Another Karaoke night out!

Karaoke, Kobe, and the visionary who started it all!

It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday……The regular crowd shuffles in…..There’s an old man sittin’ next to me…..And he starts belting out Enka songs from the 1970s…. We all know Karaoke (and many of us curse it every time we go out), but did you know it was born in Kobe? Find out about the (sometimes) enchanting world of karaoke in Japan, its origins, cultural significance, and enduring popularity.

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