Anime, Manga, and the Japan-Only Debate

If you are a fan of manga and anime, where do you stand on the Japan-only debate? The debate is almost as old as the genre we now consider modern anime. It continues to rage today because neither form of art is so easily defined. Neither manga nor anime can be as tightly constrained as some fans would like. You can buy anime T-shirts and hoodies adorned with original artwork from Umai. However, Umai is not a Japanese company. It is an American company owned by Americans. Does that make…

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Is Music Degree Necessary to be a Musician?

Having a degree in music or arts important or not? This is the big question that a lot of people ask today. Well, the simple answer to this one is that it can vary according to the field you are choosing. Some fields of music do not require any type of degree you just need to have the skill to perform. While some may do need a degree and without the degree, you cannot work in that area.  If you want to set up your record label or art schools…

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