Soundtrack for the Film ‘Koishikute’

While we wait patiently for the film to start its run in Japan theaters (and pray for it to make it to US theaters), we can check out the “Koishikute” OST (original soundtrack) in the meantime. The 22-track OST (TECI-1154) will hit record store shelves on March 21, 2007 — before the film’s opening in …

What Do These Three Have in Common?

Konishiki – a retired sumo wrestler and popular celeb Rimi Natsukawa – one of Japan’s top vocalists Jake Shimabukuro – ukulele player extraordinaire The answer? An hour-long music special called “Melody Club” that I still hear people raving about although it aired on Hawaii’s KIKU-TV station on January 7, 2007. (The lowdown on the show: …

Yuji Nakae’s ‘Koishikute’ Trailer Now Online

Perhaps the most anticipated film of 2007 for Okinawa movie fans is “Koishikute”, directed by Yuji Nakae (“Hotel Hibiscus”, “Nabbie’s Love”), and based on the early days of J/O-Pop super group BEGIN. You can now view the trailer of the film (kudos to them for making it available on Apple’s superb QT format too) on …