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Song : Hapuskanlah Ingatanku (Erase My Memories) by GEISHA
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=> Karaoke – dirty little secret or Asia’s favorite pastime?

For Westerners it is sometimes difficult to understand Asia’s obsession with Karaoke. What’s so exciting about embarrassing yourself in front of your friends or even strangers with your non-existing singing skills?

Fortunately – Karaoke is more than that, it can be a favorite pastime or your dirty little secret.

Once you take your time to get the hang of it – you could have lots of pleasure and a great time enjoying yourself.

The popular Karaoke we know today derived from a Japanese form of adult entertainment, where half-drunken blokes or business partners sing along with recorded music using a microphone. Usually the voice of the original singer is removed and the lyrics of the song are displayed on a TV or screen. The lyrics change color depending on the position of the song, as a guide for the singer.

Most people don’t know that the original Japanese inventor of the Karaoke machine simply ‘forgot’ to patent this technology. Today Robert del Rosario, a business-savvy Filipino, holds the patents to the device, now commonly known as the ‘karaoke machine’.

Today, almost everywhere in Asia, Karaoke is very popular with youngsters and adults alike. From Taipei, Manila or Tokyo to Bangkok, Hong Kong to Hanoi or Jakarta – you can find a Karaoke (or KTV) joint in every town with more or less modern equipment, disco lights, public singing rooms or separate booths for more intimate group fun or for the shy and easily embarrassed.

And it’s now catching up with Caucasians as well, with new places mushrooming all over the Western Hemisphere.

Hetalia belongs to Himaruya Hidekaz.
Indonesia aph, Malaysia aph & Portugal aph based on Himaruya's sketch.
Singapore OC by Dinosaurusgede

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SpiderNinja24 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
The feels!
Soraa0 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
OMG geisha ahahaha lagunyaa X'D
Fyrune Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014
Indonesia... just

Let it go, let it go
can't hold it back anymore
Let it go, let it go
turn my back and slam the door
I DON'T CARE what they're going to say
Let it go, let it go
the cold never bothered me anyway.

LOL sorry I had to do this.
TheRealIchigoFruit Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014
I can't stop laughing at Singapore & Malaysia's Reaction
chiharumatsuo Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Let it all out, Indonesia. Let it all out. u_u
Cyrille2 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
abis itu nyanyi lumpuhkan ingatanku 11th Doctor Dance 
Zoroutecchi Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah ayo update lagi kak //////// bentar lagi ulang tahun indonesia lohhh hahaha. btw aku udah buka link mv geisha-nya. aku udah tau lagunya dari lama, tapi baru liat mv-nya. dannnnnnn plis deh itu yang meranin cowoknya berambut spike ala nethere ;;;;;;;;;;;; jadi makin pengen liat hubungan nethernesia lagi di sini. sangat ditunggu loh lanjutannya. semangatt :')
Aldrich-ruki Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
kemaren2 sedih, ngefeels . . . .
sekarang jadi koplak XD
cepet banget moodnya berubah ahahaha
eyelushtraitor Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist
and here come the "mood whiplash" :XD:
mangoshakes Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I feel sad for Indonesia :(

Let it all out lol!! XDD XDD
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