Music Spotlight: Jang Geun Suk’s “Crazy Crazy Crazy”

Note: The following was written in November 2011, and it was originally for Jang Geun Suk’s single, “Let Me Cry”. In the time following the original publication of the post, he released his full album, “Just Crazy”, which includes Let Me Cry. However, for republication, I am going to include “Crazy Crazy Crazy” to highlight his aforementioned first album, released in 2012.

I wanted to talk about a popular Korean Wave actor who trends above all the others in Japan (in before AKB48) and had a sold out concert at the Tokyo Dome. His name is Jang Geun Suk (also written as Jang Keun Suk), who rose to fame after starring in the 2009 Korean drama, You’re Beautiful, and had a cameo appearance in the Japanese adaptation of YAB, Ikemen Desu Ne.


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Channel Surfing: YG Future Strategy Office

YG Future Strategy Office is a Netflix Original Series from 2018 that starred former BIGBANG member, Seungri. It’s not a traditional Korean Drama in terms of standards, but a mock reality show. Showing behind the scenes of the maknae’s attempts to improve YG Entertainment’s global domination.


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Centaku Media Journal: Episode #06

As we finally catch a break from all the excitement in the previous two episodes, we talk about the Life-sized Freedom Gundam being built in China, a mysterious Dragon Quest title to be announced in Shonen Jump, and fans of a globally popular (and probably obvious) K-Pop group appear to be defending their group a little too much. Sanjo-chan also talks about the results of the Community Poll for the next anime series to watch for a future podcast episode.


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Centaku Media Journal: Episode #05

Gamers got their share of new game and product announcements in the last episode. Now, anime fans get their time in the spotlight following the announcements from Anime Expo Lite and FunimationCon. Sanjo-chan also talks about the shutdown of Twitch competitor Mixer, BLACKPINK’s recording breaking comeback, and the controversy surrounding former NEWS member Yuya Tegoshi.


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Music Spotlight: Cross Gene’s “La-Di Da-Di”

The next song in Music Spotlight is from Cross Gene, where how I found out about them is interesting through word of mouth. Not many people will understand it, but this is something that makes sense within my circle of friends. Even if it doesn’t make sense, it’s definitely a very catchy song to listen to on regular rotation.


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