5 Inspiring Songs from ONE OK ROCK’s Kanjō Effect

ONE OK ROCK is my favourite band of all-time. I discovered them many years ago with their song “The Beginning,” which was the theme song for the Japanese live-action Rurōni Kenshin film (the first film in the trilogy). I can still recall the chills that I felt from the lyrics and the passion behind the music I was listening to. The song was set on … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Songs from ONE OK ROCK’s Kanjō Effect

Mini-Album Review: 空から降る一億の星 from plenty (Japanese Indie Rock)

plenty was a Japanese Indie rock band that formed in 2004 and officially disbanded in 2017. There were three members when they disbanded—Fumiya Enuma (vocals, guitar), Noriaki Nitta (bass), and Itta Nakamura (drums). I discovered them via my cousin who had the pleasure of seeing them perform live in Japan during his visit a few years ago. I fell in love with the vocals and … Continue reading Mini-Album Review: 空から降る一億の星 from plenty (Japanese Indie Rock)