KANA-BOON’s ‘Starmaker’ live at The First Take – a fabulous, high energy performance (Video)

Japanese rock band KANA-BOON showed up on the Sony-run YouTube channel The First Take this week…

Skirt and PUNPEE’s ‘ODDTAXI’ theme song live on The First Take is awesome — Watch and listen!

Japanese singer Skirt (aka singer songwriter Wataru Sawabe) and rapper PUNPEE got together earlier in the…

MISIA’s ‘Higher Love’ on The First Take is gorgeous and, wow, her VOICE!!!

Iconic Japanese R&B singer songwriter MISIA has finally given a couple of live performances on The…

Mika Nakashima’s ‘Yuki No Hana’ The First Take performance is dramatic and powerful — WATCH!

I have to admit, not being Japanese, I had never heard Mika Nakashima’s ‘Yuki No Hana‘ before.…

Saucy Dog’s Shin-chan kills it with ‘Itsuka’ on The First Take – his vocals are superb – WATCH!

Three-piece Japanese rock band Saucy Dog’s lead vocalist Shinya Ishihara showed up on the Sony-owned YouTube…

Ikimonogakari’s ‘Kyo kara koko kara’ on The First Take is lovely and so uplifting

Japanese pop duo Ikimonogakari appeared on YouTube’s The First Take channel yesterday to perform their song…

Sora Amamiya sings ‘PARADOX’ live at The First Take — the Science Fell In Love, So I Tried To Prove It OP is sweet

The Sony-owned YouTube channel The First Take features some of Japan’s most popular contemporary singers, and…

Hiromu Akita (amazarashi) on The First Take proves subtitles aren’t needed to understand powerful emotions

One of the best Japanese YouTube channels is Sony’s The First Take. A channel that uploads…

Zutomayo’s ACA-Ne kills it with ‘Can’t Be Right’ live on The First Take — and we still don’t know who she is

Japanese rock group Zutomayo’s lead singer ACA-Ne showed up on what has to be one of…

AiNA THE END’s ‘Kinmokusei’ live version via The First Take is smoky, sultry and gorgeous — watch

Japanese idol singer AiNA THE END is the latest artist to appear on The First Take‘s…

ReoNa’s ‘Niji no Kanata ni’ The First Take performance is raw, sad and gorgeous — watch! (video)

Japanese singer ReoNa’s ‘Niji no Kanata ni‘ The First Take performance is another stunning performance on…

LiSA’s ‘Homura’ The First Take video very emotional for the Japanese singer and massively popular

If you think that Japanese singer LiSA having over 12.5 million views on her official music…

Ryokuoushoku Shakai’s live ‘Shout Baby’ (My Hero Academia ED) on The First Take is stunning

One of my most favorite anime songs of the last year has been Ryokuoushoku Shakai’s ‘Shout…

Eir Aoi’s ‘I Will’ from SAO: Alicization — War of Underworld First Take is stunning — watch

Japanese singer Eir Aoi is back on the phenomenally popular First Take YouTube channel this week…

Eir Aoi’s ‘Ignite’ First Take live version proves her vocals are incredible — listen!

Japanese singer Eir Aoi has recorded theme songs for hit anime series like Fate/Zero, Mobile Suit…

First Photos of Princess Charlotte Released: Taken By Duchess of Cambridge

The first official photographs of Princess Charlotte have been released by Kensington Palace on both Instagram…

Listen to Shirley Bassey’s ‘Don’t Take the Lovers from the World’ from Killing Eve, Season 4, Ep. 7

Legendary Welsh singer Shirley Bassey’s ‘Don’t Take the Lovers from the World‘ was played on last…

Omoinotake’s ‘Ubugoe’ is the the perfect Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You a Wizard?! opening theme song

Sometimes I hear a song and think “Didn’t I hear that on a TV show somewhere?”.…