Yoko Ogawa (小川洋子) is a Japanese novelist, born in Okayama prefecture (岡山県) in 1962. She won one of the most important prize in 1988 with her debut novel, "Agehachou ga kowareru toki (When the swallowtail breaks)" and since then she became one of the leading novelist in Japan. The first book I pick was Read more »
The Housekeeper and the Professor is one of Yoko Ogawa´s book. A housekeeper who has a little son...
From the beginning to the end, I couldn´t stop laughing. Swing Girls is a Japanese comedy for everyone. There are happiness and sadness but even the sadness, you can just laugh at it!
What day is today in Japan? It´s the day of moustache. The reason why comes from Japanese writing.
It was my very first jazz session night in Sibuya Plug. It doens´t matter if you know the music, you only need the music to enjoy the night.
TRI4TH is a Japanese jazz band formed by 4 musicians, Yuusuke Orita, Junnosuke Fujita, Tomotaka Sekiya and Takao Ito. In 2009 they released analogue single "TRI4TH plus EP" and in 2010 the first album "TRI4TH" was released. TRI4TH´s official website is HERE. Yuusuke Orita is a Saitama born trumpeter, also work as a Read more »
6th of August was the Hiroshima Memorial Day. It´s been 66 years since the atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima but why so important for Japan after so many years?
JDs is a project of a Japanese jazz/FUNK/R&B base band, JiLL-Decoy association also known as JILLDECO (ジルデコ). JDs is formed by JillDeco´s guitarist, Kubota and the drummer, Towada. Kubota is a Shizuoka born guitarist although he started his music career as a pianist and discovered jazz guitar when he was in the university. He began Read more »