Posts tagged with "otaku"

LeetStreet Boys – L3G3NDS Review

LeetStreet Boys – L3G3NDS Review
If you’ve ever listened to a Leetstreet Boys song before then you’re probably coming in with some preconceptions. Their songs are generally guitar-flavoured pop music with heavy use of anime, Japanese pop culture and gaming references scattered throughout (sometimes subtly, other times not). Don’t get me wrong, that stuff is still there in the band’s new album, some tracks more so than others, but the album as a whole shows... 

New LeetStreet Boys Album Title and Tracklist

New LeetStreet Boys Album Title and Tracklist
With over a million views on their debut single on YouTube, their own web comic and having recently been interviewed right here on MCM Buzz, we can reveal that in just over three weeks, on October 23rd,  Otaku Rock band LeetStreet Boys will be releasing a new album titled L3G3NDS. The eleven track album contains the following tracks: 1. L3G3NDS 2. Sakura 3. Booth Babe 4. Imaginary Boys 5. My Life Is An RPG 6. Final Boss 7. OtakuRave 8. Harajuku... 

Interview with Matt Myers From LeetStreet Boys

Interview with Matt Myers From LeetStreet Boys
Back in 2007, musician and self proclaimed otaku, Matt Myers began working on a track that encompassed his love of video games, anime, and conventions. Five years later and he is now the lead singer of the band Leetstreet Boys, whose references to otaku culture and brilliantly animated music videos have brought them to the world’s attention. With over a million views on their debut single on YouTube, their own web comic, and now a third album... 

Five Anime To Watch This Holiday

Five Anime To Watch This Holiday
It’s that time of year again. You know, that wistful period before New Year where you find yourself wishing you were still opening presents and stuffing your gullet with turkey. The thing is, just because Christmas Day has been and gone doesn’t mean the celebrations have to stop. With more of the holiday left to go, 2012 just around the corner and the increasing likelihood of snow, there are plenty of excuses to remain festive.... 

Japan Puts Anime on the Map

Japan Puts Anime on the Map
Whether its time traveling with Haruhi on adventures within the classroom, battling around Tokyo with Digimon virtual pets or even just lazing around and playing games all day with Lucky Star‘s Konata in Saitama prefecture, Anime characters seem to have it all, and it all seems to happen in Japan.  Except that those places couldn’t possibly be real, could they? Welcome to the world of real place tourism, now complete with map and tour... 
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