the brilliant green is back

Mainstream and indie pop, rock, punk and R&B from Japan that you should know about.



Top 10 CDs From Japan In 2009

Weblog obsessed with Japanese and Western Pop Culture, including music and movies.



Kaneko Atsushi

Amazing Manga artist of [BAMBi] and [SOIL] fame, now with releases in the US.




Your personal Junk Magnet will be a vendor at Kraken Con in Oakland, on April 23 and 24, 2016, with once-in-a-lifetime bargains that must be seen to be believed. Tons of rare, imported figures (Figma, Nendoroid, many more), video games (including a huge Dreamcast collection), music, and all sorts of greatness, with every item at special prices. Great deals will be had - make sure to attend to complete your collections. You can find a growing item list at the Junk Magnet Kraken Con Store.


Runaway Girl Army

1980s girl punk bands turned techno-revolutionaries want to change the world by transforming their bodies into Pure Land Antennas - conduits for universal spiritual energy. They succeed, but also let a seemingly unstoppable force into our existence. Is this nameless entity the Demiurge, or worse? Now, their teenage daughters have to pick up the pieces, and find a way to fix a multiverse-sized mess.


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