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Edging out RADWIMPs and Miyuki Nakajima...
Japan's number one karaoke song of 2017! Edging out RADWIMPs and Miyuki Nakajima... A focus on the big J-pop developments in this week’s SBS PopAsia J-Pop roundup…Hoshino Gen has 2017’s biggest karaoke song“Koi” was one of 2016’s most...
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Is it Taeyeon? Luhan? G-Dragon? Vote for your favourite Asian pop solo release of 2017 so far!
VOTE: SBS PopAsia 2017 Half-Yearly Report - Best solo release Is it Taeyeon? Luhan? G-Dragon? Vote for your favourite Asian pop solo release of 2017 so far! We've hit the mid-way point of 2017 and there have been quite a number of awesome solo...
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Is it BTS? GOT7? TWICE? ONE OK ROCK? Vote for your favourite Asian Pop album of 2017 so far!
VOTE: SBS PopAsia 2017 Half-Yearly Report - Best album Is it BTS? GOT7? TWICE? ONE OK ROCK? Vote for your favourite Asian Pop album of 2017 so far! We've hit the mid-way point of 2017 and there have been quite a number of awesome Asian pop albums...
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Is it TWICE? Red Velvet? SISTAR? Vote for your favourite Asian pop girl group release of 2017 so far!
VOTE: SBS PopAsia 2017 Half-Yearly Report - Best girl group release Is it TWICE? Red Velvet? SISTAR? Vote for your favourite Asian pop girl group release of 2017 so far! We've hit the mid-way point of 2017 and there have been quite a number of...
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Will it be BTS? SEVENTEEN? Da-iCE? Vote for your favourite Asian pop boy band release of 2017 so far!
VOTE: SBS PopAsia 2017 Half-Yearly Report - Best boy band release Will it be BTS? SEVENTEEN? Da-iCE? Vote for your favourite Asian pop boy band release of 2017 so far! We've hit the mid-way point of 2017 and there have been quite a number of...
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In his first press conference since emergency spinal surgery (he didn’t rule out the action in the future though).
X JAPAN’s YOSHIKI says headbanging “no good” after surgery In his first press conference since emergency spinal surgery (he didn’t rule out the action in the future though). X JAPAN’s music is built for fervent moshing and, headbanging. Trust me, I...
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Can you spot them? Hint: the Easter Eggs reference TWICE's Korean TT MV!
Eagle-eyed Fans spot clever TWICE Easter Eggs in new Japanese 'TT' MV Can you spot them? Hint: the Easter Eggs reference TWICE's Korean TT MV! TWICE are set to make their highly-anticipated Japanese debut in a few days time, and the girls have...
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Quench your thirst for more from the J-pop heavyweight.
Utada Hikaru teases new song in commercial for water Quench your thirst for more from the J-pop heavyweight. It’s only a minute long preview serving as the soundtrack for a water commercial, but new music from Utada Hikaru demands...
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We get the feeling Taemin's Japanese comeback is going to be HOT!
SHINee's Taemin to make fiery Japanese comeback We get the feeling Taemin's Japanese comeback is going to be HOT! It's been a while since SHINee's Taemin has had a solo comeback, but the wait will soon be over!According to new...
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Their spirit is as young as any rookie group though!
Meet the Japanese hip-hop trio whose average age is 82 Their spirit is as young as any rookie group though! There may be a number of groups and artists who are still going strong after many decades in the music industry (just look at The...
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Tears will be shed.
Three former members of SMAP set to leave talent agency in September Tears will be shed. Last year, long-running J-pop group SMAP announced plans to break up at the end of 2016. Many retrospectives were put together, a special clip-show...
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...a graduation shock and a predictable finish.
The AKB48 election featured a surprise engagement announcement ...a graduation shock and a predictable finish. The AKB48 General Election happened this past Saturday in Okinawa and, well, after consuming it we feel a lot like Mayu...
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J-Pop powerhouse have a new single

You’ll probs hear this one when AAA headline the A-Nation show.
J-Pop powerhouse have a new single You’ll probs hear this one when AAA headline the A-Nation show. A focus on the big J-pop developments in this week’s SBS PopAsia J-Pop roundup…AAAJ-pop powerhouse AAA have a new single out in early July...
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Piko Taro getting his own anime

Inspired by his drawings, he is...doing almost everything!
Piko Taro getting his own anime Inspired by his drawings, he is...doing almost everything! Piko Taro just won’t be stopped.As the one-year anniversary of his viral hit “PPAP” creeps closer and closer, the Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen...
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The new album features guest vocals from Hikari Mitsushima and Aska Saito of Nogizaka46!
Shinichi Osawa’s Mondo Grosso project is back after 14 years The new album features guest vocals from Hikari Mitsushima and Aska Saito of Nogizaka46! The current J-pop climate seems perfect for a Mondo Grosso revival.The group/alias for celebrated...
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The trio dance inside a washing machine for the video.
Perfume share preview of a new song: “Everyday” The trio dance inside a washing machine for the video. Electro-pop trio Perfume have been pretty busy during 2017, having released the single “Tokyo Girl,” played a variety of festival dates and...
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Don't miss out on some rocking tunes (and perhaps some "Your Name" songs) from RADWIMPS!
RADWIMPS are lighting up Asia with their new world tour Don't miss out on some rocking tunes (and perhaps some "Your Name" songs) from RADWIMPS! After a big 12 months in which their critically-acclaimed "Your Name" soundtrack was released, as well...
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Congratulations to the happy couple!!
Meisa Kuroki and Jin Akanishi welcome second baby Congratulations to the happy couple!! Meisa Kuroki and Jin Akanishi, in a joint statement put out by their management, announced that they have welcomed a second child into their family....
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There's an amazing version of Lorde's "Greenlight."
Japan’s acoustic J-Pop cover community There's an amazing version of Lorde's "Greenlight." Like many places around the world, Japanese music fans have drifted to YouTube to listen to their favorite songs and musicians. And, just as it has played...
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With SBS PopAsia's new radio host! #SBSPopAsiaLive
SBS PopAsia Live with Kevin Kim: Weeknights 6PM With SBS PopAsia's new radio host! #SBSPopAsiaLive Pop Asians get ready! K-pop star Kevin Kim is with you every weeknight at 6pm, talking about the latest in Asian pop, and chatting to the biggest...