This morning, Twwk had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Japanese musician, artist, and brand new mom, Rie Fu! Known for her blend of music influenced by folk singers and for her contributions to anime (Bleach, Darker Than Black, et al.), Rie chatted this morning about one of her recent releases, “The Temple,” and it’s… Read More Interview with Rie Fu
We’re excited to announce that the next interview in our recent series of Instagram live streams will be with singer and artist, Rie Fu! A multi-genre talent with a vibrant YouTube channel and several new tracks released in recent months, Rie is probably best known to English-speaking otaku for her contributions to several anime soundtracks,… Read More Interview with Rie Fu
Last year, three members of our TangleCast podcast team (editor Celetron and on-air talent David and Holly) recorded their renditions of some Christmas classics. Here they are to stream or download! They’re really pretty little clips! David leads worship at his church and studies the craft, Holly was part of a worship team herself, and… Read More Christmas Songs from our TangleCast Podcasters!
In a world without you No wish would come true So even if a valley of blazing hell fire awaits us I want to protect you I don’t need anything other than you Most problems are of no importance I won’t wish for much, so please God Please give me an unchanging tomorrow -Utada HIkaru,… Read More Review: Utada Hikaru Laughter In The Dark Tour (Netflix)
I admit it. I’m addicted. I need help, but I don’t really want any. It’s a daily struggle—some days are better than others, and it can get pretty bad. This thing has ahold of me and won’t let go. Every year it just gets worse, and I keep on adding more to it. What’s my… Read More Lo-Fi Music and Anime: What’s The Connection?
Described as a project that “transcends dimensions, and with a name corresponding to π (pi), 22/7 is a Japanese idol group and corresponding anime, in which each member of the idol group voices their respective character, and is set to air in January 2020. We had the chance to talk to three of the idols—Ruri… Read More Crunchyroll Expo 2019: Interview with 22/7 (Nanabun no Nijyuuni)
One of Anime Expo 2019’s prime events was Aqours’ two-day concert. It was the group’s fourth appearance at the convention, and I was lucky enough to be part of an interview with some of the members and hear their thoughts regarding their return to America and roles in Aqours. The girls walked in and introduced… Read More Anime Expo 2019: Interview with Aqours
I didn’t get it. But I do now. As Eun-Ji encouraged the audience to participate in call and response with “L-O-V-E LUV,” I thought to myself, You’re trying so hard for a crowd that’s half-filled with people who don’t even know who you are—I really hope they’ll do this for you, Eun-Ji. By the end… Read More Apink is A+ at Anime Matsuri
It’s true, isn’t it? It seems as though we’re headed for a new century. It’s miraculous: This is something you can only taste once. Let’s remember one more time. On the day we arrived on this Earth we were somehow happy, and somehow it hurt. We were crying wow yeah wow yeah wow wow yeah… Read More My Favorite J-Pop Artists Growing Up
Together we could break this trap We’ll run ’til we drop, baby, we’ll never go back Oh, will you walk with me out on the wire? ‘Cause, baby, I’m just a scared and lonely rider Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run, one of the classics of rock and roll, is sung from the singer to a… Read More Carole & Tuesday Episode 2: Born to Run