JAPAN WITH A TWISTOur team of bad-ass Japanese and international writers, deliver only the latest, the greatest, and the strangest that Japan has to offer.
Looking for rare Japanese items? Forget eBay. Yahoo Japan is the promised land. The following tutorial will show you how you can browse, bid, and buy items available on Yahoo Japan auctions- in English, and ship the items you win, to your home, anywhere on the...read more
Interested in a quick & easy way to find a daily-updated list of all upcoming new Japanese CD & Vinyl releases? Read on. The quick tutorial below will help you find virtually every Japanese CD & Vinyl new release scheduled for release in the coming days,...read more
Think of that cool Japanese CD you recently picked up online. You could have picked it up for an estimated 60-80% less. In fact, if you look at nearly every Japanese CD you have in your home that you purchased on eBay, Amazon.com, Discogs, or other re-seller sites,...read more
Earn money by sharing Kupiku with your friends. Kupiku now offers a simple, easy to use Affiliate program. An affiliate program, essentially is a method by which a website rewards people for introducing new customers to them, enabling you to earn money...read more
1. Not all Japanese CDs are issued with an obi Despite the obvious benefits that are often part of Japanese issued CDs (bonus tracks, more content in booklets, superior quality of the pressing, stickers, additional booklets, posters, and other goodies), it’s the...read more
JAPAN 1ST PRESS CDs Are they worth the hype (and the nose-bleed prices)? By now, everyone has seen it: a CD you can pick up at your local pawnshop for a couple of dollars, fetching several hundred dollars on eBay. The only difference (at least, at first glance)...read more