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Goodbye Japanator Radio


Jul 30
// Zac Bentz
Sorry this took so long. Some of you have already noticed, but for those of you who haven't, you are no longer able to download any episodes of Japanator Radio. That is because the show is no longer in production and is no lo...

Japanator Radio 169

Jun 22 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:01 Versailles - Flowery - Holy Grail [BUY]04:53 Cinema Staff - Shiroisabakuunomarch - Cinema Staff [BUY]08:38 Metro-Ongen - Voyager - Eden [BUY]11:33 Portal 2 OST12:31 Toddle - Thorn - The Shimmer [BUY]15:26 Usotsuki Barbie - Neko-ko - nininini [BUY]18:40 GULSHABU - Mikoshi no Giburi - GULSHABU [BUY at HearJapan]20:45 Portal 2 OSTArtist Spotlight: 9mm Parabellum Bullet 22:47 9mm Parabellum Bullet - Endless Game - Movement [BUY]26:20 9mm Parabellum Bullet - We Are Innocent - Vampire [BUY]28:56 9mm Parabellum Bullet - The Revolutionary - Revolutionary [BUY]32:18 9mm Parabellum Bullet - Punishment - Termination [BUY]34:54 Portal 2 OST35:32 Macdonald Duck Eclair - Beep Sweep - kono tokimeki ima sugu [BUY at HearJapan]38:08 Devo - Don't Shoot (Polysics Remix) - na 41:44 Supercar - Strobolights - RE:Supercar 2 [BUY]45:54 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY]
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Boy, sure does seem like it's been a long time since we were last together, no? Hey, let's not get all sentimental here. Look, I brought you a present! It's a new Japanator Radio! Toddle! Supercar! 9mm Parabellum Bullet! All your favorites! See? It's like we've never been apart. Enjoy! DOWNLOAD EPISODE 169 FEED ZUNE @zacbentz@japanator Track-list and links after the jump!

Japanator Radio 168

May 26 // Ben Huber
00:00 Omodaka - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:19 Tokusatsu - Angura Summer People Holiday - Moebius Kouya ~ Zetsubou Densetsu Episode I  [BUY]05:58 Perfume - Laser Beam - Single  [BUY]09:26 Tokyo Jihen - Onna no ko wa Daredemo - Single [BUY] 13:19 Break: The Outrunners - Diamonds - Running for Love and Money [BUY] 14:02 School Food Punishment - RPG - Single  [BUY]18:05 Teddyloid - Daten City (TV Version) - Panty & Stocking Bonus OST  [BUY]21:47 Sayaki Sasaki - Zzz - Single [BUY] 24:28 Break: The Outrunners - Diamonds - Running for Love and Money [BUY] [OST Spotlight]25:11 Yuki Kajiura - Pugna cum Maga - Madoka Magica OST 1  [BUY]27:23 Yuki Kajiura - Sis puella magica! - Madoka Magica OST 1  [BUY]30:05 Yuki Kajiura - Credens justitiam - Madoka Magica OST 1  [BUY]31:50 Yuki Kajiura - Terror adhaerens - Madoka Magica OST 1 [BUY] 35:30 Break: The Outrunners - Diamonds - Running for Love and Money [BUY] [Album Spotlight]36:10 Taku Takahashi (m-flo loves Crystal Kay) - gET oN! (THE SUITBOYS Remix) - AFTER 5 VOL. 1  [BUY]39:32 Taku Takahashi (ICONIQ) - LADIES (THE SUITBOYS VIP MIX) - AFTER 5 VOL. 1  [BUY]43:24 Taku Takahashi (Lady Sovereign) - Jigsaw (☆Taku Takahashi Remix) - AFTER 5 VOL. 1  [BUY]46:18 Taku Takahashi (m-flo loves MINMI) - Lotta Love (THE SUITBOYS Remix) AFTER 5 VOL. 1 [BUY] 49:30 The Outrunners - Diamonds - Running for Love and Money [BUY]
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Looks like I'm making a habit of this? Lots of sweet music here this week, such as some great anime endings and a little OST love in there as well. School Food Punishment, Taku Takahashi, Perfume, Tokyo Jihen and more all mak...

Japanator Radio 167

May 11 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:28 Imaginary Flying Machine - "Yasashisa Ni Tsutsumaretanara (feat. Destrage & Yoko Hallelujah)" - Princess Ghibli [BUY]06:08 Satanica - "The Traitor" - After Christ, The Devil Comes [BUY]11:26 TsuShiMaMiRe - "Doing Nothing" - Giving Blood [BUY at HearJapan]14:27 Break: Catherine OST [BUY]15:28 Gekitetsu - "Bachigai" - Geki [BUY at HearJapan]17:39 Mowmow Lulu Gyaban - "Hello!! Mr. Coke-High" - BeVeci Calopueno [BUY]22:16 Psysalia Psysalis Psyche - "Death to My Friends" - X is to Y as Y is to Z [BUY]26:27 Break: Catherine OST [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Plasticzooms28:01 Plasticzooms - "Bug" - Bug 30:54 Plasticzooms - "Under///Black" - Charm [BUY]33:32 Plasticzooms - "Shutter" - Charm [BUY]36:47 Plasticzooms - "Witch" - Witch 39:50 Break: Catherine OST [BUY]40:23 Chara - "Yurashita Garu" - Dark Candy [BUY]44:19 Supercar - "Lucky" - RE:SUPERCAR1 [BUY]48:52 Boom Boom Satellites - "Stay" - Experienced [BUY]56:25 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY]
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Time again for me, Zac (that's my name!), to take the reigns of the Japanator Radio, um, train? and fly it into the...hmm. Sure has been a while, huh? Anyway, while I try and collect my thoughts and remember how to make words...


Japanator Radio 166

Apr 21 // Ben Huber
00:00 Omodaka - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:14 T.M. Revolution - Mizu ni Utsuru Tsuki - CLOUD NINE [BUY]05:43 Teddyloid - Reactivation - Recordings [LINK]10:43 hujiko pro - chipbreak is dead - single [LINK] 13:33 Break: Omodaka - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 14:23 mouse on the keys - The Extreme [FFVIII] - More SQ [BUY]19:06 Boom Boom Satellites - Dig the New Breed - Experienced [BUY] 29:12 Break: Omodaka - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] [Album Spotlight]30:16 Imaginary Flying Machines - Country Road - Princess Ghibli [BUY]33:24 Imaginary Flying Machines - Arrietty's Song - Princess Ghibli  [BUY]37:16 Imaginary Flying Machines - Mononoke Hime - Princess Ghibli  [BUY]40:26 Imaginary Flying Machines - Nausicaä Requiem - Princess Ghibli [BUY] 43:57 Break: Omodaka - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] [OST Spotlight]44:54 Keigo Hoashi - Sugata - Star Driver OST vol. 2 [BUY]46:31 Ryuichi Takada - Wavering Heart - Star Driver OST vol. 2  [BUY]48:25 Satoru Kousaki - Fate - Star Driver OST vol. 2  [BUY]51:15 Satoru Kousaki - Galactic Pretty Boy - Star Driver vol. 2 [BUY] 53:13 Omodaka - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY]
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Another slightly-delayed episode of Japanator Radio! Okay, calm down it was only one day! This week we cover a lot of ground, from some recent pop/remix stuff to the much-talked-about Princess Ghibli album from collaboration ...

Japanator Radio 165

Apr 06 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:19 Maximum the Hormone - "Maximum the Hormone" - Greatest the Hits 2011-2011 [BUY]06:14 Sex Machineguns - "Machinega A Theme" - 37564 [BUY]09:43 Versailles - "Judicial Noir" - Philia [BUY]14:00 Break: Catherine OST [BUY]14:51 Puffy - "Ai no Odessy" - Thank You! [BUY]19:18 Lillies and Remains -" Effectual Truth" - Transpersonal [BUY]22:20 Bloodthirsty Butchers - "Jet Ninjin" - GO!GO! A GO!GO! [BUY]28:11 Break: Catherine OST [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Polysics29:44 Polysics - "Bleeping Hedgehog" - Oh! No! It's Heavy Polysick!!! [BUY]32:29 Polysics - "Jumping Up and Clash" - Oh! No! It's Heavy Polysick!!! [BUY]35:34 Polysics - "Bungu" - GO!GO! A GO!GO! [BUY]39:06 Polysics - "Computer Obachan" - Rock for Baby [BUY]42:06 Break: Catherine OST [BUY]43:53 Boris - "Spoon" - New Album [BUY]48:16 Sakanaction - "Rookie" - Rookie [BUY]53:35 L.E.D. - "I'll (feat Ikuko Harada)" - I'll [BUY at HearJapan]59:36 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY]
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Hello again! Time for another action packed episode of Japantor Radio! Action packed? Is that even possible on an audio podcast? I don't know. But if it is, then this is it! This time we've got all new music from the likes of...

Japanator Radio 164

Mar 16 // Ben Huber
00:00 Omodaka  - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:01 9nine - Shining Star - SHINING STAR - Single [BUY]04:36 POLYSICS - Let's Daba Daba - Oh! No! It's Heavy Polysic!!! [BUY] 07:54 Break: Masakazu Sugimori - CHASE - Ghost Trick Original Sound Track 08:24 Azuma Hitomi - ONAJI YUME - Harinezumi [BUY]14:32 ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D - Oh Yeah!!! - Song for... [BUY] 18:41 Break: Masakazu Sugimori - CHASE - Ghost Trick Original Sound Track [OST Segment 1]19:32 Yoshimori Makoto - Tada, Shizuka ni Mitsumero (remix) - Durarara!! OST Best Hit Ikebukuro Psyche de remix [BUY]24:45 Yoshimori Makoto - Midiri-iro no Kioku (piano solo) - Durarara!! OST Best Hit Ikebukuro Psyche de remix  [BUY]27:01 Yoshimori Makoto - Futari no Doukei (retake) - Durarara!! OST Best Hit Ikebukuro Psyche de remix  [BUY]30:23 Yoshimori Makoto - Tsuwamonodomo ga Yume no Ato - Durarara!! OST Best Hit Ikebukuro Psyche de remix [BUY] 31:25 Break: Masakazu Sugimori - CHASE - Ghost Trick Original Sound Track [OST Segment 2]32:29 Kakeru Ishihama - Takuto - Star Driver ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 1 [BUY]34:24 Keigo Hoashi - Conviction - Star Driver ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 1  [BUY]36:30 Ryuchi Takeda - Zero Time - Star Driver ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 1  [BUY]38:18 Keigo Hoashi - Head - Star Driver ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 1 [BUY] 40:32 Break: Masakazu Sugimori - CHASE - Ghost Trick Original Sound Track [OST Segment 3]41:32 Sheryl Nome - Kindan no Elixir - Macross F ~Sayonara no Tsubasa~ OST [BUY]46:48 Yoko Kanno - The Isle of Mayan - Macross F ~Sayonara no Tsubasa~ OST  [BUY]48:15 Yoko Kanno - Nejire Trauma - Macross F ~Sayonara no Tsubasa~ OST  [BUY]50:57 Sheryl Nome & Ranka Lee - Sayonara no Tsubasa ~ the end of triangle - Macross F ~Sayonara no Tsubasa~ OST [BUY] 58:12 Break: Masakazu Sugimori - CHASE - Ghost Trick Original Sound Track 59:05 Kou Shibasaki (remixed by TeddyLoid) - Mukei Spirit -Mugen Loop Remix- - Single [BUY]
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Another fine episode of Jtor Radio has arrived! It's got a hard, crunchy outside and a gooey, music-filled inside. I hope you don't mind that I focused quite a bit on some OSTs this week, as we had a couple good recent new re...

Japanator Radio 163

Mar 04 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:17 HaKU - "Tag" - astronautS [BUY]05:44 Winnie - "Tomorrow's Sign" - Synchronized [BUY]09:11 Miyavi - "What's My Name (feat. Yoshida Ichiro)" - What's My Name EP [BUY]12:07 Break: Final Fantasy - Distant Worlds - Returning Home [BUY]13:10 sleepy.ab - "Donguri" - Mother Goose [BUY]17:22 800 Cherries - "Le Papillon Et La Fleur" - Opuscula [BUY]19:15 Roly Poly Rag Bear - "Pepper Mint Rainbow" - Hana [BUY]22:33 Break: Final Fantasy - Distant Worlds - Returning Home [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Mo'some Tonebender [Check out Japan Nite!]24:00 Mo'some Tonebender - "Hammmmer" - Struggle [BUY]29:15 Mo'some Tonebender - "Youth" - Struggle [BUY]33:43 Mo'some Tonebender - "Green and Gold" - The Stories of Adventure [BUY]38:34 Mo'some Tonebender - "Synchronicity" - SING! [BUY]43:35 Break: Final Fantasy - Distant Worlds - Returning Home [BUY]44:13 Shinichi Osawa - "Cyclone" - Cyclone 49:20 Capsule - "Happy Life Generator" - Nexus-2060 [BUY]54:15 Halcali - "Marching March (80KIDZ Remix)" - Tokyo Connection [BUY]58:04 Omodaka- "Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental)" - Favorite Games - EP [BUY]
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Hello again, music lovers! It's time to kick off the month of March with a new Japanator Radio! This week we take a closer look at Mo'some Tonebender, as well as a ton of both new and old music from all over the spectrum. Oh ...

Japanator Radio 162

Feb 17 // Ben Huber
00:00 Omodaka  - Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY] 01:20 Aqua Timez - Hyakunen no Ki - Carpe Diem  [BUY]05:22 BACK-ON - with you feat.Me - Hello World  [BUY]09:00 CHEMISTRY - A Better Tomorrow - Single [BUY] 14:23 Break: Welcome to the Museum - Yoshimori Makoto - Kuragehime OST [BUY] 15:14 A Dream of a Dead Tree - Yoshimori Makoto - Kuragehime OST  [BUY]18:44 To Forget the Rain - Yoshimori Makoto - Kuragehime OST [BUY] 21:34 Break: Light's Theme - Yoshisa Hirano and Hideki Taniuchi - Death Note OST [BUY] 22:25 Noriyuki Iwadare - Investigation Suite - Gyakuten Kenji 2 Bonus Disc  [BUY]27:09 Noriyuki Iwadare - Mikumo Ichijo ~ The Great Truth Burglar 2011 - Gyakuten Kenji Bonus Disc  [BUY]31:45 Noriyuki Iwadare - Hakari Mikagami ~ Goddess of Law - Gyakuten Kenji 2 Bonus Disc [BUY] 36:24 Break: 00h00 - Danger - Single [Link] 36:51 Kalafina - Magia - Single  [BUY]41:59 Color Bottle - CONCRETE - Jonetsu no Uta  [BUY]45:30 SCANDAL - Pride - Single [BUY] 49:56 Break: ALL THAT JAZZ - Umi no Meiru Machi - Ghibli Jazz [BUY] 50:28 Joe Hisaishi - Ni no Kuni Main Theme - Ni no Kuni OST  [BUY]53:40 Iwasaki Taku - Douse Konna no ga Suki Desho? - Katanagatari OST vol. 2  [BUY]55:51 Iwasaki Taku - ☆Last Battle - Katanagatari OST vol. 2 [BUY] 59:14 Iwasaki Taku - Peacock Blue Eyes - Katanagatari OST vol. 2 [BUY]
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Wait a minute, what's going on here? What am I doing here? Yes, that's right, ladies and gents, I've taken over Japanator Radio! Well, every other episode, anyway. That little surprise Zac hinted at last time was this! Japana...

Japanator Radio 161

Feb 02 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Omodaka- Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY]01:21 Yousei Teikoku - Baptize - Gothic Lolita Agitator [BUY]04:43 Special Thanks - Morning Coffee - Seven Lovers [BUY at JapanFiles]07:51 Bremen - Blue Line - Skin [BUY]12:08 Break: Distant Worlds music from FINAL FANTASY Returning home [BUY]12:45 NICO Touches the Walls - Diver - Diver [BUY]16:45 Broken Little Sister - Colour - Memories, Violet & Demons [BUY]22:16 Susumu Hirasawa - Ashura Clock - Totsugen Heni [BUY]27:08 Break: Distant Worlds music from FINAL FANTASY Returning home [BUY]Artist Spotlight: The Pillows 28:10 The Pillows - Give Me Up - Horn Again [BUY]30:39 The Predators - This World - This World [BUY]33:47 The Pillows - Doggie Howl - Horn Again [BUY]36:27 The Pillows - Advice - Happy Bivouac [BUY]38:43 Break: Distant Worlds music from FINAL FANTASY Returning home [BUY]  40:28 Hoshina Anniversary - Technodildo - Panty & Stocking OST [BUY]44:52 Nagimiso.sys - Alcoholoid2 - Hammer [BUY]49:24 Shinichi Osawa - Zingaro - Zingaro [BUY]55:14 Omodaka- Honjou Oiwake (Instrumental) - Favorite Games - EP [BUY]
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What's this? Can it be? It's been so long...but yes, I think it is! It's a new Japanator Radio! Yes, it's been over a month but we're back! Back with another round of musical selections both new and slightly old, all mooshed ...

Japanator Radio 160 - Best Japanese Albums of 2010

Dec 29 // Zac Bentz
Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]  Mass of the Fermenting Dregs - Rat - Zero Comma, Irotoridori no Sekai [BUY]Mass of the Fermenting Dregs - Zureru - Zero Comma, Irotoridori no Sekai [BUY]Vola & the Oriental Machine - Thank You My Force - Principle [BUY]Vola & the Oriental Machine - Panic at the Disco - Principle [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Avengers in Sci-fi - Delight Slight Lightspeed - Dynamo [BUY]Avengers in Sci-fi - Future Never Knows - Dynamo [BUY]Miki Furukawa - Saihate - Very [BUY]Miki Furukawa - New Days - Very [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Plugnet - Good Flight - Select [BUY at HearJapan]Plugnet - Toberu-hou - Select [BUY at HearJapan]Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]  
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Well, here we are, at the end. The end of the year, at least. And it's been a doooozy!This week we've got the second and final installment of the Best Japanese Albums of 2010. Hooray! Did your favorites make the list? If not,...

Japanator Radio 159 - Best Japanese Albums of 2010

Dec 22 // Zac Bentz
Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]  Ling Tosite Sigure - I Was Music - Still A Sigure Virgin [BUY]Ling Tosite Sigure - Can You Kill A Secret - Still A Sigure Virgin [BUY]World's End Girlfriend - Les Enfants du Paradis - Seven Idiots [BUY]World's End Girlfriend - Ulysses Gazer - Seven Idiots [BUY] Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Ogre You Asshole - Balance - Ukarete Iru Hito [BUY]Ogre You Asshole - Race Course- Ukarete Iru Hito [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY] Wienners - Japan Holi -CULT POP JAPAN [BUY]Wienners - Idol -CULT POP JAPAN [BUY]Polysics - How Are You? - eee-P!!! [BUY]Polysics - Mach Kanjin - eee-P!! [BUY]Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]  
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Well, here we are. At the end. Well, ok, almost the end. That can one mean one thing: Time for another Best Japanese Albums of the Year show(s)!That's right. For the next two weeks we'll be taking a look back at the best Japa...

Japanator Radio 158

Dec 15 // Zac Bentz
Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]  Bump of Chicken - "Akira Tooru Airship" - Cosmonaut [BUY]The Pillows - "Movement" - Movement [BUY]Plastic Girl in Closet - "Rabbit House" - Rabbit House Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]UVERworld - "Wakasa Yue Entelechia" - Qualia [BUY]Alice Pack - "Forest" - sfanm [BUY]Go!Go!7188 - "Mugendai" - Acoustic Operation [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Artist Spotlight: PolysicsPolysics - "Boil" - eee-P!!! [BUY]Polysics - "Three O Three O Man/Donuts" - Kaja Kaja Goo [BUY]Polysics - "Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force Go Theme" Puffy AmiYumi - "Teen Titans Theme (Polysics' CR-06 Mix)" - Splurge [BUY]Polysics - "Rock Wave Don't Stop" - eee-P!!! [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]T.M. Revolution - "Save the One, Save the All" - Save the One, Save the All [BUY]plugnet - "Super Morio Rap (Tap Tap Mix)" - SELECT [BUY at HearJapan]The Aprils - "Boku Uchuu" - Back to the Future Music [BUY]Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] 
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Time again for another rollicking, frolicking episode of your favorite Japanator radio show, Japanator Radio!No guest DJ segment this week (boo) but we do have a slightly extended Polysics Artist Spotlight to make up for it (yay!). Oh, and lots of other stuff, of course.  Enjoy the show! DOWNLOAD EPISODE 158 FEEDZUNE @zacbentz@japanator Track-list and links after the jump!  

Japanator Radio 157

Dec 08 // Zac Bentz
Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]  Yoko Kanno - Guilty (w/Telephones) - Surely Someday OST [BUY]Hartfield - Today Forever - L.I.B.R.A. [BUY]Envy - Rain Clouds Running in a Holy Night - Recitation [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Buck-TickBuck-Tick - Gekka Reijin - Razzle Dazzle [BUY]Buck-Tick - Mugen - Razzle Dazzle [BUY]Buck-Tick - Long Distance Call - Kyokutou I Love You [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Guest DJ: Colette BennettPerfume - Nee - Nee [BUY]NewS - Fighting Man - Fighting Man [BUY]Wintermute - Jupiter  Pop - Straylight [BUY at HearJapan]Ken Hirai - Aishiteru - Aishiteru [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Adapter - Boku no Life - Boku no Life [BUY]Chix Chicks - Kylie Minogue (Sexy Synthesizer Remix) - Re: Electro Chix [BUY]Antennasia - Gynoid - Qus-cus [BUY]Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] 
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Bam! Another Japanator Radio, all set to bring pleasure to your ears in ways better left unspoken. This week we've got lots of great new music, Some Buck-Tick in the Artist Spotlight (again?) and the one and only Colette Benn...

Japanator Radio 156

Dec 01 // Zac Bentz
Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] Samurai Jack Universe - "Crying Swan" - Babel [BUY]Going Under Ground - "Long Way To Go" - Long Way To Go [BUY]Puffy - "Jet Love" - R.G.W. [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Kimonos - "Soundtrack to Murder" - Kimonos [BUY]Hikashu - "The Model" - Tokyo Mobil Music P-Model - "The Great Brain" - In A Model Room [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Base Ball BearBase Ball Bear - "Band Girl's Spiral Days" - Cypress Girls [BUY]Base Ball Bear - "Electric Summer" - C [BUY]Base Ball Bear - "Gokusaishiki Imagination" - High Color Times [BUY]Base Ball Bear - "Transfer Girl" - Detective Boy [BUY]Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas - "My Dear Lady, Will You Dance With Me Tonight?" - Dance & Scream [BUY]Blood Stain Child - "Exotic-6-Coordinator" - Mosaiq [BUY]X-Japan - "Jade" - Jade Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]
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Happy December! Well, as happy as this crazy month can be, at least. I've already shoveled the driveway more times than I'd like. But I digress... Time for some music!No special guest DJ this week, so you're stuck with me for the entire hour. You'll live! Enjoy the show, and stay warm! DOWNLOAD EPISODE 156 FEEDZUNE @zacbentz@japanator Track-list and links after the jump!  

Japanator Radio 155

Nov 24 // Zac Bentz
Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] Anarchy Stone - Rouge no Dengon - Ghiblirock [BUY at HearJapan]General Head Mountain - Azami - Butterfly Effect [BUY]Flip - Koi Naraba - Mulu Mole [BUY]Break: Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] Artist Spotlight - World's End GirlfriendWorld's End Girlfriend - Les Enfants du Paradis - Seven Idiots [BUY]World's End Girlfriend - Galaxy Kid 666 - Seven Idiots [BUY]World's End Girlfriend - Birthday Resistance - Hurtbreak Wonderland [BUY]Break: Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] Guest DJ - Brad RiceToshihiko Sahashi - Tema I - Gunslinger Girl [BUY]Joe Hisaishi - Ave Maria - Okuribito [BUY]Kiyoshi Yoshida - Summer Night (Long Version) - The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Taku Iwasaki - Tsuki to Hoshi to A-ta-shi - Gurren Lagann [BUY]Break: Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] Polysics - How Are You - eee-P!!! [BUY]Aira Mitsuki - ??? - ??? [BUY]Miki Furukawa - New Days - Very [BUY]Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]
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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Or, if you're not into that, happy Another New Episode of Japanator Radio Day!This week, lots of incredible new musiuc, including the new Polysics single! Yay! Oh, and the always hot hot hot Brad Rice brings us an extra special Guest DJ set. Yay!Let's eat! DOWNLOAD EPISODE 155 FEEDZUNE @zacbentz@japanator Track-list and links after the jump!  

Japanator Radio 154

Nov 17 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY] 00:51 The Local Art - "Love Song" - Kibou [BUY]03:21 Triceratops - "Can to Can't no Passport" (w/9mm Parabellum Bullet) - We Are One [BUY]07:13 Kahimi Karie - "Time Travelers" - It's Here [BUY]11:41 Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Guest DJ: Mike LeChevallier12:09 Hannibal Buress - "Balling Out of Control" / Brian Eno - "Emerald and Lime"14:44 Wild Nothing - "Summer Holiday"18:50 Shad - "Rose Garden"21:37 Laetitia Sadier - "One Million Year Trip"26:43 !!! - "Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass"31:33 Shugo Tokumaru - "Rum Hee"35:12 Etsuko Yakushimaru - "COSMOS vs ALIEN"36:40 Menomena - "Five Little Rooms"41:26 Tsutchie + Kazami - "YOU"46:21 Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]46:52 Scandal - "Daydream" (Judy & Mary) - R-Girl's Rock! [BUY]50:37 exist trace - "Owari No Mai Sekai" - TWIN GATE [BUY at JapanFiles.com]54:25 The Predators - "This World" - This World [BUY]57:45 Perfume - "Love the World" - Single [BUY]
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Another week, another Japanator Radio! What makes you so special all the time??This week we've got a ton of new music, but most special of all is guest DJ Mike LeChevallier! You are not ready for what he has in store.So, as always, sit back and crank it up! DOWNLOAD EPISODE 154 FEEDZUNE @zacbentz@japanator Track-list and links after the jump!  

Japanator Radio 153

Nov 10 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Perfume - Love the World - Single [BUY] 00:45 Bump of Chicken - "Motor Cycle" - Uchuuhikoushi He No Tegami / Motor Cycle [BUY]04:36 Chatmonchy - "Second Present" - Awa Come [BUY]08:06 Spitz - "Polar Bear" - Togemaru [BUY]11:32 Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Vola & the Oriental Machine12:36 Vola & the Oriental Machine - "The Empire of Vola" - Principle [BUY]14:43 Vola & the Oriental Machine - "Thank You My Force" - Principle [BUY]19:04 Vola & the Oriental Machine - "Self-Defense" - Halan'na Darkside [BUY]22:01 Vola & the Oriental Machine - "Panic at the Disco" - Principle [BUY]25:17 Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]Guest DJ: Ben Huber26:05 Tokyo Jihen - "Kenka Joutou" - Adult [BUY]29:04 Paradise Lunch - "YES=NO" - Here's Paradise Lunch [BUY]34:23 Mouse on the Keys - "Double Bind" - an anxious object [BUY]38:23 Boom Boom Satellites - "Vapour" - To the Loveless [BUY]45:31 Break: Final Fantasy XIV OST [BUY]45:52 Perfume - "Nee" - Nee [BUY]50:09 Redalice - "Crush Out" - Hardcore Syndrome 4 [BUY]54:30 Tropico Q - "Jump" - Hard Rock Pafe [BUY at HearJapan]57:51 BREAK: Perfume - Love the World - Single [BUY]
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Raaaawr! Computer problems make angry!..Oh! Hi there. Don't worry, it's all OK. Everything's fine. Here's a new show!This week, Vola and the Oriental Machine in the Artist Spotlight and a special guest DJ set from the Ben Huber. Huzzah! Oh, and maybe a glitch or two. Consider them Easter eggs!Enjoy. DOWNLOAD EPISODE 153 FEEDZUNE @zacbentz@japanator Track-list and links after the jump!  

Japanator Radio 152

Nov 03 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Perfume - Love the World - Single [BUY]00:59 Miyavi - Universe - What's My Name [BUY]04:35 Mentairocker&Achikoaco - Just Close Your Eyes - Nude [BUY at HearJapan]08:52 Versailles - Destiny The Lovers - Single [BUY]14:39 BREAK: Perfume - Love the World - Single [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Ling Tosite Sigure16:09 Ling Tosite Sigure - Illusion is Mine - Still A Sigure Virgin? [BUY]20:03 Ling Tosite Sigure - Souzou no Security - Feeling Your UFO [BUY]23:35 Ling Tosite Sigure - This Is Is This? - Still A Sigure Virgin? [BUY]27:50 BREAK: Perfume - Love the World - Single [BUY]Guest DJ - Peter Cerlienco29:02 Nightmare - Alice - The World Ruler [BUY]33:35 X Japan - Unfinished - Blue Blood [BUY]38:02 Flow - Garden - Golden Coast [BUY]42:22 Long Shot Party - Distance - Distance [BUY]45:32 BREAK: Perfume - Love the World - Single [BUY]46:22 80kidz - Flow With It - Weekend Warrior [BUY]50:32 Kalafina - Adore - Kagayaku Sora no Shijima ni wa [BUY]55:26 DJ Sharpnel - Gate Openerz - Cyclick [BUY]59:47 BREAK: Perfume - Love the World - Single [BUY]
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At long last! Here we are with a brand new show, all shiny and nice and ready to be taken for a spin around the block. Exciting!You'll notice a few small changes, most notably the new Guest DJ segment, as well as a shorter Ar...

Japanator Radio 151: Halloween 2010

Oct 27 // Zac Bentz
151 02:25 Taverner - Song for Athene08:12 A plus D - Love Will Tear You Apart13:00 Mutumu - L'œil est Dieu - Ilya17:32 Chieko Nishimura - Progressive Of The Dead - Music of the Dead22:41 Dead Man's Bones - My Body's a Zombie for You27:06 Peter Murphy - I'll Fall With Your Knife - Wild Birds 1985-199531:18 0. Children - Don't Dig - O. Children36:18 Adachi Tomomi Royal Chorus - Garden Balsam - Yo40:33 World's End Girlfriend - The Offering Inferno - Seven Idiots49:00 Lisa Gerrard - Sacrifice - Best of55:32 Mono - Burial at Sea - Hymn to the Immortal Wind08Silent Hill - Sirens / SunLareine - Knight and PriestVincent Price - All Saints Eve - A Hornbook For Witches: Stories And Poems For HalloweenAkira Yamaoka - Rain of Brass Petals (Three Voices Edit) - SH3 OSTPsycho le Cemu - Love is Dead - ~Epilogue~ Kataritsuga Reru MonogatariThe Creeping Horror - A Hornbook For Witches: Stories And Poems For HalloweenYutaka Minobe - Bullying - Rule of Rose OSTByeongwoo Lee - Lullaby - A Tale of Two Sisters OSTKuniaki Haishima - For the Love of Life - Monster OSTAkira Yamaoka - Hometown - SH3 OSTGackt - Lust for Blood - Crescent176BIZ - Meivi no Aoi Shinju - AtelierSaito Tsuneyoshi - Ayakashi no Izanai - xxxHolic Manatsu no Yoru no Yume OSTHellraiser - Hellraiser OSTHoshingoeika - Siren OSTKounagihishouka - Siren 2 OST???60.66Trick Or Treat! - Silent Hill 3Alfred Hitchck's Music to Be Murdered BysirensMutyumu - 存在の確率 - MutyumuMike Harding - Premature Burial - BBC RecordsLakeside Dream - - Silent Hill 3A Love Suicide - The Theme of Rule of RoseGershon Kingsley & Peter Waldron - The Sound of Bones - Ghostly SoundsMayhem 1 - Silent Hill 4Matryoshka - Evening Gleam Between the Clouds - ZatracenieAnother Puzzle - HellraiserKônagi Hishôka - Siren 2奉神御詠歌 (Kaiko Edit) - Siren: New TranslationWade Denning & Frank Daniels The Tourture Chamber - Sounds of Terror!Ghouls Glide - Music for MonstersCount Chocula, Frankenberry & Boo Berry - Monster Adventure in Outer SpaceLouise Huebner - Introduction/Gods - Seduction Through WitchcraftRitual - Siren: New TranslationHometown - Silent Hill 3Rain of Brass Petals (Three Voices Edit) - Silent Hill 3Wade Denning & Kay Lande - Halloween - Halloween: Games, Songs and StoriesByeongwoo Lee - Lullaby - Tale of Two SistersThe Surfactants - A Tale of Two Sisters - Diminishing Returns [NOTE: This is my band. BUY it here!]Trick Or Treat! - Silent Hill 3?
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Well hello! It's been a while since we last met and shared a brand new Japanator Radio, has it not?And look! We have a special occasion to celebrate as well! Well, at least something even more special than a new show after th...

Japanator Radio 090

Oct 20 // Zac Bentz
00:00 OP: Shiina Ringo x Saito Neko - Gamble (Inst.) - Heisei Fuuzoku [BUY]   0:01:18 Lillies and Remains - Argo - Part of Grace [BUY]0:04:50 9mm Parabellum Bullet - Black Market Blues - Single [BUY]0:08:12 Oreskaband - Chameleon - What A Wonderful World Vol. 2 [BUY]0:11:55 Break: Final Fantasy XI OST [BUY]0:13:06 GPKSIM - Metemphsykhosis - Atheos [BUY]0:20:03 2Bullet - Destroy N.W.O. - Assassi-Nation [BUY]0:23:29 Blam Honey - Rink - Artificial Delusion [BUY]0:29:18 Break: Final Fantasy XI OST [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Qomolangma Tomato0:30:25 Qomolangma Tomato - Relation - Camouflage [BUY]0:35:29 Qomolangma Tomato - Surface Noice - Chomo to Boku wa Saku no Naka [BUY]0:39:51 Qomolangma Tomato - Kutsu No Ura To Boku Ha Ittai Datta - Camouflage [BUY]0:45:24 Qomolangma Tomato - Through Your Reality - Chomo to Boku wa Saku no Naka [BUY]0:49:52 Break: Final Fantasy XI OST [BUY]0:50:47 Tanikugo - Telephone Line - 8bit Prophet [BUY] [Read the full Jtor review]0:54:57 Shiina Ringo - SG ~Superficial Gossip~ - Ariamaru Tomi (Single) [BUY] 0:59:17 FLOPPY - Yuusei Valhalla - Sine Wave Orchestra [BUY]1:03:20 ED: Shiina Ringo x Saito Neko - Sakuran (Terra ver.) (Inst.) - Heisei Fuuzoku [BUY]  
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[Once again, here's a retro episode from the vaults! Japanator Radio is taking a break until November. Until then, please enjoy some classic episodes that have been lost to the ravages of time...until now! This show was...

Japanator Radio 042

Oct 13 // Zac Bentz
p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } 00:00 OP: L'Arc en Ciel - New World 0:01:00 Mass of the Fermenting Dregs - Highlight - Mass of the Fermenting Dregs0:04:43 Midori - Osaru - Aratamemashite, hajimemashite, Midori desu0:06:49 Tsushimamire - Sakuran Boy - Tsushimamire to Rock to Beer de 0:11:28 Break - Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots OST 0:12:19 Lunkhead - Subarashi Sakai - Fuka0:16:09 Syrup16g - Scene Through - Syrup16g0:22:32 ketchup mania - Pink Water - F.L.A.G. (Get the full album review here. Also, check them out on JapanFiles.com) 0:25:27 Break - Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots OST 0:26:59 Miyavi - Subarashikikana, kono sekai -WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD - This Iz the Japanese Kabuki Rock0:31:08 The Telephones - Sick Rocks - Japan0:33:47 Polysics - Digital Coffee - We Ate the Machine0:37:07 Perfume - Ceramic Girl - Game (Get the full album review here.) 0:41:36 Break - Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots OST 0:41:40 Sakanaction - Sample - Night Fishing0:47:12 Miki Furukawa - La La La - Bondage Heart0:52:17 Marble - Hoshizora featuring Lil' - Train to Stella Mix - Nijiro Humming0:56:46 YMCK - Future Invasion - Family Genesis 1:01:11 ED: Susumu Hirasawa - Climax Hope - Detonator Orgun OST 3
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[Once again, here's a retro episode from the vaults! Japanator Radio is taking a break until October 27th. Until then, please enjoy some classic episodes that have been lost to the ravages of time...until now! This "B...

Japanator Radio 041

Oct 06 // Zac Bentz
00:00 OP: L'Arc en Ciel - New World 0:00:59 Beat Crusaders - Time Flies Everything Goes0:03:45 Asian Kung-fu Generation - Tabidatsu Kimi e - World World World0:06:35 Bugy Craxone - Fast - Good Morning Punk Lovers0:08:56 The Jerry - Rain in July - Awake 0:12:58 Break: Marcoss Frontier OST - Vital Force 0:13:58 Bespa Kumamero - R.R.D. (Retro Radio Disco) - Romantic Waves0:18:40 Blood - Crimson - The Reaper Behind Me0:22:21 Denki Groove - Expo Hiroshima - J-Pop 0:26:31 Break: Marcoss Frontier OST - The Target 0:27:35 Boris - Dead Destination - Smile0:34:50 Inugami Circus-dan - Yuuyake - Juren0:40:37 The Black Mages - Darkness and Starlight - The Black Mages III: Darkness and Starlight 0:56:04 Break: Marcoss Frontier OST - Bajura 0:57:08 Fuji Fabric - Commemorative Photo - Teenager1:01:23 Budo Grape - Oasis - Aimore1:04:35 Eufonius - Indelible Name - Metro Chrome1:09:26 Karen - Willow Dance - Maggot in Tears 1:13:49 ED: Susumu Hirasawa - Climax Hope - Detonator Orgun OST 3
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[Once again, here's a retro episode from the vaults! Japanator Radio is taking a break until October 27th. Until then, please enjoy some classic episodes that have been lost to the ravages of time...until now! This "Best...

Japanator Radio 017

Sep 29 // Zac Bentz
9mm Parabellum Bullet - Punishment - TerminationAbingdon Boys School - Howling - Abingdon Boys SchoolAsparagus - Silly Thing - Mont BlancThe Brown - Border - Struggle in the WhirlBuck-Tick - Spider - Tenshi no RevolverBudo Grape -  Suhada ni Sawarasete - Otonatachi x Kodomotachi (JapanFiles.com)Coaltar - Aquarian Age - Yukari TelepathGO!GO!7188 - Ashi no Ke - 569Maximum the Hormone - What's Up People - BuiikiaesuMelt Banana - Dog Song - Bambi's DilemmaMidori - Ezo Shika Dance - ShimizuPolysics - Shizuka is a Machine DoctorPuffy - Sayonara Summer - HoneycreeperShugo Tokumaru - Green Rain - ExitVersailles - Red Carpet Day - Lyrical Sympathy
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[No, you're not going crazy. Japanator Radio is taking a break until October 27th. Until then, please enjoy some classic episodes that have been lost to the ravages of time...until now! This "Best of 2007" show was ...

Japanator Radio 150

Sep 22 // Zac Bentz
00:00 Silent Hill OST01:35 365 Children - Franky (Let's Tap OST)02:58 BREAK: Silent Hill OST03:14 Exile - Motto Tsuyoku 10:21 Supercell - Utakata Hanabi16:16 BREAK: Silent Hill OST17:28 Toyosaki Aki & Hisaka Youko & Satou Satomi & Kotobuki Minako & Taketatsu Ayana - GO! GO! MANIAC21:33 Kyu Sakamoto - Ue wo muite arukou24:31 BREAK: Silent Hill OST26:02 Captain Straydum - Kemuriman31:14 BREAK: Silent Hill OST31:45 Nujabes (ft. Shing02) - Luv (Sic) Part 336:45 Handsome Boy Modeling School (ft. Miho Hatori) - Metaphysical40:09 The Pillows - Kim Deal44:00 BREAK: Silent Hill OST46:46 woof woof
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Welcome to Japanator Radio episode number one hundred and a fifty! It's been three whole years (give or take some days) since this mess started up. Hard to believe.Too bad I'm not doing anything special to celebrate.Nope.Not a thing.Ah well. Enjoy the show anyway! DOWNLOAD EPISODE 150 FEEDZUNE @zacbentz@japanator Track-list and links after the jump!  

Japanator Radio 149

Sep 15 // Zac Bentz
00:00 iLL - Radio Radio - Force [BUY]    00:54 Avengers in Sci-Fi - Delight Slight Lightspeed - Single [BUY]04:56 Versailles - The Red Carpet Day - Lyrical Sympathy (Live) [BUY]10:25 The Back Horn - Hagoromo - Asylum [BUY]14:56 BREAK: Dragon Quest Dance Mix [BUY]15:46 Perfect Piano Lesson - Morning Spider - Terra Incognita [BUY]18:45 Dry As Dust - After A While - Good Morning [BUY]22:44 Petset - Friday Ferris Wheel - Flow Motion, Feather Light [BUY]26:47 BREAK: Dragon Quest Dance Mix [BUY]Artist Spotlight: pal@pop27:49 pal@pop - Zipper feat Makino Yui - feat.PLUS [BUY]31:41 pal@pop - Re: Yashii Kimochi feat Halcali - feat.PLUS [BUY]35:44 pal@pop - Maaruihoho - pal@pop [BUY]39:41 pal@pop - Never Ending Rainbows - pal@pop [BUY]43:56 BREAK: Dragon Quest Dance Mix [BUY]44:31 Mizca - Dame Yo - Ufufu [BUY]47:37 Halcali - Roman Hiko - Single [BUY]50:54 Sexy Synthesizer - No More Game feat Mint - n/a [Download at Soundcloud]53:12 00:00 iLL - Radio Radio - Force [BUY]  
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Here we are at show number 149. Boy, it's sure not as exciting as show number 150, I'll bet! Even though I may have a coal-black heart that pumps ash and sawdust, there occasionally comes a time when even I must admit that a ...

Japanator Radio 148

Sep 08 // Zac Bentz
00:00 iLL - Radio Radio - Force [BUY]   00:58 Number Girl - Num-Heavymetalic - Num-Heavymetalic [BUY]05:33 Mouse on the Keys - Spectres De Mouse - An Anxious Object [BUY]08:49 Lillies and Remains - Develoka - Meru [BUY]12:58 BREAK: Dragon Quest Dance Mix [BUY]14:05 Nobuo Uematsu -  Advent: One Winged Angel - Final Fantasy VII Advent Children OST [BUY]20:04 Versailles - The Revenant Choir - Nobel Live [BUY]26:25 plugnet - Toberu-hou - Select [BUY from HearJapan]28:41 BREAK: Dragon Quest Dance Mix [BUY]Artist Spotlight: Ogre You Asshole [check them out on tour in the US]29:48 Ogre You Asshole - Tankatira - Ukarete Iru Hito [BUY]34:18 Ogre You Asshole - Fog Lamp - Fog Lamp [BUY]38:23 Ogre You Asshole - Coin Laundry - AlphaBeta vs. Lambda [BUY]41:27 Ogre You Asshole - Race Course - Ukarete Iru Hito [BUY]47:15 BREAK: Dragon Quest Dance Mix [BUY]48:44 Polysics - Computer Obaachan - Rock for Baby [BUY]51:52 Metalmouse - Grandeur - Boscage [BUY]55:34 Aoki Takamasa - Walk on the Ocean - Simply Funk [BUY from HearJapan]1:01:30 iLL - Radio Radio - Force [BUY] 
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Hello again! Glad you could make it. We're nearing show 150 and the 3 Year Anniversary for which I have no plans whatsoever. Ho hum. And ideas?But enough of the future! Let's look to the now. This week, new stuff from plugnet...

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Japanator Radio 147


Sep 01
// Zac Bentz
OK OK, a day late, but hey, you're not a dollar short! Unless you sent me a dollar. Did you send me a dollar? OK then.Oh boy, lots of cool new stuff this week. And some cool old stuff. And hey, only three weeks until show num...
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Japanator Radio 146


Aug 25
// Zac Bentz
Back again? Sheesh, it's never enough for you, is it? Well ok then. Here's another new show! This week there's some Meg, Art-School, Supercell and more! But something tells me that even this won't quell your hunger... Also in...
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Japanator Radio 145


Aug 18
// Zac Bentz
So the other day I realized that not only is Japanator Radio episode number 150 coming up soon, but so is the 3 year anniversary of the show! The very same week! I don't really know what that means, Probably some sort of cele...

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