On making 160,000+ hits

I quietly saw Karakui.com pass the 150,000 mark and now we’re over 166,000 hits. Yeah, we’re still a small blog covering the margins of the more popular Japanese pop culture scene but we’re not doing that shabby at all. If you’ve ever kept a blog, and you’re a geek, you’re probably into stats as well. …

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year dear Karakui.com readers! While we’re still less than five hours from 2009 here in humid Hawaii, in Okinawa, it’s already the new year. So here’s wishing you all the best in 2009 and thank you for visiting Karakui.com. 🙂 It’s been a pretty amazing year—Karakui.com’s third anniversary is this month—that saw us …

Just in time for Xmas? Karakui.com updates our iTunes page

Genres icons from iTunes 8 Originally uploaded by kalphegor Looking for a Xmas gift for that Karakui.com *ahem* fan this season? How about an iTunes gift card? We just updated the page with lots of Okinawa-related artist goodness. Of note is the various artist collection “Respect Record Presents Okinawa Best Song Collection.” (And, since we …