Realist, meditative and haunting - these are the three major themes that seem to follow director Hirokazu Koreeda's works. Daremo Shiranai is a film that harkens back to Mikio Naruse's powerful melodramas and it would be the first of many films showcasing certain defining aesthetics that would come to be known as Koreeda's signatures.
Hannah is an all around geek, with interests in business, music, film, and just about anything else that catches her attention. When not writing for Selective Hearing or being a stupid fangirl, she can be found devouring random finance nerd articles and chewing people out on Reddit.
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The Selective Hearing staff take on Momoiro Clover Z's simultaneous release of their 3rd and 4th albums. Hannah is next with her take on Momoiro Clover Z's latest efforts.
Following on the heels of their last mini album - their first since managing to nab a major label - Charisma.com decided not to release a full album, but return with a second mini-album.
Selective Hearing's maknae kicks off the 10th anniversary posts with short a self reflection on why she chooses to write and how it relates to her joining Selective Hearing.
Remembering the run of idols who have performed on Kohaku Uta Gassen now that their golden era of dominating the show has ended.
An introduction to one of the new faces of the band boom in Japan and Kohaku Uta Gassen 2015 performer, Hoshino Gen.
Continuing on (several weeks later? hah! fashionably late) this trend of expanding your musical tastes, I thought it would be interesting to take a Daenjang spin on things as well. After all, someone as opinionated as I am could not possibly keep out of such an interesting conversation!
Much is written about how f(x), the stellar girl group from SM Entertainment, is probaby Lee Soo Man’s “experimental” unit. It’s his musical playground, so to speak, where he creates songs meant to poke and prod at current trends in pop music. That is exemplified most in their Red Light album.
AngryDaejangnyuh gives her take on what went down in 2014.