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A glimpse into the Japanese music industry

Like me, you probably know next to nothing about Japanese music. In this article I will introduce you some interesting Japanese albums that you can have a listen to on YouTube.

Valentine Edition Part Two: Love Poems in Ancient Japan

In Part one, I introduced The Tale of Genji which is one of the famous classic novels written in eleventh century. But in earlier age, writing poem was already popular and many of the poems remain. At that time, many anthologies of poems were published, and it was popular to critique and choose good poets. […]