persona Dancing games fill quite nicely. But what about all the other amazing game soundtracks that deserve more time in the limelight? Here are 7 series with amazing game soundtracks that […]Read More

Fire Emblem Flower of Enchantment Arranged Metal Album Announced

Fire Emblem Flower of Enchantment is the second arranged music album for Fire Emblem. This time around the theme is “session”, with the music taking on metal arrangements. Previously Faith & Engagement arranged music from the series in a “piano” theme. There’s a preview trailer showcasing the tracks and the musical style.     For […]Read More

Hatsune Miku’s 10th Birthday! 10 Great 2007 Miku Songs

It’s time for a nostalgia trip! August 31st 2007 was the release of virtual popstar and all-around internet sensation Hatsune Miku. So why not celebrate 10 years with 10 great 2007 Miku songs? There have been so many excellent Miku songs in the past 10 years, but this list is just focusing on some from the […]Read More

New Persona Super Live Concert Announced for August in Japan

A large-scale Persona Super Live concert, titled Persona Super Live P-Sound Bomb!!!! 2017 ~Witness the Public Crime, will be held on August 2nd at Yokohama Arena, bringing music from across the Persona series! A lovely piece of key artwork by series Character Designer Shigenori Soejima has been released to promote the event.   The Persona Channel will be […]Read More

PaRappa the Rapper Remastered Review (PS4)

PaRappa the Rapper‘s original release was a PSOne gem. Tightly designed, focused, and very bizarre, it ignited in many people not only a love for rhythm games, but also for some of the creative colour and flair that could only come from somewhere like Japan. PaRappa summarised the best PSOne had to offer.   Now PaRappa […]Read More

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- Review

I was fortunate enough to attend the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- performance that took place in London last Saturday and it was as magical as I’d expected it would be. Beautiful music, Yoko Shimomura, a pleasant atmosphere and an unforgettable performance make for an event I’d happily attend again.   An official CD release […]Read More

Dragon Quest XI Differences Between PS4 and 3DS Versions

A look at Dragon Quest XI in a recent NHK video shows some of the differences between the PS4 and 3DS versions of the game. Dragon Quest series composer Koichi Sugiyama also made an interesting announcement about how the game’s music will be featured in different arrangements in the PS4 and 3DS versions.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9aVIlHlDFc   Sugiyama stated […]Read More

Yu Suzuki on the Music of Shenmue

Shenmue wasn’t just a masterpiece because of its plot, exceptional visuals at the time or even minute details that went into every aspect of its world. The music in Shenmue played a big role in making the emotional atmosphere of the game.     In this 5-minute video, Yu Suzuki goes in detail about his music preferences. Some of his […]Read More