Happy Groovy Valentines!

Happy Valentines Day to Everyone!

For this Valentines, I asked YOU, my lovely readers, to submit your favorite love song and why you like it! I received so many great entries! You can listen to everyone’s choices and read their messages below the cut! Enjoy!

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RESULTS: Throwing the Musical Beans

What a cold start of the week here in Nagoya. It is -4°F/-20°C in Sapporo and 18°F/-7°F in Tokyo. I am glad I got the day off so I can snuggle in my blanket fort and just take it easy.

But I did get out my cozy fort to tell you the results for the latest Battle of the Songs: Throwing the Musical Beans.

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Just Like the Day When I Met You — Do You Remember That Day?

Valentines Day is just right down the corner! Next week, I will feature a special post of various songs that were chosen by you, my wonderful readers! Be sure to check it out around next Wednesday!

Today’s song was a popular love song in the late 90s. Yes, it’s another Japanese song (I been meaning to add more variety to this blog once again, just this song has been on the draft pile for a couple of months). But, it is one of my favorite songs!

My Love Is Forever

Battle of the Songs: Throwing the Musical Beans

It’s February 3rd! Another round of the Battle of the Songs. This battle is a treat as we feature two artists from a country that celebrates a special day today that involves bean throwing.

Who will win this time? Click below, listen to each song, and vote for your favorite! But be warned:

Watch Out For the Flying Beans

Battle of the Songs: The Dawn of a Brand New Day

What kind of words or phrases do you associate with New Years?

New, brand, brand new, brand new day, renewal, refresh, relive, dawn, early, inspiring, inspiration, start, new start, resolution, new year, new you.

Today’s Battle of the Songs features songs that mention the concept of brand new. Whether it is a brand new day or a brand new start, one of these songs (or perhaps all) below will inspire you to live 2019 to the fullest.

Take a Peek Inside For the Battle of the Songs

Drift Away to an Island Paradise with Anri’s “Windy Summer”

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Summer has finally begun here in Japan. “Umi no Hi” Sea Day is the unofficial start of summer as the rainy season is over and it’s time to enjoy the sun. But, unlike the photo above, Japanese summer is nothing like a tropical paradise. We have reached the dog days of summer! Today’s temperature was 40°C (100°F) with humidity levels hanging around 80%. It ‘s a perfect day to hide indoors and dream about a cool tropical paradise with Anri’s “Windy Summer” under the air conditioner.

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