Video: 10,000 Person Eisa Parade from akanamr

I’ve much admired the photos taken by Myron (Internet-Okinawa.com on Flickr) who happens to also be a fan of eisa like I am. I hope the video taken by him of Naha’s 10,000 Person Eisa Parade is one of many to come. Be sure to subscribe to his YouTube channel to get the latest updates …

Namie’s “NEW LOOK” is the VMAJ 2009’s Best Female Video

Namie Amuro’s PV (promotion video) for her single “NEW LOOK” took the Best Female Video at this year’s MTV VMAJ (Video Music Awards Japan). In addition to the top female video award, her PV for the single “Sexy Girl” won the Best R&B Video award. Congrats to Namie! (Via Tokyograph.)

Amuro, Denki Groove top Space Shower awards – Tokyograph

On Sunday, the 2009 SPACE SHOWER Music Video Awards were presented. This year, Namie Amuro won Best Female Video for the second year in a row with ‘NEW LOOK.’ To top it off, she also picked up the newly established Best Artist award. Best Video of the Year went to Denki Groove’s ‘Mononoke Dance,’ which …

PV for BENI’s upcoming single “Kiss Kiss Kiss”

BENI’s new single—and her 2nd since going solely by her first name—won’t be released until April 8, 2009, but luckily, her record label has released the PV of the single on their official YouTube page. The new single, titled “Kiss Kiss Kiss,” sports BENI in a short bob-style hairdo (which I really like, BTW) and …

Amuro does animated music video – Tokyograph

Namie Amuro’s new song ‘Dr.’ will be made into an anime music video. This is the first time that one of her music videos will be a fully animated work. In addition, Amuro will appear in it as an animated character. A group of more than forty of Japan’s leading creators, deemed the ‘strongest’ in …

Meisa Kuroki’s got sexy

With her debut album “hellcat” set for release on April 8th, Meisa Kuroki is *ahem* heating things up with her latest PV for the song “Bad Girl.” Personally, I think the image fits her and it doesn’t seem like she’s forcing it upon herself. Now, say, if this were to have been Gakky’s image for …

Website: Simple Sanshin Source

Simple Sanshin Source is “an English-based guide to the Okinawan sanshin” that features kunkunshi (sheet music), lyrics, and tips by Kenji, a self-taught sanshin enthusiast. Given that I haven’t been very good at updating Three Strings, Simple Sanshin Source looks to be the online place to learn about the sanshin. There’s also a YouTube channel …