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Capcom release 30th anniversary CD

Great news for lovers of video game music with the announcement from Capcom that they’re releasing a CD packed full of memorable tunes. The CD is to commemorate Capcom’s 30th Anniversary and will actually consist of a 2 CD pack. Titled Capcom 30th Anniversary Music Best: Original & Arrange, the CD will contain tracks from Sengoku […]

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Japan Music

New CD For The 25th Anniversary Of Metal Gear Solid

It was five years ago when the Metal Gear Solid franchise turned 20 and to commemorate the occasion, Konami released a companion cd with jazz influenced rearrangements of songs past and present. The songs featured were from Metal Gear 1 – 3 and Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops. Now on five years on, the word […]

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Japan Music

Jazz Album For Monster Hunter Series

If you’re a fan of jazz music and the Monster Hunter series then we have news for you. Capcom have announced that they’ll be releasing an album featuring ten tracks from the Monster Hunter games but rearranged with a jazz flavour to them. The album, ‘Monster Hunter Swing: Big Band Jazz Arrange’ will be covering […]

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Japan Music

Piano Opera Final Fantasy Site Opens

Music fans rejoice in the news that Square Enix have opened up a site for Piano Opera Final Fantasy IV,V,VI which is the newest installment in the Final Fantasy Piano compilation series. Visitors to the site will find sound samples and a cool pic for Final Fantasy composer, Nobuo Uematsu with some young children huddled […]

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Club Nintendo Japan Gives Goodies Away

The Japanese Club Nintendo Premium members will be in for a treat this year with a swag of great freebies. First up, they’ll be getting a “Dot Mario cushion” as seen below.   However, if the cushion isn’t their sort of thing, they can have their choice of a set of two table calendars or […]

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Review: AKB48: Kamikyokutachi

In Japan there is J-pop and then there is J-pop! And one of the biggest groups to exist in Japan is AKB48. This is a girl group made up of 48, yes, 48 members in three teams, Team A, K and B. They have a great presence in Akihabara in the Don Quixote building in […]