Author: nagi

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  • Editor’s Choice: Top Five Anime EDs!

    There are thousands of anime opening songs and visuals out there. But which are objectively the best, according to the opinions of three relative nobodies? Check out what Erin, Nagi and special guest Eve have to say.

  • Editor’s Choice: Top Five Anime OPs!

    There are thousands of anime opening songs and visuals out there. But which are objectively the best, according to the opinions of three relative nobodies? Check out what Erin, Nagi and special guest Eve have to say.

  • O!susume – ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION

    Something a bit different for this Broadcast; since both Erin and Nagi love our featured band ASIAN KUN-FU GENERATION, they decided to combine their thoughts and recommendations into a single article!

  • O!susume – Bonnie Pink

    For this month\’s O!susume, I\’ve chosen to recommend Bonnie Pink, a solo artist with a prolfic career of nearly 30 years. I was first introduced to her music via the Tales of Vesperia opening theme, \”Ring a Bell\”, or 鐘を鳴らして (kane wo narashite) in Japanese; she sang both the English and Japanese versions of the…

  • Nagi’s Japan Trip Album Roundup!

    A quick and dirty review of the secondhand albums Nagi picked up while traveling around Japan last month!

  • O!susume 2022 Best Hits Countdown

    A special January 2023 edition of O!susume RadioBeat, where Erin and Nagi select and feature five of their top favorite recommended songs from the past year!

  • O!susume – Band-Maid

    Broadcast 26: Band-Maid – Back when I first started O!Susume RadioBeat, I knew that I was going to write about Band-Maid at some point. It\’s literally my favorite band, how could I not? But I\’ve held off for a few years now, mostly because I wasn\’t ready; I didn\’t think my writing could do them…

  • O!susume – HY

    Broadcast 24 – My pick for November’s article is HY, another band that hails from the sunny southern islands of Okinawa, alongside ANLY, whom I covered in one of O!’s first broadcasts. The group has had quite the journey, from starting as a five-member band still in high school to four nationally lauded musicians of…

  • O!susume – NANO

    Broadcast 22 – I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to write about NANO for O!susume. I don’t have a clear, long-lasting ranking of favorite musical artists (save for number 1, as you’ll find out in December’s post), but if pressed, I’d almost always list her among my top 3 or 5. Maybe…