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On a daily basis, I am overcome by Ayumi Hamasaki's greatness. I can be found listening to her music 24/7 by the local canal.
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    Ayumi Hamasaki’s Winter diary ~A7 Classical~ [Updates + Review]

    Well, well, well. Ayumi Hamasaki is preparing to take over Japan with her new classical-inspired remix album, Winter diary ~A7 Classical~ (yes, it most likely is named after A ONE + sixxxxxx… I guess we’re lucky it wasn’t SEVVVVVVVEN). “Winter diary” is, of course, thought to be the sequel...
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    Ayumi Hamasaki Improves J-Pop with “sixxxxxx”

    It’s time to celebrate! The Empress of J-Pop, Ayumi Hamasaki, released sixxxxxx today! In case you’re wondering why the title is so strange, I’m about 83% sure that it stands for “sinkhole,” which is where every other J-Pop album released this year needs to go after hearing this mini-album...
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    Namie Amuro – _genic: Album Review

    It’s finally here! We’ve been hyped with a handful of music videos and a teaser for the full album, but Namie Amuro’s _genic has finally been spread to the world in its full form! This time, we’ve been graced with not one, not two, not three—but FOURTEEN tracks. Enough...
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    “A ONE:” The Best Album Since “Abbey Road” [REVIEW]

    … For today, at least. Hear me out though–it’s a really good album! Whereas Colours focused on Western-like EDM songs, A ONE brings back the J-Pop Ayumi that everyone fell in love with years ago. Aided by the likes of Yuta Nakano, Tasuku, JJ LIN, Utada Hikaru and Tetsuya...
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    Ayumi Hamasaki: “A ONE” Covers & Info – Updates

    There’s only one thing that will matter to anyone this year: AYUMI IS BACK! Or at least she will be soon (specifically April 8, 2015). As previously mentioned, Ayumi is ready to take 2015 by storm: Ayumi Hamasaki’s 16th studio album “A ONE” to be released along with her...
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    Ayumi Hamasaki: Ready to Reign in 2015

    Our year has been blessed. Ayumi Hamasaki’s COUNTDOWN LIVE 2014-2015 A ~Cirque de Minuit~ aired December 31, 2014/January 1, 2015 and it’s as intense/wild/heartbreaking as the title makes it seem. Here’s the track-by-track review: Duty Great, moody intro. The acrobatics and overall visuals are fittingly thrilling. I love that...
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    How Ayumi Hamasaki Saved Christmas

    The Empress of J-Pop has spoiled us with a magnificent release for the otherwise uneventful holidays, this time with the winter-ballad trilogy, “Zutto…/Last minute/Walk.” “Zutto…” This is easily the generic Ayu ballad. While it sounds quite a bit like her other songs, it’s still memorable and wintery enough to...
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    The Queen of J-Pop: Ayumi Hamasaki

    In these past few weeks, I’ve been hearing a lot about major J-Pop singers releasing new material—everyone from Kumi Koda with “Dance in the Rain” to Namie Amuro’s “BRIGHTER DAY.” However, only one has me excited beyond belief. The Queen of J-Pop, Ayumi Hamasaki, has just announced two very...