Recommended Reading – April 10th, 2012
Official Info + Flick: After School’s Newest ‘Student’ GaEun is Revealed! – AfterSchool ❤
Welcome to After School, Ga Eun! Hope you survive the experience!
News: GaEun is Already Established as a “Bagel Girl” – AfterSchool ❤
Unless this involves spreading cream cheese all over her, I don’t wanna know.
PlayGirlz/Boyz Opinion Piece: After School’s Graduation System [+ Poll] – AfterSchool ❤
A nice reminder that the audition/graduation process common to Japanese idol groups isn’t so usual in Kpop.
Kimura Kaela to release new single, “Mamireru” – aramatheydidnt
Great news for fans of Kimura!
CK in Japan Spring 2012…Graduation Doesn’t Have to Be Goodbye – Chuo Dori
No, this doesn’t involve CK running into SDN48 girls behind the counter at a Tokyo McDonald’s, but attending a Meetan DVD event.
CK in Japan Spring 2012…Close Encounters With Momoclo + A Theater Win! – Chuo Dori
You shoulda stalked Momoclo, CK, but you’re too much the gentleman.
Idol Theory 101 – Group Theory – Samurai Tamashii
SagSousuke returns to his important – and highly enjoyable – series with this detailed consideration of idol groups and how they function.
~Sea Breeze～～♥ – モーニングBerryz48
Kawashima Umika continues to grow in stature in MB’s idol pantheon with this latest photobook release.
Hey! Say! JUMP – Dreams come true PV review – Never Ending Music Power
I remember first seeing this and realizing multiple Ryosukes would be its own dream come true…
AKB48 Automobile Club Established – IXA Ready
J.G. Ballard fans, take note.
Sakura-con: Q&A Panel with Kanon Wakeshima – Shattered-Tranquility.net
A fun set of questions, the kind you’d expect from a friendly con audience.
Nobody puts Akko in a corner – Japanese Entertainment Rumors
Tomochin, run for cover! It’s Akiko Wada!
BoA looks exactly the same as she did twelve years ago? – Koreaboo
So, vampire or witch? You decide!
Selective Hearing Roundtable: Unnecessary Drama – Selective Hearing
Some very involved discussion on that Berryz / T-ara run-in from a while back.
Interactive ‘posters’ from Japan will react to being kissed – aramatheydidnt
And I quote: “I’m a big fan of pop idols, and I have posters of them in my room. It bugged me that the posters didn’t move at all.” Too much Harry Potter, just plain fucking creepy, the mark of an innovative thinker… or all three?
Hello! Review: Morning Musume – “Renai Hunter” – Hello! SayuNii
An enjoyably thorough take on this thoroughly enjoyable single.
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Maybe it’d help if Sayummy joined the band…
T-ara members transform into “cat women” – allkpop
So I’m guessing the ones who said “This is stupid and cheap looking” were the ones kicked out of the group?
Kame, the beauty charisma? – Japanese Entertainment Rumors
It figures that Kame’s long-term career goals involve winning the favor of Japan’s MILFs and cougars.
Ayu on bea’s UP May 2012 Cover + LoE shots – aramatheydidnt
“Look at me, look at my horse, now look at me again! Now my horse is a not-so-closeted homosexual ex-husband!”
New Single Previews – Pure Idol Heart
Oh man, that Prizmmy☆ video is dead fucking sexy!
Jay Park holds surprise autograph session at a PC cafe – Koreaboo
Actually, he just stopped to check his email and it went outta control.
This will totally work – Japanese Entertainment Rumors
Yu should just follow the advice of that classic song and demand to smell Shun’s dick when he comes home.
Bimyo Renewed For 2nd Season – IXA Ready
Hello! Morning lives on!
Clip of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
I must admit, I couldn’t keep my eyes off of Chisato’s FMBs and luscious thighs in this version. Can’t say that about the original.
Young Jump No.15  – Jappydolls
Some Momoclo Z sexy cosplay eyecandy, right here! The hospital one is kinda freaky!