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Paul Pablo ‘Bangin’ Song and Music Video Review

Our favorite artist, Paul Pablo, is on a roll! We interviewed him in 2020 when a lot of things have happened to him personally, but just shortly after that came the most exciting time his career has transitioned. After being an independent artist in his college years, Paul Pablo is finally ready to conquer the Philippines and the world after signing up with Warner Music. … Continue reading Paul Pablo ‘Bangin’ Song and Music Video Review

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer Review

After all the countless teasers, Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer has been released! I couldn’t be more excited! I’ve been waiting for both the prequel and sequel to my beloved shonen anime film adaptation. Like what was expected, Rurouni Kenshin: The Final official main trailer and the things fans have been looking forward are very promising. Since I’m so giddy with excitement, I’m … Continue reading Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer Review

Meet ALAMAT, the Most Inclusive P-pop Boy group in Mainstream OPM

In light of the rising of K-pop internationally and the unexpected reception of K-pop-like boy bands in the Philippines like SB19, Viva Entertainment recently introduced their first k-pop-like OPM boy group, ALAMAT. Viva is slowly promoting their new boy group, about ten years after they attempted to follow in the footsteps of K-pop group Super Junior with the boy band XLR8. However, the said boy … Continue reading Meet ALAMAT, the Most Inclusive P-pop Boy group in Mainstream OPM

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The Best Shoujo Romantic Anime Series of All Time

For The Pop Blog‘s Valentine’s Day feature, I’m rounding up the best shoujo romantic anime series. Yes, I’m a sucker for anime, especially shoujo, and I’ve already seen countless titles. Read on to find out which I think are the best ones. Why We Love Shoujo Romantic Anime Series Shoujo romantic anime series is directed towards females. In Japan, where patriarchal society is still vivid, … Continue reading The Best Shoujo Romantic Anime Series of All Time

ATARASHII GAKKO!–a Girl Group that’s Breaking Stereotypes

ATARASHII GAKKO! or Atarashii Gakkou no Leaders (新しい学校のリーダーズ; lit.: New School Leaders) is the girl group that will make you take a second look, despite their unsophistication and ruggedness. Anyone from my generation can attest to the enormous gap between high schoolers today versus high schoolers from the 90s to the early 2000s. Many of us older generation girls have had our unpretty, unkempt, and rugged days. We … Continue reading ATARASHII GAKKO!–a Girl Group that’s Breaking Stereotypes

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The Top 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

So what are the top 10 happiest songs? What makes them happy? You’re about to find out in this article. 2020 has not been kind to us. We are faced with a grueling pandemic, economic downturns, and several natural calamities. And they don’t show any signs of stopping. While COVID-19 vaccines show to be promising, it’s quite uncertain for the Philippines to get its hands … Continue reading The Top 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

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Rom-Com Films’ Impact on Your Relationship Status

This feature article is for people who are fond of rom-com films and tv series. Have you been touched by a rom-com film so bad that after watching it, you binged-cried your heart out? If yes, leave a comment if you agree with how the best rom-com films have impacted your love life. Let me tell you a story. I’m friends with a couple who … Continue reading Rom-Com Films’ Impact on Your Relationship Status

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It’s 2020. Who Still Thinks K-Pop is Cheap?

Cheap, that is pertaining to taste, like in film or music. In Filipino terms, it means “buki,” “baduy,” or something that has “no class” or something that’s of “bad taste.” I recall a conversation with a friend in 2012 regarding K-pop, and how she is so annoyed by her little sister’s qualms on the now-defunct boy group 2pm. She can’t grasp how this genre has … Continue reading It’s 2020. Who Still Thinks K-Pop is Cheap?