September 11, 2013

Interview with Ai Otsuka: Tracing her footsteps on the 10th anniversary of her debut.

A special program held in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Ai Otsuka`s debut, “Live interview with Ai Otsuka ~10th Anniversary~”, will be streamed live by Niko Niko over YouTube Live and Ustream on September 13th (Friday). The program will include an interview with Ai tracing her footsteps over 10 years since her debut, video from her concert held in 2010 at the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse in Kanagawa Prefecture on her 7th anniversary, and the full video... Read More

January 1, 2011

Ai Otsuka

As a qualified kindergarten teacher, it’s little surprise that Osaka-born singer/songwriter Ai Otsuka was able to make a connection with young Japanese music fans so quickly into her career. But while her thin, high-pitched vocals and karaoke-friendly bubblegum pop are mandatory for any self-respecting J-pop idol, and were crucial in capturing a young teenage audience, Otsuka’s cute appeal, centered around her earthy fashion sense, upbeat lyrics, and sense of humor,... Read More