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10 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About GREASE

This week marks the 40th anniversary of Grease, the big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical tribute to 1950s rock n’ roll Americana. The Randal Kleiser directed film, which cemented stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as movie icons forever, became the most successful live-action movie musical all of all time upon its release, and […]

“Weird Al” Yankovic Covers 77 Songs in a Single Video

Since the 1994 release of “Polkas on 45,” “Weird Al” Yankovic has proven time and again that he has a knack for polkafying popular songs, ranging from random samplings of the Rolling Stones’ catalog (“The Hot Rocks Polka”) to the rap, garage rock, and nu metal of the early zeroes (I maintain that “Angry White […]

Drake Has a DEGRASSI Reunion in the Music Video for “I’m Upset”

In case you haven’t been keeping up with hip-hop drama over the past few weeks, here’s what’s been going down: Pusha T dissed Drake on his new album Daytona, which prompted a similarly combative response from Drake in the song “Duppy Freestyle.” Pusha T fired back with another diss track, “The Story Of Adidon,” which […]

Iconic David Bowie Images Reimagined in Japanese Wood Block Prints

David Bowie’s appeal is so broad because there’s a lot he did so well. The music was paramount, but he could also act, and his aesthetics were a defining feature of his. Because of his many idiosyncratic looks, there are a ton of iconic Bowie images, which makes him an easy person to honor in […]

Iconic David Bowie Images Reimagined in Japanese Wood Block Prints

David Bowie’s appeal is so broad because there’s a lot he did so well. The music was paramount, but he could also act, and his aesthetics were a defining feature of his. Because of his many idiosyncratic looks, there are a ton of iconic Bowie images, which makes him an easy person to honor in […]

Bomb Threats Made Against Love Live! Sunshine!! Concerts, Student Arrested

What’s with all the Love Live! hate? First it’s vandalized manhole covers in Nuzamu, now this. A third-year high school student has been arrested for allegedly making bomb threats against a series of Love Live! Sunshine!! concerts that took place this past weekend in Saitama. The 17-year-old posted the bomb threats on social media, with...

The post Bomb Threats Made Against Love Live! Sunshine!! Concerts, Student Arrested appeared first on Otaku USA Magazine.

Watch as Lightsabers Are Transformed Into Musical Instruments

Over forty years ago in the original Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi called the lightsaber “an elegant weapon for a more civilized age.” Having seen the prequel movies, we think that Old Ben was probably bending the truth again, “from a certain point of view.” But the lightsaber went on to capture our collective imaginations for […]

New Prince Album Officially Announced: “Piano & A Microphone 1983”

Today, on what would have been Prince’s 60th birthday, the Prince estate, via MSN,  has announced the first full album of previously unreleased material since the iconic singer passed away in 2016. Called Piano & a Microphone 1983, this will be a collection of solo songs recorded at home by the Purple One, right around the […]

Porno Graffitti Performs Theme Song for Next Pokemon Film

Porno and Pokemon: two words once used together only on the dirtiest, darkest corners of the internet. But no longer. Japanese band Porno Graffitti will perform the theme song for the next Pokemon movie, it was announced today. The song is called “Breath,” and you can hear a short clip of it in a preview...

The post Porno Graffitti Performs Theme Song for Next Pokemon Film appeared first on Otaku USA Magazine.

Lady Gaga Shines in First A STAR IS BORN Trailer

Exactly 10 years after Lady Gaga arrived on the music scene with “Just Dance,” the pop music icon is making her feature film debut alongside Bradley Cooper in Warner Bros’ much anticipated A Star Is Born. The film is also being directed by Cooper, his first time behind the camera in an official capacity. Also […]

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