Tagged with J-pop

Interview with May J.

Interview with May J.


Another very interesting person I was lucky enough to meet and interview – thanks to the lovely people at NHK World – was J-pop (Japanese pop) singer-songwriter, TV host, and Japanese voice of Disney’s Frozen film, May J. Let’s get straight on to the interview, shall we? First question is nice and easy – can … Continue reading

Line-up latest for HYPER JAPAN July 2015

Line-up latest for HYPER JAPAN July 2015


If you’re a Japanophile living in the UK, you will probably have heard of HYPER JAPAN by now. This is the biggest Japan event in the UK and one of my favourites and, whether or not you’ve been before, I urge you to go! Whether it’s martial arts, cosplay, food or performing arts, you’ll find it … Continue reading

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!


Geisha, shamisen, cosplay, video games – HYPER JAPAN had them all and more this year and it was the best one to date! HYPER JAPAN is a three-day exhibition of Japanese culture in London, encompassing both the traditional and modern. I kept hearing the phrase “the only UK event that truly reflects today’s Japan” used to … Continue reading