Back in 2005 J-Pop Go trialed its own dedicated J-Pop magazine. Each issue was a glossy print publication with a variety of articles and features. Now we’re making available some of the back issues here via the J-Pop Go Shop.
Issue 1 included the Rough Guide To J-Pop, listing various J-Pop artists and groups. A special feature on J-Pop duo PUFFY, an interview with designer and illustrator Rodney Alan Greenblat (Puffy, Parappa The Rapper), interviews with POLYSICS, SHONEN KNIFE and MIKA BOMB.
Issue 2 included the Rough Guide To J-Pop, listing various J-Pop artists and groups. A special feature on PINE AM, An article on Anime vs J-Pop, a review of the Japanese Music Showcase including MIKA BOMB, THE RODEO CARBURETTOR and an interviews with DMBQ and CORNELIUS. Plus a review of UTADA Hikaru’s Exodus album.
Each issue also featured news, reviews, polls and more and included contributions from Daniel Robson, Emily Bastian, Teresa Tang and Mike Rumbles. Each issue has 20 pages wrapped up in a Day-Glo colour cover.
Visit the J-Pop Go Shop for ordering details.