Admin Post

Hi — your friendly neighborhood admin here. Just wanted to say that posts may be a bit sparse for a while as there are some family health issues that need to be dealt with. So please bear with me if I fall too far behind with news and recaps.

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 43,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 16 sold-out performances for that many … More 2015 in review

New Twitter account

In an attempt to be kind to the non-Granrodeo fans on my regular Twitter account, I’ve started an account exclusively for posts from Yokuboumugendai. Until it picks up followers, I’ll post to both accounts, but eventually, all posts here will go just to the yokubou Twitter feed. So please, follow this site there! Yokuboumugendai Twitter feed

Admin Note

So … it’s come to my attention that some of the content here has been translated, word for word, and posted elsewhere. Now, most of what I post here is readily available online, though typically in Japanese. It takes me a while to get it all together, translate (very roughly) and post. If you want … More Admin Note

And speaking of birthdays….

Yokuboumugendai turned 1 yesterday! Thank you to everyone who comes by to read the blog and who comments here, or on Tumblr and Twitter. And here’s to another year of reporting on Kiiyan, e-zuka and Granrodeo. It should be an exciting one, with the new album and the 10th anniversary to come!