Tag Archive: anime

Jun 10

[photo] Berryz Kobo @ Anime Next 2012

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Jan 06

[interview] Nenna Yvonne – More Than a Human Vocaloid

Place all your My Little Ponies, Lisa Frank stationary, and Barbie shoes in a blender, add a dash of MikuHatsune the vocaloid, and puree. What do you get? Something only half as cute and colorful as Nenna Yvonne, the Nigerian-American singer-songwriter who came to Tokyo in October for an uber-trendy performance. Donning a wig that …

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Jun 22

[interview] SCANDAL in California, July 1-3

It’s been three years since Japanese pop-rock band Scandal played North America on the Japan Nite Tour.  They’re back again for AM2 in California, more polished, more pop, and with a slick new look thanks to some grooming from Sony Music Japan.  Purple SKY sent some questions via email to ask just how has Scandal …

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Jun 13

[live report] heidi. – Sure, Why Not?

I was sipping a beer at the concession stand outside the venue for heidi’s show when a lamb walked by. The lamb had one of its ears pierced and wore a black, apron-like punk get up. I glanced back and forth from my beer to the lamb for awhile before shrugging and taking a giant …

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Jun 28

[interview] ZAMZA

ZAMZA may take its name from the existentialist novella Metamorphosis, but don’t let that lull you into thinking this band has any similarities to your stuffy modern lit teacher. Taking members from the legendary pop-rock band JUDY AND MARY and the equally influential ECHOES, ZAMZA has played their distinctly high-octane shows across Europe and North …

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