Track: God Knows... | Artist: Aya Hirano | Album: Suzumiya Haruhi no Tsumeawase
Track: Chouwa oto ~with reflection~ | Artist: Kokia | Album: Live in Paris 2007 Les couleurs de Paris
The newest game in the series, Tales of Zestiria, has a theme song so excellent that I’m listening to it on repeat right now. Of course, it’s far from the first game of the series to have an opening song this good.
Western cyberpunk creators borrowed a lot from Japanese culture in the 1980s — but judging from this video by J-Pop diva Anri, it went both ways. Watch as our heroine puts on her mirror shades and hacks into cyberspace, only to be pursued by a dark avatar.