One of Japan biggest attraction is the blooming Japan Pop and Entertainment business, where it has a lot of popular artists, movie works, music releases, gossips and more. As a J-Pop lover, it will be so good if able to keep track and follow the latest news and updates. Well certainly you can read the latest news by newspapers or visiting Japanese News sites. But are there any sites that is in English?
I found a couple of websites that dedicated to bringing the latest news from Japan Entertainment industries to the J-Pop fans! Hurray! All of these sites are very up to date and talks variety of topics like music reviews, drama ratings, happenings and more. Here I present you the J-Pop websites that you can check it out and follow!
JapanLands is a site that contains articles about all things Japanese, from Japan entertainment, Music and Japanese Lifestyle . This site is created to form a community of Japanese fans in all around the world! This site was founded in August 2009 with hopes to be Japan’s number one portal website.
SparkPlugged was invented to help you find good music to blast through your speakers while simultaneously stomping out the ever-growing expanse of questionable music. That “good music” happens to mostly be Japanese indie, rock and alternative music with a few other oddball genres tossed into the mix. Simply put, SparkPlugged explores good Japanese music and more.
Kawaii Joyuu in English means cute actress, this site is dedicated to news about the cute actresses of Japan and it also contains many other useful resources like Magazine scans and Movie box offices.
Another J-Pop site that worth to visit! Enter Jpop Fun! 😀
Not only J-Pop, Jpop Stop! also covers news of Korea Pop and China Pop. Its target is to become the premier site for Asian music news and information.
More recommended sites
Below are more websites that can become your source of Japan Pop and Entertainment news. To save space, I put them in a list.
- tokyohive – Link (added 4 Oct 2010!)
- Tokyo Graph – Link
- Japan Now – Link
- Japan Today – Link
- Japan Zone – Link
- JpopAsia – Link
- Jpop Express – Link
- J-Pop News – Link
- Arama They Didn’t – Link
There ya go, the list of websites that providing you the latest entertainment news. If you have other recommended sites that I didn’t manage to post it up here, please hint me by the comment form below. Thank you very much.
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