Anime - Japanese Animation
Baka - Japanese word for idiot or fool
Loosely put an Anime Baka is someone who's crazy about Anime. However interpretation's may vary. I tend to think of Anime Baka as meaning something like drooling fan boy/girl.
Wrote this a long time ago. Too short for an article:
Perverted - Hentai in Japanese. But the word pervert means deviation from normal or accepted. So, how can all guys be perverts?
Did you ever notice that the sex scene in the movie is generally at about the same realative place as the guitar solo in a song?
I'm not quite sure where I bumped into Nana at. To bad I didn't find her earlier as she's done a couple of shows in the US. Nana always wanted to be a singer, but was not allowed to pursue her dream until reaching eighteen. So she was already really good coming out of the gate. She also does work as a model, often for the the store "Baby the Stars Shine Bright". She generally dresses up in Lolita fashion.
To date there are few songs by her that I don't love. She's a little rocker. Unfortunately her music hasn't done as well in Japan as it could. I think she's enough off the mainstream that it hurts her. Myself I think she's perfect. Her sound is always well done. Hmmm queen of J-punk?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQDmnklMJIU Kibo no Kakera
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goNdTa2xWzw remake of Lum no love song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33fvti_Dgh4 raw Greenday cover
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbrUUawGKHM Kiss no Kiss (yummm)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INg91NEesxs Kiss or Kiss in english
At some point she got together with Marty Friedman (former lead guitarist from Megadeth) and they laid down some tracks that shine. Marty is currently living in Shinjuku, Tokyo and speaks fluent Japanese. He is one of the best guitarists I know of. I really hope that they do more work together. He really brings the fun out of her.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdv_SLf9GK0 Bevy just loves this cover of Daisy Chainsaw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABQLgzI4f_E Just love Marty's influence here
Anybody out there remember Sailor Moon? I guess she does:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_8Azay9kzk This cool song "Moonlight Dance" was changed into a more generic theme song in the US. Nana singing it is just plain cool. She loves doing covers of classic Anime songs.
Ohh, check out this video complete with english subtitles (Antoinette Blue): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXeLtNLO6uQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2DIPnn0dPA Punk & Babys
I can't wait to get her latest album "Bondage" (limited DVD release version of course).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4ARx0XGk90 She Bob cover
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