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Shami-sensational by Hibiki Ichikawa

The UK’s number one Tsugaru shamisen player Hibiki Ichikawa is back with a sensational new album, aptly called ‘Shami-sensational’. This fantastic album contains 8 new tracks, featuring the shamisen player himself, as well as guest vocals from… 161 more words


The Geisha

P.S. The pantoum is the hardest to compose out of all poetic forms.


Studio Ghibli’s No-Face appears again on the streets of Japan to rock out on his shamisen 【Video】

Famous anime spirit seems to have gotten even better in the year since his skills were last recorded on video. 346 more words


Japan Study Abroad: Post Seventeen

Hello there! Welcome to blog post seventeen! We are studying abroad at Reitaku University in Japan, and today we looked at Japanese music.

The Japanese word for music is  282 more words


Japan Study Abroad: Post Nine

Thanks for joining us for post nine of our stay at Reitaku University! On this day, we went to see a live theater performance in the traditional Japanese style – called  381 more words


Watch over 20 drones dance in unison with a trio of shamisen players in front of Fuji【Video】

Synchronized blinking drones, Mt. Fuji, and tsugaru-jamisen make for one of the most gorgeous videos we’ve ever seen! 280 more words