Samurai Beat Radio is finally releasing its first podcast show, “KIKEYO!” this Wednesday! Here’s the official press release.
NEW PODCAST SHOW HITS THE ‘NET WITH NEWS & COMMENTARY ON JAPANESE POP CULTURE
NEW YORK, June 20 – After a long wait, Samurai Beat Radio (http://www.samuraibeatradio.com) is beginning its first-ever podcast show entitled “KIKEYO!” this month. “KIKEYO!” will be a show that focuses on a variety of issues pertaining to Japanese pop culture.“Kikeyo!” is a Japanese term that can be translated as “Listen Up!” The first episode, “Mina-san, Kikeyo!” (Everyone, Listen Up!), will be released this Wednesday, June 23, 2010 and available on Samurai Beat Radio’s blog and multiple podcast directories. The show is hosted by SBR staff members, Tony Yao and Vivian Ho, and produced by Megumi Sato of Tokyo FM.
“KIKEYO!” will focus on Japanese news, music, anime, manga, video games, fashion, and other interesting tidbits of Japanese culture. The show will offer sharp-wit commentary, fun stories, serious insight, and music recommendations from both hosts. In addition, there will be also contests for the fans and listeners are invited to chime in their feedback on the topics chose for each show through SBR’s blog, e-mail, & social media networks. “KIKEYO!” is planning to have special guests stop by the program in future episodes.
“I am pleased to be working on an ambitious project, such as ‘KIKEYO!’” said Megumi Sato, producer for “KIKEYO!”. “I believe that Tony and Vivian will do an excellent job in entertaining our fans and new listeners. They both have strong, knowledgeable, & outgoing personalities, which are needed to host a show such as this. You will like Tony & Vivian and I know they will grow on our listeners. The future of Samurai Beat Radio starts now.”
Everyone, get ready to “KIKEYO!” because Samurai Beat Radio is shining its vibrant blade all across the Internet and beyond.
About Samurai Beat Radio
Samurai Beat Radio is a multimedia project that is primarily focused on bringing the latest & greatest Japanese music from Japan. It has held events at Kinokuniya Bookstore at Bryant Park, NYC. SBR has also held panels at New York Anime Festival 2008 and 2009. SBR currently reports on a variety of Japanese-related events around the New York City area and has conducted multiple interviews with a variety of Japanese-music acts and other notable celebrities. You can visit SBR on the web at www.samuraibeatradio.com. Samurai Beat Radio can also found at: