Kaela Kimura – Today Is A New Day

Short promotion video for Japanese pop singer Kaela Kimura’s latest single, Today Is A New Day. The song will be included in her upcoming album, Mieta.

Kaela Kimura Today Is A New Day

Southern All Stars – Heaven On The Beach

Music video for Heaven On The Beach by long running Japanese pop rock band Southern All Stars. The MV features cameo appearances of a host of Japanese celebrities, including Natsumi Abe, Kaori Iida, Yuko Nakazawa, members of AKB48, Tamio Okuda, Guts Ishimatsu, Kaela Kimura, Kazuyoshi Saito, Dreams Come True, Ken Hirai, Gen Hoshino, Keiko Masuda and Kazuya Yoshii.

Lululu – Beautiful World music video

Japanese MV for Beautiful World, a country song by indie band Lululu [Jp].

EXILE – New Horizon music video

Japanese music video for New Horizon, released in July 2014 by EXILE, a popular Japanese pop group. Just an OK song, the video is beautiful though.

The boy band was formed in 2001. About half of the 19 members are in their 30’s (the eldest is 45), but the group will continue to bring in new blood to keep them running like a franchise, which is common in J-pop.

SMBC Japan – Lady, Fight Commercial

Japanese commercial for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) which shows their appreciation for women in the workforce.

The word “fight” is often used as word of encouragement in Asia, a short form for “keep on fighting”. Music by pop rock band Southern All Stars.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation lady fight commercial